There's one argument left that never fails

'Great news, team,' I say at our Monday morning meeting, 'the bank wants us all to take extra time off this year.' Nobody smiles. Those members of my team who survived the redundancies are not silly.

Sunday, 3 May, 2009, 12:00am

Change of pace for Carell

Leaving his customary deadpan humour behind, top-grossing comedian Steve Carell is cast against type as the male lead in this heart-warming romantic comedy.

He plays Dan, a father of two girls, who falls for Marie (the always charming Juliette Binoche), his brother's girlfriend, during a holiday stay at his family's mansion.

24 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Twins on a global operatic mission

Twin brothers Ben Lee Zhi-hsi and Eric Lee Zhi-chi, veteran actors and descendants of a renowned Peking opera family, will hold an exhibition of opera art and design in Hong Kong to promote the tradition.

It will be the first time the precious collection has left Taiwan.

11 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Cha Duk Chang Children's Chinese Opera Performance

Children perform the singing, dancing, dialogue and acrobatic combat of Chinese opera. In English. Today, 2pm and 4pm, Cyberport, The Arcade, free. Inquiries: 2520 5330

17 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Dan and Dean - twin sets and pearly whites

The brothers behind the hugely successful label DSquared are coming to town to flaunt their Spring/Summer 2004 Men's and Women's collection.

Identical twins Dan and Dean Caten are flying to Hong Kong for the show, which is being organised by Joyce boutique. CitySeen is told that this will definitely be one of the fashion highlights of the season.

16 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Dan Form net in sharp dip

Investment holding company Dan Form Holdings announced profits attributable to shareholders of $1.61 million for the first half, down 54.8 per cent from last year's corresponding period of $3.58 million. Turnover rose 34.1 per cent to $140.08 million from $104.44 million a year earlier. Earnings per share were 0.14 cent, against 0.34 cent previously.

16 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

When little Dean blows his horn

THREE years ago, Dean Charisse was a lad looking for an instrument to play. Today he's tuning up for his first professional gig in Hong Kong, a week-long engagement at Quo quo's restaurant starting tonight, where Bonnie Gokson's well-heeled patrons will slurp rock oysters while Dean washes it down with sweet melodies from his alto sax.

21 Nov 1994 - 12:00am