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Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Legco hopeful released from jail

Saturday, 26 May, 2012, 12:00am

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Exhibitions

Spring Exhibition

Works in various media by 14 artists including Zhang Jingjing and Anthony Davy. Today, 9.30am-6pm, D'Art Gallery, G/F, 125 Wellington Street, Central. Inquiries: 2947 1381. Ends today

Comix and the City

25 May 2012 - 12:00am

Arts

Exhibitions

Est-Ouest Auctions 2012 Spring Sale

Nearly 400 pieces of art and associated collectibles. Opens today. Preview: May 24-25, 11am-8pm. Auctions: contemporary and fine art, May 25, 6pm; and jewellery and decorative arts, May 26, 2pm. JW Marriott HK Hotel, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty. Inquiries: est-ouest.co.jp. Ends Sat

24 May 2012 - 12:00am

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Exhibitions

Exhibition of Tao Paintings

JD Chou's paintings embody the essence of Taoism. Today, 11am-6pm, Tao Painting Gallery, 1/F, 61 Wellington St, Central. Inquiries: 2810 8803. Ends today

Marlene Mocquet

23 May 2012 - 12:00am

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Exhibitions

Mind Without Discrimination

Tai Xiangzhou's ethereal landscape paintings inspired by ancient Chinese masters on paper made using 10th-century techniques and 18th-century ink. Today, 10.30am-7pm, Plum Blossoms Gallery, G6, 1 Hollywood Road, Central. Inquiries: 2521 2189. Ends today

Media Art and the Environment - The Desert Metropolis

22 May 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Helper held over HK$5m in missing jewellery

22 May 2012 - 12:00am

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Exhibitions

Bernar Venet

Seven large works by the French sculptor that express his interest in the mathematics of order versus chaos. A Le French May programme. Today, open 24 hours, HK Cultural Centre and HK Museum of Art Piazza (outdoors), 10 Salisbury Rd, TST. Inquiries: frenchmay.com. Ends today

A Jewelled World

21 May 2012 - 12:00am

Fresh idea for food charity in market

A group of young businessmen and designers hopes to restore a disused market in Sheung Wan as a food and art marketplace and establish a food education charity like the one set up by British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver.

Hong Kong Ambassadors of Design is one of 15 non-profit organisations bidding for the contract to revitalise Bridges Street Market.

21 May 2012 - 12:00am

Artists explore their aural fixation

Over the past few days, thousands of art lovers have gorged on a visual feast at the Art HK fair, but for some attendees, it was not the volumes of art on the walls that grabbed their attention, but rather the volume in their ears.

20 May 2012 - 12:00am

Going out

Exhibitions

Transforming Minds: Buddhism in Art

20 May 2012 - 12:00am

Methodist Church has abused its zoning to run a commercial hotel

I refer to the letter by the Reverend Canon G. Howard Mellor, of Methodist International Church (MIC) Wan Chai ('Flourishing church is desperate for more space to continue its work', May 8) in reply to my letter ('Church does not practise what it preaches with development plans', May 2).

Mr Mellor is being selective in the points he addresses.

19 May 2012 - 12:00am

Arts

Exhibitions

Journey is the Reward

Australian street artist David 'Meggs' Hooke's works reference his life manifesto. Today, noon-7pm, Above Second, 31 Eastern St, Sai Ying Pun. Inquiries: 3483 7950. Ends today

Wood Sculpture and Chinese Lion Head Exhibition

17 May 2012 - 12:00am

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Exhibitions

Virtuosity and Innovation: The Masterful Legacy of Lam Kar-sing

Exhibition featuring records, costumes, and audio and video clips of the eminent Cantonese opera figure. Today, 10am-6pm, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends today

Embracing the Threshold

14 May 2012 - 12:00am

Art HK 12

International art fair featuring displays of works (such as Yu Youhan's A Pocket Western Art History about Mao - 'Foreign Mao') from 266 galleries in 39 territories, educational talks and art tours. May 16, 5pm-9pm, May 17-19, noon-7pm, May 20, noon-5pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, HK$500 (May 16), HK$250 (May 17-20) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3127 5529.

13 May 2012 - 12:00am

Comix and the City

Comix Home Base exhibition with works by local comics artists and animators including Ma Wing-shing, Lee Chi-ching (see Those Were the Days left) and Alice Mak Kar-bik that show the city's charms. Daily, 10am-8pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2582 0200. Ends May 25

10 May 2012 - 12:00am