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Hong Kong Arts Centre

New inspiration: comics concert

New Inspiration was sponsored by Create Hong Kong and is part of Le French May.

As part of its 35th anniversary celebrations, the Hong Kong Arts Centre brought to the city Concerts de Dessins, or "comics concert", a popular event at the annual Angouleme International Comics Festival in France.

Tuesday, 11 June, 2013, 10:35am

Hong Kong filmmakers find Google support for documentaries

(From left, seated) Jessey Tsang, Leung Ming-kai, watchmaker William Shum and director Chris Ng Ho-yin. Photo: SCMP

Three independent documentary filmmakers are banking on Hong Kong’s penchant for “googling” what they don’t know to promote their latest works and rally support for the city’s film culture.

7 Mar 2013 - 12:28pm 1 comment

Something new: graphic images

The all new Agnes b. Cinema is equipped with devices to help the visually and hearing impaired enjoy the show.

To all but the too-cool-for-school crowd, 3D films offer an exciting new cinematic experience – and filmmaker extraordinaire Ang Lee seems to agree, albeit tentatively.

12 Jan 2013 - 11:23pm

Hong Kong Arts Centre celebrates 35th anniversary

Cathy Lee, Cissy Pao, Carrie Lam and board chairman Nelson Leong at the Arts Centre celebration and exhibition event. Photo: SCMP

The Hong Kong Arts Centre hosted a 1970s-themed soiree to celebrate it 35th anniversary. To coincide with the celebration on Tuesday, the centre opened an exhibition entitled "Of Human Scale and Beyond: Experience and Transcendence" at its Pao Galleries.

13 Dec 2012 - 3:06am

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26 Storm on stage

Faust International Youth Theatre presents The Tempest, Shakespeare's final full-scale work. A cast of teens aged 15 to 18 feature in this tale of love and magic.

When: April 26-28, 7.30pm (3pm matinee on April 28)

Where: Hong Kong Arts Centre

Tickets: HK$150 (HK$190 for adults) from Urbtix on 2111 5999

22 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

To Liv(e)

Evans Chan Yiu-shing's directorial debut came at a critical point in Hong Kong's history. When the US-educated critic-turned-filmmaker began production for To Liv(e) in 1991, the city was in a state of confusion, with the population still ambivalent about the 1997 handover while the colonial authorities struggled to resolve the Vietnamese boatpeople problem.

22 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Historic buildings become permanent home for city's comic artists

Comic book fans and Wan Chai culture mavens came together at the Hong Kong Art Centre to celebrate the announcement of a permanent Comix Home Base in Wan Chai and check out a new exhibition, Comix and the City.

16 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Make some noise

Sonic Anchor is a concert series organised by experimental collective Contemporary Musiking and the Hong Kong Arts Centre, and aimed at encouraging innovation in sound and music making.

11 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

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24 Vive le cinemae

Celebrating the best of Gallic film, French Cinepanorama is a must-go festival for movie lovers.

When: November 24 to December 11

Tickets: HK$45 (HK$75 for adults) from Urbtix on 2111 5999

20 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

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26 Big issues

With two teen leads, Kate Fodor's 100 Saints You Should Know is a play that touches on many aspects of life, love and growing up.

When: October 26-29, 8pm (2.30pm matinee Oct 29)

Where: Hong Kong Arts Centre

Tickets: HK$180 (HK$220 for adults) from Urbtix on 2111 5999

28 Feel the beat

16 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

It's art in the park with new signs and benches

You could call it a benchmark for publicly accessible art.

Some of the city's innovative artists have brought art to the park in the shape of new signs and creatively designed benches.

13 May 2011 - 12:00am

Relax to chamber sound

Apart from performances in concert halls in the city, the Hong Kong Sinfonietta brings good music to different audiences at unconventional times or venues, or in unusual formats.

3 May 2011 - 12:00am

A Retrospective of the Past 5 Years

Works by Chinese artist Huang Yan including paintings (such as Terracotta Warriors-Dream, above), photographs and ceramics. Opening reception today, 6.15pm. Tue-Sun, 10am-8pm, Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road, Wanchai. Inquiries: 2582 0200. Ends Nov 7

1 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Eye candy at Tokyo Lash bash

Shu Uemura Tokyo Lash Bar 2010 party

Where: Hong Kong Arts Centre

When: May 19

What: Introducing the Japanese cosmetics firm's new line, make-up artists Donald Chiu, Candy Law and May Sum demonstrated makeovers before guests hit the complimentary lash bars to get their eyes done.

28 May 2010 - 12:00am

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26 Steps back

Learn about the history of dance from Hong Kong Ballet's The Evolution of Ballet, which features excerpts of some of the most famous works ever performed.

When: March 26-28, 8pm (3pm matinees on March 27-28)

Where: Sha Tin Town Hall

Tickets: HK$60-HK$160 from Urbtix

13 Join the fiesta

7 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

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