Exhibitions Beauty From Hanoi A joint exhibition of paintings by Hanoi-based artists Le Thong and Co Chu Pin. Le Thong, a lecturer at the Hanoi Fine Arts College, creates layered oils of Vietnamese women. Co Chu Pin captures the sunlit streets of his native Hanoi - one of which the Clintons bought during the former United States president's visit to Vietnam in 2000. Arch Angel Art, 38 Peel St, Central. Inquiries: 2854 4255. Until Feb 13 Reconstructing A City With the city's skyline in mind, photographer So Hing-keung reconstitutes the urban landscape with 'reconstructed' pictures: collages, chemical manipulations of negatives as well as direct ways such as sketching and scratching on the actual prints. As part of the Artists in the Neighbourhood scheme, the show has spent two weeks at Hang Hau Station in Tseung Kwan O; this week it moves to the Hong Kong Film Archive's Exhibition Hall, Sai Wan Ho. Wed-Feb 16. Free admission. To view the 'virtual gallery', visit www.artistneighbourhood.info . Inquiries: 2739 2139 Linear Grace Italian painter and sculptor Amedeo Modigliani's work is marked by elongated shapes and linear qualities - styles that subsequently blossomed into the Cubist and Surrealist movements as spearheaded by Picasso and Brancusi. Modigliani died in 1920 aged 35. This exhibition comprises 21 drawings and two sculptures. University Museum and Art Gallery at the University of Hong Kong, 94 Bonham Rd, Mid-Levels. Free. Inquiries: 2241 5500. Wed-Feb 16 Rays Of Light Shadows and light have captured the eye of Beijing artist Liu Li. Gallery On Old Bailey, G/F, 17 Old Bailey St, Central. Tel: 2869 7122. Sat-Feb 28 Silvia Willkens Combining Renaissance-style rich-coloured imagery with modern painting methods - uncluttered depictions of women across several wooden boards being the most common - Silvia Willkens could claim to be a post-modernist painter trying to reinvent art from the past. Kwai Fung Hin Art Gallery, Shop 11, G/F, Aberdeen Marina Tower, 8 Sham Wan Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 2577 1232. Until Feb 24 Cultural Relics of the Zhongshan Gunboat Named after Dr Sun Yat-sen - who established the first republican regime in China in 1911 - the Zhongshan gunboat witnessed the tumultuous years in China during the 1920s and 30s before Japanese fighter planes sunk it in 1938. Lifted off the floor of the Yangtze River in 1997, the vessel has since become a source of relics of that important pre-war juncture in Chinese history. Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence, 175 Tung Hei Rd, Shau Kei Wan. Until Apr 16 Stage Diana Yukawa The 17-year-old violinist who has collaborated with orchestras and pop bands makes her Hong Kong debut with the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong, playing works by Faure, Dvorak and Saint-Saens. Wed, 8pm. City Hall Concert Hall, Central. $150-$250, Urbtix. Inquiries: 2734 9009 My Romance Vocalist and actress Lynn Sherman performs a wide variety of musical material, from Broadway tunes such as Big Spender to pop ditties by the Corrs and Paula Cole - and even songs from TV's Dawson's Creek. Tomorrow-Fri, Fringe Theatre, Fringe Club, Lower Albert Rd, Central. $150/$120. Inquiries: 2521 7251 Almost Famous: Pong Nan Mini Concert Singer/songwriter/pianist Pong Nan writes the songs of some of the local pop scene's biggest names. The youngster steps out from behind the curtain of anonymity with this concert of his own compositions, accompanied by guitarist Anthony Lee, drummer Terence Tang and bassist Ricky Wong. Thu, 10pm. Fringe Theatre. $80/$65. Inquiries: 2521 7251 4 Seasons - Takezawa To usher in the Lunar New Year, the Hong Kong Philharmonic collaborates with Japan's 'violin diva' Kyoko Takezawa. She is the talk of the concert world - a recent performance at New York's Carnegie Hall earned her a standing ovation. Under the baton of Samuel Wong she plays Vivaldi's Four Seasons with the orchestra, which continues with performances of Dvorak's Carnival Overture and Symphony No 9, from New World. Thur, 8pm. Concert Hall, Cultural Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui. $60-$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: Ring-the-Phil 2312 6103 or visit www.hkpo.com Extra-curricular Kika At Cafe Einstein Pedro Almodovar's back catalogue gets another rehash in Quarry Bay with a screening of Kika at Cafe Einstein. Consume all the sangria and tapas available as one of the Spanish maverick's classic sexuality-ahoy tales unravel. Jan 27, 7pm. $197 (includes drink and food). Cafe Einstein, 33 Tong Chong St, Quarry Bay. Inquiries: 2960 0994 Writers' Circle Dinner Aspiring novelists can receive some constructive criticism of their work and also tips from more experienced writers at the Writers' Circle's regular roundtable (or according to these word-sensitive artists, the 'rectangular-table'). Wed, 7pm. Foreign Correspondents' Club, Lower Albert Rd, Central. Non-members can join the circle on the night. Contact email@example.com for details Club Lunch with the US Consul-General The American Club plays host to US Consul General James Keith, who will talk on topical matters. Organised by the Royal Over-Seas League. Feb 27, 12.30pm. $400 (including lunch). American Club, 47/F, Tower 2, Exchange Square, Central. Registration necessary: contact firstname.lastname@example.org Film festivals New Year Delights There's laugh-aplenty celluloid fare on offer over Lunar New Year. Legendary Cantonese opera duo Yam Kim-fai and Pak Suet-sin star in The Elopment (Fri, 2.30pm), a costume comedy about the trials of married life - bearing children, strained friendships and so on. Shambolic misunderstandings for hapless couples also form the basis of Incredible Rumour (Fri, 5pm), a modern-day tale about a romance nearly dashed by malicious hearsay and starring Chan Po-chu and Lui Kee. Hong Kong Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho. $30, Urbtix. Inquiries: 2734 9009 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.