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PUBLISHED : Monday, 20 February, 2012, 12:00am
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Exhibitions

Intersection

Multimedia art project involving six people, including sound artist George Ho and composer-musician-comic actor Tats Lau Yee-tat, that explore the notion of time and entering into cross-media dialogues. Today, noon-7pm, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei. Inquiries: 9802 9440. Ends today

A Reminiscence of Cantonese Operatic Cantatrice in Old Hong Kong

Exhibition on the development of getan (singing forums) at various teahouses where Cantonese opera singers would perform. Mon, Tue, Thu-Sun, 10am-9pm, Wed, 1pm-9pm, HK Central Library, 66 Causeway Rd, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: 2921 0323. Ends Feb 29

Face Value

Portraits in the form of paintings and mixed-media installations by Nina Fowler, Oh Sujin and Craig Wylie. Mon-Sat, 11am-7.30pm, Sun, noon-5pm, Contemporary by Angela Li, 90-92 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 3571 8200. Ends Mar 4

Wilson Shieh Live in SoHo

Painter Wilson Shieh Ka-ho's four-week artist residency project during which people are invited to experience with him the creation of a new body of work that, upon completion, will be exhibited in the same art space. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-7.30pm, Sun, noon-5pm, Osage Soho, LG/F Shop 1, 45 Caine Rd, SoHo. Inquiries: 2537 0688. Ends Mar 11

It's Hard to Be a Saint in This City

British artist Stuart Semple's works on paper, large-scale paintings, foam sculptures and modified readymades depicting a multi-facted hybrid environment that is defined visually by mass and pop culture. Mon-Fri, 11am-7pm, Sat-Sun, 11am-5pm, The Space, 210 Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2361 1210. Ends Mar 17

Hidden Retort

Jia Jing's paintings reveal hidden violence in the subconscious of human beings. Mon-Fri, 9.30am-6.30pm, Art Experience Gallery, Room 2009, 20/F, Cable TV Tower, 9 Hoi Shing Road, Tsuen Wan. Inquiries: 2110 9928. Ends Mar 30

Artistic Inclusion of the East and West: Apprentice to Master

Exhibition of 18th- and 19th-century Chinese export paintings that looks at the role Western art traditions played in their creation. Mon-Wed, Fri, Sun, 10am-6pm, Sat, 10am-8pm, closed Thu, HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2721 0116. Ends Apr 15

Performing Arts

The Golden Age of Cantonese Opera

More than 20 Cantonese opera actors and actresses perform excerpts of selected Cantonese opera repertoires. A HK Arts Festival programme. In Cantonese with Chinese surtitles and English-scene synopses. Feb 20-21, 7.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$120-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

Evanescence - Live in HK

The American rock band in concert; rockers Bush support. Feb 21, 8pm, AsiaWorld Expo, HK International Airport, Lantau, HK$688, HK$888 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2629 6240

Show Flat

Poon Wai-sum directs a production of his play about the allure and illusions of the local property market. A HK Arts Festival programme. In Cantonese with English surtitles. Feb 21-28, 8pm, also Feb 26, 3pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$200-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

4.48 Psychosis

Grzegorz Jarzyna directs his T.R. Warszawa theatre company's production of English playwright Sarah Kane's drama centring on a young woman (Magdalena Cielecka) trapped by panic, anguish and humiliation, and confronted by visions of lovers and demons. A HK Arts Festival programme. In Polish with Chinese and English surtitles. Feb 22-25, 8pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$200-HK$360 HK Ticketing and Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

Private Lives

Adam Harris directs Stylus Productions' presentation of Noel Coward's stage comedy in which hilarity ensues after two female divorcees find themselves honeymooning on adjacent balconies of a French hotel with their new husbands. In English. Feb 22-25, 8pm, also Feb 25, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9127 0420

Cosi Fan Tutte

Dieter Dorn directs the Bavarian State Opera's production of Mozart's comic opera about two men who, following the promptings of an arch-manipulator, decide to test the constancy of their lovers; Mark Wigglesworth conducts the Bavarian State Orchestra. A HK Arts Festival programme. In Italian with Chinese and English surtitles. Feb 23-25, 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$380-HK$1,080 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

Fool La La

All Theatre Art Association's multimedia production with cinematic overtones - featuring the sand-painting artistry of Hoi Chiu - that is inspired by Zen concepts of how we struggle through life, running from ourselves, unaware that ultimately peace is found within. In English with infrequent Cantonese. Feb 23-25, 8pm, also Feb 25-26, 4pm, Black Box Theatre, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei, HK$170 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Searching for Da Vinci

Theatre Ronin's drama revolving around five 'urban weirdos' who are inspired by Leonardo da Vinci to find themselves and be more creative in life. In Cantonese. Feb 23-25, 8pm, also Feb 25-26, 3pm, Multimedia Theatre, HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity, 135 Junction Rd, Kowloon, HK$110, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

Martin Stadtfeld Piano Recital

The German pianist plays J.S. Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I. A HK Arts Festival programme. Feb 23, 8.15pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$300 HK Ticketing and Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

Cinema

Sea Rex: Journey to a Prehistoric World

Omnimax film exploring the reign of giant marine reptiles in the world's oceans during the Mesozoic era (approximately 250 to 65 million years ago). English shows Sat-Sun, 8.30pm; otherwise in Cantonese. Narrations in Cantonese, Putonghua, English and Japanese are also available through headphones. Daily (except Tue), 1.30pm, 5pm, 8.30pm, HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Feb 29

Wired to Win: Surviving the Tour de France

Omnimax film about the cyclists who take part in Tour de France, a demanding multistage race that is over 3,400 kilometres in length. English shows: Mon, Thu, 7.20pm; otherwise in Cantonese. Narrations in Cantonese, Putonghua, English and Japanese are also available through headphones. Daily (except Tue), 3.50pm, 7.20pm, also Sat-Sun, 12.20pm, HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Apr 30

Hayabusa: Back to Earth

Sky show about the unmanned probe sent to explore an asteroid by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency in May 2003, with a focus on its journey back after collecting samples on an asteroid 200 million kilometres away from earth. English shows: Wed, Fri, 6.10pm; otherwise in Cantonese. Narration in English, Cantonese, Putonghua and Japanese are also available through headphones. Daily (except Tue), 2.40pm, 6.10pm, also Sun, 11.10am, HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Jun 30

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