Exhibitions Refabricating City The Hong Kong-Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture showcases works by 60 architects and artists. Today-Sat, 10am-6pm (Fri-Sat until 8pm), Central Police Station compound, 10 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: www.hkszbiennale.asia Ends Sat Spiritual Space Modern lacquer works by 17 mainland artists including Huang Shizhong, Xie Guohua and Tang Zhiyi. Opening reception today, 6.30pm-8pm. Mon-Sat, 9am-6pm (Sat until noon), Academy of Visual Arts, HK Baptist University, 51 Kwun Tong Rd, Kowloon Tong. Inquiries: 2353 5627. Ends Mar 30 Craig Waddell The Australian painter's portraits of his artist wife, Jessie Cacchillo. Opening reception today, 6pm-9pm. Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm, Cat Street Gallery, 222 Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2291 0006. Ends Apr 5 Made in Hong Kong Chow Chun-fai, Chu Hing-wah, Kevin Fung, 'Frog King' Kwok Mang-ho, Kum Chi-keung, Wan Qingli and Vincent Yu display works that represent the city's culture. Daily, 10am-6pm (Sat until 8pm), closed Thu, HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2721 0116. Ends Apr 6 Theatre of the Mind Australian artist Chris Wake paints large-scale oils of party scenes with a dark undertone. Opening reception today, 6pm-8pm. Tue-Sun, 11am-8pm, or by appointment, 5 o.p.t Studio/Gallery, 5 Prince's Terrace, Mid-Levels. Inquiries: 2536 9818. Ends Apr 11 Performing Arts Anything Goes Tony Penny directs the HK Singers in this musical farce written by Cole Porter. Today, 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, 7.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$200, HK$160 (members), HK$100 (concessions). Inquiries: 2521 7251 Stage Reading Chamber Theatre Ensemble presents Sarah Kane's Cleansed. In Cantonese. Today, 8pm, McAulay Studio, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, free, booking required. Inquiries: 2511 8195 The 36th Hong Kong Arts Festival Features more than 30 programmes by international talent in opera, music, dance and theatre, including the following five 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, 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$250-HK$1,280. The Shape of Things Lee Chung-chuen adapts Neil LaBute's play about seduction and betrayal, in which an average young man tries his best to please the attractive art student he's infatuated with. In Cantonese with English surtitles. Today-Mar 17 (except tomorrow), 7.45pm (Sat and Mar 16 also at 3pm), HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$200-HK$340. 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. 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) 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. Feelin' Groovy Kassia Men's Choir perform songs of the 1960s by Bob Dylan, James Taylor and more. Tomorrow-Thu, 8pm, Amici, 1/F, 83 Lockhart Rd, Wan Chai, HK$220, includes snacks. Inquiries: 2575 3931 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 Gong Concert for World Peace Gong players Don Conreaux, Sheila Whittaker, Aidan McIntyre and Tom Czartyoski perform. Fri, 8pm, 6/F Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 345 Queen's Rd Central, HK$375. Inquiries: 2504 1333 (pre-performance talk today, 7.30pm-9.30pm, Estoril Court, 55 Garden Rd, Mid-Levels, HK$50, in English.) HKPO. Ronald. Edmond Live Henry Shek and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra perform with 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 The Man HK International Literary Festival Running until Mar 19. Programmes include a discussion on identity crisis with US-based Chinese writers Yan Geling and Li Yiyun: today, noon, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$288, includes lunch; and a talk by American historian Edward Larson on the theory of evolution: today, 7.30pm, Foreign Correspondents' Club, 1/F, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$250, HK$175 (members), includes dinner. Booking required. Inquiries: www.festival.org.hk Contemporary Art and the New Creative Economy Asia Art Archive and Asia Society's event with the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art's director Joseph Thompson sharing his experience on revitalising local communities through the arts. In English. Today, 6.30pm-8pm, HK Art School Learning Centre, Hopewell Centre, Room 1907a, 183 Queen's Rd East, Wan Chai, free, booking required. Inquiries: 2815 1112 Hong Kong ArtWalk The eighth annual charity art event involves 55 galleries in Central, Sheung Wan, Wan Chai and other districts. Performances, installations and videos are also showcased on streets. Tomorrow, 5pm-midnight, various venues, HK$420, HK$90 (students), includes drinks and snacks, tickets at participating galleries on Hollywood Rd and Wyndham St. Proceeds go to Society for Community Organisation. Inquiries: www.hongkongartwalk.com Architecture as Culture Talk by academics and cultural critics Desmond Hui Cheuk-kuen and Leo Lee Ou-fan. In English. Tomorrow, 7pm-9pm, McAulay Studio, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, free, booking required. Inquiries: 2696 1255 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 Sight and Sound Peru A look at South American culture with five shorts from Peru, including Humberto Saco's portrayal of poverty in Walking to School, Aldo Salvini's surrealist drama The Useless Milacres of Demeryac, and Roberto Barba's Fly Away, which tells of a romance between a suicidal woman and a flee ing man. In Spanish with English subtitles. Sat, 7pm, HK Film Archive.