Photographs Of Hong Kong, Macau And China 1860-1960

Pictures from the days when the air was cleaner. The collection and sale is drawn from Dennis George Crow's impressive stockpile and features intriguing snapshots of days gone by. 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, G/F, 10 Chancery Lane, SoHo, Central. For further information, call 2810 0065. Ends today

Sculptures From The Land Of The Long White Cloud

A joint show with New Zealand sculpture gallery Koru that premieres the talents of Rick Swain, who sculpts in wood, and Emma Camden and David Murray, who both use glass as their medium. Mon-Fri 12pm-7pm, Sat-Sun 12pm-6pm. Bark Modern Art, 1/F, 13-14 Lan Kwai Fong, Central. For more information, call 2537 7271. Opens today

The Beatles And The Stones Through The Lenses Of Freeman And Mankowitz

Robert Freeman (who lived in Hong Kong for nine years) captured the Beatles on film between 1963 and 1966, three pivotal years in which the band emerged as a pop phenomenon. Gered Mankowitz followed the Stones, meanwhile, on their legendary 1965 tour of the United States. Sixty photos make up the collection. Daily, 11.30am-6pm. 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, 10 Chancery Lane, SoHo. Inquiries: 2810 0065. Opens Fri

Luo Fahui's Faces

The artist's exhibition of facial portraits highlight the distorted realities of life. Ivory Lounge, Basement, 27-29 Wellington St, Central. 11.30am-3pm, 6.30pm-12pm. For further information, call 2869 7980.

Until Fri

Chu Hing-Wah - My Third Page: Dream And Reality

With works that occasionally resemble subconscious glimpses through half-shut eyes, this exhibition raises a variety of talking points, such as how we determine what is real. Mon-Fri 10am-6.30pm; Sat 10am-6pm. Hanart TZ Gallery, 2/F Henley Bldg, 5 Queen's Rd, Central.

Tel: 2526 9019. Until Apr 30

Jiangnan Revisited

Yu Xiaohui has a startling ability to create watercolours of crystal precision. Interpreting the scenery along the River Shanxi in Jiangnan, his work radiates vitality. Galerie du Monde, 328 Pacific Place, 88 Queensway. Mon-Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 12pm-5pm. Until May

Performing Arts


On board this latest production is choreographer Bengt Jorgen from Canadian outfit Ballet Jorgen, so expect an emphasis on fun, magic and humour as the twisted tale is brought to the stage. Fri-Sun, 7.30pm (2.30pm on Sun), Sha Tin Town Hall Auditorium. $270, $210, $150, $80. Bookings and inquiries: 2734 9009

Piano Recital By Lang Lang

Blowing away critics and audiences with his lightning-quick reflexes and silky-smooth dexterity, mainland-born Lang Lang is widely regarded as one of the finest young pianists in the world. April 21, 8pm. Concert Hall, Cultural Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui. $420, $320, $220, $120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321

The Enigma Of Desire - Dali Vs Gala

Inspired by the life of the surrealist painter and sexually frustrated voyeur, this collaboration between dancers Xing Liang and Mui Cheuk-yin illustrates the complex labyrinth of love and desire Dali inhabited. Apr 24-26, 7.30pm (extra 9.30pm shows on Apr 25 & 26). Studio, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central. $180 ($150 members). HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2511 6192

Gilly Darbey

Having played to great acclaim at the National Music Festival in Australia, the singer brings her eclectic mix of contemporary and traditional folk, jazz, gospel, blues and original material to Hong Kong. May 3, 8pm. Caledonia, G/F Hutchinson House. $120 for Folk Society members, $160 for non-members. Inquiries: 2875 0553


27th Hong Kong International Film Festival

This year's festival screens hundreds of films from more than 40 countries. Local heroes Fruit Chan and Johnnie To premiere new movies, while the envelope-pushing abilities of Abbas Kiarostami and Alexander Sokurov will be showcased. Hong Kong will also get its first chance to see David Cronenberg's Spider and Spike Jonze's Adaptation, starring Nicolas Cage. Aspiring Asian directors are showcased with a selection of movies shot on digital video. Check the Web site for today's screenings. Daily, selected venues. $55, $42, $30 HK Ticketing. Inquiries and information: 2970 3300 or go to Until Apr 23

Film-maker In Focus: Jeff Lau

Celebrating the work of the writer/director nicknamed 'The King of Pastiche', the retrospective gathers 10 films that exemplify his 'non sequitur' wordplay and sardonic humour. Of particular note is All For The Winner, described as a cross between Rain Man and The Sting. In Winner, Stephen Chiau Sing-chi plays a mainland bumpkin whose other-worldly ability to make predictions is exploited by his uncle at the casino. Fri, 12.30pm, Cine Art House. $55, $42, $30 Urbtix. Inquiries and information: 2734 9009 or go to,


The Hong Kong Philharmonic Presents: Choral Easter

Inquiries: 2721 2030

Choi Conducts: Classic Picks

Inquiries: 2721 2030

DJ Shadow

Refunds can be obtained from the HMV outlet where tickets were originally purchased. Inquiries: 3106 3392 or 2301 5891


Inquiries: 3128 8288

The Punchline Comedy Club

Inquiries: 2317 6666

Piano Recital By Rachel Chung And Alexia Muza

Inquiries: 2868 0837

Guitar Recital By Eduardo Fernandez

Inquiries: 2868 0837

Guitar Recital By Alvaro Pierri

Inquiries: 2868 0837

That Time/Kwaidan

Refund period: Fri-May 12. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Comet In Moominland

Refund period: Sat-May 20. Inquiries: 2268 7323


HK Centre For The Arts

All programmes until tomorrow, including the workshop series on strings, wind and brass music.

HK Academy For Performing Arts

All junior classes have been postponed until April 21. Application deadlines for the academic year 2003/4 have also been pushed back. Inquiries: 2584 8514

Fetish Stories

Inquiries: : 2268 7323

Andy Williams

His Sat show has been rescheduled for June 6. Inquiries: 2882 1689

David Gray

Inquiries: 2734 9009

Musique Populaire

Refund through HK Arts Centre, until Apr 22. Inquiries: 3017 0888

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