The Week Ahead: October 23 to October 31
Zen out with mustachioed-yoga and dress up your dog like Harry Pawter.
Tee Hee Lee Comedian Pete Lee headlines at TakeOut Comedy, bringing his super nice guy underdog routine to the SAR.
Oct 23-24, 9pm. TakeOut Comedy, B/F, 34 Elgin St., Central, 6220-4436. $300 from takeoutcomedy.com.
So Saxy The Empty Gallery has stuff in it: legendary free jazz saxophonist Peter Brotzmann performs with Sabu Toyozumi on the drums and Jason Adasiewicz on the vibes. It’s time to get atonal!
8pm. The Empty Gallery, 19/F Grand Marine Center, 3 Yue Fung St., Tin Wan. $100 from art-mate.net; $150 at the door.
Just Dance Ceroc hosts the second iteration of the Pan Asia Charity Dance Championships this weekend. Dancers from all over are flying in to dance their hearts out in aid of disadvantaged children via the Angels for Orphans charity. Besides joining in a flash mob and watching dancers strut their stuff, you can even learn a few steps from the pros.
Oct 23-25. Flashmob on Oct 23, 11pm at Hard Rock Cafe, 55 D’Aguilar St., Central. For full schedule, visit cerocasia.com.
Shopping Spree Halloween is five days away! Go grab your costume on Pottinger Street, then check out the party you need to be at on p.28. Our costume suggestion: Zombie CY’s Career.
Eat Up! Eat around the world at the Shangri-La International Festival of Gastronomy, which invites eight chefs with a sum of 15 Michelin Stars to Shangri-La restos around the world. In the SAR chefs include Mauro Colagreco, whose restaurant Mirazur is ranked 11th in the world. Which is higher than you’ll ever be ranked at anything, ever.
Oct 27-31. Island Shangri-La, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Rd., Central. For reservations call 2877-3838.
Story Time Hong Kong Stories is back, with another live performance of true stories told in first person and themed around “Quitting.” You could commit to going, or... well, quit.
8pm. Fringe Upstairs, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd., Central. $120 from hkticketing.com.
Fright Night Culture Club is hosting Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, in which performers spin creepy, ghostly, grotesque yarns to keep you up at night.
7:30pm. Culture Club, 15 Elgin St., Central. $100 from ticketflap.com/scarystories; $120 at the door.
Mustache Me Movember is almost upon us—the mustache-growing month aimed at raising awareness and funds for prostate and testicular cancer. This month there’s also the MOVE Challenge—can you do something active for every day
in November? Start early with a Sunset Moga class—that’s Movember Yoga to you and me.
7pm. Pier 10, Central Ferry Pier. Free with registration at hk.movember.com.
Such Party, Wow Dress your canine up as Snoop Dogg/Lion/zilla for the best dog costume contest at Halloween Doggies Trick or Treat Charity Party. Other activities for dogs and dawgs include a treat hunt, doggy adoption, and free food and drink for the “parents.” All proceeds will go to the Lifelong Animal Protection Charity.
6:30pm. Hunter Pet Shop, Shop 6, G/F, 1-2 St Stephen’s Lane, Mid-Levels. $100 per dog from lap.org.hk.
Gorgeous Galleries The Hong Kong Art Gallery Association is putting together Art Gallery Week, which will unite over 50 galleries all over Hong Kong to host artists and speakers on top of their usual exhibitions. There will also be performances, workshops and tours for people of every stripe, artistic or not. Time to get that art face on…
Nov 1-7, www.hk-aga.org.