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  1. Contest opens for ideas to turn Bruce Lee's home into star draw

    Posted Jul 21st 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow If you have an idea of how Bruce Lee's former home in Kowloon Tong should look, there is now a rapt audience that wants to hear all about it. An international ... to be finalised. The 'Ideas Competition for Bruce Lee's Residence' is open to local and overseas contestants. The competition- organised by the institutes of architects, planners ...

  2. Daughter backs plan to restore Bruce Lee home

    Posted Jan 08th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Scheme pleases late actor's fans Bruce Lee's daughter has backed a government proposal to restore her late father's former Kowloon Tong residence and expressed ... 'It is my desire to contribute to this project,' said Lee, who heads the charity Bruce Lee Foundation and has been working on the establishment of the Bruce Lee Action Museum in Seattle, ...

  3. Designs flood in for Bruce Lee museum

    Posted Oct 17th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A competition to design a Bruce Lee museum at the late kung fu star's former Kowloon Tong home has attracted more than 160 submissions from Hong Kong and overseas. ... that the villa will be restored to the original state that Bruce Lee lived in as far as possible,' Bruce Lee Club chairman W Wong Yiu- keung said. The actor spent his last years there before his ...

  4. Playwright inspired by Bruce Lee's effect on the Chinese psyche

    Posted Jun 21st 2009, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott The two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist behind plans to turn Bruce Lee's life into a musical says he was lured to the project by the kung fu legend's pivotal role in changing the world's perceptions of China and Chinese men. American-born Chinese playwright David Henry Hwang has spoken for the first time about the musical, titled Bruce Lee: Journey ...

  5. Ban on Bruce Lee's weapon of choice takes centre stage

    Posted Jul 18th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Suddenly, the spirit of Hong Kong's greatest kung fu star is back with us again. By now, you probably have heard about the Bruce Lee: Journey to the West musical, ... another unexpected quarter. Who would have thought Bruce's personal weapon of choice, the nunchaku, would become a subject of intense debate at the US Senate confirmation hearing of Supreme ...

  6. Restoration of Bruce Lee's home welcomed, despite traffic fears

    Posted Jul 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Kowloon City residents welcomed restoration of Bruce Lee's former home but were concerned about the impact on the area and traffic, the local council heard yesterday. ... the neighbouring area.' Councillor Bruce Liu Sing-lei said fans of superstars such as Michael Jackson and Lee always hoped for a place to commemorate their beloved star when they died. Mr Liu, who ...

  7. Artistic vision for Bruce Lee's home

    Posted Mar 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Bruce Lee's former home in Kowloon Tong could be turned into an artistic yet practical institution that would inform visitors about the late movie and martial-arts ... under the ground.' Mrs Lau said parking space for tour buses at the future Bruce Lee memorial hall could be created underground, but this would require Town Planning Board approval. Other ...

  8. Who Would Win a Fight Between Muhammad Ali and Bruce Lee?

    Posted Jan 11th 2009, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Who Would Win a Fight Between Muhammad Ali and Bruce Lee? by Nicholas Hobbes Atlantic Books, HK$108 This is a book to have handy if you like to talk sport. It contains ... Between Muhammad Ali and Bruce Lee? also contains questions probably few have discussed seriously. Examples include: do some darts players actually need to drink alcohol? Why are Scorpios better ...

  9. Bruce Lee's daughter to help research star's former home for memorial hall

    Posted Feb 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Bruce Lee's daughter will help the government research the history of the late movie star's former Kowloon Tong home, which is set to be turned into a memorial hall ... years before his death in 1973. Meanwhile, fans of the star are forming a committee to monitor the restoration's progress. Bruce Lee Club chairman W Wong Yiu-keung said the club had called ...

  10. Government, owner of Bruce Lee home agree to preserve property

    Posted Jan 07th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow The government has agreed in principle to support the restoration of Bruce Lee's former home and to help turn it into a tourist destination commemorating the late movie ... and the government had reached an agreement on the basic principle of preserving and restoring the property at 41 Cumberland Road, popularly known as Crane's Nest, where Lee spent his last years before ...




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