The Planner

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



Fashion Visionaries

Exhibition showcasing the works of local designers, film art directors, fashion photographers and illustrators. Today, 10am-6pm, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends today

Perceptions on Paper

Ink paintings on paper and cast paper by artists including Cheung Yee, Qin Chong and Xiao Kejia. Today, 10am-7pm, Galerie du Monde, 108 Ruttonjee Centre, 11 Duddell St, Central. Inquiries: 2525 0529. Ends today

Perpetua Rodr?guez

Works by the Chilean painter that comment on recent social and political events in her country. Today, 11am-6pm, Neuberg ArtSpace, L1-03, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei. Inquiries: 2891 8482. Ends today


Abstract paintings by Chinese experimental ink painter Zhang Yu and Indian poet-painter-tantric yogi Sohan Qadri. Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm, Sun, 11am-7pm, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, 57-59 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2581 9678. Ends Mar 18

Shopping Wonderland

Photographs taken in small Guangdong province towns by Dustin Shum Wan-yat and in Hong Kong by Markus Leiste that comment an illusionary consumption.Mon-Fri, 10am-8pm, Sat, 2pm-6pm, Goethe-Gallery, Goethe-Institut HK, 14/F HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2802 0088. Ends Apr 2

From Clay to Teapot: Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters 1986-2010

Variously themed ceramic tea ware including works inspired by nature or the joys of everyday life. Mon, Wed-Sun, 10am-5pm, closed Tue, Museum of Tea Ware, 10 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, free. Inquiries: 2869 0690. Ends Jul 16

Performing Arts

Lady la Tiger - Queen of the Bitches

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

Duran Duran 'All You Need Is Now' Tour - Live In Hong Kong

The English rock band in concert. Mar 14, 8pm, AsiaWorld-Expo, HK International Airport, Lantau, HK$588-HK$1,088 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2629 6240

Sonic Anchor #1

American electronic music group Evidence and multimedia performance-installation artist Jonathan Lee Marcus perform Evidence's Losperus using small microphones, resonant objects and common motorised devices to create a dense, evolving texture of amplified sound. Mar 14, 8pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$50 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2582 0273

Dao Lang Live In Hong Kong

The Chinese Mando-pop singer in concert. Mar 14, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2989 9239

All in the Timing

Bravo Theatre performs a collection of one-act plays by American playwright David Ives, with timing as their common theme. In Cantonese. Mar 15-18, 8pm, also Mar 17-18, 3pm, HK City Hall Theatre, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$240, HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3712 1780

Punchline Comedy Club

Irish comedians Ardal O'Hanlon, Karl Spain and Andrew Stanley perform. In English. Mar 15-17, 9pm, Duetto, 2/F Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$290 Cityline. Inquiries: 2598 1222

LUV Chung Ying Theatre Company's comedy about two college friends who reunite just as one of them contemplates jumping off a bridge. In Cantonese. Mar 16-17, 21-24-28-31, 7.30pm, also Mar 17-18, 24-25, 31-Apr 1, 2.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$200-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3961 9800


HK Ballet's production based on Giaocomo Puccini's dramatic opera telling the story about a Chinese princess who will only marry a prince who can solve her three riddles. Australian Natalie Weir choreographs. Mar 16-18, 7.30pm, also Mar 17-18, 2.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$50-HK$1,000 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2105 9724

Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove

Yin Mei directs (with Jay Scheib) and choreographs the HK Dance Company's contemporary Chinese dance theatre work inspired by the 4,000-year-old city of Luoyang in which the form, style and movement of Chinese dance is filtered through the abstract aesthetic of Han dynasty terracotta figures and costumes. Mar 16-17, 7.45pm, Mar 18, 3pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$120-HK$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 1806

Behzod Abduraimov Piano Recital

The Uzbekh pianist plays works by composers including Scarlatti, Beethoven, Brahms and Liszt. Mar 16, 8pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$320 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3518 7290

Circus and Spectacles

Multimedia artist-composer Samson Young and German performance technologist Chris Ziegler (ZKM)'s musical-technological-mechanical spectacle deconstructing the notion of the virtuosic body in the performing arts through Italian composer Nicolo Paganini's Caprices; violinist William Lane also features. Mar 16-17, 8pm, Mar 18, 4.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Father and Mother I Love U @ Family

Jumbo Kids Theatre's multiarts production about a rebellious girl who realises she cannot do without her parents after they suddenly disappear. In Cantonese. Mar 16-17, 8pm, Mar 18, 3pm, HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity, 135 Junction Rd, Kowloon, HK$100; and Mar 23-24, 8pm, also Mar 24-25, 3pm, Mar 25, 11am, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 111 Shau Kei Wan Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2146 9466

Hamlet b.

