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PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 28 February, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 28 February, 2012, 12:00am
 

Exhibitions

Forces

Works by Carol Lee Mei-kuen, Ken Matsubara, Lindy Lee, William Furniss and Xiao Lu that incorporate the forces of nature into their dynamic. Today, 10am-6pm, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, 10 Chancery Lane, SoHo. Inquiries: 2810 0065. Ends today

Head of HKSAR ?Made in Hong Kong

Conceptual art exhibition with works by 18 artists including Chow Chun-fai and Gum Cheng Yee-man that are reactions to Hong Kong's chief executive election. Today, noon-8pm, Artist Commune, Unit 12 Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd, To Kwa Wan. Inquiries: 2390 9332. Ends today

Honey Mustard

Eunice Cheung Wai-man's ink paintings on paper and silk of creatures in the wild. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, Grotto Fine Art, 2/F, 31C-D Wyndham St, Central. Inquiries: 2121 2270. Ends Mar 10

Wu Guanzhong: Painting - Dance - Music

Exhibition of works by the late artist (1919-2010) that looks at the tempo, rhythm and interplay between void and solidity that characterise his paintings. 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

Build for Hope Charity ConcertGospel musicians the Chung Brothers, Watoto Children's Choir and others perform at a fundraising concert; proceeds go to Habitat For Humanity China and Watoto Child Care Ministries. Feb 28, 7.30pm, Jockey Club Auditorium, HK Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, HK$200, HK$330 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2520 4000

Show Flat

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

Le Songe (A Midsummer Night's Dream)

Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo performs a dance version of William Shakespeare's play; with choreography by Jean-Christophe Maillot and music by Mendelssohn, Daniel Teruggi and Bertrand Maillot. A HK Arts Festival programme. Feb 29, Mar 2-3, 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, HK$200-HK$600 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

The Birthday Banquets

HK Young Talent Cantonese Opera Troupe performs a work about a retired government official who, when hard times comes along, finds out which of his daughters and sons-in-law are truly filial. In Cantonese. Feb 29, 7.30pm, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 111 Shau Kei Wan Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$100-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

Desert the Dangling Cat

HK Repertory Theatre's play about a veteran actor who, unable to remember his lines, precipitates the cancellation of a show that addresses how people handle themselves in unusual situations. In Cantonese. Feb 29-Mar 3, 7-10, 8pm, also Mar 3-4, 10, 3pm, HKRep Black Box, 8/F Sheung Wan Civic Centre, Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900

Chau Lok-ping and Chau Lok-ting Piano Duo Recital

The twin sisters play works by Bizet, Saint-Saens, Lutoslawski, Rachmaninov and Greg Anderson. A HK Arts Festival programme. Feb 29, 8.15pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$150, HK$200; and Mar 4, 7.30pm, Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Rd, Yuen Long, HK$150 HK Ticketing and Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

From the Songstress Stage: Cantonese Operatic Songs and Spirit Music Concert

To Ho-wan sings Drifting Flowers and Yip Wai-fun sings The Spring River Flows East. Mar 1, 7.30pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 5/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$100, HK$140 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

A Magic Flute

Peter Brook directs Theatre des Bouffes du Nord's production of his and Marie-Helene Estienne's light comedy opera reimagining of Mozart's The Magic Flute. A HK Arts Festival programme. In German and French with English and Chinese surtitles. Mar 1-3, 8pm, also Mar 3, 3pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$200-HK$600 HK Ticketing and Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

Faith Healer

Bristol Old Vic's production of Brian Friel's drama about a supposed faith healer who roams the British Isles, attracting the sick and desperate. A HK Arts Festival programme. In English with Chinese surtitles. Mar 1-4, 6-8, 8pm, also Mar 4, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$360 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

Tinariwen

The Saharan rock band in concert. A HK Arts Festival programme. Mar 1-2, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

Louis Siu and Friends Percussion Recital

Percussionists Louis Siu, Chau Chin-Tung, Rieko Koyama and Vicky Shin play works such as Alain Chiu's Resonantia Part 1 and William Kraft's Timpani Concerto No 1; pianist Cynthia Chan also features. A HK Arts Festival programme. Mar 1, 8.15pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$150, HK$200 HK Ticketing and Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

Chamber Gems by HK Sinfonietta

Violinist James Cuddeford and other HK Sinfonietta musicians play works by Barber and Beethoven. Mar 2, 7.30pm, Loke Yew Hall, University of HK, Main Campus, Pok Fu Lam, free. Inquiries: 2836 3336

Asia Pacific Dance Platform

Japanese hip hop star Kentaro!!, Taiwanese dancer-choreographer Chou Shu-yi and Indonesian dancer-choreographer Eko Supriyanto perform. A HK Arts Festival programme. Mar 2-3, 8pm, also Mar 3, 3pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

HK Philharmonic Orchestra and Yo-Yo Ma

Lan Shui conducts cellist Ma and the orchestra playing works by Brahms, Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky, Prokofiev and Schumann. Mar 2, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$380-HK$1,600 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

Jack & Jackie 2

Drama Gallery's production of his play about a couple who still have feelings for each other but whose marriage seems to be on the rocks. In Cantonese. Mar 2-3, 8pm, Mar 3-4, 3pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$160; and Mar 10, 8pm, Mar 11, 3pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$140 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2372 9007

Our Memorable Moment

Class 7A Drama Group's play about stories that involve journeying on trains. In Cantonese. Mar 2-4, 8.15pm, HK Railway Museum, 13 Shung Tak St, Tai Po Market, Tai Po, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

Cinema

Classical in Cinema

Music Art & Film Culture Promotion Association of HK presents a high-definition programme of classical music concerts and opera films and transmissions including the following HD film. Ongoing. The Grand Cinema, 2/F Elements, 1 Austin Rd West, Kowloon, HK$100 thegrandcinema.com.hk; and The Podium, L4 Cyberport 2, 100 Cyberport Rd, Cyberport, HK$130 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 6336 3595

World Orchestra for Peace at the Abu Dhabi Festival

Film of a concert in Abu Dhabi that had Valery Gergiev conducting the World Orchestra for Peace performing works by Rossini, Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev. Feb 29, 7.30pm, The Grand Cinema.

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