Sheung Wan

Another one bites the dust … Ngau Kee Food Cafe closes after 62 years

Another one bites the dust ... restaurant owner Mak Ping-keung is sad to close his Ngau Kee Food Cafe at 3 Gough Road. Photo: Dickson Lee

Ngau Kee Food Cafe, at 3 Gough Street between Sheung Wan and Central, was forced to close down after its landlord refused to lease the unit out for catering purposes.

Monday, 22 April, 2013, 11:16am 3 comments

Sheung Wan market tipped to become news museum

The government is expected to approve a plan to convert a disused market in Sheung Wan into a museum telling the story of Hong Kong through the news. The Journalism Education Foundation is likely to be announced today as the winner of the tender to revitalise the former Bridges Street Market, a grade-three historic building, a source familiar with the vetting of the bids said yesterday.

21 Feb 2013 - 5:12am

Two proposals on shortlist for Bridges Street Market project

The Bridges Street Market building in Sheung Wan could become a news museum or a crafts workshop, sources say. Photo: Edward Wong

A disused Bauhaus market building in Sheung Wan will soon be transformed into either a news museum or a crafts workshop, based on the two proposals that have been shortlisted for a revitalisation project, according to sources close to the project.

13 Nov 2012 - 4:37am

MTR services disrupted for two hours between Admiralty and Sheung Wan

MTR staff repair a ventilation duct that came loose and disrupted morning rail services for two hours yesterday between Admiralty and Sheung Wan. Photo: Dickson Lee

Thousands of MTR commuters were stranded between Admiralty and Sheung Wan in the morning rush hour yesterday when a ventilation duct cover came loose and blocked the tunnel.

4 Oct 2012 - 4:26am

Reinventing the potter's wheels

Newly opened Galerie NeC on Hollywood Road is presenting sculptures by Dutch artist Wouter Dam this month.

Dam's ceramic creations come in thin circular forms in pastel shades. Although based in Amsterdam, his work has been shown in galleries and museums around the world.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:11pm

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Exhibitions

Media Art Showcase

Japanese video artist Naoko Tosa's works that explore the unconscious mind, and digital landscapes by Chinese multimedia artist Tian Xiaolei. Today-Sat, 11am-7pm, Sun, noon-5pm, I/O (Input/Output), 23 Tai Ping Shan St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 3105 1127. Ends Aug 5

The Penang Series and Retrospective

15 Aug 2012 - 10:47pm

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Exhibitions

Applauding Hong Kong Pop Legend Roman Tam

Exhibition examining the close connection between the career of the late Canto-pop singing star Roman Tam Pak-sin (1950-2002) and the development of popular music in Hong Kong. Today, 10am-6pm, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends today

30 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Week ahead

Today

Five Olympic Flags - Stars Sand Sculptures Exhibition

Olympics-themed sand sculptures, including of sports stars such as Hong Kong windsurfing gold medallist Lee Lai-shan, by ice and sand sculptors Michel de Kok and Natasha Rose. Daily (until Sept 2), 10am-10pm, Tseung Kwan O Plaza, 1 Tong Tak St, Tseung Kwan O, free. Inquiries: 2207 4001

29 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

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Exhibitions

The Unfamiliarity

Works by Korean artists Ahn Jun, Ha Hyoung-sun, Jang Suk-joon, Lee Myoung-ho, Park Hung-geun, Ryu Jung-min and Won Seoung-won. Today, 10am-7pm, Cais Gallery, 87 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2527 7798. Ends today

From Clay to Teapot: Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters 1986-2010

27 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Arts

Exhibitions

Agoraphobia

Alfred Ko Chi-keung's photographic portraits of public spaces and abandoned places. Today, 9.30am-6.30pm, Sin Sin Fine Art, 53-54 Sai St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2858 5072. Ends today

Applauding Hong Kong Pop Legend Roman Tam

26 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

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Summer Delights

More than 80 paintings and sculptures by artists such as Bratsa Bonifacho, Jan Smart and John Beder. Today, 10am-6pm, Ian Tan Gallery, 1/F V Plus, 68 Wellington St, Central. Inquiries: 2525 0331. Ends today

Selfless Portraits

24 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Alvin Goh's artistic touch pays off as exhibition returns

You know you are doing a show right if there's a second run due to popular demand. So it looks as if Alvin Goh could easily start a second career as an exhibition curator.

The Hong Kong-based Singaporean make-up artist worked with Japanese cosmetics brand Cle de Peau Beaute for an art exhibition titled L'Art de la Radiance to celebrate the brand's 30th anniversary.

24 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

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Exhibitions

The Unfamiliarity

Works by Korean artists Ahn Jun, Ha Hyoung-sun, Jang Suk-joon, Lee Myoung-ho, Park Hung-geun, Ryu Jung-min and Won Seoung-won. Mon-Fri, 10am-7pm, Cais Gallery, 87 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2527 7798. Ends Fri

Portrait of China, as Seen by Chinese Photographers-

23 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Olympic fever races into town ... and it's Team GB in the lead

It's a big year for Britain, and with the London Olympics opening in less than two weeks Team GB is also the talk of the town in Hong Kong.

Local marketing teams have been quick to jump on the opportunity the Games presents.

Times Square is hosting a series of events for a British festival that will run until August 26.

18 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

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Exhibitions

Chinese Contemporary Abstract, 1980s until Present: MINDMAP

Abstract art works by Yan Binghui, Li Huasheng, Zhang Jianjun, Zhu Jinshi, Su Xiaobai, Li Xiaojing and Qiu Zhenzhong. Today-Fri, 10am-10pm, Pearl Lam Galleries HK, Rm 601-605, 6/F Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Ends Fri

16 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

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