Exhibitions Szeto Kei 100th Birthday Memorial Joint Exhibition Features works by the Lingnan School painter, his son Nigel Szeto, and more than 60 of their students. Today, 9am-8pm, HK Central Library, 66 Causeway Rd, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: 2393 3510. Ends today Cardboard Faces Cardboard art made of recycled materials by local students. Today-Thu, 8am-9pm, 1/F Devon House, Taikoo Place, 979 King's Rd, Quarry Bay. Inquiries: 2844 5094. Ends Thu Memories and Superimposition Wei Guangqing's paintings incorporate pop elements into traditional Chinese culture. Today-Sat, 10am-6pm, Kwai Fung Hin Art Gallery, G/F, 20 Ice House St, Centre. Inquiries: 2580 0058. Ends Sat Early Hong Kong's Kowloon Peninsula More than 70 photos collected by historian Cheng Po-hung show Kowloon's changes over the past century. Mon-Sat, 9am-6pm, Sun, 1.30pm-5.30pm, University Museum and Art Gallery, University of HK, 94 Bonham Rd, Pok Fu Lam. Inquiries: 2241 5512. Ends Mar 16 On the Street Local artists and groups celebrate street art in photography, painting and graphics. Opens today. Mon-Thu, 1.30pm-11pm, Fri-Sat, 1.30pm-12.30am, Culture Club, 15 Elgin St, Central. Inquiries: 9103 5017. Ends Apr 5 Performing Arts Anything Goes Tony Penny directs the HK Singers in this musical farce written by Cole Porter. Today-tomorrow, 7.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$250, HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2537 4180 Performance Circle Showcase Youth performers from the theatre group perform monologues, comedy duets, ballads and dance numbers. In English. Today-tomorrow, 7.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$200, HK$160 (members), HK$100 (concessions). Inquiries: 2521 7251 Play-reading Events Theatre group ACT presents Scott McPherson's comedy Marvin's Room. In English. Today, 7pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, free. Inquiries: 9430 5725; and Theatre Ensemble presents Sarah Kane's Cleansed. In Cantonese. Today-tomorrow, 8pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, free, booking required. Inquiries: 2511 8195 The 36th Hong Kong Arts Festival The annual arts event features more than 30 programmes by international talent in opera, music, dance and theatre, including the following six shows. Various times, venues and prices, Urbtix (except shows at the HK Academy for Performing Arts through HK Ticketing). Inquiries: www.hk.artsfestival.org . Ends Mar 16 Rigoletto Teatro Regio di Parma from Italy stages the tragic opera by Verdi. In Italian with Chinese and English surtitles. Today-tomorrow, 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$250-HK$1,280. Eddie Palmieri Afro-Caribbean Jazz Sextet The Puerto Rican-American pianist and his band fuse jazz with Latin beats. Thu-Fri, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$160-HK$460. Sheng It Up A fusion of rock and Chinese music with instruments such as the sheng, zheng and sanxian. Fri, 8.15pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$180. Ode to Joy L.I.V.E. Choreographer Marie Chouinard leads her troupe in an experimental dance inspired by Beethoven's Ode to Joy. Fri-Sat, 8pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$120-HK$380 (post-performance meet-the-artist session on Fri) Hungarian Concerto Hungarian State Folk Ensemble perform traditional folk dance set to music by Bela Bartok. Sat, 7.30pm, Mar 16, 3pm, 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$350. Vladimir Jurowski and the London Philharmonic Orchestra The young Russian conductor leads the orchestra in two concerts: with Danish violinist Nikolaj Znaider in Turnage's Lullaby for Hans, a Brahms violin concerto and a Tchaikovsky symphony, Sat, 8pm; and with French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet in Turnage's Evening Songs, a Ravel piano concerto and a Prokofiev symphony, Mar 16, 8pm. HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$200-HK$720. Te Vaka The 11-piece group from New Zealand perform modern Polynesian music and dance. Thu, 8pm, 5/F Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 345 Queen's Rd Central, HK$120, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323 HKPO. Ronald. Edmond Live Henry Shek conducts the HK Philharmonic Orchestra to perform with Canto-pop singers Edmond Leung Hon-man and Ronald Cheng Chung-kei, and a band led by Joey Tang. Fri-Mar 16, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$120-HK$400 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030 Extra-curricular Commonwealth Day Cocktail Reception The Royal Over-Seas League and the Royal Commonwealth Society hold the celebration. Non-members welcome. Today, 6.30pm-8.30pm, China Club, 14/F Old Bank of China Building, Bank St, Central, HK$300, booking required. Inquiries: 9225 8947 Gardzienice - Practising the Humanities The Centre for Theatre Practices Gardzienice's artistic director Wlodzimierz Staniewski talks about the company's experimental projects. In English. Today, 8pm-10pm, Recital Hall, 3/F HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, free, booking required. Inquiries: 2503 1630 The Man HK International Literary Festival Running until Mar 19 programmes include a talk by American historian Edward Larson on the theory of evolution: today, 7.30pm (reception, 6.30pm), HK Football Club, 3 Sports Rd, Happy Valley, HK$150, HK$100 (Royal Geographical Society members); tomorrow, 7.30pm, Foreign Correspondents' Club, 1/F, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$250, HK$175 (members), includes dinner; and a discussion on identity crisis with US-based Chinese writers Yan Geling and Li Yiyun: tomorrow, noon, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$288, includes lunch. Booking required. Inquiries: www.festival.org.hk Cinema The 13th ifva Festival The Independent Short Film and Video Awards festival showcases local and overseas works from Asia, Europe, Canada and South America, including the following programme. Thu-Mar 23, Agnes b. Cinema, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai; HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho; HK Science Museum, 2 Science Museum Rd, TST, HK$50, HK$30 (concessions) Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 5328 or www.ifva.com World Vision Picks from Germany's Oberhausen International Short Film Festival. Programme one includes German director Corinna Schnitt's Living a Beautiful Life and London-based dancer Miranda Pennell's directorial attempt Magnetic North: Thu, 7.30pm, Agnes b. Cinema. Programme two includes Indian director Amit Dutta's To Be Continued and Chinese animation Shock Of Time by Sun Xun: Fri, 9pm, Agnes b. Cinema. With English subtitles (without subtitles for those in English).