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PUBLISHED : Thursday, 03 May, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 03 May, 2012, 12:00am

Exhibitions

Inside Out

Exhibition of recent works by Coldefy & Associes Architectes Urbanistes. A Le French May programme. Today, noon-7pm, Ilivetomorrow, 45 Tung St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2517 8900. Ends today

Media Art and the Environment - The Desert Metropolis

Art created from images, statistics and datasets that City University students collected in the Mojave Desert. Opening reception today, 6.30pm. Mon-Sat, noon-7pm, L8, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, 18 Tat Hong Avenue, Kowloon Tong. Inquiries: 6602 1967. Ends May 22

Born Red

Cultural Revolution-era portraits and natural landscapes in oil. Opening reception today, 6.30pm-9pm. From May 4: Mon-Sat, 10am-6.30pm, Sun, 1pm-5pm, Zee Stone Gallery, G/F Chinachem Hollywood Centre, 1 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2810 5895. Ends May 25

Movie Stars Exhibition

Jer?me Bonnet's photographs of celebrity guests at the Paris Cinema International Film Festival. A Le French May programme. Opens today. Open 24 hours, Avenue of the Stars, TST Promenade. Inquiries: frenchmay.com. Ends May 31

Bestiarium

Konstantin Bessmertny's small portraits of famous people juxtaposed with a three-dimensional work depicting an imaginary world populated with fantastic creatures and mythological people. Opens today. Tue-Sat, 10.30am-6.30pm, Amelia Johnson Contemporary Gallery 1, 6-10 Shin Hing St, Central. Inquiries: 2548 2286. Ends Jun 3

Landscapes

Chen Hongxin's oil paintings of rural Chinese landscapes and life. Opening reception today, 5pm-9pm. From May 4: Mon-Sat, 10am-6.30pm, Sun, 1pm-6pm, Asia Fine Art Gallery, 14 Sik On St, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2522 0405. Ends Jun 10

Applauding Hong Kong Pop Legend Roman Tam

Exhibition examining the close connection between the career of the late Canto-pop singing star Roman Tam Pak-sin (1950-2002) and popular music in Hong Kong. Mon, Wed-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am-7pm, closed Tue, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends Jul 30

Performing Arts

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; proceeds go to the Brotherhood Charity Foundation to help the elderly. May 3, 7.30pm, Methodist International Church, 271 Queen's Rd East, Wan Chai, HK$150. Inquiries: 2849 4456

Lady Gaga - The Born This Way Ball

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

Cabaret 2012

A musical theatre show by Whole Theatre. 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

The Black and the Blue of a Man

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. Until May 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

Twelve Angry Men

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

Vincent

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

2012 HK Dance Awards

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

Diving for Needles

Cally Yip, Rainbow Lam, Queenie Chick, Alice Ma and Rebecca Wong choreograph and perform in E-Side Dance Company's 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

Flash Back Concert

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

Luminous!

The HK Academy for Performing Arts' Academy Dance Ensemble performs works choreographed by Cathy Marston, Wu Kam-ming, Laura Aris Alvarez and Dam Van Huynh. May 4-5, 8pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$75, HK$110 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8500

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 Lee's The Dream of Red Chamber Suite for Cello and Orchestra and The Dream of the Red Chamber for Violin and Orchestra arranged by Chen Gang. 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 textual 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

TaiChi Band of the Town Concert in Hong Kong

The local rock band performs. May 4, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2266 8133

Miss Q Day Day Love

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

Happy Go Lucky Jazz Big Band

The big band, singer Elaine Liu, trumpet player Eric Myashiro and pianist Ted Lo perform Duke Ellington's music. May 5, 8pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$100-HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6193 4710

Nasser

The French electro-rock band performs. A Le French May programme. May 5, 8pm, Hidden Agenda, 2A Wing Fu Industrial Building, 15-17 Tai Yip St, Kwun Tong, HK$200 (presale at Alliance Francaise, Wan Chai and Jordan), HK$240 (door). Inquiries: frenchmay.com

Orchestra from Planet X

The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of HK and the Magic Circle Mime Company collaborate to perform an orchestral music and visual theatre show exploring the impact of the New World on the music of the orchestra. May 5, 8pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan; and May 6, 3pm, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$500 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2521 7673

