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Theatre show a whole lot of love

Edmond Tong Chun-yip, Shaw Mei-kwan and Joey Leung Cho-yiu of Windmill Grass Theatre talk about love a lot.

Sunday, 11 November, 2012, 11:02am 1 comment

Quest for perfection drives Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez has just spent the day travelling to and settling into her hotel suite in Stockholm when her assistant hands her the phone. We've tried to connect with the singer-cum-dancer-cum-social phenomenon twice before over the past 24 hours but fate - and the American's life of almost constant motion - has so far intervened.

11 Nov 2012 - 11:12am

Blue Notes: 1619 Broadway - The Brill Building Project, by Kurt Elling

There is probably no building in the world that has provided a setting for more songwriting history than 1619 Broadway in New York.

11 Nov 2012 - 10:50am

Six degrees

Evergreen do-gooder Sting (above) will be gracing Hong Kong with his presence next month. Born Gordon Sumner, the British eco-activist got his moniker from a black and yellow striped shirt he wore on stage early in his career (he looked like a wasp; geddit?).

10 Nov 2012 - 11:31pm

Budweiser and Stolichnaya fuming over starring role with drunk pilot

Denzel Washington's character in Flight drinks a lot, but his portrayal of a highly functioning alcoholic pilot isn't going down well with brewing company Anheuser-Busch or the distributor of Stolichnaya vodka.

7 Nov 2012 - 4:10am

Promoter apologises for Guns N' Roses poster

A Las Vegas resort criticised for a suggestive ad promoting Guns N' Roses is apologising for the flap and changing the artwork.

Ads for the band's four-week run at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino depicted a dishevelled woman who appeared to have been raped beneath a "Welcome to Sin City" sign.

7 Nov 2012 - 4:10am

Setting the stage: For conductor Jaap van Zweden, timing is everything

Being one of the world's most renowned conductors, Jaap van Zweden is well aware of the difference even the slightest change in timing can make. "If you walk on stage and start too early, you can destroy a whole evening. If you wait too long, you can also destroy a whole evening.

12 Nov 2012 - 1:34pm

Sacked graft-buster Alex Tsui takes on challenging new role

The dismissal of former top graft-buster Alex Tsui Ka-kit 20 years ago still remains a mystery to Hongkongers, but the controversial character is set to resume his duties - this time on film.

Speaking of his starring role in Cold War, released this Thursday, Tsui called it a "great and eye-opening" experience.

5 Nov 2012 - 5:45am

Scored for success

Michael Tilson Thomas, music director of the San Francisco Symphony, is relishing the idea of returning to Asia for many reasons, and not all of them are necessarily musical.

4 Nov 2012 - 9:40am

Minors augmented

What's going to happen inside the concert hall? Why does the conductor turn his back to the audience? Can I go to the toilet? It's a touch surreal to hear Klaus Heymann, founder of classical music label Naxos, dropping these posers into a conversation about the revolution in digitally recorded music and all the multimedia possibilities that go with it.

4 Nov 2012 - 9:44am