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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Strange days indeed

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:54pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... L'Étranger, which is titled The Stranger or The Outsider in English. As a teenager, he was taken by the notion that events in life are absurd. "Although I have become more optimistic, there's a part of me that is still influenced by Camus' words," he says. By the time the dancer-choreographer started to explore the foundation of a "performative portrait", ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Asia Art Archive show highlights the universal art form of drawing

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 11:14pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... sound artist-composer Samson Young Kar-fai and Professor Christopher Hutton of Hong Kong University's School of English "Christopher is very interested in [ink artist] Wilson ... for granted," says Chow Chung-wah, co-founder of Walk in Hong Kong. He will host the Cantonese tour while co-founder Haider Kikabhoy will guide one in English. There are guided tours of the Mapping Asia ...

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    Ani-Com Hong Kong promises an unusual take on city life as seen by comic artists

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:18pm by DARREN WEE

    ... writers. "It gave me a sense of belonging to my own culture," he says. A solo exhibition of Lee's drawings will open at Gallery Exit later this year and an English translation ... submitting artwork to a magazine. She continued contributing to magazines and newspapers throughout high school, before becoming a full-time comic artist in 2001. A year later, Men was named best new ...

  4. News - World - ARTS

    New York's Met sounds warning on the future viability of grand opera

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:56am by The Guardian

    ... is on a roll." Beard said productions were selling out, with shows in the cinema season often selling fastest. John Berry, artistic director at the English National Opera, also rejected the glum ... there are hundreds of thousands, maybe millions, of people who love opera out there. But that base is getting smaller". Recent research backs him up, with a report for the English Touring Opera finding ...

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    Playwright David Greig's Dunsinane is a sequel to Shakespeare's Macbeth

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 11:40pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... Auditorium this weekend. "The story of Macbeth existed before Shakespeare. Macbeth was a real king, so was Malcolm, and Siward was a real English general. I am just telling my version ... are circling, and the occupying English troops are only thinking about going home. Macbeth is never named in the play because, says Greig, "It is a little joke on how it is bad luck to name him ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    Playwright pens tale of Hong Kong and its expat 'filth'

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 04:51am by Lana Lam, DANNY LEE

    ... of fate is not lost on Jingan Young. "It's totally ironic," the 23-year-old joked. Born and raised in Hong Kong, Young went to Paris after secondary school for a year to study art: "But I hated it." She ended up going to London to study English at King's College and secured a spot at the Royal Court Theatre's young writers' programme in 2011. "In ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    Hong Kong percussionist strikes the right note in Germany

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com HK percussionist strikes the right note in Germany Talented percussionist and former Diocesan Girls' School student Sabrina Ma Suk-wai has much ... with her family as a baby. She did primary and secondary school here, then studied music in the US at the University of Michigan. She started learning the piano and violin at a young age, ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    Breaking the rules: James Franco

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Doretta Lau

    ... Breakers, Franco- who is now studying for his PhD in English at Yale University- transforms himself into a gun-slinging, dental grill-sporting gangster named Alien. He embodies the character so ... want it to feel like a school essay. Faulkner is very raw. He's got crazy stuff going on in his books, but most Faulkner adaptations I see feel quaint. "I feel like it's hard ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    Deciding the future of Cantonese opera

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by WINNIE CHAU

    ... place," he says. Whatever the roles they eventually gravitate towards, the best performers start their training before puberty, as flexibility is required to build a foundation in martial arts ... qualifications meet the prerequisites, he says. Most local candidates are amateurs who enrol out of personal interest, says Hung, who trained at the Guangdong Cantonese Opera School and the APA. Stella ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    Ghanaian filmmaker Frances Bodomo thanks early years in Hong Kong for success

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... And the 24-year-old, educated for seven years at West Island School, says this upbringing has inspired her to tell stories about people who have lived in many countries, but struggle to find a place to call ... with people completely different from me, I would think I have to find someone who looks like me before I can start the conversation," she said. Bodomo has a bachelor's degree in English ...




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