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PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 02 May, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 02 May, 2012, 12:00am


Gelassenheit: Letting It Be

A site-specific installation with sculptures, mixed media works and videos by Kwan Sheung-chi, Morgan Wong and Tang Kwok-Hin. Today, 1pm-7pm, 2P Contemporary Art Gallery, Shop 5, G/F Poga Building, 6-20 Po Tuck Street, Sai Ying Pun. Inquiries: 2803 2151. Ends today


Photographs by French photographer Stephane Couturier, visual artist Alain Bublex and collage artist Gilbert Garcin (aka Mr G) of contemporary landscapes where reality, fiction and abstraction overlap. A Le French May programme. Today, open 24 hours, Avenue of Stars, TST Promenade. Inquiries: Ends today

German Photography 1960-2012: A Survey

Works by 16 German photographers including Thomas Demand and G?nther F?rg that showcase a range of photographic styles, techniques, media and formats. Today-Sat, 11am-7pm, Ben Brown Fine Arts, 301 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2522 9600. Ends Sat

P. S.

Wong Xiangyi's ink paintings depicting interactions between a couple. Today-Sat, 11am-7pm, Grotto Fine Art, 1-2/F 31C-D Wyndham St, Central. Inquiries: 2121 2270. Ends Sat

Through the Art Museum

Didier Lourenco's works presenting views of the inside and outside of an art museum. Opens today. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, State-of-the-Arts Gallery, G/F, 36 Pottinger S, Central. Inquiries: 2526 1133. Ends May 20

Works by Yu Kei-kei

Photographs by the artist-curator, many of which are of cities, and animals in zoos. Opens today; opening reception May 4, 7pm-9pm. Mon-Fri, noon-4.30pm (front gallery); daily, 24 hours (side gallery), Front/Side Gallery, L505, Tang's Studio, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei. Inquiries: Ends May 31

Ages of Model-calligraphy School

Classical Chinese calligraphy works by masters from different eras. 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 Jun 30

Performing Arts

Lady Gaga - The Born This Way Ball

The American pop singer-songwriter in concert. May 2-3, 5, 7, 7.30pm, AsiaWorld Arena, AsiaWorld-Expo, HK International Airport, Lantau, HK$480-HK$1,580 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2989 9239

The Black and the Blue of a Man

The HK Academy for Performing Arts' production of Poon Wai-sum's drama about five men in search of an objective - in a brothel. In Cantonese. May 2-5, 7.30pm, also May 5, 2.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$65, HK$100 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2854 8500

Couleurs de France

Composer Alain Bancquart conducts flautist Pierre-Yves Artaud, pianist Nancy Loo, harpsichordist David Chung and the HK Wind Kamerata performing works by him, Boismortier, Bereau, Francaix and Bernard. A Le French May programme. May 2, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries:


Adam Harris stars in Leonard Nimoy's play exploring the life and art of Vincent van Gogh. In English. May 2-5, 8pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9127 0420

A Hymn for St Cecilia: The Cecilian Singers Spring Concert 2012

Jennie Wong Yat-tsz conducts the choir and organist Cherry Chan performing songs by composers including Herbert Howells, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Thomas Morley; all proceeds go to the Brotherhood Charity Foundation to help the elderly of Hong Kong. May 3, 7.30pm, Methodist International Church, 271 Queen's Rd East, Wan Chai, HK$150. Inquiries: 2849 4456

Cabaret 2012

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

Twelve Angry Men

Theatre Space's production of Reginald Rose's drama about 12 jurors serving on a murder case who must reach a unanimous decision on the guilt or innocence of the accused. In Cantonese. May 3-5, 8pm, also May 5-6, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2540 1011

2012 HK Dance Awards

Eve Leung and Dominic Wong Dick-man host the annual awards show that also features performances by the City Contemporary Dance Company, HK Dance Company, the HK Academy for Performing Arts' School of Dance and the HK Ballet. May 4, 8pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$100, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2267 6631

Cello Pop

The Red Cello Quartet plays pop music by The Beatles, Lady Gaga, Leonard Cohen and The White, and also Arensky's String Quartet in A Minor. May 4-5, 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$125 (members HK$100) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251

Concert of Tang Chi-wai's Works

Canto-pop singers Raymond Lam Fung, Ron Ng Cheuk-hei, Bosco Wong Chung-chak and others perform works composed by Tang. May 4-5, 8pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$160-HK$480 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2785 7166

Diving for Needles

Cally Yip, Rainbow Lam, Queenie Chick, Alice Ma and Rebcca Wong choreograph and perform in an E-Side Dance Company presentation that explores femininity. May 4-5, 8pm, also May 5, 4pm, May 6, 2.30pm, 4.30pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2372 9351

The Dream of the Red Chamber

Yan Huichang conducts cellist Trey Lee, violinist Yao Jue and the HK Chinese Orchestra playing Wang Liping's The Dream of Red Chamber Suite (Excerpts), Tung Chao-ming and Trey Lee's The Dream of Red Chamber Suite for Cello and Orchestra and Chen Gang (arranger)'s The Dream of the Red Chamber for Violin and Orchestra. May 4-5, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600

Three Alexanders

Alexander Lazarev conducts the HK Philharmonic Orchestra playing works by Glazunov, Stravinsky and Borodin. May 4-5, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

XV: Hong Kong (Re-)Mixed

Local theatre artist Janice Poon and Paris-based sound and video artist Panasthetik. (aka Jason Jagello), present a live audiovisual and audiotextual show using samples and fragments of Hong Kong; Ellen Pau also performs. May 4-5, 8pm, Multimedia Theatre, HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity, 135 Junction Rd, Kowloon, HK$100, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6170 1742


Hayabusa: Back to Earth

Sky show about the unmanned probe sent into space by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency in May 2003, with a focus on its journey back after collecting samples on an asteroid 200 million kilometres from earth. English shows: Wed, Fri, 6.10pm; otherwise in Cantonese. Narration in English, Cantonese, Putonghua and Japanese are also available through headphones. Daily (except Tue), 2.40pm, 6.10pm, also Sun, 11.10am, HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Jun 30

Born to be Wild

Omnimax film documenting the life of some young, orphaned orang-utans and elephants, after being saved, and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them. English shows: Sat-Sun, 8.30pm; otherwise in Cantonese. Narration in English, Cantonese, Putonghua and Japanese are also available through headphones. Daily (except Tue), 1.30pm, 5pm, 8.30pm, HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Aug 31

Tornado Alley

Omnimax film about the largest tornado-research project in history, with research teams investigating in the danger zone known as Tornado Alley in the United States as they study a tornado's formation, route and change in intensity. English shows: Mon, Thu, 7.20pm; otherwise in Cantonese. Narration in Cantonese, Putonghua, English and Japanese are also available through headphones. Daily (except Tue), 3.50pm, 7.20pm, also Sat-Sun, 12.20pm, HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Oct 31


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