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  1. Out of Africa on a mission

    Posted May 25th 2008, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... up last year at Cannes by Martin Scorsese and an army of international auteurs, to restore past classics from outside Europe and North America. However, it's been two years since ...

  2. Divine Shadows

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tunisian vocalist and oud player Dhafer Youssef (above) fuses North Africa's Sufi music with classical, electronic and jazz. Accompanied by guitarist Nguyen Le, tabla player Jatinder Thakur and the Koehne String Quartet. Today, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$360 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044 ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Early shoots

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The country had no filmmaking culture under Gaddafi; just a propaganda machine. Days after a film sparked violence across Libya, Steve Rose witnesses the budding of a national cinema Early shoots While the people of Benghazi were ejecting the Islamist mil ...

  4. Love and war in Africa's wild

    Posted Oct 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... YP cadet Holly Siu Journeying deep into the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, African Cats is a nature documentary about lions, cheetahs and the survival of the fittest. The film by Disneynature is divided into three tales. Fang and his family have to ...

  5. Chart-topping singer Jason Mraz returns

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in North America, Africa, Europe and Australia. For this tour, he will also be stopping by other Asian cities, including Seoul, Busan, Bangkok, Taipei and Singapore. Tickets for the local concert ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong Sinfonietta set for maiden tour of North America

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com The HK Sinfonietta's two-week trip celebrates 15 years since the handover Maiden tour of North America for orchestra Hong Kong's home-grown orchestra embarks on its maiden tour of North America, an endeavour intended to show through music that there's more to the city than its status as a financial hub. "After 10 years ...

  7. Alien imitation of life

    Posted Sep 13th 2009, 12:00am by Susan Ramsay

    ... and crime that are seldom referred to globally. For the residents of Africa's most vibrant city, it's a realistic parallel to what is happening at the moment as Zimbabweans stream across ...

  8. The Flying Dutchman

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... consequences. The storm blew in from nowhere, as storms do in the dangerous waters off Africa's Cape of Good Hope. Captain Van der Decken stood on the bridge of his vessel watching the sea all ... the treacherous tip of Africa at maritime college and he knew how to deal with anything they threw at him. This was the first time that he was commanding a vessel from Holland to the eastern Spice Islands ...

  9. Hsiao's Africa trip recalls late mother

    Posted Jul 17th 2010, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze Taiwanese singer Elva Hsiao said she was reminded of her late mother when she spent a week in East Africa earlier this month. During her eight days in the Kenyan border town of Moyale, she saw mothers who starved themselves so their children had more food. 'They reminded me of my mother. Like her, their children always take priority over themselves,' said Hsiao ...

  10. A sneak peek at revamped North Point theatre

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Cantonese opera enthusiasts will find a brighter environment and refurbished seating when the Sunbeam Theatre re-opens next month. Opera lovers feared the famous North Point theatre, founded in 1972, would close for good last month. But a last-minute rescue bid by playwright Li Kui-ming secured a new four-year lease and, instead of shutting its doors ...




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