The Planner

PUBLISHED : Friday, 27 April, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 27 April, 2012, 12:00am



Do You Know Me?

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

The Balancing Art

Works by sculptor Daniel Krause that are made from iron plate metal, cut and welded together, and cast in bronze using the lost-wax technique process. Today, 10am-6.30pm, Zee Stone Gallery, G/F Chinachem Hollywood Centre, 1 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2810 5895. Ends today


Sculptural works by John Chamberlain, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly and Franz West. Today, 11am-7pm, Gagosian Gallery, 7/F Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2151 0555. Ends today

Numbers Standing Still

Ivy Ma King-chu's eight sets of palimpsest drawings on re-photographed inkjet prints make use of memories and images from the past. Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm, Gallery Exit, 1 Shin Hing St, Central. Inquiries: 2541 1299. Ends May 12

Embracing the Threshold

Print works by Lingnan University artist-in-residence Nicola Barsaleau. Opens today; closing ceremony May 14, 3-5pm. Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm, Sat, 1pm-5pm, Artist's Studio NAB 323, 3/F New Academy Block, Lingnan University, 8 Castle Peak Rd, Tuen Mun. Inquiries: 2616 7457. Ends May 14

Rhythm and Tone

French painter Jean-Paul Pancrazi's works incorporating fragments of text and Taiwanese mixed-media artist-sculptor Sunny Wang's installation work that simplifies ancient Chinese works' rhythms and tones into calligraphic lines and circles. A Le French May programme. Opens today; reception May 4, 7pm-9pm. Tue-Sat, 11am-6pm, Koru Contemporary Art, Koru2, 1604, 16/F Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 2580 5922. Ends Jun 9

Collection Highlights - Artefacts of Dr Sun Yat-sen's First Wife, Lu Muzhen

Exhibition about the low-profile Lu Muzhen (1867-1952), that aims to give a deeper understanding of the people close to her husband. Mon-Wed, Fri-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am-7pm, Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum, 7 Castle Rd, Mid-Levels, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2367 6373. Ends Sept 1

Performing Arts

Exotic and Vernacular Music of China - Popular Concert

Chew Hee Chiat conducts the HK Chinese Orchestra performing ethnic Uyghur, Yi, Mongolian, Yao and Tibetan music. Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Rd, Yuen Long, Apr 27, 2.30pm, HK$30, also Apr 27, 8pm, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600

Miss Q Day Day Love

PIP Theatre's Harriet Yeung Sze-man's solo comedy show about a talk show hostesss who seeks to help people overcome their love problems. In Cantonese. Apr 27, 29, May 12, 7.30pm, also Apr 29, May 5, 2.30pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$195, HK$295 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2294 8004

Red Cherries and A Broken Heart

HK Society for the Promotions of Cantonese Opera performs a Cantonese opera about a woman helped by a famous musician to realise her talents who, in turn, tries to help the musician's son to become a successful musician. In Cantonese. Apr 27, 7.30pm, Ko Shan Theatre, 77 Ko Shan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$90-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9773 7324

William Shakespeare's The Tempest

Faust International Youth Theatre's Stage Group performs a tragicomedy about shipwrecks and sorcery, and loves lost and found. In English. Until Apr 28, 7.30pm, also Apr 28, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$190 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2547 9114

Albert Au 35th Anniversary Concert

Veteran pop singer Albert Au Shui-keung performs. Apr 27-29, 8pm, Queen Elizabeth Stadium, 18 Oi Kwan Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2744 5191

Cabaret 2012

Whole Theatre's musical theatre show. In Cantonese. Apr 27-28, 30, May 3-5, 7-8, 10-12, 8pm, also Apr 28-29, May 1, 5-6, 12-13, 3pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$180, HK$190 Urbtix. Inquiries: 8201 2989

Days Being a Fish

Circling Theatre's drama about the struggles of people who suffer from depression. In Cantonese. Apr 27-28, 8pm, also Apr 28, 3pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9324 4434

HK Handbell Festival 2012: Happy Bell-day

Gloves Handbell performs works including Emily Li's Nocturnal Fantasy. Apr 27, 8pm, Apr 28, 3pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$120, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9450 6442

Jean-Claude Pennetier Plays Mozart

Yip Wing-sie conducts pianist Jean-Claude Pennetier and the HK Sinfonietta playing works by Mozart and Brahms. A Le French May programme. Apr 27, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$140-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336

The Singing Violin

Violinist Kolja Blacher conducts and performs J. S. Bach's Violin Concerto in D Minor and Violin Concerto No 2 in E with the HK Philharmonic Orchestra, and conducts the orchestra performing Mozart's Symphony No 35, Haffner and Shostakovich's Chamber Symphony. Apr 27-28, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

Twelve Angry Men

Theatre Space stages a drama about 12 jurors serving on a homicide case. In Cantonese. Apr 27-28, May 3-5, 8pm, also Apr 28-29, May 5-6, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2540 1011

Yellow Face

HK Players perform David Henry Hwang's comedy that asks questions about ethnic identity, particularly Asian identity, in today's multicultural world. In English with Chinese surtitles. Until Apr 28, 8pm, also Apr 28, 2.30pm, 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: 9852 2668

Good Luck Man

PIP Theatre's Tyson Chak Hoi-tai stars in and directs a one-man comedy show about a man on the brink of becoming middle-aged and his reaction to the changes in his life that he anticipates in the coming years. In Cantonese. Apr 28, May 6, 2.30pm, also Apr 28, May 13, 7.30pm, also HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$195, HK$295 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2294 8004

Chamber Choir Showcase

John Winzenburg conducts soprano Yuki Ip and Cantoria HK performing works including Debussy's Salut Printemps and Mozart's Laudate Dominum. Apr 28, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, free with ticket. Inquiries:

Concerts by HK Music Lover Chinese Orchestra

Wai Sing-fat conducts the orchestra performing works including Law Wai-lun's Seagulls Flying Above the Foaming Waves and Ma Shenglong and Gu Guanren's Song of Fishermen in the East Sea; Tang Wing-hong hosts and narrates (in Cantonese), and puppeteer-magician Santa Jim also features. Apr 28, 8pm, Tai Po Civic Centre, 12 On Pong Rd, Tai Po, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321

Debussy and Friends

Pianist Francois Chaplin gives a recital of works by Debussy and other composers including Mozart, Chopin and Faure. A Le French May programme. Apr 28, 8pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$380 HK Ticketing. Inquiries:

Si Gwong Gei

Patrick Chiu directs HKFYG HK Melody Makers' performance of Natalie Yau's a cappella theatre show featuring a cappella versions of Canto-pop songs. Apr 28, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150, HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2395 5753Cinema

Germany without Borders

The Goethe-Institut HK and Broadway Cinematheque present a programme of six films about immigration issues in Germany, including the following one. Apr 27-Sept 28. HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$50 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2802 0088

When We Leave

Feo Aladag's drama about a young woman of Turkish descent (Sibel Kekilli) fighting for an independent life in Germany against the wishes of her family. In German and Turkish with English subtitles. Apr 27, 8pm, HK Film Archive.