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PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 27 March, 2012, 12:00am
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Exhibitions


Exhibition of Wut Man-chung's Works


Musical examples, manuscripts, photographs and other items pertaining to the career of the late composer (1942-1992) of works such as Ambush on All Sides. Today, Thu-Sat, 10am-9pm, Wed, 1pm-9pm, HK Central Library, 66 Causeway Rd, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: 2734 2927. Ends Sat


Ever Ever


Australian artist Jayne Dyer's contribution to The Third Eye Project contains a film noir Hitchcockian presence and a sense of dislocation, absence and loss. Today-Sat, 10.30am-6.30pm, Amelia Johnson Contemporary, LG/F, 91-95 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2548 2286. Ends Sat


The Art of The Poster


Exhibition of vintage and original advertising posters from 1920 to the present day. Mon-Sat, 11am-6pm, Picture This Gallery, Suite 1308, 13/F, 9 Queen's Rd Central. Inquiries: 2525 2820. Ends Apr 14


London 2012 - Olympic Posters Exhibition


Twelve prints by 12 British artists (including Chris Ofili and Bridget Riley) commissioned to create iconic images to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic Games. Opens today; opening ceremony Mar 28, 7pm. Daily, 9am-10pm, Exhibition Gallery, L3, Core C, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Rd, Cyberport. Inquiries: 2913 5100. Ends Apr 19


Do You Know Me?


Paintings and sketches by Chloe Ho that focus on people's posture, clothing and body language. Tue-Sat, 10.30am-5.30pm, Alisan Fine Arts, Rm 2305 Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Road, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 2526 1091. Ends Apr 27


Escape from Hong Kong - the Road to Waichow


Historical exhibition detailing the daring Christmas Day escape from Japanese-occupied Hong Kong by a one-legged Chinese admiral and a group of British intelligence officers and sailors. Mon-Wed, Fri-Sun, 10am-5pm, closed Thu, HK Museum of Coastal Defence, 175 Tung Hei Rd, Shau Kei Wan, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2569 1500. Extended to Jun 30 Performing Arts


Rabbit Hole


Fung Wai-hang directs the 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. Starring Louisa So Yuk-wa and Poon Chan-leung. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Mar 27-31, Apr 3-7, 7.45pm, also Mar 31, Apr 7, 2.45pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900


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


Forget Herostratus


Not So Loud Theatre's production of Grigory Gorin's satirical comedy about the attempts to erase Herostratus of Ephesus from history after he burned down the famed Temple of Artemis in 356BC. In English. Mar 28-31, 7.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$190 (members HK$150) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251


LUV


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


Pride and Prejudice


Panther Productions' adaption of Jane Austen's novel about a family with a mother who is desperately intent on getting her daughters married. In English. Mar 28-31, 7.30pm, also Mar 31, 2.30pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9193 6640


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 - but are they real or hallucinations. In Cantonese. Mar 28-31, 8pm, also Mar 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


Jeff I Saw 2012 World Tour Concert


Mando-pop singer Jeff Chang Hsin-che performs. Mar 29-30, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$580 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2381 2338


Horrible Histories: Awful Egyptians


ABA Productions presents The Birmingham Stage Company's comedy about aspects of ancient Egypt such as the pharoahs, pyramids and mummies. In English. Mar 30-31, 5pm, also Mar 31-Apr 1, 11am, 2pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$195-HK$395 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2547 7150


The Blue Planet


Peter Greenaway and Saskia Boddeke conceive and direct Change Performing Arts' multimedia production about a coming flood; with music by Goran Bregovic. In English, Spanish and Italian, with infrequent French, Dutch, Chinese and English surtitles. Mar 30-31, 8pm, also Apr 1, 3pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$180-HK$420 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323


Lorin Maazel and The Philharmonia Orchestra


Maestro Maazel conducts cellist Trey Lee and the British orchestra performing Haydn's Cello Concerto No 1 in C Major and Mahler's Symphony No 1 in D Major, Titan. Mar 31, 2.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, HK$280-HK$1,680 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6974 4044


