The Planner

PUBLISHED : Monday, 05 March, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 05 March, 2012, 12:00am



A Nowhere Body

Chinese painter Wei Dong's works inspired by countries he visited during various periods in his life. Mon-Fri, 10am-6.30pm, Sat, 10am-6pm, Hanart TZ Gallery, 407 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2526 9019. Ends Sat

Gao Xingjian

Multidisciplinary artist Gao's ink-on-canvas paintings created between 2008 to 2010. Mon-Fri, 10am-7pm, Sat, 11am-3pm, iPRECIATION HK, Shop LG1-3, Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central. Inquiries: 2537 8869. Ends Sat


German artist Christina Kubisch's sound installations make use of an electromagnetic induction process that creates sound collages. Daily, noon-8pm, Study Area (M4312), L4, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, City University of HK, 18 Tat Hong Rd, Kowloon Tong. Inquiries: 3442 6553. Ends Mar 25

Ages of Model-calligraphy School

More than 40 classical Chinese calligraphy works by master calligraphers from different eras. 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 Jun 30

Performing Arts

Music about China VI

Yan Huichang conducts sheng player Ng Cheuk-yin, soprano Andion Fernandez, dizi player Liu Chen-ling and the HK Chinese Orchestra performing works including Ng's The Seventh Month and Chew Hee Chiat's Orchestral Suite II#. A HK Arts Festival programme. Mar 6, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600

Faith Healer

Simon Godwin directs 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 6-8, 8pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$360 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

Desert the Dangling Cat

Octavian Chan Cheuk-wai directs the HK Repertory Theatre's production of Chan Wai-hung'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. Mar 7-10, 8pm, also Mar 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

Marc-Andre Hamelin in Recital

The French Canadian pianist plays works by Haydn, Stockhausen, Ravel and Brahms. Mar 7, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$140-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

A Concert of Cantonese Music Masterpieces in Hundred Years

Cantonese opera virtuosi Wan Fei-yin, Ng Chin-fung, Yuen Siu-fai, Ng Mei-ying, Lee Lung, Nam Fung, Chan Wing-yee, Sun Kim-long, Koi Ming-fai, Lung Koon-tin and Chung Lai-yung perform works such as Why Have You Not Returned and Romance of the Phoenix Tower. Mar 8, 7.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

Lady la Tiger - Queen of the Bitches

Jim Chim directs and stars in PIP Theatre's satirical take on subjects including the status, family role and identity of women. In Cantonese. Mar 8-18, 7.30pm, also Mar 10, 17-18, 2.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$170-HK$430 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2294 8004

Roxette Live in Hong Kong

The Swedish pop duo of Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle perform. Mar 8, 8pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, HK$480-HK$880 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2989 9239

Hamelin, The Piano Wizard

Lu Shao-Chia conducts French-Canadian pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra playing works by Ravel, Franck, Richard Strauss and Lutoslawski. Mar 9-10, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$140-HK$400 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

Love in Spring with Takako Nishizaki

Peter Breiner plays the piano and conducts Japanese violinist Nishizaki and the City Chamber Orchestra of HK performing love songs including I Can't Stop Loving You and I Left My Heart in San Francisco; net proceeds of these concerts go to the HK Society for Rehabilitation. Mar 9-10, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2993 5602

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan - Live in Hong Kong

The Pakistani sufi music singer-musician in concert. Mar 9, 8pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, HK$300-HK$2,000 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 6019 0621

Sounds Great: Movies and Musicals

Nick Davies conducts singers Jayne O'Mahony and John Langley, and the HK Sinfonietta performing works from such musicals as Evita, West Side Story and Mamma Mia! Mar 9-10, 8pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$140-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336


Asian Film Awards Screening of Nominated Films

The HK International Film Festival Society presents a programme of 14 films, including the following film. Mar 5-18. The Grand Cinema, 2/F Elements, 1 Austin Rd West, Kowloon, HK$65 Also: UA Cityplaza, 5/F Cityplaza, 18 Taikoo Shing Rd, Taikoo Shing; and UA MegaBox, L11, MegaBox, Enterprise Square 5, 38 Wang Chiu Rd, Kowloon Bay, HK$55 Inquiries:

The Mirror Never Lies

Kamila Andini's drama centring on a young girl's spiritual journey to accept her father's death. In Bahasa Indonesia with English subtitles. Mar 5, UA Cityplaza, 7.30pm.

HK Independent Film Festival 2011-12 -- Part 3.2: Indie Nations

Ying E Chi presents a programme of 15 independent Asian films, including the following three films. Until Mar 8. HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$50 Urbtix; and Multimedia Theatre, HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity, 135 Junction Rd, Kowloon, HK$50 at entrance. Inquiries: 2836 6282

The Interceptor from My Hometown + One Day As Usual

Double bill comprising Zhang Zanbo's documentary about a regional officer tasked with stopping those who want to travel to Beijing to deliver petitions (In Putonghua and Hunan dialect with Chinese and English subtitles); and a short fictional work about the everyday life of a minor official in China (In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles). Mar 5, 7.30pm, HK Arts Centre.

Time Travel

Ant?nio Caetano Faria and Carolina Neves Rodrigues' look at the declining fortunes of Macau's fishermen. In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles. Mar 5, 9.30pm, HK Arts Centre.

European Film Festival

Office of the European Union to HK and Macau presents a programme of 15 films from 15 countries, including the following film. Until Mar 14. Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square St, Yau Ma Tei, HK$60; and Palace IFC, Podium Level 1, IFC Mall, 8 Finance St, Central, HK$80 Inquiries: 2388 0002

Black Bread

Drama about a frightened boy who witnesses the dying moments of the man and boy his father is subsequently accused of killing. In Catalan and Spanish with English subtitles. Mar 5, 9.50pm, Mar 14, 9.55pm, Palace IFC, Mar 10, 2pm, Broadway Cinematheque.