The Planner

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 24 March, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 24 March, 2012, 12:00am



Hong Kong in Motion

Photographer Ian Trower's motion-filled images of Hong Kong. Today, 2.30pm-11pm, Culture Club, 15 Elgin St, SoHo. Inquiries: 2127 7936. Ends today

Sense of Zen

Zen Buddhist-themed paintings by Tibetan and Vietnamese artists including Ang Sang and Viet Dung. Today, 10.30am-6.30pm, Galerie La Vong, 13/F, One Lan Kwai Fong, Central. Inquiries: 2869 6863. Ends today

Artistic Inclusion of the East and West: Apprentice to Master

Exhibition of 18th- and 19th-century Chinese export 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

Do You Know Me?

Paintings and sketches by Chloe Ho that focus on people's posture, clothing and body language. Opening reception today, 2pm-5pm. Tue-Sat, 10.30am-5.30pm, Alisan Fine Arts, Rm 2305 Hing Wai Centre, No 7 Tin Wan Praya Road, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 2526 1091. Ends Apr 27 Performing Arts

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 24, 2.30pm, also 5pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$180-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336


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 24-25, 31-Apr 1, 2.30pm, also Mar 24, 28-31, 7.30pm, 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 24-25, 31, Apr 7, 2.45pm, also Mar 24, 27-31, Apr 3-7, 7.45pm, 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 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 24, 31, 3pm, also Mar 23-25, 28-31, 8pm, 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

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 24-25, 3pm, also Mar 24, 8pm, Mar 25, 11am, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 111 Shau Kei Wan Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2146 9466

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:

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 24, 3pm, also 8pm, 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 24-25, Apr 1, 3pm, also Mar 24-25, 27-31, 8pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$240-HK$400 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 5100 2254

Haru Spring

Harpist Jasmine Hogan and violinist Yukiko Fujikake play works including Michio Miyagi's Haru no Umi (Spring Sea) for Violin and Harp. Mar 24, 7.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9464 1941

Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream

HK Academy for Performing Arts' production of Benjamin Britten and 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 24, 7.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$90, HK$140 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8580

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

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

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 24, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

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 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


36th HK International Film Festival

HK International Film Festival Society presents 283 films from 50 territories, including the following 10. 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:


Yorgos Lanthimos' drama centring on a ragtag group who act as surrogates for the dearly departed to help grieving families to move on. In Greek and English with English subtitles. Mar 24, 10.30am, UA Langham Place, Mar 27, 9.55pm, The Grand Cinema.

Bodyguards and Assassins

Period drama-actioner about a businessman who hires a motley crew to protect revolutionary leader Sun Yat-sen from imperial assasssins during a visit to Hong Kong. Starring Donnie Yen Ji-dan. In Cantonese and Putonghua with English subtitles. Mar 24, 10.30am, UA iSquare.


Three interlocking films with a shared premise involving a convicted murderer on the run, with the police in hot pursuit. Christian Petzold, Dominik Graf, and Christoph Hochh?ler direct. In German with English subtitles. Mar 24, 12.15pm, UA Cityplaza, Apr 4, 2pm, HK Science Museum.


Drama set in post second world war central Europe about a Polish woman whose life has been brutally altered as a result of global politics. In Polish, German and Russian with English subtitles. Mar 24, 1pm, Mar 27, 9.30pm, UA iSquare.

11 Flowers

Wang Xiaoshuai's drama, set in 1976, centres on a boy living in a commune in rural China who stumbles upon a bloody fugitive whose fate becomes inextricably linked to his family's. In Putonghua with English subtitles. Mar 24, 5pm, UA Langham Place.

Sauna on Moon

Zou Peng's magic realist drama revolving around the ambitious owner of a seedy sauna and his employees. In Putonghua and Cantonese with English subtitles. Mar 24, 5pm, UA iSquare, Mar 28, 1.30pm, HK Space Museum, Mar 30, 7.15pm, UA Langham Place.

Days After n Coming

Lo Chun-yip's documentary about protests against the high-speed railway link, the demolition of Tsoi Yuen Village and the 2011-12 budget. In Cantonese with English subtitles. Mar 24, 7.15pm, HK Space Museum, Apr 8, 5pm, HK Science Museum.

The Delay

Drama centring on a middle-aged woman struggling to earn enough to feed her three children while taking care of her increasingly senile father. In Spanish with English subtitles. Mar 24, 7.30pm,UA Langham Place, Mar 28, 5.30pm, The Grand Cinema.

Go! Boys' School Drama Club

Tsutomu Hanabusa's drama revolving a new boy at a school who decides to join its drama club and help it to produce an inspiring performance at a regional theatre competition. In Japanese with English subtitles. Mar 24, 9.30pm, Mar 26, 7.15pm, Apr 9, 9.30pm, HK Science Museum.

Oslo, August 31st

Drama centring on a recovering drug addict who goes to Oslo to interview for a job and catch up with old friends. In Norwegian with English subtitles. Mar 24, 9.30pm, The Grand Cinema, Apr 2, 5.30pm, UA Langham Place.