On & On Theatre Workshop and Mobius Strip Theatre of Taiwan's production examines how cultural workers position themselves vis-?-vis today's globalised consumer society and is inspired by German playwright Heiner Mueller's The Hamletmachine. In Cantonese and Mandarin with Chinese surtitles. Mar 16-17, 8pm, Mar 18, 3.30pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$140, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2503 1630

How to be a Star

Actors' Family's musical theatre production centring on an artist who dreams of becoming a star and the people the young hopeful meets. In Cantonese. Mar 16-17, 8pm, also Mar 17-18, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$180-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325


Er Gao Production (Guangzhou)'s dance theatre show featuring two works: Lucy Ho, inspired by the discovery of 47 bones of an ancient skeleton belonging to a hominid named Lucy by its excavators; and She is a Good Girl, a celebration of women. Mar 16-17, 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$150 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251

Poetic Solitude

Gennadi Rozhdestvensky conducts pianist Viktoria Postnikova and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra performing Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No 2 (original version) and Manfred Symphony. Mar 16-17, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$160-HK$420 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

Never Leave Yen-j Alone 2012 in Concert HK

The Taiwanese jazz-pop singer-songwriter (aka Yan Jue) performs. Mar 16, 8.15pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$150-HK$380 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2715 3850

Pipe Organ Concert

Organists Janssen Chong, Joshua Law, Teresa Young and Chiu Siu-ling perform works by J.S. Bach, Liszt, Lemmens, Widor, Albright and Elgar. Mar 17, 5pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, free with ticket. Inquiries: 2734 2009

Art of Falling

Ivica Simic directs Ming Ri Institute For Arts Education's dance and movement children's theatre show investigating gravity and life's ups and downs. Mar 17, 23-24, 7.45pm, Mar 18, 25, 2.30pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$110 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2742 2966

Rabbit Hole

Fung Wai-hang directs the HK Repertory Theatre's production of David Lindsay-Abaire's play about a couple whose life is turned upside down after their young son's accidental death. Starring Louisa So Yuk-wa and Poon Chan-leung. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Mar 17-18, 20-24, 27-31, Apr 3-7, 7.45pm, also Mar 18, 24-25, 31, Apr 7, 2.45pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900

Concert by the HK YWCA Chinese Orchestra

Chan Chiu-yin and Tse Kim-fei conduct the orchestra and The Bear Children's Choir performing works including Peng Xiuwen's The City Without Night and Lo Leung-fai's Birthday Celebrations. Mar 17, 8pm, Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Rd, Yuen Long; Mar 18, 3pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon; and Tai Po Civic Centre, 12 On Pong Rd, Tai Po, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321

Diving in the Moment

HK Repertory Theatre and Taiwan's Mobius Strip Theatre production about a man, paralysed after a diving accident, who sees seven women appear by his bedside - only there's some uncertainty as to whether those are real visitors or hallucinations. In Cantonese. Mar 17-18, 21-25, 28-31, 8pm, also Mar 24, 31, 3pm, HKRep Black Box, 8/F Sheung Wan Civic Centre, Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900

Magic Power in Concert 2012

The Taiwanese band serves up Mando-pop. Mar 17, 8.15pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$150-HK$380 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2715 3850

One Night Stand Again

Cheuk Wan-chi performs stand-up comedy. In Cantonese. Mar 17-19, 8.15pm, HK Convention and Exhbition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, HK$380, HK$480 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3628 3765


Asian Film Awards Screening of Nominated Films

The HK International Film Festival Society presents a programme of 14 films, including the following one. Until Mar 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:

Milocrorze: A Love Story

Takayuki Yamada plays multiple roles in Yoshimasa Ishibashi's collection of three separate stories about love, obsession and heartbreak. In Japanese with English subtitles. Mar 12, 7.30pm, UA Megabox.

European Film Festival

Office of the European Union to HK and Macau presents a programme of 15 films from 15 countries, including the following three. 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

A Breath of Heaven

Drama about a man and a woman who wait to be rescued after being buried by an enormous avalanche. The movie is based on the worst avalanche catastrophe that ever took place in the Alps. In German with English subtitles. Mar 12, 7.30pm, Broadway Cinematheque.

3 Seasons in Hell

Drama about a 19-year-old nonconformist poet living in 1947 Czechoslovakia who is unaware about the Communist take over of his country. Starring Krystof Hadek. In Czech with English subtitles. Mar 12, 7.45pm, Palace IFC.

DOS - A Love Story, in Reverse

Fantasy romantic drama follows the emotional routes taken by four people who all love and make mistakes in their relationships. Stathis Athanasiou directs. In Greek and Spanish with English subtitles. Mar 12, 9.50pm, Palace IFC.

Eternity and a Day

Theo Angelopoulos' drama revolving around a dying author who spends his final days reminiscing about what he views as his failed life with an Albanian refugee child before each goes their separate ways. In Greek with Chinese and English subtitles. Mar 12, 9.50pm, Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square St, Yau Ma Tei, HK$60; and Mar 17, 11.15am, Palace IFC, Podium Level 1, IFC Mall, 8 Finance St, Central, HK$85 Inquiries:2388 0002