Good Luck Man

PIP Theatre's Tyson Chak Hoi-tai stars in and directs a one-man comedy show about a man nearing middle-age and his reaction to the anticipated changes in his life. In Cantonese. May 6, 2.30pm, also May 13, 7.30pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$195, HK$295 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2294 8004

The Intimacy of Creativity 2012: World Premiere Concerts

Flautist Adrian Spence, violinists Catherine Leonard and Mark O'Connor, violinist-violist Ara Gregorian, violist Sophie Stanley, cellist Raman Ramakrishnan, pianists Michael Djupstrom and Bright Sheng, and marimba player-percussionist Jung Ji-hye play works including Pedro Faria Gomes' Dual and Sheng's Melodies of a Flute. May 6, 3pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$200, HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2358 8350

Duo Recital by Yang Xuefei and Wang Jian

Guitarist Yang and cellist Wang perform works by composers including Schubert, Elgar and Piazzolla. May 6, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321

New Horizons: Concert by Windpipe Chinese Music Ensemble

Ho Man-chuen conducts xiao player, calligrapher and painter Tam Po-shek (May 6 only), zheng player Luo Jing, gaohu player Chan Pik-sum, pipa player Yu Wing-ka, liuqin player Lau Nga-ting, suona player Wu Chun-hei and the ensemble performing works such as Tam Po-shek's The Moon in Fall, May 6, 8pm, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 111 Shau Kei Wan Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$120, HK$160; and Liang Xin's Nostalgia for the Central Plains, May 12, 8pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321

Milos Karadaglic

The classical guitarist from Montenegro plays works by Sor, JS Bach, Albeniz and Domeniconi. May 7, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$190-HK$360 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3518 7290

California Suite

Candice Moore directs Sweet & Sour Productions' performance of Neil Simon's comedy composed of four playlets set in a suite at the Beverly Hills Hotel. In English. May 9, 11-12, 8pm, May 13, 3pm, HKRep Black Box, 8/F Sheung Wan Civic Centre, Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9131 3387

Psalms

The Bach Choir performs works by Leonard Bernstein, Mendelssohn, Elgar, Cyrillus Kreek, Villa-Lobos, Lukas Foss and Salamone Rossi. May 9, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$80-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9659 8687

Mayday Nowhere World Tour - Hong Kong

The Taiwanese alternative rock band in concert. May 9-10, 12-15, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$780 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2715 3850

Ray Chen Plays Bruch

Perry So Pak-hin conducts violinist Ray Chen and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra performing works by Einojuhani Rautavaara, Bruch and Sibelius. May 11-12, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

Carmen

Opera HK's production of Georges Bizet's opera about a Gypsy cigarette girl who falls for a bullfighter even while winning the heart of a military officer. A Le French May programme. In French with Chinese and English surtitles. HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, May 10-12, 7.30pm, HK$150-HK$880, May 13, 2.30pm, HK$130-HK$780 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2234 0303

Flamenco sin Fronteras

Spain's Paco Pena Flamenco Dance Company performs. May 11-12, 8pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$100-HK$260; and May 14, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150-HK$360 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Hitch: When Hitchcock Faces Truffaut

Act 2 and Hitch et Compagnie's production of Alain Riou and Stephane Boulan's play imagining what happened when 'master of suspense' Alfred Hitchcock meets French filmmaker Fran?ois Truffaut, who is planning to write a book about Hitchcock. A Le French May programme. In French: May 11, 8pm. In English: May 12, 8pm, May 13, 5pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$250, HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: frenchmay.com

Cantonese Operatic Songs Concert

Chan Kim-sing, Chan Wing-yee, Ng Chin-fung, Tang Mei-ling (May 12 only), Li Lung, Wong Chiu-kwan and Nam Fung (May 26 only) sing Cantonese Opera songs such as: The Sounds of Battle and Daiyu at Her Death Bed, May 12, 7,30pm, Ko Shan Theatre, 77 Ko Shan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$100-HK$260; and Eighteen Songs of a Nomad Flute and Rendezvous at River Luo in a Dream, May 26, 7.30pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$100-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

Amy Wu Live in Concert 2012

Cantonese opera and pop singer-actress Amy Wu Mei-yee performs. May 12-13, 8pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$180-HK$380 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2730 8880

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