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    Arts preview: a thread runs through “Promise Again for the First Time”

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 10:44pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... Vanessa Yung vanessa.yung@scmp.com Vanessa Yung Suture self PROMISE AGAIN FOR THE FIRST TIME de Sarthe Gallery   Lin Jingjing can still remember a mother weeping in front of an artwork ... time," says Lin. "The vivid photograph reminded the mother of her experience with parenting. She did everything out of good intentions, she tried to protect and raise her daughter. ...

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    If I only had … actor Baby John Choi would like to spend time with his hero, Chow Yun-fat

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 11:19pm by XX

    ... If I Only Had … one movie star to meet it would be Chow Yun-fat (right). I admire him for showing so much depth when playing a role. A lot of people have seen him shopping in the wet markets or travelling on public transport and he seems friendly and down to earth, taking the time for photos with fans. He lives like any Hongkonger, which I believe makes his acting so ...

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    Separation anxiety: meet Iranian director Asghar Farhadi

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 11:35pm by James Mottram

    ... Separation anxiety ONCE IN A WHILE A filmmaker delivers a work that touches a global nerve. So it was for Iranian director-scriptwriter Asghar Farhadi with 2011's A Separation (aka Nader ... of A Separation was a slope that went up and up and up," he says. "I didn't expect it. Every time something happened, I thought 'This is the end of it'. And then it went up ...

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    If I only had... Architect William Lim plans a Very Hong Kong time

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 10:33pm by SS

    ...... one community event to support this week it would be Very Hong Kong. It's not every day you get to watch classic films under the stars with Hong Kong's skyline as the backdrop, or get free classical music classes from world-class musicians un ...

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    Arts preview: Boeing-Boeing highlights the sexual mores of the high-flying 1960s

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 10:44pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... I'm guessing the comedy would have been viewed as old-fashioned, and possibly sexist. But now we have come full circle, and the play can be seen as a product of its time. The mark of any good comedy is how it stands the test of time," says Kearns, who adds his favourite scene is when two of the air hostesses are together in the same flat for the first time. "There are seven ...

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    Arts preview: Marc Standing makes art with a past

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 10:26pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... and objects that inspire me," says the 38-year-old. But what influences his work more than these trinkets are his global roots. The artist, who graduated in fine arts from Cape Town University, South Africa, in 1999, was born and raised in Zimbabwe. He now divides his time between Hong Kong and Sydney. Standing says his experience in these three places- which each have their own ...

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    Arts preview: Russian pianist Evgeny Kissin plays Schubert and Scriabin

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 10:44pm by Sam Olluver

    ... music seemed to hiccup, and many efforts were left incomplete. The Sonata No 17, D. 850, however, is one of his fully fledged, mature works for the instrument. The New York Times had ... Kissin brought sound into being, one finger daub at a time." Sensitivity is also required for the music of Alexander Scriabin. The two movements of his 10-minute Piano Sonata No 2 are like ...

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    Arts preview: it's all geek to comedian Jackie Kashian

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 10:44pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... dorks. Big time. The Los Angeles-based comedian hosts a weekly podcast on dorky behaviour, and the subject is sure to come up in her Hong Kong shows this month. The Dork Forest podcast evolved ... well to people interrupting her well-honed act, and she'll bite back. Crushing time-wasters and knuckleheads is something she has got down to a fine art, after 24 years on the comedy ...

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    Yinka Shonibare is changing the world, one artwork at a time

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 10:30pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Yinka Shonibare hopes his work can help make the world a better place, writes Vivienne Chow Class act UNLIKE POLITICS, ART does not change the world with immediate effect. But if you question society through art, it can make the world a bett ...

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    Get Reel: how films can inspire and surprise

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 10:44pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... worthwhile. Sure, there are times after a really bad film when I feel like I never want to watch another one. But then I go to a cinema again- sometimes for a film that I didn't think would be my ...




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