Local artist Stanley Wong (alias Anothermountainman) believes Hong Kong is in the grip of a deep malaise. To console a population he says has lost confidence in its city, Ho has produced an interpretation of 'humble building-site material and its colours'. An attempt to rebuild Hong Kong? Go and see for yourself. One-fifth, Starcrest, 9 Star St, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2861 3317. Ends today

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. 10am-7pm Mon-Sat, 12pm-5pm Sun. Inquiries 2525 0529 Until May 1

Sculptures From The Land Of The Long White Cloud

A joint show with New Zealand sculpture gallery Koru 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. Inquiries: 2537 7271. Until May 3

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, 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, SoHo. Inquiries: 2810 0065

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. Today and tomorrow, 7.30pm (with additional 2.30pm matinee tomorrow), Sha Tin Town Hall Auditorium. $270, $210, $150, $80. Bookings and inquiries: 2734 9009

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 that Dali inhabited. Apr 24-26, 7.30pm (extra 9.30pm shows on Apr 25 and 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: 2524 1314

Night Scene

Ultimate Junk

DJ Kulu says his feel-good Sunday night music club is perfect junk-party material. Rocking the boat during a three-hour cruise will be the Ultra Lounge crew with a live mix of funk, jazz and hip-hop. The voyage includes food, an open bar and a two-for-one offer until 1am at Liquid upon your return. Tonight, 9pm. Queen's Pier, Central. $390 Cityline. Inquiries: 2865 5919


Putting 'the noodle on the record', local modernist Simon Pang brings his breakbeat extravaganza to Infinity for an Easter special. Billed as 'Hong Kong's heavyweight breakbeat soundclash', the bout of beats will feature sound-pugilist Pang along with DJs Bodhi, AKW, Dan F, Almanic and JP Lui. Thu, 10pm. Infinity, 19-27 Wyndham St, Central. $100 (includes one drink). Inquiries: 2524 0042

Moving Fusion Asia Tour

Drum'n'bass label Ram Records brings one of its most respected charges. Moving Fusion have remixed for the likes of Dillinja and Bad Company and perform here alongside DJ Specialist and Toronto's Renegade MC. In support are Dijon, Fat Demon, JP, Kontra and MC Snicka G, as well as live breakdance performers and visuals. Fri, 10pm. Skitz Club (1/F, 18 Fenwick St, Wan Chai). $200 ($150 before midnight). Inquiries: 6258 3624 or e-mail [email protected]

As One

Continuing their one-party, two-vibes approach to events, the Easter instalment features Thailand's DJ 'A' and DJ Rude Teen. 'A' built up a strong following after dazzling the crowds in a decade of full-moon parties, while Rude Teen's hip-hop abilities have given way to support slots for the likes of Moby and Fat Boy Slim. Fri, 10pm-5am. Club Ing, 4/F, Renaissance Harbour View Hotel. Wan Chai. Inquiries 2824 0523; $200 (includes one drink)


Comedy Workshops

A 20-year veteran of radio, TV commercials, theatre, pantomime and stand-up, Mike Brooks presents two introductory workshops for wannabe comedians. Skills such as characterisation, improvisation and top tips for auditioning will form the focus. Today, 4pm-7pm. Rehearsal Room, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central. $150. Inquiries: [email protected]

Positive Thinking

A workshop aiming to uncover one of the 'least understood energy resources of the universe' - thought - in order to bring about understanding and self-improvement. Monika Parker provides some welcome food for thought. Today, 2pm-5pm. The Raja Yoga Centre, 17 Dragon Rd, Causeway Bay. Free. Inquiries: 2806 3008 or [email protected]


Adam Freeland King Of The Breaks Asia Tour 2003

Inquiries: 2824 0523

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

That Time/Kwaidan

Refund period: Until May 12. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Comet In Moominland

Refund period: Until May 20. Inquiries: 2268 7323


Piano Recital By Lang Lang

Inquiries: 2268 7321

Piano Recital By Rachel Chung And Alexia Muza

Inquiries: 2868 0837

Guitar Recital By Alvaro Pierri

Inquiries: 2868 0837

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

Rescheduled for Jun 6. Inquiries: 2882 1689

David Gray

Inquiries: 2734 9009

Musique Populaire

Inquiries: 3017 0888

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