Culture On Golden Pond The Hong Kong Federation of Drama Societies presents the tale of a couple who visit their family summer home in their 44th year of marriage. They are visited by their divorced daughter, her new fiance and his son. Playing the lead roles are Chung King-fai and Yan Hau-yee. Performed in Cantonese. Tonight-Jan 8, 7.30pm. Tomorrow, 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Drama Theatre, Academy for Performing Arts, Wan Chai. $100-$150 Ticketek. Inquiries: 3128 8288 HKPO & Teresa Carpio - Diva! The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra teams up with singer Teresa Carpio, who is back in town for her first solo concerts in almost 20 years. There are only single seats left at $320 for tonight's performance, 8pm. Sha Tin Town Hall. $320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2734 9009 The Traditional Art Of Puppetry The Yangzhou Puppet Theatre of China stages a show that mixes spectacular puppets with acrobatics by actors. The programme includes a lion dance, the crane and the tortoise and the lady in the moon. Today, Tuen Mun Town Hall; tomorrow, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre. All shows start at 7.30pm. $100-$130 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323 Yanbian Song And Dance Troupe The award-winning Yanbian Song And Dance Troupe hails from the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture. It performs a series of group dances. Today, 7.30pm. Grand Theatre, Cultural Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui. $80-$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2734 9009 Choral Concert By Central Opera Theatre One of the largest opera theatres in China performs excerpts and folk songs, featuring conductor Chen Xieyang, renowned soloists, a 63-member chorus and a 60-piece orchestra. Today they play Glinka, Nosova, Strauss, Tian Feng, Tosti, Rodygin, Cardillo and Sartori. Tuen Mun Town Hall. $100-$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321 A Vast Land, A Diverse People The Hong Kong Dance Company presents a show inspired by nature, 'land in the mountains under blue skies and white clouds'. Thu-Fri, 7.30pm. Sat-Jan 12, 3pm. City Hall Theatre, Central. $80-$110 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 1810 or visit www.hkdance.com Flowing Fancies The world premiere of prolific Hong Kong composer Law Wing-fai's 'bold and improvisatory concerto Flowing Fancies, inspired by the flow of Chinese calligraphy'. Pipa virtuoso Wong Ching stars with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. There is also a performance of Strauss' Horn Concerto No 2 and Beethoven's Symphony No 1 with the philharmonic's principal horn, Mark Vines. Fri, 8pm. Yuen Long Theatre Auditorium. Sat, 8pm. Sha Tin Town Hall Auditorium. $50-$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2312 6103 or visit www.hkpo.com Know Your Piano Concertos II Following the first show in April last year, the Hong Kong Sinfonietta returns with a series of piano concertos. Music director Yip Wing-sie conducts and narrates with Ma Cong (one of Hong Kong's most promising young pianists) performing concertos by Liszt, Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov. Narration is in Cantonese. Fri, Kwai Tsing Theatre. Jan 12, Sha Tin Town Hall. Both shows at 8pm. $60-$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321 or visit www.hksinfonietta.org Untie The Boat From The Ugly Wharf A show of movement, music and comedy. This collaboration between Arts With The Disabled Association Hong Kong and Australia's Theatre Of Silence tells the Hong Kong story of how a woman living in 'the hyper treadmill of this crazy town' manages to 'find her way back to a life of sanity'. Wed-Fri, 8pm, Sat, 3pm and 8pm, $100 ($80). Fringe Theatre, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central. Tel: 2521 7251 HK Rep The Hong Kong Repertory Theatre performs at the Arts Centre for the first time, with an Internet-themed drama series consisting of two plays running on alternate nights. Written by Yu Rongjun and directed by Yin Zhusheng from Shanghai, www.com is an award-winning play about love lost and found in reality and cyberspace. Hong Kong's Rape Virus is a dark story of 'visual