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Belinda Wallis

Masquerading as art

IT sat on the darkened stage under a soft spotlight, a life-sized puppet in a gentle breeze.

Wednesday, 11 January, 1995, 12:00am

Masquerading as art

IT sat on the darkened stage under a soft spotlight, a life-sized puppet in a gentle breeze. Slowly, the creature fluttered into life, and with the ring of a distant bell began a slow awakening - this was no puppet, it was Sha Sha Higby, a young Californian woman and her 'sculptural costume performance'.

11 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

Reasons to be tearful

FOR the three characters living a day-to-day existence in their little bed-sit, there do not seem to be a lot of reasons to be cheerful, but the Fringe Festival audience certainly walked out sounding chirpy after 50 minutes of laughter.

Presented by Hong Kong's only all-female theatre group, Agitprop, Reasons To Be Cheerful made its debut at last year's Edinburgh Festival.

31 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

A betrayal of trust

Gymnopedy (The Naked Child), Stage Renegades, Fringe Studio. Jan 21-23.

ONE word sums up a lot about this production which was performed at the Fringe Festival: brave.

Brave was the writer, Dino Mahoney, who penned this moving drama about child abuse and brave was the young amateur cast which took on the complex characters that make up Gymnopedy.

24 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

Amnesty films on racism, dictators

TO mark International Human Rights Day today, Amnesty International is screening a series of four short films covering topics such as racism, dictatorships and sexism.

There are two showings of the series - this evening at 6.30 and Saturday, December 18, at 2.30pm - both at the Arts Centre, Wan Chai.

Three of the films run less than 18 minutes.

10 Dec 1993 - 12:00am

Model sets sights on world stage

A 21-YEAR-OLD woman from Dalian in northern China was on her way to international modelling stardom after she was last night crowned the winner of China's First Fashion Model Contest.

The panel of judges overwhelmingly voted Li Hua the young model with outstanding talent.

It was just what Li Hua had dreamed of.

14 Sep 1993 - 12:00am

Thirty dismissed in Metro News revamp

HONGKONG'S first 24-hour news service was axed yesterday with 30 journalists losing their jobs, prompting concern at a dramatic decline in English language broadcasting in the territory.

8 May 1993 - 12:00am