Museums A New Art Of The Past This exhibition of oil paintings by more than 40 veteran Chinese artists is well worth a look. All were trained in Western art before 1950, pioneering a new painting style that fused Western techniques with Chinese expressionism. This exhibition presents paintings from the 50s and 60s, from influential masters such as Yan Wenliang, Liu Haisu, Yu Ben, Zhang Zizheng and Sun Jianguang. Mon-Sat 9.30am-6pm, Sun 1.30pm-5.30pm (closed public holidays). University Museum and Art Gallery, the University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam. Inquiries: 2241 5513 or visit www.hku.hk/hkumag . Ends Jan 19, 2003 Miniature Chinese Classical Furniture Miniature models of Ming dynasty furniture pieces, from the personal collection of Charles C W Wong, are displayed in the settings of traditional- style living rooms, bedrooms and studies. The Ming and Qing dynasties were influential phases in the development of Chinese furniture making - when craftsmen paid meticulous attention to the artistry of their designs. These models are crafted on a scale of 1:8. Mon, Wed-Sat 10am-6pm. Sun and public holidays 10am-7pm. Closed Tue. Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Road, Sha Tin. $10 ($5), free on Wed. Inquiries: 2180 8188 or visit www.heritagemuseum.gov.hk Ends May 31, 2003 Inkplay In Microcosm Powdered snuff use became a national habit in China after it was introduced in the late Ming period - and was especially popular among the Manchus in the Qing dynasty. Small bottles were designed to carry the substance, the insides of which were marked with intricate paintings of landscapes, figures, birds, flowers and other auspicious designs. In this exhibition more than 160 bottles made by such renowned masters as Gan Xuanwen, Zhou Leyuan and Ding Erzhong are displayed. Mon-Sat 10am-4.45pm, Sun 12.30pm-5.30pm (closed on public holidays). East-wing Galleries, Art Museum, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Sha Tin. Free admission. Tel: 2609 7416. Ends Feb 16, 2003 Stage Wit The American Community Theatre performs Margaret Edson's Tony award-winning play about Dr Vivian Bearing, who is afflicted with ovarian cancer. Actress and director Jessica Lefkow cut off more than a metre of her own hair to take the lead role and portray the effects of intensive chemotherapy. After the Hong Kong productions - directed by Rick Joyce - the cast will perform the play and conduct a series of workshops with local drama groups in Beijing and Hanoi. Tonight-Sat, 7.45pm. Studio Theatre, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central. $180 ($150) Ticketek. For further details call 2521 7251 Love In A Fallen City The 25th anniversary of the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre is celebrated with a reworking of Eileen Chang's famous novel, Love In A Fallen City, about the affair between Fan Liuyuan and Bai Liusu. Conceived by artistic director Fredric Mao and dance visionary Edward Lam, with songs by Chung Chi-wing and choreography by Yuri Ng, this is one of the most anticipated shows of the New Vision Arts Festival. Performed in Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Tonight-Mon, 7.30pm. Grand Theatre, Cultural Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui. $100-$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900 or visit www.hkrep.com Extra-curricular In And Green Inventions Fair More than 40 Hong Kong and Chinese inventors are showcasing their latest creations at the Integer Hong Kong Pavilion. The event has been organised by the Hong Kong Inventors' Association, and the chosen theme is 'green'. Tickets available at the Integer Pavilion counter, $10 ($5). Tamar Site, Admiralty. Inquiries: 2596 9404. Ends today Auditions The Hong Kong Singers will stage the well-loved musical Fiddler On The Roof at the City Hall Theatre from Feb 26-Mar 2, 2003. They are holding auditions for 20 principal and sub-principal roles. Tue and Oct 31, 7.30pm-10pm, Union Church, 22a Kennedy Rd, Mid-Levels. Nov 2 at Glenealy School, 2.30pm-5pm, 7 Hornsey Road, Mid-Levels; Nov 5 at Union Church, 7.30pm-10pm. Singing and/or dancing adults, teenagers and children are invited to audition. For further details call 2537 4180 or 2838 6517 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org World Youth Hockey Day The International Hockey Federation and the Hong Kong Hockey Association are hosting a promotional event this Saturday for people between the ages of 12 and 22. The day features 'fun and challenging' circuits on the pitch and mini-tournaments aimed at those who want to try their hand at the sport in a fun and relaxed environment. Sat, 2pm-6pm. King's Park Hockey Ground, Jordan. Free of charge. For a registration form e-mail email@example.com or call 2782 4932 Surviving Divorce If you are female and need advice on this topic, head to this presentation organised by 'women's wealth manager' Amanda Slee of Horwath Financial Services. Slee invites Shanna Quinn, a professional mediator whose job is to create 'a safe environment where issues can be discussed in a respectful manner', to talk at this women-only event. She is joined by relationship counsellor Andrea Gutwirth who sheds light on 'when a problem becomes a crisis'. Family solicitor Sharon Ser also advises on how to find a lawyer that suits you and your case. Tonight, 6.30pm-9pm. China Tee Club, 101 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder Street, Central. $200, advance registration is necessary. For further information call Amanda Slee on 2511 8337 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Urbtix: 2734 9009 Urbtix/CityLines credit-card booking: 2111 5999 Fringe: 2521 7251 CityLine: 2317 6666 TicketNet: 2312 9998 Ticketek: 3128 8288 For a complete listings service visit totallyhk.scmp.com.