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  1. Garden in the sky

    Posted Jul 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Lau Kit-wai To most government officials and property developers, rooftop squatter huts represent the shabby side of Hong Kong. But to an artist and collector who have just published a book of photographs, they are works of art. Rooftop squatter huts o ...

  2. Art-house cinema's second act: popular, with dash of alternative

    Posted Jul 28th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow The Harry Potter cardboard cut-out in the lobby of the new Cine-Art House in Kowloon Bay makes clear that a compromise with commercial reality was the sort of magic required to make alternative films available in Hong Kong. Cine-Art House, the cinema that closed its curtains in 2006 after an 18-year stint in Wan Chai, has reincarnated at Amoy Plaza in Kowloon Bay ...

  3. House of pain

    Posted May 08th 2008, 12:00am by Natasha Stokes

    ... culture. It was just about selecting music, no different from inviting friends to your house and playing music for them. 'Now superstar club and house music DJs make six, seven figures a year. ... 'Are you crazy? Not on my watch'.' Morales, who takes to the decks at Dragon-i this Saturday, broke into house music in 1986 when New York City was buzzing with the energy and youth ...

  4. Artists can't afford to ignore Asia, says music industry visionary Jimmy Iovine

    Posted Dec 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ben Sin Jimmy Iovine may not be a recognisable face, but the music mogul has worked with everyone from Bruce Springsteen to Tom Petty to Lady Gaga during his career of more than four decades. And Iovine, current head of the Interscope record label along w ...

  5. This old house

    Posted Aug 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Samantha Culp

    ... A Thai film has audiences jumping out of their skins, writes Samantha Culp In the Thai horror movie Alone, an old-fashioned Thai wooden house replaces the classic gothic mansion as the setting for secrets, betrayal and things that go bump in the night. But this isn't your average haunted house film. It's the second collaboration between Banjong Pisanthanakun ...

  6. Six degrees

    Posted Aug 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to New York as often as he could in the 1940s, travelling in the only way he could afford- as a performer on the cruise liner Queen Mary... The Cunard liner was considered the most luxurious ship ...

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    Reflections: show stopping

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Meera Ganesan

    ... and the affordability of their admission prices, museums are among the few things that offer good value for money in Hong Kong. It is just unfortunate that they are housed in such ugly buildings. The idea ...

  8. House of Tolerance

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clarence Tsui House of Tolerance Hafsia Herzi, Jasmine Trinca, Adele Haenel Director: Bertrand Bonello For a film set mostly in a brothel, House of Tolerance is a strangely sex-free ... of the workers is rarely seen- except for one woman whose face is carved open by a psychotic customer- but their docility is telling about the gender imbalance here. And there lies the problem with House ...

  9. Art fair wraps up with full house

    Posted May 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com The Hong Kong International Art Fair was packed with visitors of all ages and from all walks of life on its final day yesterday, and some galleries reported satisfactory sales. More than 60,000 people visited the fair, ...

  10. Call to save famed opera house

    Posted Feb 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sun Sing Opera Troupe had a season of 38 full-house shows in a row, winning Sunbeam the nickname 'Hong Kong's Grand Palace for Cantonese Opera'. New venues for Cantonese opera ...




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