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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    A revival's brewing for Hong Kong's tea house theatre

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:20am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com A revival's brewing for tea house theatre Tea house theatre could be back on the cultural menu early next year under plans being brewed ... of the International Association of Theatre Critics (Hong Kong), said Chinese operatic showcases and speech singing had been popular at tea houses in Sheung Wan and the Western district in the 1940s and 1950s. ...

  2. News - World - CULTURE

    Peking Opera troupe honours icon of the form with US tour

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 10:01pm by Reuters

    ... and musicians began a special US tour this week at New York's Lincoln Centre. The tour by the Jingju Theatre Company of Beijing, with performances in New York and Washington, is timed to mark ... it is by the particular troupe that is the direct artistic inheritor of Mei Lanfang's art," said Elizabeth Wichmann-Walczak, an expert on the form who directs the Asian theatre programme ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    In Scenes of Guangdong concert, musical journey's first notes sounded in ancient history

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 03:02am by Vivienne Chow

    ... in Chiu Chow isn't just one of the pieces to be performed at a concert at the Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre theatre tomorrow; it underscores the fact that "Scenes of Guangdong" ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong arts festival seeks more funding for future growth

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 05:49am by Vivienne Chow

    ... of Theatre Critics (Hong Kong) has doubts. "Will a 20 per cent increase in government funding buy an artistic vision or a 20 per cent [increase at the] box office?" he asked. ... from corporations dwindled, Ho said. Chinglish, a play by David Henry Hwang, and MOMIX Dance Theatre's Botanica were well received when they opened in New York in 2011 and were then staged ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    West Kowloon Cultural District needs to develop a 'human side': expert

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:21am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Authority board member Danny Yung wrote that the arts hub could be the missing piece in a grander scheme of making Hong Kong a cultural metropolis. But Yung, co-artistic director of theatre group ... visual culture museum M+ and the Lyric Theatre for dance. The Centre for Contemporary Performance and Medium Theatre, black box theatres with 150 to 600 seats, will focus on theatre ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    New Kowloon park design a long way from Central Park

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:59am by Olga Wong

    ... in February, the 5,000 trees will be replaced with an arts pavilion, black box theatre and an outdoor stage. The plan was produced by a team of two local companies and one from overseas- Dennis Lau ... projects" and its design stood out for its understanding that Hong Kong needed a major new green open space which could also be a vibrant and flexible venue for music, dance, theatre and other ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    West Kowloon park: 'it's about the arts not trees'

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:38am by Vivienne Chow

    ... for an urban forest to rival Central Park has given way to green lawns, an arts pavilion, black box theatre and an outdoor stage in the new design produced by a team of two local companies and one from ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Call for 'arts lovers' only to serve on board of West Kowloon Cultural District

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:21am by Vivienne Chow

    ... "The composition of the board, and appointment process require a comprehensive review," said Yung, co-artistic director of experimental theatre group Zuni Icosahedron. Other board members, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    We need to lead the charge, says artist

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by Amy Nip

    ... was named the winner of this year's Fukuoka Prize for Arts and Culture. Yung, who is best known for co-founding experimental theatre group Zuni Icosahedron, will be presented with the prize ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Government's non-committal plans for arts hub draws ire

    Posted May 31st 2014, 03:32am by Vivienne Chow

    ... arts hub, industry leaders say. Cultural sector insiders say having a large-scale theatre and concert hall is fundamental, and pushing back the decision on building such facilities until after ... facilities by 2017 and the phase-two venue, the Lyric Theatre, by 2019. The other phase-two facilities, the Centre for Contemporary Performance and the Medium Theatre, which sit atop the express rail ...




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