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  1. Last-minute crisis brings 'musical cappuccino'

    Posted Jan 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sam Olluver Virtuoso Passion City Hall Concert Hall January 11 They say every crisis brings an opportunity, but the run-up to the 3rd Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival must have put artistic director Lin Cho-liang squarely on the back foot when two participants (violinist Kyoko Takezawa and cellist Gary Hoffman) were incapacitated at the eleventh hour and had ...

  2. Comedy with a human touch in midst of the banking crisis

    Posted May 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Bron Sibree thereview@scmp.com Justin Cartwright is renowned for writing serious literary novels that tap into the zeitgeist. But with his 12th novel, Other People's Money, the South African-born British novelist has not only penned a state-of-the na ...

  3. Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (DVD)

    Posted Feb 28th 2010, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... James Whittle Alternate universes collide in Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, the latest feature from DC Universe. In an alternate universe, all the bad guys are heroes and all ... writers, artists and editors talk about the evolution of the modern super hero. Finally, there are two episodes of TV series A Better World. Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths is a great ...

  4. More galleries for HK art fair despite crisis

    Posted Mar 05th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... More international galleries will participate in the second Hong Kong International Art Fair in May despite the economic downturn. Organisers of ART HK 09 said that the financial crisis had hit the traditional art centres of London and New York, and this had made Asia even more important. The fair has received more than 250 applications for this year's event and around ...

  5. Identity crisis

    Posted Nov 26th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui When Jacques Audiard began his ambitious project about an illiterate young French thug's rite of passage, he wanted to name it after Bob Dylan's song Gotta Serve Somebody. It would have been an apt title, he says, as the film is dr ...

  6. Theatres fear crisis as ticket sales fall fast

    Posted Feb 04th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Economic downturn blamed for disappointing show attendances The performing arts, which have seen a rise in attendance over the past few years, have been battered by the economic crisis, with audience numbers in sharp decline. Members of the arts community said that while the bigger groups were likely to ride out the crisis, smaller ones might not survive, and young artists might quit ...

  7. Live Earth - The Concerts for a Climate in Crisis (CD)

    Posted Apr 25th 2008, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... James Whittle Rock around the world with this two-DVD and CD set of recordings from Live Earth: The Concerts for a Climate in Crisis. On July 7 last year, 150 musical acts played a total of 22 hours in 11 locations to raise awareness of climate change. This set is a collection of the best performances in London, New Jersey and Makahuri Messe, near Tokyo. The first DVD starts ...

  8. There may be a global crisis but the Italians can still justify luxury in lean times

    Posted Mar 09th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... a cold shoulder to the crisis' by justifying luxury in lean times during his speech. 'The crisis will pass but the way we enjoy life will continue,' he said. As an analogy, he ...

  9. Fimbles' jolly songs a tonic for the financial crisis blues

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Annemarie Evans

    ... for a quiet lunchtime bowl of noodles- their thoughts with the financial crisis, school fees and the fact that Kelly Chen Wai-lam's hubby still managed to fork out HK$3 million for their wedding ...

  10. Live Earth- The Concerts for a Climate in Crisis (CD)

    Posted Aug 08th 2008, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... James Whittle On July 7 last year, 150 musical acts played for a total of 22 hours in 11 locations to raise the world's awareness of climate change. This CD and two-DVD collection features the best performances from the London, New Jersey and Makahur ...




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