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Death Note

Zuni Icosahedron

Kwai Tsing Theatre

Reviewed: Nov 29

Tuesday, 2 December, 2008, 12:00am

Ming and a prayer: the goad of small things

A year ago, David Yeung Wing-tak played a bitter, foul-mouthed middle-aged man in Zuni Icosahedron's Strange Strange Hong Kong Series 1: The Agent and also the East Wing, West Wing political satires. He was convincingly vulgar.

30 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Arts chief promises talks with his critics

Dr Patrick Ho Chi-ping promised to enhance communication and mutual understanding with arts and cultural groups which have been critical of his new posting.

Dr Ho, an eye surgeon and chairman of the Arts Development Council, said he would feel the pulse of society and establish contacts with people from all sectors, the legislature and the general public.

25 Jun 2002 - 12:00am

Council chief to meet artists to explain 'lazy people' comment

The head of the Arts Development Council will this week try to defuse the row over his recent outburst against 'lazy' artists.

The council will hold a meeting with six leading arts groups and 20 council members tomorrow to discuss forthcoming reforms in funding allocation.

5 Mar 2002 - 12:00am


It's all the rage in the United States, and now Hong Kong mothers-to-be can experience it for themselves: music therapy for their unborn babies. The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (APA) is running a summer programme for women in the third trimester of pregnancy which combines prenatal music stimulation, music therapy and yoga exercises and taught by an experienced music therapist.

20 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

Arts festival showcases theatrical talents

This year's Multimedia Experimental Arts Youth Festival has given young people a chance to show off their theatrical talents.

In holding a conversation with two hand-held puppets, Sunny Leung Wing-hong showed that life would be meaningless without play.

9 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

Arts review deadline extended

The public has been given one more month to voice views on the territory's cultural development after the Culture and Heritage Commission extended the deadline.

30 May 2001 - 12:00am

Four Grand Inventions

Four Grand Inventions Zuni Iconosahedron Concert Hall, City Hall December 31 Beyond the insulated space of the City Hall's auditorium, the world was preoccupied with the new millennium. On Hong Kong's streets, crowds congratulated themselves on a new age shaped by modern technology and China's resurgence in the world.

3 Jan 2000 - 12:00am

Small windows open big picture

PRESUMABLY many an audience member present at Zuni's latest production expected this to be an historical dissection.

3 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

My First Time

My First Time Zuni Iconosahedron Sheung Wan Civic Centre June 11 For one night, it is the smell of youth that predominates in the auditorium at the Sheung Wan Civic Centre. Not only are the seats filled with young people, the faces in the limelight are also fresh and free of world-weariness.

14 Jun 1999 - 12:00am

Show promises unique journey

Avant-garde performing group, Zuni Icosahedron, will take audiences into an 'Invisible City' over the weekend.

The Invisible City movement concert, runs from Friday until Sunday at the Cultural Activities Hall of Sha Tin Town Hall, with shows at 8 pm.

18 Feb 1997 - 12:00am

Clever ideas thin on the ground

In 1970s Hong Kong, the variety show seemed the way to go for popular entertainment. The television show Enjoy Yourself Tonight achieved mass ratings with its winning combination of modern dance and Canto-pop, spiced with stand-up routines, sit-coms and general nonsense.

In the 90s, things are more subversive.

7 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

Striking a new chord

Nowadays Liu Sola is better known in China for her satirical novels than for the talent that first won her accolades and national recognition as composer, musician and singer.

But music remains her major passion, which explains her involvement in Feeding The Hungry Ghosts, the Zuni Icosahedron opera being staged next week.

7 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Surreal tales inspired by a legend

ZUNI Icosahedron's latest production presents six versions of one play. Four directors team up in pairs to come up with each evening's production.

The Legend refers to the life (and writings) of the late Chinese novelist Chang Ai-ling, well known for her romantic novels.

However, this show only takes Chang as a launch point.

5 Oct 1995 - 12:00am

Reflections of society

VICE VERSA Hong Kong Cultural Centre Studio Theatre THE programme notes for Vice Versa made the following request: 'In order to make this performance a pleasant experience to everybody, please ensure to make use of the mirror that you obtain at the doorway.' It was rather hard at first to understand what use should be made of the mirrors we had been handed on our way in: were they to ensure t

10 Sep 1995 - 12:00am