The Planner

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 21 March, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 21 March, 2012, 12:00am




German artist Christina Kubisch's sound installations make use of an electromagnetic induction process to create her 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

In Search of the Ideal Nation: Dr Sun Yat-sen and Guangzhou after the 1911 Revolution

Around 100 artefacts pertaining to Sun's three attempts to set up a government in Guangzhou, and the changes in the city that he and his followers brought about. Mon-Wed, Fri-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am-7pm, closed Thu, Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum, 7 Castle Rd, Mid-Levels, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2414 5555. Ends Mar 28

Remembrance of Things Past

Singapore-based, Yugoslavia-born Milenko Prvacki's paintings created using a variety of media (including acrylic, oils and mixed media) on a canvas or linen base. Opening reception today, 5.30pm-7.30pm. Mon-Fri, 10am-7pm, Sat, 11am-3pm, iPRECIATION HK, Shop LG1-3, Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central. Inquiries: 2537 8869. Ends Apr 7

Too Good to be True

Installation artist Rachel Hovnanian's works feature an iconic Beauty Queen Totem moving from one stage of beauty-based thralldom to another. Opening reception today, 6pm-9pm. Mon-Fri, 11am-7pm, Sat-Sun, 11am-5pm, Cat Street Gallery, 222 Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2291 0006. Ends Apr 15

Performing Arts


Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection's stage adaptation of Jane Austen's novel about a young woman who greatly overestimates her own matchmaking abilities. In English with Chinese surtitles. Until Mar 22, 10.15am, until Mar 23, 1.45pm, 4.30pm, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 111 Shau Kei Wan Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$60 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2520 1716


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 21-24, 28-31, 7.30pm, also Mar 24-25, 31-Apr 1, 2.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$200-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3961 9800

Rabbit Hole

HK Repertory Theatre's production of David Lindsay-Abaire's play about a couple whose lives are turned upside down after their young son's accidental death. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Mar 21-24, 27-31, Apr 3-7, 7.45pm, also Mar 24-25, 31, Apr 7, 2.45pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900

Diving in the Moment

HK Repertory Theatre and Taiwan's Mobius Strip Theatre play 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 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

Viva Musicals

Bel Canto Singers perform musical numbers including Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story and Stephen Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George. Mar 21, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$180, HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2722 1650

Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Ceri Sherlock directs the HK Academy for Performing Arts' production of composer-librettist Benjamin Britten and librettist Peter Pears' operatic adaptation of William Shakespeare's comedy about four lovers entangled in a web of relationships. In English with Chinese and English surtitles. Mar 22, 24, 7.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$90, HK$140 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8580

Classical Music for Babies with Jason Lai

Jason Lai presents (in English) and conducts the HK Sinfonietta performing works including Bartok's Rumanian Folk Dances and Massenet's Thais: Meditation. Mar 22-23, 7.30pm, also Mar 23, 11am, Mar 24, 2.30pm, also 5pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$180-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336

Joe Junior 45th Anniversary Concert

Veteran pop singer Joe Junior performs; electric bass player-guitarist Anders Nelsson guests. Mar 22, 7.45pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9176 3823

Colours of Marimba

Joshua Tan Kang Ming conducts Chinese-Canadian marimbist Pius Cheung and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra playing works by Bright Sheng, Bartok, Darius Milhaud and Gershwin. Mar 23-24, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

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 23-24, 7.45pm, also Mar 25, 2.30pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$110 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2742 2966

Asia Music Connection 2012

J-pop-latin-funk singer-songwriter Naota Inti Raymi, Canto-pop singer-songwriter G.E.M. (aka Gloria Tang Zhi-kei), Taiwanese Mando-pop singer Danson Tang and other pop entertainers in concert. Mar 23, 8pm, AsiaWorld-Expo, HK International Airport, Lantau, HK$380-HK$780 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2850 5825

I Am Phedre

Ophelia Ho stars in the HK Academy for Performing Arts' production of Jean Racine's one-woman show about a woman who faces her anxiety about turning 30. In Putonghua. Mar 23-24, 8pm, also Mar 24, 3pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$80 (members HK$65) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251

I Love You Because

Wind Mill Grass Theatre and Media Asia Entertainment's presentation of a musical romantic comedy about contemporary dating practices. In Cantonese. Mar 23-25, 27-31, 8pm, also Mar 24-25, Apr 1, 3pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$240-HK$400 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 5100 2254

Hey! Say! Jump Asia First Tour 2012 In Hong Kong

The Japanese boy band in concert. Mar 24-25, 3pm, also 8pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$580, HK$880 HK Ticketing. Inquiries:

Liu Yang Goes Solo

The HK Chinese Orchestra erhu player performs Liu Wenjin's Tathagata's Dream Suite. Mar 24, 7.30pm, Xiang Hai Xuan Multi-purpose Hall, Nan Lian Garden, 60 Fung Tak Rd, Diamond Hill, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600

Mothers and Sons

The Young Academy Cantonese Opera Troupe performing a Cantonese opera work about two cousins born on the same day who are predicted to have diverging fortunes as adults. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Mar 24, 7.30pm, Tai Po Civic Centre, 12 On Pong Rd, Tai Po, HK$100-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

The Chinese Orphan

Chen Xinyi conducts Opera HK's presentation of the National Centre for the Performing Arts of China's production of Lei Lei's opera about the sole survivor of a massacre of his clan who is raised by a doctor as his own son but eventually learns his true identity. In Putonghua with Chinese and English surtitles. Mar 24-25, 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$180-HK$980 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2234 0303

Dazzle of the Rising Stars

Lio Kuok-man conducts violinist Josef Spacek and the Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra performing works by Haydn, Ravel and Bruch. Mar 24, 8pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan; and Mar 25, 3pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$80-HK$140 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321

Chris Wong True Colours 25th Anniversary Concert

Canto-pop singer Chris Wong Hoi-kan performs. Mar 24-25, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2323 2811


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 Inquiries: 6336 3595

Los Angeles Philharmonic Plays Dvorak

Concert film in which Zubin Mehta conducts the Los Angeles orchestra performing three works by Dvorak and one by Mozart. Mar 21, 7.30pm, The Grand Cinema.

36th HK International Film Festival

HK International Film Festival Society presents 283 films from 50 territories, including the following two. Mar 20-Apr 9. HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai; HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central; HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai; HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST; HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho; HK Science Museum, 2 Science Museum Rd, TST East; HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST; The Grand Cinema, 2/F Elements, 1 Austin Rd West, Kowloon; UA Cityplaza, 5/F Cityplaza, 18 Taikoo Shing Rd, Taikoo Shing; UA iSquare, 7/F iSquare, 63 Nathan Rd, TST; and UA Langham Place, 8/F-11/F Langham Place, 8 Argyle St, Mong Kok, HK$40-HK$100 Urbtix and HK Ticketing. Inquiries:

Love in the Buff

Pang Ho-Cheung's rom-com sequel to 2010's Love in a Puff has a former couple (Miriam Yeung Chin-wah and Shawn Yue Man-lok) pursuing careers in Beijing but unable to forget each other. In Cantonese and Putonghua with English subtitles. Mar 21, 8.30pm, also 10.15pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre.