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Arts

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 05 April, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 05 April, 2012, 12:00am

Exhibitions

HK Inter-vivos Film Festival

Artist Ho Sin-tung's 28 imaginary films, paintings of fake/imagined film stills, movie posters and videos of movie-trailers. Today, 10am-6.30pm, Hanart TZ Gallery, 407 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2526 9019. Ends today

Beyond the Painting Screen

Group show of works by Tang Ying-chi, Carol Ho, Ho Yuen-yuen, Violet Shum and Yvette Fung. Today, 11am-7pm, New Gallery on Old Bailey, B/F and G/F, 17 Old Bailey St, SoHo. Inquiries: 2234 9889. Ends today

An Empty Stage

Paintings by Tsang Chui-mei that tell stories about her personal and emotional self. Today, 11am-7pm, Grotto Fine Art, 1-2/F 31C-D Wyndham St, Central. Inquiries: 2121 2270. Ends today

Access to Excellence

Works by 15 visual artists with disabilities. Today-Sat, 10am-7pm, L1 Gallery, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei. Inquiries: 2777 1771. Ends Sat

Nuova (Arte) Povera

Works by Thai visual artists Krit Ngamsom, Kentaro Hiroki, Dusadee Huntrakul, Boonsri Tangtongsin, Prateep Suthathongthai, Pisitakun Kuantalaeng and Lek Kiatsirikajorn that reflect on themes of globalisation, cultural flattening and the new poor. Daily, 10am-7pm, Osage Kwun Tong, 5/F Kian Dai Industrial Building, 73-75 Hung To Rd, Kwun Tong. Inquiries: 2793 4817. Ends Apr 19

Rays of Light

Pham Luan's paintings of Vietnamese scenes and landscapes. Mon-Sat, 10am-6.30pm, Sun 10.30am-6.30pm, Arch Angel Art, 38 Peel St, Central. Inquiries: 2851 6882. Ends Apr 30

Transforming Minds: Buddhism in Art

Exhibition showing examples of cultural adaptations and collective responses to Buddhism in ancient and modern times, and individual responses in contemporary artistic practice. Tue-Sun, 11am-5pm (last Thu of the month, 11am-8pm), Asia Society Gallery, Asia Society HK Centre, HK Jockey Club Former Explosives Magazine, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, HK$30 (members HK$15). Inquiries: 2103 9511. Ends May 20

Hong Kong Currency

Exhibition about the different types of currency that have emerged in Hong Kong and how their purchasing power has changed over the years. Mon, Wed-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am-7pm, closed Tue, HK Museum of History, 100 Chatham Rd South, TST, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2724 9042. Ends Jun 4

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 death. Starring Louisa So Yuk-wa and Poon Chan-leung. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Until Apr 7, 7.45pm, also Apr 7, 2.45pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900

Love U, Teresa!

Marigold International Entertainment presents a Broadway-style musical about the life of Taiwanese songstress Teresa Teng Li-jun. In Putonghua. Until Apr 7, 8pm, also Apr 6-7, 2.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$680 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2769 6388

Mr Diva's Masterclass

Pichead Amornsomboon stars in Pichead on Stage's cabaret-style show about the steps that go into the making of a diva. In Cantonese. Apr 5-8, 8pm, also Apr 7-8, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 5345 2719

Women in Red

Mo Studio presents a drama about the challenges women face at different ages. In Cantonese. Until Apr 8, 8pm, also Apr 6-8, 3pm, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3599 9755

The Little Big Club Live in Concert

Purple dinosaur Barney and his buddies, Bob the Builder, Thomas the Tank Engine and others sing and dance. In English. Apr 6, 8-9, 2pm, also Apr 6, 8, 5pm, Apr 7-9, 11am, Apr 7, 3pm, 7pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$100-HK$500 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3929 9482

HK Wind Philharmonia 10th Anniversary Concert

Jerry Junkin conducts trombonist Jarod Vermette and the orchestra performing works by Rimsky-Korsakov, Holst, John Mackey and Mussorgsky. Apr 6, 3pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$90-HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2468 4597

All Fools

Ng Ka-leung directs and stars in Chung Ying Theatre's production about a group of people living in a small room whose souls are awakened and smell freedom after a piece of concrete breaks off and a crack emerges in a wall. In Cantonese. Apr 6-7, 7.30pm, also Apr 7-8, 2.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3961 9803

Chinese Music Fun! Fun! Fun!

Kwok Hang-kei conducts the HK Children/Junior Chinese Orchestra performing Chinese music; the HK Virtuosi and members of instrumental classes also perform. Apr 6-7, 8pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$80 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600

Farewell to Edo - Visions Unveiled

Edo de Waart conducts soprano Chen Xiaoduo, qingyi and soprano II Meng Meng, erhu player Wang Nan, pipa player Li Jia, zheng player Chang Jing and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra performing Chen Qigang's Iris Devoilee and Wagner's Parsifal. Apr 6-7, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$160-HK$420 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

The Firebird

British puppet theatre company International Purves Puppets' production blends traditional puppetry and modern animation techniques for a Russian folktale about a firebird that fights a wicked wizard. In Cantonese. Apr 6-7, 8pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 5/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$140, HK$190; and Apr 8, 8pm, Tai Po Civic Centre, 12 On Pong Rd, Tai Po, HK$100, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

