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Hong Kong gigs

Book now for comic Russell Peters, Caspian, Chinese Drama Festival

Canadian comedian makes his Macau debut, post-rockers Caspian include Hong Kong in China tour, and year’s biggest Chinese theatre festival in the city gets under way

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 14 January, 2016, 8:02am
UPDATED : Thursday, 14 January, 2016, 8:02am

Russell Peters – Almost Famous

By now you’re probably familiar with the Canadian funny man’s collection of infamous punchlines. Known for his insightful and astute observational comedy and spot-on impressions, the comedian will bring his live act to Macau for the first time.

In English. February 26, 8.15pm, Studio City Event Centre, Studio City, Macau, HK$680-HK$1,580 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2629 6218

Caspian – Dust and Disquiet

The American post-rock band play in the city for one night only — one of nine shows they are putting on in China.

February 25, 8pm, Hidden Agenda, 2A Winful Industrial Building, 15-17 Tai Yip Street, Kwun Tong. HK$260 (advance) ticketflap.com, HK$300 (door). Inquiries: 9170 6073

Chinese Drama Festival

The 10th iteration of the city’s biggest Chinese drama festival kicks off this year with HKRep’s restaging of Footprints in the Snow. Other highlights include Pants Theatre Productions’ Gweilo and M.O.V.E Theatre’s domestic drama Nowhere Near.

Mostly in Cantonese or Mandarin with Chinese and English surtitles. Various ticket prices (available on Urbtix), dates and venues. Inquiries: 2353 6511