Exhibitions Liu Yingzhao The Chinese painter's oil-on-canvas still lifes of fruits and Chinese pottery. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-7pm (Sun and public holidays by appointment), Connoisseur Art Gallery, G3 Chinachem Hollywood Centre, 1 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2868 5358. Ends Jan 31 Paradoxical Winters French painter Christian Pendelio's visual interpretations of paradoxes such as a mixture of joy and sadness, and the juxtaposition of winter and spring. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm (Sun and public holidays by appointment), State-of-the-Arts Gallery, G/F, 36 Pottinger St, Central. Inquiries: 2526 1133. Ends Jan 31 in?attic Stephanie Sin Long-yee and Damon Tong Wai-kit's abstract paintings evolved from their personal experiences of living in a crowded urban environment. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-7.30pm, Sun, 2pm-7pm, Sin Sin Annex, 53, Sai St, Central. Inquiries: 2858 5072. Ends Feb 21 No Frontiers : The Art of Ding Yanyong Works by the late artist (1902-1978) testify to his life-long exploration of a synthesis of Chinese and western art along with the adoption early in his career of the styles of Matisse and those espoused by Fauvism. Opens today. Daily, 10am-6pm (Sat until 8pm), closed Thu (except public holidays), HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2721 0116. Ends Apr 5 Performing Arts Caligula The HK Repertory Theatre perform director Anthony Chan's adaptation of Albert Camus' historical drama about the life of the notorious Roman emperor and his cruelty and arbitary exercise of power. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Today, 7.45pm, HK City Hall Theatre, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900 David Byrne The singer performs songs by his former band Talking Heads and from his collaboration with Brian Eno. Today, 8pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, HK$488-HK$788 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2629 6240 Crazy for Her Connie Chan Po-chu stars in Emperor Stage and OMI International's drama about the life of a 1970s HK TV star. Kam Kwok-leung writes and directs. In Cantonese. Tomorrow-Sat, 8pm, also Sat-Jan 25, 2.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$800 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2835 3986 Johnny Fong Hiu-kai The local clarinettist gives a recital of works by Brahms, Chausson and Penderecki at a pre-tour concert before his Carnegie Hall debut. Pianist Jacqueline Li Hau-ling provides accompaniment. Tomorrow, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9137 2214 or 9558 2860 Tong Siu-yin The female Blindman Nanyin practitioner gives a traditional Chinese music performance. Tomorrow, 8pm, Culture Club, 15 Elgin St, SoHo, HK$190 (includes one drink), reservations recommended. Inquiries: 2127 7936 When Mr Bastos Meets Ms Chan Local dancer Abby Chan and Brazilian dancer Otavio Bastos present a celebration of movement. A City Festival event. Wed, Fri, 7.30pm, also Thu, 9.15pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$150, HK$120 (members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251 Illusions German singer Eva Meier performs songs made popular in Berlin in the period between the world wars, along with songs from the 1970s and 1980s. Pianist Paul Cibis provides the music. A City Festival event. In German, with some English. Wed, Fri-Sat, 7.45pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$180, HK$150 (members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251 The Marriage Bed Amphora Theatre Company stages Nona Shepphard's drama about two lesbian lovers who, after Britain passes a parliamentary bill legalising same-sex civil unions, must decide whether to marry. In English. Wed-Sat, 8pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$290-HK$490 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 9451 1098 or 9730 7706 Prometheus 2050 Performance Exchange's environmental version of the tragic story about Prometheus who is condemned to suffer. (Also includes Shakespeare Ends, a short play featuring 'the Bard's best bits' on Sat). In English. A City Festival event. Thu, Sat, 7.30pm, also Fri, 9.15pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$150, HK$120 (members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251 Yim Wan The pianist plays works by Gluck, Scarlatti, Mozart and Schumann. Thu, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321 Big Band Fest The Saturday Night Jazz Orchestra, Basic Notes Jazz Big Band, Stray Katz Big Band, Lando Bernal's Big Broad Band and Mondaynight Jazz Orchestra play swing music. Jan 23, 7.30pm, also Jan 24, 2.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150, HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2521 7251 Ted Lo Quartet with Eugene Pao Pianist-composer Ted Lo, guitarist Eugene Pao, bassist Sylvain Gagnon and drummer Al Gordon play original jazz tunes and new arrangements of some jazz standards. A City Festival event. Thu-Fri, 9.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$180, HK$150 (members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251 A Viennese Odyssey with David Zinman The American conducts the HK Philharmonic Orchestra for Webern's Passacaglia, Mahler's Symphony No 10 - Adagio and Richard Strauss' Thus Spake Zarathustra. Fri-Sat, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$150-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030 Yoga Lin The Taiwanese singer in concert. Fri-Sat, 8.30pm, Hitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$290, HK$480 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3128 8288 Hit TV Music Themes Chu Pak-him presents, Samson Young provides artistic direction, Ng Cheuk-yin arranges the music and Yip Wing-sie conducts the HK Sinfonietta in performing theme tunes from TV dramas and other programmes from today and yesteryear. In Cantonese. Fri-Sat, 9pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$120-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336 Extra-curricular Culture and Globalisation HK Polytechnic University lecturer Charles Griffith talks about a nation's inherent cultural values and whether globalisation will change them. Today, 6.45pm, The Boys' & Girls' Clubs Association of HK, Rm 602, 3 Lockhart Rd, Wan Chai, HK$90, HK$75 (English-Speaking Union members), reservations recommended. Inquiries: 2186 8449 (mornings) or firstname.lastname@example.org Drum Jam Kumi Masunaga leads a drum jam. Today, 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, free (with more than 70 drums and percussion instruments available for use). Inquiries: drum-jam.com.hk Stand-up Comedy Open Mic Cantonese (today) and English-language (tomorrow) sessions, free to perform five to seven minutes, HK$50 to watch, 8pm. Take Out Comedy Club, B/F, 34 Elgin St, SoHo. Inquiries: 6220 4436 Cinema Modern Classics Three feature and two short films screened to celebrate Broadway Cinematheque's 12th and Palace IFC's fifth anniversaries, including the following. Until Jan 21. Broadway Cinematheque, 3 Public Square St, Yau Ma Tei, HK$60, HK$48 (BC VIP members); Palace IFC, Podium Level 1, IFC Mall, 8 Finance St, Central, HK$75, HK$63 (BC VIP members). Inquiries: 2388 0002 (Broadway Cinematheque) and 3288 6268 (Palace IFC) Blow Up Thriller about a photographer in 1960s London who thinks he has photographed a murder in a park. In English with Chinese subtitles. Today-Wed, 7.30pm, Palace IFC.