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Michelangelo

Life and times of a handsome young man in Florence

David By Mary Hoffman Published by Bloomsbury ISBN 978 1 4088 0052 2

Michelangelo's statue of the biblical hero David is famous all over the world.

Monday, 31 October, 2011, 12:00am

Fact and fiction combine in tale of world-famous artwork

David By Mary Hoffman Published by Bloomsbury ISBN 978 1 4088 0052 2

2 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

QUOTES OF THE WEEK

'A lot of expatriate bankers and executives are into that sort of thing.'

Writer and Commercial Radio talk-show host Chip Tsao, referring to Luard Road, Wan Chai, as a hub for transvestites who cater to foreigners, during a discussion on the quality of life in Hong Kong

10 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

The Electric Michelangelo

The Electric Michelangelo

by Sarah Hall

Faber and Faber $124

3 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

SERIES WATCH

Great Artists

World, 8.30pm

20 Aug 2002 - 12:00am

Portals have 'Happytime' with virus

The Happytime computer virus that China braced for on Monday might not spread as far as anticipated, but it could take its toll on more Chinese Internet Web sites and personal computers.

The central government's National Computer Virus Emergency Response Centre logged 1,000 cases of virus on May 8, when it was due to surface.

9 May 2001 - 12:00am

China portals have 'Happytime' with virus

The Happytime computer virus that China braced for on Monday might not spread as far as anticipated, but it could take its toll on more Chinese Internet Web sites and personal computers.

The central government's National Computer Virus Emergency Response Centre logged 1,000 cases of virus on May 8, when it was due to surface.

9 May 2001 - 12:00am

Arts festival sets stage for music and drama delights

From aspiring Michelangelos recreating the Sistine Chapel to innovative drama and music performances, everyone should be able to find something to suit their tastes at the seventh Hong Kong Youth Arts Festival.

8 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

Martin Lee lost for words, for once

Government House would have liked to do it. Xinhua (the News China News Agency) would have liked to do it, too.

But a computer virus has beaten them both by making outspoken Martin Lee Chu-ming, chairman of the Democratic Party and a thorn in both their sides, fall silent for a full 18 months.

14 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

A suitable alternative to David

THE Obscene Articles Tribunal needs feel lonely no longer. The municipality of Jerusalem has also decided it doesn't like the nudity of Michelangelo's David.

6 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

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