Exhibitions Signal 8 Works in a range of media by 15 artists including painter David Bromley, photographer Dirk Westphal and sculptor Andrew Logan. Today, 11am-7pm, Cat Street Gallery, 222 Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2291 0006. Ends today Think Within the Box Kady Fung's seal carvings focus on government and social issues. Today-Fri, 8am-9pm, Linkbridge, Lincoln House, Taikoo Place, 979 King's Rd, Quarry Bay. Inquiries: 2844 5094. Ends Fri Chinese Characters in Space Works that explore Chinese characters by 18 Hong Kong and mainland artists including Kwok Mang-ho (Frog King), Pan Xinglei and Tsang Tsou-choi. Today-Fri, noon-8pm, Artist Commune, Cattle Depot Artists Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd, To Kwa Wan. Inquiries: 9433 7950. Ends Fri Warna 2008 Paintings by Malaysian expressionist artists Yusof Ghani, Awang Damit, Fauzulyusri, Daud Rahim and Jamil Mat Isa. Today-Fri, 3pm-8pm, 26/F Consul-General Penthouse, Malaysia Building, 47-50 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: www.warna.com.my . Ends Fri Form and Emptiness Eight Artists including Ben Yau and Simone Boon present ceramics that explore space and form. Today-Fri, 3.30pm-7pm, Sat, 1pm-6pm, Gallery Benten 17, G/F, 17 Wa In Fong East, Central. Inquiries: 2559 0054. Ends Sat Mixed Media Modern Art Mixed-media works by Richard Rowan, Drew Darcy, Caroline Shotton and more. Daily, 10am-9pm, Gallery of Modern Art, Shop L115-116, Level One, New World Centre, 18-24 Salisbury Rd, TST. Inquiries: 2988 8278. Ends Aug 31 City Art Square Outdoor art plaza featuring sculptures and installations by 19 local and international artists, architects and designers, including Dennis Oppenheim, Zaha Hadid and Xu Bing. Olympic Fuwa mascots are also displayed. Daily, Sha Tin Town Hall Plaza, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin. Inquiries: 2861 0310. Ends Aug 31 Metamorphosis Zhang Hua's creased sculptures investigate concepts of anxiety and distortion. Tue-Fri, 10.30am-7.30pm, Sat, 2pm-6pm, Edge Gallery, G/F, 60c Leighton Rd, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: 2887 0313. Ends Aug 31 Performing Arts Around the World in 80 Days ABA Productions' musical based on Jules Verne's novel that charts an Englishman and his French valet's adventure to circumnavigate the globe in 80 days. In English. Today-Sat, 7.30pm (today and Sat also at 2.30pm), Aug 31, 1pm, 5.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$225-HK$888 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: www.80daysthemusical.com Yang Opera Troupe of Jiangsu The group from Jiangsu province perform Chinese Yang opera excerpts and classics such as A Centenarian Commander. With Chinese and English surtitles. Fri-Aug 31, 7.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Hall, Central, HK$100-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325 Summer Fling 2008 Kassia Women's Choir sing a selection of jazz-inspired classics such as Let's Call the Whole Thing off, Swinging on a Star and The Shadow of Your Smile. Sat, 8pm, Helena May, 35 Garden Rd, Central; Sept 10, 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$220 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2575 3931 Bernstein DVD Show RTHK's Radio 4 presents the show with music critic Oliver Chou revisiting the American conductor and composer's career through videos of his performances. Sat, 3pm-5pm, Tom Lee Academy Hall, Megabox, Kowloon Bay, get free tickets by faxing your name, address, email, phone number, and the number of tickets (maximum two) to 2339 6427. Inquiries: 2339 6425 Field of Dreams HK Repertory Theatre's musical inspired by the story of eight HK footballers who represented China at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games. Anthony Chan Kam-kuen directs. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Sat-Sept 8, 7.45pm (no show Sept 1), Aug 31 and Sept 6 also at 2.45pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$120-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900 Borodin Quartet The Moscow-based chamber ensemble play music for string quartet by Haydn, Beethoven, Mozart and Tchaikovsky. Sept 2, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321 The University of London Symphony Orchestra HK University of Science and Technology presents the show with John Forster conducting the orchestra who are joined by violinist Nicola Benedetti and cellist Leonard Elschenbroich. Sept 2, 7.30pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin; Sept 3, 7.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2358 6149 Don Carlo Opera HK presents Verdi's tragedy about a prince whose betrothed lover becomes his father's bride as a treaty to end a war. Directed by Henry Akina. Stars tenors Warren Mok and Keith Ikaia-Purdy. Accompanied by HK Sinfonietta. In Italian with Chinese and English surtitles. Sept 3-7, 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$150-HK$900 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321 McCoy Tyner Quartet The American modern jazz pianist makes his Hong Kong debut playing with Gerald Cannon on bass, Eric Kamau Gravatt on drums and Christian Scott on trumpet. Sept 4, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150-HK$400 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321 Li Yundi The pianist joins conductor Edo de Waart and the HK Philharmonic to perform Ravel's Piano Concerto in G; the orchestra also play Messiaen's Les Offrandes oubliees and Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique: Sept 5-6, 8pm, HK$180-HK$680 Urbtix. Li plays works by Chopin, Schumann/Liszt, Mussorgsky and Wang Jianzhong: Sept 8, 8pm, HK$280-HK$680 Urbtix. HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST. Inquiries: 2721 2030 Extra-curricular Music Appreciation Series Music critic Chow Fan-fu talks on Ravel's orchestral piece Bolero. In Cantonese. Today, 7.30pm, HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$40 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321 Lecture and Workshop on Art Market and Curatorship Alvaro Rodriguez Fominaya, former chief curator at Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno in Spain, talks on models of curatorship and the workings of the art market. In English. Lecture: Fri, 7pm-9pm; workshop: Sat, 10am- 5.45pm. School of Creative Media, City University of HK, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, free, booking required. Inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org Cinema Summer IFF More than 30 features and two tribute programmes to late directors Ingmar Bergman and Kon Ichikawa; including the following three films. Today-Sept 9, Grand Cinema, 2/F Elements, Kowloon Station, 1 Austin Rd West; UA Langham Place, 8 Argyle St, Mong Kok; Agnes b. Cinema, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai; HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho; HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$36-HK$60 Urbtix. Inquiries: hkiff.org.hk Lost. Indulgence A club girl (Karen Mok) enters the lives of a widow and her teenage son after a traffic accident. Zhang Yibai directs. In Putonghua and Chongqing dialect with Chinese and English subtitles. Today, 7.30pm, UA Langham Place. The Magician Set in 1840s Stockholm, Ingmar Bergman's drama follows a travelling magician (Max von Sydow) whose supernatural power is put to test. In Swedish with English subtitles. Fri, 7.30pm, HK Space Museum. Shame Ingmar Bergman's 1968 feature follows the relationship between a musician couple during a civil war. Stars Liv Ullmann and Max von Sydow. In Swedish with English subtitles. Fri, 9.30pm, HK Space Museum.