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    Swing both ways: HK Chinese Orchestra takes a jazzy journey

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 10:42pm by Kylie Knott

    ... Kylie Knott kylie.knott@scmp.com Kylie Knott Swing both ways CHINESE MUSIC WITH ALL THAT JAZZ Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra   "It really is a cultural collision, a fusion of two very different musical genres that somehow works," says Chew Hee-chiat, resident conductor with the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra (HKCO) of the upcoming Chinese Music With All That Jazz concerts. ...

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    Hong Kong Arts Festival play features a modern Chinese setting for Juliet and her Romeo

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 10:26pm by XU DONGHUAN

    ... Donghuan Xu Director Tian Qinxin is taking Romeo and Juliet into 20th century China. The reason for her Cultural Revolution? There aren't enough good love stories in Chinese, writes ... in Chinese culture is one of the reasons we have so many family problems today. "I'm not blowing this out of proportion. We have provided few positive portrayals of true love and lots ...

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    Arts preview: Zuni Icosahedron's The Trial blends Kafka with Chinese literature

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 10:30pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... Edmund Lee edmund.lee@scmp.com Edmund Lee Behind the mirror THE TRIAL Zuni Icosahedron   The Chinese title of Danny Yung Ning-tsun's experimental theatre series is taken from Ling ... together," says Yung, founder and co-artistic director of local experimental theatre company Zuni Icosahedron. "Although their cultural backgrounds and creative methods were dramatically ...

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    Elmgreen & Dragset's “The Old World” pokes fun at European culture

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 10:44pm by Kylie Knott

    ... Kylie Knott Elmgreen & Dragset's The Old World takes a satirical swipe at European culture by using surrealism and humour, writes Kylie Knott Changing latitudes THE VIBE ... The show takes a satirical swipe at European history and culture, areas the artists have previously examined, most recently in their exhibition "Tomorrow" at the Victoria and Albert ...

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    Arts preview: Hong Kong Ballet brings a conceptual touch to Chinese classic

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 10:40pm by Mabel Sieh

    ... adapted for screen and stage many times. But choreographer Wang Xinpeng's ballet version of the popular Chinese literary classic promises to give the doomed romance a more conceptual take. ... Men too. It's a cycle of life." mabel.sieh@scmp.com   Hong Kong Cultural Centre Grand Theatre, Tsim Sha Tsui, October 25-27 & November 1-3, HK$140-HK$1,500. Inquiries: 2734 9009.     ...

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    Power of the pen: contemporary Chinese ink paintings

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... and Li says the artists "reinterpret ink art as a medium, and reimagine our city amid the constant redevelopment, and different cultural phenomena". Chinese contemporary ink is not just ... Vanessa Yung Contemporary ink paintings are stimulating debate about how to modernise the art form, writes Vanessa Yung You might call Chinese contemporary ink the new black. The genre ...

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    Art house: The Godfather has influenced popular culture in unseen ways

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 10:13pm by SEAN TIERNEY

    ... Sean Tierney Sean Tierney "Leave the gun. Take the cannoli." An epic tale of an Italian-American crime family's struggle to survive the shifting landscape of post-second world war organised crime in America, The Godfather is one of those rare films which has entered popular culture so thoroughly that many of its effects may not even be recognised as such. ...

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    Film review: Up in the Wind explores the Chinese concept of face

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 10:42pm by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun 48hours@scmp.com Andrew Sun Blows hot and cold UP IN THE WIND Starring: Ni Ni, Jing Boran, Liu Zi Director: Teng Huatao Category: TBA (Putonghua) Rating: 3/5   The comparisons will be inevitable: essentially, Teng Huatao has made a mainland var ...

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    Sharing the city's open spaces and culture is at the heart of the Freespace Fest

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 10:34pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... says Yu, the executive director for performing arts with the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, the event's organisers. "We're trying to differentiate ourselves from ... curator of Hong Kong Institute of Contemporary Culture's MaD (Make a Difference), says she is confident the group's collaborative programme titled Construction-in-Progress can embrace ...

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    Art house: Japanese wartime occupation in Devils on the Doorstep

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 11:35pm

    ... and a collaborationist Chinese translator (Yuan Ding) into Ma’s care. Ma, his pregnant lady friend (Jiang Hongbo) and his fellow villagers are stuck between a rock and a hard place, facing certain death ... well-deserved acclaim and continued screening as conceived by its auteur.   Devils on the Doorstep, March 29, 3.15pm, Cultural Centre Grand Theatre. Part of the HK International Film Festival     ...




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