Exhibitions Cage Home Exhibition on the 'cage home' housing that is still found in areas such as Tai Kok Tsui and Sham Shui Po. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-6.30pm, Schoeni Art Gallery - Branch Gallery, 27 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2542 3143. Ends Mar 18 Embodied in Stone Michael Coyne's photographs of the people, landscape and diaolou (towers) of Kaiping, in Guangzhou. Opens today. Mon-Sat, noon-10pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2521 7251. Ends Mar 30 Featuring Works by Zhang Dazhong Zhang's paintings of youthful Red Guards who possess both a feminine softness and an optimism for a better future. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-7pm, Sun, noon-6pm, Connoisseur Art Gallery, Shop G3, Chinachem Hollywood Centre, 1 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2868 5358. Ends Mar 31 21 Dreams Group exhibition by five members of New York-based arts collective Dream the End: photographers Marcelo Gomes, Sasha Rudensky, Cassander Eeftinck Schattenkerk and David Schoerner, and collage artist Paul Butler. Opening reception today, 7pm-9pm. Mon-Sat, 11.30am-7pm, Gallery on Old Bailey, 17 Old Bailey St, Central. Inquiries: 2869 7122. Ends Apr 8 Forever Until Now Fourteen Cambodian artists from three generations, including Svay Ken, Vann Nath and Duong Saree, explore the human condition from the perspective of contemporary Khmer culture using paintings, sculpture, film and photography. Until Mar 22: Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, G/F, 10 Chancery Lane, SoHo. Until Apr 26: Thu-Sun, noon-5pm, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery Art Projects, Unit 603-605, 6/F Chai Wan Industrial City Phase 1, 60 Wing Tai Rd, Chai Wan. Inquiries: 2810 0065. Ends Apr 26 History of Island East Exhibition on the history and development of the Eastern District (covering North Point, Tsat Tsz Mui, Quarry Bay, Sai Wan Ho, Shau Kei Wan and Chai Wan). Mon-Wed, Fri-Sun, 10am-5pm, closed Thu, Museum of Coastal Defence, 175 Tung Hei Rd, Shau Kei Wan, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2569 1500. Ends June 10 Performing Arts A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Chung King-fai and Ko Tin-lung direct the Chung Ying Theatre Company's presentation of Harold S. Prince's musical comedy about a day in the life of a Roman slave who helps his young master in his romantic pursuit of the courtesan next door in exchange for his freedom. In Cantonese with English surtitles. Today, Fri-Sat, 7.30pm, also Sat-Mar 22, 2.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$130-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3961 9800 Carmen The HK Academy for Performing Arts presents Georges Bizet's opera about a beautiful gypsy woman with a fiery temper. In French with Chinese and English surtitles. Today, Fri-Sat, 7.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$90-HK$140 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8500 Beautiful Connection Roy Szeto directs comedian Cheung Tat-ming's drama which revolves around the people behind a popular radio series that is coming to the end of its run. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Today-Mar 22, 24-30, 7.45pm, also Mar 22, 29, 2.45pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900 Writing in Water Stan Lai directs the HK Repertory Theatre in a Zen comedy about the search for happiness. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Today-Mar 22, 24-26, 7.45pm, also Sat, 2.45pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$120-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900 I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change! East Asia Entertainment, Windmill Grass Theatre and Emperor Stage's adaptation of Joe DiPietro's musical comedy about the suburban mating game. In Cantonese. Today-Mar 22, 8pm, also Sat-Mar 22, 3pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$220-HK$340 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2905 8134 School Detective 2 in 1 Series @ EG Crisis The Jumbo Kids Theatre presents a children's drama about a school detective who seeks to find out why a little girl went from being an avid reader to preferring computer games. In Cantonese. Fri-Sat, 7.30pm, also Mar 22, 3pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$100; Mar 28, 7.30pm, Mar 29, 3pm, North District Town Hall, 2 Lung Wan St, Sheung Shui, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323 Princess Changping The HK Dance Company presents an eight-scene version of the