Creative Flame, Northern Lights


Thomas Dausgaard conducts Danish soprano Inger Dam-Jensen and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra performing works by Sibelius, Grieg and Nielsen. Mar 30-31, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030


Hummel's Trumpet Concerto


Jason Lai conducts Norwegian trumpeter Tine-Thing Helseth and the HK Sinfonietta performing Debussy's Prelude ?'Apres-midi d'un Faune, Hummel's Trumpet Concerto in E-Flat and Ravel's Ma Mere l'Oye (Mother Goose). Mar 30, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336


Dame Edna Everage narrates Peter and The Wolf


Dame Edna Everage narrates (in English) and sings, and Simon Over conducts the City Chamber Orchestra of HK performing Prokofiev's Peter and The Wolf and David Haslam's Juanita The Spanish Lobster. Mar 31, 2.30pm, also 5pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$200-HK$650 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2864 2156


2012 International a cappella Extravaganza


Tuft University all-male a cappella group Beeelzebubs, American group Delilah, locals the HKFYG Hong Kong Melody Makers and singer Kay Tse On-kei perform. Mar 31, 8pm, Queen Elizabeth Stadium, 18 Oi Kwan Rd, Wan Chai, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2395 5753


Luo Jing and HKCO II


Yan Huichang conducts zheng player Luo and the HK Chinese Orchestra performing works such as Su Qiazheng's Mandarin Orange Ripe and Liu Wenjin's Colours Dancing on an Ink Painting. Mar 31, 8pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$150-HK$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600


Unconscious II - In Search of the Forgotten Senses


Victor Ma Choi-wo directs and choreographs Y-Space's production about remembering how fulfilment can be achieved by living in the moment and being in-tune with the earth. Mar 31, 8pm, Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Rd, Yuen Long, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2470 0511


Cinema


36th HK International Film Festival


HK International Film Festival Society presents 283 films from 50 territories, including the following eight. Until Apr 9. HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai; HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central; 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. Inquiries: hkiff.org.hk


Nuclear Nation


Atsushi Funahashi's documentary looks at the social impact of the Fukushima nuclear meltdown. In Japanese with English subtitles. Mar 27, 2.45pm, UA Cityplaza, Mar 31, 9pm, HK Science Museum.


Into the Abyss


Werner Herzog's documentary containing conversations with death row inmate Michael Perry and those affected by his violent crime that serves as an examination of why people - and the state - kill. In English. Mar 27, 7.15pm, Mar 29, 9.30pm, UA Langham Place.


The Living Corpse


Fedor Ocep's 1929 drama about a man trying to divorce his wife so she can marry - but is thwarted by law and the church. In German with English subtitles. Mar 27, 7.15pm, HK Science Museum.


Volcano


Drama centring on a recent retiree who tries to reconcile with his family and atone for his cold demeanour in the past. In Icelandic with English subtitles. Mar 27, 7.15pm, UA iSquare.


Vulgaria


Pang Ho-cheung's taboo-breaking comedy about a Hong Kong producer who heads north to the mainland to find funding for his film. Starring Chapman To Man-chat. In Cantonese with English subtitles. Mar 27, 7.15pm, HK Cultural Centre.


Elena


Andrei Zvyagintsev's drama centring on a woman from a modest life whose wealthy, cold husband suddenly decides that his daughter from another marriage will inherit his fortune. In Russian with English subtitles. Mar 27, 9.30pm, HK City Hall.


Rose


Drama set after the second world war in 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 27, 9.30pm, UA iSquare.


Alps


Yorgos Lanthimos' drama centring on a ragtag group consisting of a nurse, a paramedic, a gymnast and her coach, who act as surrogates for the dearly departed to help grieving families to move on. In Greek and English with English subtitles. Mar 27, 9.55pm, The Grand Cinema.


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