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Pearl Chan

Old town on top of the world

It's true what they say about toilets flushing, you know. In the northern hemisphere, toilets flush anticlockwise, and in the southern hemisphere, they flush clockwise.

Saturday, 30 July, 2011, 12:00am

Pictures with a conscience

In a small boutique gallery in Sheung Wan, there's a display of vibrant fragmented images made from torn newspapers and magazines. The exhibition, KaleidosManic - An Exhibit of Fragmented Proportions, comprises work by Ko Tak-kit, who is putting on her first public art show.

29 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Wee masters of the strings

Playing at K11 this weekend is 13-year-old violinist Simone Porter and 16-year-old cellist Nathan Chan. Despite their youth, the two American prodigies are both dedicated and celebrated musicians in their own right.

23 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

4 Beyonce (DVD)

Filled with dreamy ballads, Beyonce's new album, 4, is a departure from her earlier work. The slow and passionate opener, 1+1, sets the tone for the entire album, which goes from powerful R&B to flirty tracks filled with whimsical lyrics about relationships and love.

22 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Unpolished gem looks real find

Filled with dreamy ballads, Beyonce's new album, 4, is a departure from her earlier work. The slow and passionate opener, 1+1, sets the tone for the entire album, which goes from powerful R&B to flirty tracks filled with whimsical lyrics about relationships and love.

17 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

So close yet so far in digital age

My sister Erica is using BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) to talk to our friend Christabel from Ghana. It goes to show how technology can really bring people together. Or it would, if the two weren't sitting side by side having dinner.

It seems phones have become part of every meal. At any time, I can look around and see people at the dinner table sending text messages.

12 May 2011 - 12:00am

The belle of the new ballroom

PEARL Chan isn't dancing much these days. But the baroness of ballroom dancing is hardly standing still either.

She's staging dance presentations, corralling dancers, jetsetting and thriving as dance's unofficial ambassador and administrator.

7 Aug 1993 - 12:00am