Cantonese opera. Fri-Sat, 7.45pm, Mar 22, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$160-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 1806 Duffy The Welsh pop singer in concert. Fri, 8pm, AsiaWorld-Arena, HK International Airport, Lantau, HK$450-HK$850 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2629 6240 Oleanna On & On Theatre Workshop presents David Mamet's drama about a meeting between a male teacher and his female student that leads to a sexual-harassment case. In Cantonese. Fri-Mar 23, 26-29, 8pm, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd, To Kwa Wan, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: www.onandon.org.hk Percussive Colours Composer-producer Mui Kwong-chiu and visual artist George Chang Lok-yee present a cross-media musical theatre show. Fri-Sat, 8pm, Mar 22, 3pm, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 111 Shau Kei Wan Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$140, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323 The Journey of the Lotus All Theatre Arts Association and Oxana Production celebrate spring with performances of classical Indian and contemporary dance, live music and a poetry reading. In English. Fri-Sat, 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$120, HK$100 (members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251 The Labeque Sisters David Atherton conducts pianists Katia and Marielle Labeque and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra for works by Berlioz, Poulenc, Debussy and Franck. Fri-Sat, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$180-HK$580 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030 By the Nan Lian Garden - Chinese Music Virtuosi Local musicians, including sheng player Loo Sze-wang, dizi player Chu Siu-wai, and huqin player Wong Chi-chung and yangqin player Pan Ya-sze, perform Chinese instrumental music. Sat, 2.30pm, 7.30pm, Nan Lian Garden, 60 Fung Tak Rd, Diamond Hill, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321 The Gin Game Weigo Lee directs the HK Repertory Theatre's presentation of D. L. Coburn's tragicomedy about two nursing-home residents who engage in lengthy reminiscences about their lives over games of gin rummy. In Cantonese. Sat, Mar 24-28, 7.45pm, also Mar 22, 2.45pm, HK Rep Black Box, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900 A Scottish Fantasy Yip Wing-sie conducts violinist Ma Jun-yi and the HK Sinfonietta for Arnold's Four Scottish Dances, Bruch's Scottish Fantasy and Mendelssohn's Symphony No 3 in A minor, Scottish. Sat, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336 BeatleMania Live The American Beatles tribute band play the Fab Four's hits. Sat, 8pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$280-HK$480 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2882 1689 Extra-curricular HK Flower Show Annual showcase of flowers from all over the world and landscape displays by Hong Kong and overseas organisations. Other activities include floral-art demonstrations. Today-Mar 22, 9am-9pm, Victoria Park, Causeway Bay, HK$14. Inquiries: 2697 8030 Magic Tales: Staging The Stories of Eva Luna Playwright and Smith College professor Ellen W. Kaplan discusses her upcoming theatrical adaptation of five stories by Chilean author Isabel Allende. In English. Tomorrow, 5pm, Main Building, University of HK, Pok Fu Lam, free, registration required (at www.hku.hk/english/events/index.htm ). Inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org Cinema De l'Amour The Alliance Fran?se of HK, the Consulate of Belgium and the Consulate of Switzerland co-present eight films about love, including the following one. Until Mar 22. The Grand Cinema, 2/F Elements, Kowloon Station, 1 Austin Rd West, Kowloon, HK$60 www.thegrand cinema.com.hk. Inquiries: 2196 8170 Those Who Remain Drama about a man and woman who become close while their partners are being treated for cancer at a hospital. In French with English subtitles. Today, 7.15pm, Mar 22, 5.45pm, The Grand Cinema. HK Independent Short Films and Video Awards (Ifva) Festival The HK Arts Centre presents short films and videos from Hong Kong and beyond, including the following programme. Until Mar 22. HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai; HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST; HK Art School, Room 1907AB, 19/F Hopewell Centre, Wan Chai, HK$50, HK$190 (Closing gala). Inquiries: 2572 7202 Invisibles Programme of five short films in Swahili, Spanish and English with Chinese and English subtitles. Today, 7.30pm, HK Arts Centre.