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  1. Mind your language

    Posted Dec 19th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Professor Peter Evans, of Oxford, called to say he agreed with my plea asking people not to be cavalier with other people's language. Why can't the Cantonese be left alone to teach ... Hugh Tyrwhitt-Drake's letter headlined 'Tide of change' (December 13) shows that he and I do not speak the same language. He pronounces 'lew' as 'loo'. ...

  2. Calls for Cantonese opera hub in Eastern

    Posted Sep 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak Looming closure of theatre sparks debate Calls to save the Sunbeam Theatre in North Point, the city's only permanent Cantonese opera venue, are leading to proposals ... be developed into a Cantonese opera hub to further develop community interest in the art and stimulate the district's economy. The recommendations include building facilities for training ...

  3. The Planner

    Posted Jan 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 7, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$300-HK$2,000 donations. Inquiries: 3185 1612 AS006- Asharpsingers Special Flight Asharpsingers serve up Cantonese-language a cappella ... Whole Theatre's musical satirising the government's incompetencies and inadequacies, and local people's consequent disappointments. In Cantonese. Jan 7-8, 14-15, 3pm, also Jan ...

  4. The Planner

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... An Honest Statement United States-based French artist Jules De Balincourt's paintings stem from the use of abstract visual language and direct societal subject matter to create diversified ... follows her husband after he runs away to war. In Cantonese. Until May 19, 7.30pm, also May 19, 2.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$90 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: ...

  5. The Planner

    Posted Oct 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Inquiries: 2869 0690. Ends Feb 13, 2012 Performing Arts Microsex Office 4.0 PIP Theatre's latest comedy about male and female office worker relations. In Cantonese. Oct 7-9, Oct 14-16, 7.30pm, ... about a family hit by economic crises who nonetheless persists in trying to overcome the obstacles life has thrown at them. In Cantonese. Until Oct 11, 7.45pm, also Oct 8-9, 2.45pm, HK Arts ...

  6. 'Foul box' for fans with language problem

    Posted Jun 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... and countless tubes. Some crowds may get rowdy, so the mall will set aside an area for fans who may get too wrapped up and let loose with language unbecoming of ladies and gents. 'We don't ...

  7. Around town

    Posted May 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Baptist University Chinese language and literature professor Lau Chor-wah talks about kunqu opera as a literary form. In Cantonese. May 15, 2.30pm, AC1, L4, Administration Building, Cultural ... champagne and the part of France where it is made. In Cantonese with some French and English. May 12, 7.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, free. Inquiries: 2521 7251 Global Health ...

  8. Arts

    Posted Nov 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Masterful Legacy of Lam Kar-sing Exhibition featuring libretti, records, costumes, and audio and video clips of the eminent Cantonese opera figure. Mon, Wed-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am-7pm, closed Tue, ... Nov 26, 8pm. In Cantonese. Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$60 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2606 7222 Good Music This Lunch HK Sinfonietta members play chamber music works ...

  9. Talk back

    Posted May 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Cantonese lower English-language standards? In the cinema section of the Post yesterday, I counted 12 screenings of the children's animation film The Wild. Eleven of these screenings were in Cantonese and only one was in English, showing at UA Citygate in Tung Chung. Why is it necessary to have so many screenings in Cantonese? I would think there is enough demand for more than one ...

  10. Fragile

    Posted Sep 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peter Suart (left) performs in a multimedia presentation that tells the story of Dr Alexandre Yersin and the Hong Kong plague of 1894. In English with a little Cantonese and French. Sept 30-Oct 1, 8pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$160, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323 ...




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