After Gesualdo

Jerome Hoberman conducts the HK New Music Ensemble, HK Bach Chamber Choir and violist Lam Tim-wai performing works by Carlos Gesualdo, Ng Wah-hei, Alex Yiu Siu-lung, Fung Dic-lun, Chan Wing-wah and Daniel Lo Ting-cheung. Apr 7, 6pm, St Joseph's Chapel, Yim Tin Tsai Island, Sai Kung, HK$300, HK$650, includes transport and dinner, booking required. Inquiries: 6802 6458

Lui Pui-yuen and Friends

Lui Pui-yuen plays the guqin and pipa, and conducts (with Yu Lun) erhu player Chan Ching-chee, xiao player Kwan Lun-kwong and the HK Arts Society ensemble performing works such as Flowery Moon Light of Spring River and Days of Joy. Apr 7, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321

Kenneth Choi in Concert 2012

Veteran Canto-pop singer Kenneth Choi Fung-wah performs. Apr 7, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2381 2338

HK Distinguished Piano Teachers and Students Recital

Karl Lo Studio for Piano Performance and Research presents Briony Chow, Chloe Chan, Cindy Tsang and 10 other pianists playing works by such as Beethoven, Chopin and Schubert. Apr 8, 2.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$90, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9816 3106

The Cranberries Live in HK 2012

The Irish rock band in concert. Apr 8, 8pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, HK$580-HK$980 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2866 6622

Aristo Sham Piano Recital

The local pianist plays works by Beethoven, Chopin, Scriabin and Ravel. Apr 9, 8pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$200, HK$280 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3150 6032

Brahms and Dvorak

Carmen Koon conducts soprano Amanda Li Wai-yin, baritone Sammy Chien Sum-ming, the HK Oratorio Society, Chinese University of HK's Chung Chi Choir, HK Voices and HK Strings performing Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem and Dvorak's Te Deum. Apr 9, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2366 9928

A Nerd's Melody

William Lam Tsz-hang stars in Main Load Theatre's stand-up comedy show about a sweet-talking guy who is a perennial loser in love. In Cantonese. Apr 11-14, 7.45pm, also Apr 14, 2.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$180 (members HK$140) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251

Pierrot Lunaire, 100 Years On

Paul Zukofsky conducts the HK New Music Ensemble performing works by Schoenberg, Webern and Berg. Apr 11, 7.30pm, Loke Yew Hall, University of HK, Pok Fu Lam, free. Inquiries: 2859 7045

On Golden Pond

Chung King-fai and Louise Lee star in HK Federation of Drama Societies' production of Ernest Thompson's drama revolving around a retired professor and his perfect life-long partner who are visited one summer at their lakeside holiday home by relatives, including the son of their daughter's boyfriend. In Cantonese. Apr 11-15, 7.45pm, also Apr 14, 2.45pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$180, HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2353 0880

Faure's Requiem

Yip Wing-sie conducts violinist Daishin Kashimoto, violist Lise Berthaud, harp player Ann Huang, soprano Yuki Ip, baritone Albert Lim, the HK Sinfonietta, HK Young People's Chorus, HK Voices and Die Konzertisten performing Debussy's Danses Sacree et Profane, Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante in E-Flat and Faure's Requiem. A Le French May programme. Apr 12, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$140-HK$360 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336

PSY

Canadian arts company Les 7 Doigts de la Main perform a circus show about the murky underworld of the human psyche, travelling through the dreams, visions and memories of various characters. Apr 12-13, 8pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$120-HK$320; and Apr 15, 4pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$100-HK$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Right Here Waiting Musical

Legend Infinity's musical about two lovers who have a rendezvous at Bride's Pool and discover that this romantic scenic spot in the New Territories is a gateway to the past. In Cantonese. Apr 12-15, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3749 9941

Farewell to Edo - Dream Harmonies

Edo de Waart conducts violist Andrew Ling, cellist Richard Bamping and the rest of the HK Philharmonic Orchestra performing Richard Strauss' Don Quixote and John Adams' Harmonielehre. Apr 13-14, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$160-HK$420 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

Fat Pig

Bravo Theatre's adaptation of Neil LaBute's comedy about a man who falls for a woman that his workmates do not approve of. In Cantonese. Apr 13-14, 20-22, 8pm, also Apr 14-15, 22, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$220, HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3172 1780

The Cat and The Solitary Man

Theatre Dojo's drama revolving around a man and the stray cat he adopted years ago. In Cantonese. Apr 13-14, 8pm, also Apr 14-15, 3pm, Apr 15, 7.30pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 5/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$180, HK$230 Urbtix. Inquiries: 5300 1171

Sam Hui Concert 2012

Canto-pop singer-actor Sam Hui Koon-kit in concert. Apr 13-16, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$580 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2793 1123

Pipe Organ Concert - Svyati Duo

Cellist Rebecca Hewes and organist Julian Collings play works by G?rdonyi, Buxtehude, Jongen, Rheinbeger, Karg-Elert, Webber and Genzmer. Apr 14, 5pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, free with ticket. Inquiries: 2734 2009

Daishin Kashimoto Plays Brahms

Yip Wing-sie conducts Japanese violinist Kashimoto, soprano Yuki Ip, baritone Albert Lim, the HK Sinfonietta, HK Young People's Chorus, HK Voices and Die Konzertisten performing Debussy-Ravel's Danse (Tarentelle Styrienne), Brahms' Violin Concerto in D and Faure's Requiem. A Le French May programme. Apr 14, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$140-HK$360 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336

Groove 2012

E-side Dance Company presents contemporary dance works choreographed by Mandy Leung. Apr 14, 8pm, Apr 15, 4pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2372 9351

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