Hong Kong tycoon Peter Lam Kin-ngok has been pulled into a controversy over the alleged unauthorised demolition of two historic buildings in Guangzhou, one of which was the home of Sit Kok-sin, the late "King of Cantonese Opera".Monday, 17 June, 2013, 5:51am 1 comment
The world's first bachelor degree programme focusing on Cantonese opera will be launched in Hong Kong, and it is hoped the new course will coincide with the city's development of the West Kowloon arts hub project.12 Jun 2013 - 4:11am
At an arts festival discussion last year about audience building, Ursula Gessat, head of the Bavarian State Opera's education department, was asked about her achievements over the past 10 years.1 Apr 2013 - 9:46am
Had it not been for a fire, Albert Au Siu-cheung might have ended up as a film star rather than an accountant.
Au, chairman of Hong Kong's fifth-largest accounting firm, BDO, was cast in a movie by his aunt, legendary Cantonese opera star Pak Suet-sin, when he was nine. Alas, the set went up in flames in an accidental fire and the film was abandoned.19 Jan 2013 - 5:12am
A fung shui master and a comedian have teamed up for a wacky Cantonese opera production that promises to bring new and younger audiences to a historic theatre venue in North Point.
Li Kui-ming, also a Cantonese opera playwright, invited stage veteran Jim Chim Sui-man, best known for his comedy shows, to create an unconventional piece for the newly refurbished Sunbeam Theatre.15 Oct 2012 - 10:58am
... daynight ... (Year 7)
Artist Tse Lok-lun's series of works explore the relationship between obstacle and habit. Opening reception today, 6.30pm-8.30pm. From Aug 11: Daily, 2pm-8pm, L1 Gallery, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei. Inquiries: 9070 4147. Ends Aug 14
Gerrit Engel: Berlin. Fotografien15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm
The Silent War (IIA) (Cantonese)
See review on this page.
Madagascar: Europe's Most Wanted (I) (English and Chinese versions)
See review on this page.
Lacuna (IIA) (Putonghua and Cantonese)15 Aug 2012 - 10:50pm
When the audience erupted into thunderous applause at the end of an excerpt from Princess Changping at Stanley Community Hall yesterday, it was less about the 1957 Cantonese opera's enduring popularity and more about the two leads on stage - who were only five years old.30 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Yuen Siu-fai (left) stars in, directs and is the librettist for a Cantonese Opera double-bill of stories revolving around the legendary judge consisting of The Caucasian Circle, centring on two women who both claim to be a child's real mother, and Chisang Town, in which Justice Bao Ching upholds justice despite the case involving his family members.27 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Works by artists Valerie Bastit Laudier, Abigail Box, Kurt Tong, Fortes Pakeong Sequeira, Jonathan Trayte, Him Lo and Kounosuke Kawakami. Today-Sat, 11am-7pm, Identity Art Gallery, 53 Tung St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2540 5353. Ends Sat
Parallel Waves25 Jul 2012 - 12:00am