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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Creative crowd welcome new Central showcase PMQ

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:19am by Bryan Harris

    ... of the former Hollyroad Road police married quarters, the PMQ centre will offer subsidised studio space to fledgling enterprises, which would otherwise be unable to afford rent in the city, they say. ... This is a good first step," Migliorelli said. Set for a soft launch on May 9, PMQ may well provide a breath of fresh air for Hong Kong residents tired of shopping centres and chain stories. ...

  2. News - China - CULTURE

    ‘Uncultured’ multi-billionaire is China’s biggest fine-art collector

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 02:02pm by XU DONGHUAN

    ... the family business, making handbags which his mother would sell on the street. At 20, he rented a shop at the Yuyuan Bazaar in the centre of old Shanghai, selling souvenirs and accessories. His ...

  3. News - World - CULTURE

    Financial woes mean New York City Opera will almost certainly close

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... Mefistofele . Another shows the set of Pelleas et Melisande. Now Rudel is closely following the company's impending financial collapse. "I think it's a real operatic tragedy," said Rudel, who led City Opera for 22 eventful years, conducting treasured performances with Beverly Sills and, on the company's first night at its new home in Lincoln Centre in 1966, a young ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Two 'heavenly kings' of Canto-pop among mourners at funeral of Cheung Yiu-wing

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:27am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... starting out working in factories and in construction before becoming a major financier in the booming music industry. Special permission was granted for Cheung's family to make a circuit ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Action star Jackie Chan on the 'wish list' to perform with Hong Kong Philharmonic

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 12:36pm by Oliver Chou

    ... will conduct Bach’s St Matthew Passion with the Hong Kong Philharmonic, London Bach Choir, Hong Kong Children’s Choir and soloists at Hong Kong Cultural Centre’s Concert Hall, starting at 7 pm.    ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Auction house gives up on HK$28 million painting that was thrown out by hotel cleaners

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 04:37am by NG KANG-CHUNG, Clifford Lo

    ... a police spokesman said. The case, first classified as "theft", is now being treated as "lost property". At the centre of the apparent blunder is Snowy Mountain by Cui Ruzhuo, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    June 4 museum: 800 sq ft and a plan to 'change society'

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Tsui's Foo Hoo Centre, who say the space can be used only for offices under the building's deeds. Some expressed concern about large numbers of visitors; one expressed political concerns ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Local talents showcase Hong Kong’s design history in Milan

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 11:30am by Vivienne Chow

    ... of the Danish Design Centre. "In many places, design is treated as art only, but Hong Kong shows us that design is business- which is what many countries are looking for," said Juul-Sørensen, ... Change", presented by the Hong Kong Design Centre, recreates the cityscape for visitors to the fair through the works of 60 leading young designers. The works, in a multimedia format, enable ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong ready to take Cantonese opera to next stage

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:38am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... of the academy. He said the school eventually aimed to set up a centre for research into the opera's past and future development.   ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Estimated cost of Chinese opera centre more than doubles to HK$2.7b

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong, Vivienne Chow

    ... Estimate more than doubles for the first venue due to be completed at West Kowloon arts hub The estimated cost of building a Chinese opera centre at the West Kowloon arts hub has more than doubled from HK$1.3 billion to HK$2.7 billion in six years, says Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor. The Xiqu Centre for operas, the first venue due to be completed, will take the shape ...




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