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Entertainment Planner, August 13

PUBLISHED : Monday, 13 August, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 25 October, 2012, 11:27am

Exhibitions

 

The Summer Show - Introducing Five Photographers

Landscapes and still lifes by Dominique Lauge, Kees Metsellar's photographs of the Venture Spirit supertanker in dry dock in Shenzhen, photographs of Hong Kong by Eleanor McColl, George Moy's photographs of northern Arizona's Antelope Canyon, and Ron Yue's photographs of Asian landscapes. Today, 11am-6pm, Picture This Gallery, Suite 1308, 13/F, 9 Queen's Rd Central. Inquiries: 2525 2820. Ends today

A Tribute to Hong Kong Masters

Paintings by Luis Chan, Irene Chou, Gaylord Chan, Liu Kuo-sung, Chu Hing- wah, Wucius Wong and Leung Kui-ting. Mon-Fri, 10am-6.30pm, Sat, 10am-6pm, Hanart Square, 2C Mai On Building, 19 Kung Yip St, Kwai Chung. Inquiries: 2526 9019. Ends Aug 21

Summer Splendour

Scenes of their homeland and culture by Vietnamese and Tibetan artists including Nguyen Tu Nghiem and Dawa Zhaxi. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-6.30pm, Galerie La Vong, 13/F One Lan Kwai Fong, Central. Inquiries: 2869 6863. Ends Aug 31

Photo Exhibition on the London 2012 Olympics

Works by 80 Agence France-Presse photographers at the London Olympic Games. Daily, 10am-noon, 3pm-5.30pm, Foreign Correspondents' Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2521 1511. Ends Aug 31

Collection Highlights - Artefacts of Dr Sun Yat-sen's First Wife, Lu Muzhen

Exhibition about the low-profile Lu Muzhen (1867-1952), that aims to give a deeper understanding of the people close to her Chinese revolutionary-statesman husband. Mon-Wed, Fri-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am-7pm, closed Thur, Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum, 7 Castle Rd, Mid-Levels, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2367 6373. Ends Sept 1 Performing Arts

 

Cinderella

Purssic Yu conducts and Bryan Woo directs City Opera Children's Chorus' performance of a children's opera version of the Grimms' fairy tale in which Cinderella is an au pair in Widow Grumble's household. Sung in English with Cantonese dialogue. Aug 13-14, 8pm, Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Rd, Chai Wan, HK$200-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9029 7328

Swan Lake

The HK Dance Foundation presents ballet dancers Tracy Li and Trevor Schoonraad, and Christine Liao School of Ballet students performing the classic ballet about a prince who falls in love with a princess turned into a swan by a sorcerer; proceeds to Plan International's "Because I am a Girl" campaign. Aug 13-14, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$180-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2736 6666

I Have a Date with Autumn

Roy Szeto Wai-cheuk directs the HK Repertory Theatre's production of Raymond To Kwok-wai's dramatic sequel to I Have a Date with Spring set in the "golden era" of Canto-pop. Starring Hins Cheung King-hin. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Aug 14-18, 7.45pm, also Aug 18-19, 2.45pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$150-HK$450 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3103 5900

Bauhinia Cup Dance Championships 2012

Junior Bauhinia Cup Dance Championships 2012, Aug 15, 2.30pm, 7.30pm; and Bauhinia Cup Dance Championships 2012, Aug 16-17, 7.30pm, Ko Shan Theatre, 77 Ko Shan Road, Hung Hom, HK$50. Bauhinia Cup International Dance Invitation Championships 2012, Aug 21, 7.30pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$60. Bauhinia Cup Dance Championships 2012 Winners' Performance and Award Ceremony, Aug 22-23, 7.30pm, Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$90-HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2967 8253

John Cage@100: Musicircus

HK New Music Ensemble, artists from other disciplines and circus performers stage American composer John Cage's "omnium gatherum" piece. Aug 16, 1pm, main entrance, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, free. Inquiries: 2582 0247

On Golden Pond

HK Federation of Drama Societies' production of Ernest Thompson's drama about a retired professor and his partner who are visited at their lakeside holiday home by relatives, including the son of their daughter's boyfriend. In Cantonese. Aug 16-18, 7.45pm, also Aug 18-19, 2.45pm, Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Rd, Yuen Long, HK$120-HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2353 0880

Rhapsody in Red

Johnny Ng and Sean Li conduct pianist Rachel Cheung, saxophonist Timothy Sun and the HK Festival Orchestra playing works by Glazunov, Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky, Aug 16; and pianist Mary Wu Mei-loc and the orchestra playing works by Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky, Aug 17. Both concerts: 8pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$80-HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6823 6743

An Inspector Calls

James Mark directs Chung Ying Theatre Company's production of J.B. Priestley's drama revolving around a police inspector's visit to see members of a family while investigating a young woman's death. In Cantonese. Aug 17-18, 22-25, 7.30pm, also Aug 18-19, 25-26, 2.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$160-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3961 9803

The Animals' Race Musical

Angela Children's Theatre presents a musical adaptation of Angela Luk's children's storybook about a race on land and water involving various types of animals. In Cantonese. Aug 17-18, 7.30pm, also Aug 18-19, 11am, 2.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$280-HK$420 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2566 6893

Spring Ritual · Eulogy

Yang Yuntao choreographs and directs the HK Dance Company's dance poem exploring the relationship between the abstract beauty of calligraphy and literati ideals through the interplay of classical dance, Chinese music and the body's rhythm. Aug 17-18, 7.45pm, also Aug 18-19, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$180-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 1806

Oh My Goddess!

Cinematic Theatre's drama about the revenge a jilted bride plans on her ex-fiancé. In Cantonese. Aug 17-18, 8pm, also Aug 18-19, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$260, HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2567 5888

Cinema

 

Born to be Wild

Omnimax film documenting the rescue and raising of orphaned orang-utans and elephants. English shows: Sat-Sun, 8.30pm; otherwise in Cantonese. Narration in English, Cantonese, Putonghua and Japanese are also available through headphones. Daily (except Tue), 1.30pm, 5pm, 8.30pm, HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Aug 31

Tornado Alley

Omnimax film about the largest tornado-research project in history, with researchers heading into the danger zone known as Tornado Alley in the United States. English shows: Mon, Thu, 7.20pm; otherwise in Cantonese. Narration in Cantonese, Putonghua, English and Japanese are also available through headphones. Daily (except Tue), 3.50pm, 7.20pm, also Sat-Sun, 12.20pm, HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Oct 31

Astronaut 3-D

Stereoscopic film looking at astronaut training that shows the risks and challenges faced by space explorers. English shows: Wed, Fri, 6.10pm; otherwise in Cantonese. Narration in Cantonese, Putonghua, English and Japanese are also available through headphones. Daily (except Tue), 2.40pm, also Sun, 11.10am. HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Dec 31

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