Due to the ongoing Sars situation, events are subject to cancellations and postponements. Please check with ticket vendors and venues for last-minute changes. Exhibitions City Heroes Photographer Leong Ka-tai attempts to find the 'true heart' of the city by capturing ordinary people on film. The 40 snapshots of individuals who personify the story of Hong Kong ends where it began, at HSBC Plaza in Central.Inquiries: 2521 1751 or email@example.com . Ends tomorrow Springtime In Beijing Celebrated artists Wang Guozhu, Zhang Guoning and Zhao Yao explore the magic of Beijing in spring, from the dusty hutongs to the splendour of the Forbidden City. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-7pm; Sun, noon-5pm. Connoisseur Art Gallery, Shop G3 Chinachem Hollywood Centre, 1 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2868 5358. Until May 18 Series Two: Illuminated Objects Exploring illumination of themes as well as interiors, industrial designers Monoone, Sinda Lai and Ivan Lam, architects Derrick Tsang and Kitty Au, print-maker Peter Lau, fashion designer Yeelin Yeung, ceramic artist Rosanna Li, and mixed media artists Chan Yuk-keung, Tsang Tak-ping, Sara Tse, Jaffa Lam and Amy Lee combine their ideas. Habitus, 3/F, Win Hing House, 38 Wyndham St, Central. Inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org . Until May 24 Hairspray Esther Erlich has a flair for the quirky, fun and provocative. Here, the attention is drawn to vivid faces that radiate, pulling you in to the canvas. Are all the women on show here the same muse made to look different via the magic of hairspray? The exaggeration of the unreal and the lack of pretension makes for a refreshing change. Mon-Fri, 12pm-7pm, Sat-Sun 12pm-6pm. Bark Modern Art, 1/F, 13-14 Lan Kwai Fong, Central. Inquiries: 2537 7271. Until May 31 Entang Wiharso: Hurting Landscape A series of potent and provocative images that examine the social, political and ideological landscapes in Indonesia today. Tue-Sun, 11am-8pm (closed Mon). Chouinard Gallery, 1 Prince's Terrace, Mid-Levels. Inquiries: 2858 5072. Until May 31 Tempted By Tempera Zhang Yong and Zhai Peihong are reputed to be the first artists in China to use the Western medium of tempera on board. The collection includes Zhang's observations on rural life on the mainland. Galerie Du Monde, 328 Pacific Place, 88 Queensway. Daily, 10am-7pm (Sun, noon-5pm). Inquiries: 2525 0529. Until May 31 Everlasting Beauty Vivianne Lechaud Meyer strikes a fine balance between the delicate brushstrokes of Chinese ink and Western perspective. Karin Weber Gallery. 32A Staunton St, Central. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm; Sun 1pm-7pm. Inquiries: 2544 5004. Until May 31 For One Brief Shining Moment Lamma-based artist Christine Dodd Myers makes her debut with a 30-piece exhibition relating to the seven chakras (energies) that flow through the body. Her work, a mixture of canvas and ceramic, provides a calming influence and a positive view of the human psyche. Muse Gallery, G/F, 40 Ship St, Wan Chai. For further information call 3110 4618 or 2866 0106. Until May 31 Performing Arts Triple Beethoven After a month-long hiatus as a result of Sars, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HKPO) storms back into action. With the overseas guests unable to attend, Beethoven's celebrated Triple Concerto is to be performed by Wong Sze-hang on violin, Richard Bamping on cello and Shirley Ip Hang-jim on piano, and conducted by HKPO conductor laureate David Atherton. The orchestra also negotiates Bartok's Dance Suite, Stravinsky's The Firebird Suite and Tchaikovsky's Pezzo Capriccioso. Today, 8pm. Cultural Centre Concert Hall. $220, $160, $100, $60 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030 or www.hkpo.com Violinmania III: Min Lee In the place of Tedi Papavrami, the Hong Kong Sinfonietta presents Min Lee, hailed as one of the world's finest young virtuosos. Winner of the best performer award at the Singapore National Music Competition at the age of eight, and taking the first prize and laureate title at Prague's Kocian International Violin Competition at 11, she became the youngest musician to graduate from Yale when she was 17. She will perform Berlioz's Roman Carnival, Saint-Saens' Violin Concerto No 3 in B minor, Op 61, Waxman's Carmen Fantasy and Bizet's Symphony No 1 in C. Today, 8pm. City Hall Concert Hall, Central. $220, $140 and $100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336 Scribblers Present: The Fate Of The Assassins Based on Sima Qian's (145-86 BC) Cikeliezhuan, this tale explores the lives of several assassins in a combination of Greek tragedy and modern theatre. In Cantonese. Today, 8pm. Cultural Centre, Studio Theatre, TST. $100. Inquiries: email@example.com Night Scene Ultimate Junk DJ Kulu captains this second voyage for the Ultra-lounge crew, who will be rocking the boat during the three-hour cruise with a live mixture 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. Today, 9pm. Queen's Pier, Central. $390 Cityline. Inquiries: 2111 5333 Slinky World Tour Bursting out of the English seaside resort of Bournemouth in the mid-1990s, Slinky is the latest superclub to escape the dwindling British scene by touting its wares elsewhere in the world. The 'superstar DJ' on show here is Dave Lea. Supporting him are local boys Frankie Lam, Christian, Jimi K and Tak. Today, 10pm-6am. Club Ing, 4/F, Convention Plaza, 1 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. $180/$230. Inquiries: 9043 0969 Extra-curricular Art Jams Throw on the overalls and get ready to jam with paint, canvas and an open mind. Art jams are held every Saturday, and are loosely themed each week. Today's is Snazzafied Jazz. 9pm-late. $400 members, $500 non-members (inclusive of paints and canvas; drinks extra). Membership costs $250 per year. Meli-Melo Living Arts Cafe, G/F 123 Wellington St, Central. Inquiries: 2541 8816 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Life Styling Workshop: Discover Balance And Create Fulfilment A personal development workshop geared for those who feel there is more to life, or that life is not exactly going according to plan. Practical techniques to help clarity and facilitate change are taught. May 31, 9.30am-1pm. Hong Kong Football Club. $750. Inquiries: 9381 0698 or 9771 4961 For a complete listings service visit totallyhk.scmp.com.