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Hong Kong Planner, August 14

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 14 August, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 25 October, 2012, 11:24am

Exhibitions

 

... daynight ... (Year 7)

Artist Tse Lok-lun's series of works exploring the relationship between obstacle and habit. Today, 2pm-8pm, L1 Gallery, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei. Inquiries: 9070 4147. Ends today

Hear the Wind Sing

Singaporean artist Tay Bak Chiang's ink paintings from his Stone, Lotus Pond and Flower series. Today-Sat, 1pm-7pm, Art Projects Gallery, Unit 7, L14 Oceanic Industrial Centre, 2 Lee Lok St, Ap Lei Chau. Inquiries: 3485 5336. Ends Sat

Heartscape

Suo Yutong's landscape "paintings" made up of tens of thousand pieces of small hooks, grouped and textured on paper into recognisable topography. Mon-Sat, 11.30am-7.30pm, Art Beatus Gallery, 50 Peel St, Central. Inquiries: 2526 0818. End Aug 24

Luminous Harbour: Hong Kong Contemporary Photography 2012

Cheung Wai-Lok, Chan Wai-Kwong, Ho Siu-Nam, Vincent Yu, Tse Ming-Chong, So Hing-Keung, Ho Pak-Kei and Lai Lon-Hin's photographs respond to the question "What is Hong Kong?" Tue-Sun, 11am-6pm, Lumenvisum, L2-10 Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei. Inquiries: 3177 9159. Ends Aug 26

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 Thu, Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum, 7 Castle Rd, Mid-Levels, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2367 6373. Ends Sept 1

Song Hyun-sook

Minimalist paintings by the South Korean-born, Germany-based artist who counts her brush strokes and titles each of her paintings by the number of strokes needed to complete it. Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm, Edouard Malingue Gallery, 1/F, 8 Queen's Rd Central. Inquiries: 2810 0317. Ends Sept 1

Crisscross

Works by Indonesian artists Hengki Pudjianto, FauZie As'Ad and Lie Fhung, and Belgium-based French artist Youri Leroux - who have all worked outside their homelands. Tue-Sat, 9.30am-6.30pm, Sun, 1.30pm-6.30pm, Sin Sin Fine Art, 53-54 Sai St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2858 5072. Ends Sept 2

King's Harmonica Quintet - 25 Years in Retrospect

Exhibition of harmonicas used by the musical group established in 1987 by five King's College harmonica enthusiasts as well as their manuscripts, awards and other items. Mon, Tue, Thu-Sun, 10am-9pm, Wed, 1pm-9pm, HK Central Library, 66 Causeway Rd, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: 2734 2949. Ends Sept 30

Hong Kong, My City

Exhibition of creative works celebrating Hong Kong by more than 500 Kids' Gallery visual arts students ranging in aged from 21/2 to 16 years. Daily, 10am-10pm, Peak Galleria, 118 Peak Rd, The Peak. Tel: 2501 4842. Ends Oct 2

The Multiplicity of Simplicity

Ceramic wares produced by well-known kilns during the Song (960-1279) and Yuan (1271-1368) dynasties. Mon-Sat, 9.30am-6pm, Sun, 1pm-6pm, University Museum and Art Gallery, University of HK, 90 Bonham Rd, Pok Fu Lam. Inquiries: 2241 5508. Ends Nov 25

Performing Arts

 

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

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. Music and lyrics by Peter Maxwell Davies. Aug 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 an evil sorcerer's curse; proceeds to Plan International's "Because I am a Girl" campaign. Aug 14, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$180-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2736 6666

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 life-long 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 as part of his investigation into 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, including a tortoise. 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

 

Summer International Film Festival 2012

HK International Film Festival Society presents a programme of 27 films from nine territories, including the following one. Aug 14-28. HK Science Museum, 2 Science Museum Rd, TST East; HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST; The Grand Cinema, 2/F Elements, 1 Austin Rd West, Kowloon; and UA Langham Place, 8/F-11/F Langham Place, 8 Argyle St, Mong Kok, HK$65 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2970 3300

GF*BF

Yang Ya-che's coming-of-age romantic drama, initially set during the tumultuous martial law years of the 1980s in Taiwan, portraying the rapid social change of the past 30 years through the perspectives of three friends and their complex relationships. Starring Kwai Lun-mei, Joseph Chang Hsiao-chuan and Rhydian Vaughan. In Mandarin with Chinese and English subtitles. Aug 14, 7.15pm, also 9.45pm, The Grand Cinema.

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