fantasy turning to real-life crime'. In Cantonese with English surtitles. www.com: Sat, Jan 12, 16, 17, 19, 22, 25 and 27. Rape Virus: Jan 14, 15, 18, 21, 23, 24, 26 and 28. $100-$170 Ticketek. Inquiries: call 3103 5900 or visit www.hkrep.com Organ Recital By Jennifer Bates The award-winning British organist Jennifer Bates plays her own compositions: Variations On A Gregorian Theme and Toccata On A Theme Of Martin Shaw. The programme also includes works by Bach, Schumann, Liszt, Tournemire and Langlais. Jan 12, 8pm. Concert Hall, Cultural Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui. $50-$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321 King's Harmonica Quintet 15th Anniversary Concert This stellar quintet made headlines in 1997 when it won first prize at the World Harmonica Championships in Germany. Ho Pak-cheong, Kenneth Chan Shu-keung, Lau Chun-bong, Rocky Lok Ying-kei and Johnny Kuan Man-hou perform a programme of Western and Chinese music, with guest soloists - guitarist Stephen Chau, choreographer and dancer Ong Yong Lock, sheng player Loo Sze-wang, pianist Nerrisa Yeung and fellow harmonica player Herman Ho Kwong-pui. Jan 13, 8pm. City Hall, Central. $80-$140 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321 Black Hole, Beyond Taiwan's I Think Theatre has enlisted the performance troupe, Body Phase Studio in this play about a group of people trapped under rubble after a devastating earthquake. Check out www.blackholetrilogy.com (not suitable for children under 12). Jan 14-18, 8pm. $120 ($100) Ticketek. Fringe Studio, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central. Tel: 2521 7251 Visual Arts Body Brush Local artist Young Hay has collaborated with the City University of Hong Kong to create the Body-Brush: an interactive, vision-based, motion analysis system. Basically you dance in front of it while dipping into a virtual paint palette and your groove is projected on to a wall. This weekend, there are performances choreographed and danced by Mui Cheuk-yin and Daniel Yeung of the City Contemporary Dance Company, with Young directing. Today-tomorrow, 3pm-4pm and 8pm-9pm. CityU Gallery, 6/F, Amenities Building, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon. $30 admission. Reservations: 2788 7580 or 2788 8615 Passionate Objects An exhibition of textile objects by fashion designers Miranda Tsui and Yeelin Yeung. The pair explore the meaning of 'Chineseness in fashion design'. The show is organised by Habitus Designed Space. The Economist Gallery, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central. Tel: 2521 7251. Ends Jan 14 Reminiscences An exhibition of still lifes in oil on canvas by mainland artists Hua Yanfeng, Yu Ajun and Yin Yongchun, known for their meticulous techniques. Galerie Du Monde, 328 Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty. Tel: 2525 0529. Ends Feb 3 Wilderness Zhang Yuzhou paints landscapes. Karin Weber Gallery, 32A Staunton Street, Central. Tel: 2544 5004. Ends tomorrow Crouching Broom, Hidden Devils An exhibition of cartoons by the SAR's leading political cartoonists: EMU, 5M6, Kee Yung, Malone and Zunzi. The works are being translated into English and Chinese. There is also a screening of Hong Kong's first animated music video, a satire of local politics. Foreign Correspondents' Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2521 1511. Opens today, 6pm-8.30pm. Ends Jan 12 Extra-curricular Ocean Park Christmas Sensation This weekend is your last chance to catch Whiskers On Ice at Ocean Park, with renowned ice skaters in a show from Las Vegas, and the Snowing Wonderland, a snow playground where you can have hands-on fun with real snow. More info: visit www.oceanpark.com.hk or call 2552 0291. Ends tomorrow Hong Kong Ladies Challenge It is the final day of the competition that saw Monica Seles compete against other world top 20 tennis players. Tickets $300, Cityline. World Carnival Hong Kong 2002/3 Covering 500,000-sq-ft, this is the world's largest touring carnival and includes more than 130 rides, games and attractions. Noon-11pm. Former Kai Tak airport, Kowloon City. Free entry. Inquiries: 8333 9877 or visit www.world-carnival.com . Ends Feb 9 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.