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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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

    ... Olga Wong and Vivienne Chow Estimate more than doubles for the first venue due to be completed at West Kowloon arts hub Chinese opera centre cost soars to HK$2.7 billion 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 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    We need to lead the charge, says artist

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by Amy Nip

    ... On-wah won the grand prize in 2008. At the prize announcement at the Cultural Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui yesterday, Yung said Hong Kong should learn from Fukuoka about how to build a city's brand through culture. He directed the remark at Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah, who was also at the ceremony but did not respond. Yung noted that even before he set foot in Fukuoka, he ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    West Kowloon park: 'it's about the arts not trees'

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:38am by Vivienne Chow

    ... by-laws to govern the park but the petition is calling for a "people-centred" management. The landscape design team said it was working on improving accessibility to the park, with ferries and footbridges. The site to its north is reserved for a mega performance venue- if the financially constricted arts hub has the money to build it. But, meanwhile, the design team ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong arts festival seeks more funding for future growth

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 05:49am by Vivienne Chow

    ... attracted audiences and corporate sponsors. "If there's more public funding, will it ease the festival's financial burden so that the festival can experiment with new programmes?" asked Cheng. Over the past three years, sponsorships have remained flat, at about HK$16 million- around 15 per cent of the festival's income. But when the financial crisis hit, money ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Arts hub will be brilliant: Guggenheim chief

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 04:08am by Vivienne Chow

    ... it will be brilliant." Armstrong was in the city to launch the first stop on the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative's global tour, at the Asia Society in Admiralty. The Guggenheim and the Centre ... the bidding process collapsed in 2006 amid criticism of having a single developer, its financial arrangements and the land use. The project, first announced in 1998 by then chief executive Tung ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Concern over arts building costs

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... by July, after the cost of building the first venue- the Xiqu Centre- doubled from its original estimate of HK$1.3 billion to HK$2.7 billion. The authority's board members and university ... And their speculation was proved right when in December the authority announced that the winning design for the Xiqu Centre, a performance venue for Chinese operas, would cost twice the estimate made in 2008. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Arts hub will not seek new funding, says Lam

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong and Ada Lee

    ... and backstage facilities from the surface of the arts hub. Another plan to save money is to ask a private developer to build the Mega Performance Venue and Exhibition Centre, which will hold 18,000 ... the Centre for Contemporary Performance. "We are not going to compromise on the scale or the quality of the project," Lam said. "What we are suggesting is to exercise vigorous cost ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong museums exhibit ambition ahead of M+ opening

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Museum of Art and other public spaces pledge to innovate and showcase city's heritage, defining their role before M+ visual cultural centre opens ... HK$519.2 million in 2008/09 to HK$657.1 million in the current financial year. The department published its first annual report last year. "With more exhibition spaces available, we hope ...



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