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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Legco funding delays could drive up arts hub cost, senior official says

    Posted Nov 25th 2014, 05:11am by Vivienne Chow

    ... the Xiqu Centre and M+, has already begun. The Xiqu Centre is expected to be ready by 2017, and M+ in 2018. A park and the Freespace theatre and outdoor stage are expected to be ready around 2016-17. The Lyric theatre is expected to be ready by about 2020. Over the weekend, more than 43,000 people visited Freespace Fest, the outdoor arts festival organised by the arts hub authority. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Kennedy Road residents condemn amended Hopewell hotel project

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Ernest Kao

    ... a 1,500-seat "convention theatre" has also angered residents who fear it will worsen traffic congestion on Kennedy Road- a mid-density residential neighbourhood- and on Queens Road East near ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Don't give up green 'theatre' for flats

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 05:37am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Designer urges Hong Kong to protect its spectacular environment rather than taking the easy option of building homes in country parks Don't give up green 'theatre' for flats Hong Kong should treasure its natural beauty and not give up its "theatrical greenery" in exchange for flats just because it is an easy ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    West Kowloon arts hub operational plan for venues revealed

    Posted May 28th 2014, 04:19am by Vivienne Chow

    ... with the arts community and we still have time to decide," Yu said. He said the Xiqu Centre, Freespace and Lyric Theatre would be among the performing arts venues ready for use. While the Xiqu Centre and Freespace would seek associate partners, Lyric Theatre would involve both associate and resident partners. Freespace, the first venue ready in 2016, would play the role as a cultural ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    No U-turn on Kowloon Cultural District basement plans despite spiralling HK$23b cost

    Posted May 28th 2014, 04:48pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... thought that the railway delay would affect only phase-two facilities. But yesterday Lam said the Xiqu Centre for Chinese opera and the Lyric Theatre in phase one were also jeopardised. Railway ... at the site of the Lyric Theatre, which had been due to be ready in 2019. "We need the MTR to cooperate," Lam said. She said she needed to talk to the corporation to explore ways to tackle ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Rail delay rocks culture hub plan

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:01am by ADA LEE AND VIVIENNE CHOW

    ... that the Centre for Contemporary Performance and the Medium Theatre II, which will sit atop the railway's lavish terminus, could be directly affected by complex geological conditions at the site. ... as part of the second batch of facilities to open at the long-delayed cultural hub. Other facilities due to be ready in the same period include the Lyric Theatre and Medium Theatre I. The delay ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - DEVELOPMENT

    Young thespians taught to look the part

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by WINNIE CHAU

    ... Winnie Chau familypost@scmp.com A stage director is giving children a sense of what it's like to be professional actors, writes Winnie Chau Many hams make light work The secret to working with child actors is to treat them as if they are grown-ups. That is why Nicholas Atkinson, the creative development manager of Faust International Youth Theatre, gives his young actors ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Lawmakers slam plan to house Yau Ma Tei homeless with rubbish

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Plan to house homeless with rubbish slammed Officials seeking to redevelop the Yau Ma Tei Theatre came under fire yesterday for proposing to keep a rubbish collection point next to a street sleepers' shelter when the two are moved. Both facilities share a building next to the theatre on Shanghai Street and current plans are to move them together ...

  9. News - World - DEVELOPMENT

    Hospital in Lusaka symbol of China's soft power in Zambia

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... the skills. If you go to a building site, they're less welcome." The hospital's Chinese staff comprise five surgeons, two radiologists, a gynaecologist, anaesthetist, theatre nurse ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Housing focus moves to West Kowloon arts hub

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... be sold as private luxury homes. I don't believe it will benefit the public," he said. Mathias Woo Yan-wai, of theatre company Zuni Icosahedron, said he would support only public housing ...



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