Exhibitions Old Community, Fascinating Shops Watercolour paintings by Leung Yun-charm of old Hong Kong buildings, shops and streets. Daily, 9am-9pm, 1/F Lobby, Central Plaza, 18 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2132 8607. Ends May 5 Red Shoes - Dark Beauty Collage collaboration between Tokyo-based artist Aya Shindo and Hong Kong-based photographer Harry C. Today-Fri, 10am-9pm, Harvey Nichols, The Landmark, Central; 11am-7pm, Gallery EXIT, G/F, 1 Shin Hing St, Central. Inquiries: 2541 1299. Ends Fri Songs from the Highland Painter Wang Yiguang's romanticised depictions of life and people in China's indigenous highland regions. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-6.30pm, Schoeni Art Gallery, 21-31 Old Bailey St, Central. Inquiries: 2869 8802. Ends May 12 Bathtub Man Japanese-Brazilian painter Oscar Oiwa records the impact of globalisation and depicts both the familiar and unexpected sights. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-7pm (Sun by appointment), Connoisseur Contemporary, G4 Chinachem Hollywood Centre, 1 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 3521 0300. Ends May 12 Reach for the Heart Art in Hospital charity group exhibition by 33 artists including Antoinette Rozan, Bai Xincheng, Fung Ming-chip and Zulkarnaini Rustam. Opening reception today, 6pm-9pm, Sin Sin Annex, 53 Sai St, Central. Tue-Sat, 10.30am-7.30pm, Sun, 2pm-7pm, Sin Sin Fine Art, G/F, 1 Prince's Terrace, Mid-Levels; and Sin Sin Annex, 53 Sai St, Central. Inquiries: 2858 5072. Ends May 29 A Sketch of Soong Chingling and Her Artefacts More than 70 objects and photographs provide glimpses into the life of the woman who was Dr Sun Yat-sen's wife and the honorary chairman of the People's Republic of China. Daily, 10am-6pm (Sun until 7pm), closed Thu, Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum, 7 Castle Rd, Mid-Levels, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2367 6373. Ends June 17 Performing Arts The Wedding The HK Academy for Performing Arts presents Hashida Sugako's drama about a mother and her four daughters' journey to happiness. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Tomorrow-Sat, 7.30pm, also Sat, 2.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Cai, HK$65, HK$100 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8500 Cosi Wendy Herbert directs Wag Productions' comedy-drama about a young director working in a mental institution who attempts to stage an opera with a cast of mental patients. In English. Tomorrow-Sat, 8pm, also Sat, 2.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$250, HK$220 (members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251 Homeless Siu Mei-gwan directs Black Bird Theatre's drama about homeless people. In Cantonese. Thu-Sat, 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$120, HK$90 (members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251 The East West Quartet Cellist Didier Petit, guqin player Wu Na, guzheng player Xu Fengxia and double bassist Peter Scherr play cross-cultural chamber music. A Le French May event. Thu, 8pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$80, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: frenchmay.com Translated Play Festival 09 Theatre Space presents a project with Chocolate Theatre performing Harold Pinter's The Collection, a comedy about whether or not a man and woman had a one-night stand while on business together, and Heiquan Theatre stage August Stringberg's Miss Julie, a drama about an aristocratic female who seduces her father's valet, Fri-Sat, 7.45pm, May 10, 3pm. In Cantonese. Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$65 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2151 1255 Alice in Wakeup Land Trinity Theatre's musical has Alice (of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland) embarking on a new fantasy adventure. In Cantonese. Fri-May 10, 8pm, also Sat-May 10, 3pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$110, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325 Dance/Lines The HK Academy for Performing Arts' Academy Dance Ensemble perform works choreographed by Taiwan's Cheng Tsung-lung, Hong Kong's Yuri Ng, Australian Leigh Warren and the mainland's Zhang Jianmin. Fri-Sat, 8pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$75-HK$110 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8500 Opera Gala Concert Zhang Guoyong conducts sopranos Rachele Gilmore and Sarah Joy Kabanuck, mezzo-soprano Deborah Domanski, tenor Chad Johnson, baritone John Hancock, Opera HK and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra in arias such as Les Oiseaux Dans La Charmille (from Offenbach's Tales of Hoffman), Ah! Leve-Toi Soleil (from Gounoud's Romeo et Juliette), and Habanera (from Bizet's Carmen). A Le French May event. Fri, also May 10, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$280-HK$680 Urbtix. Inquiries: frenchmay.com The Ultimate Review on HK TV Zuni Icosahedron's comedy about the local television industry's past 50 years. In Cantonese. Fri-Sat, 8pm, HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity, 135 Junction Rd, Kowloon City, HK$100-HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2566 9696 Yu Chyi and HKCO: Mother's Day Concert Chew Hee Chiat conducts the Taiwanese singer and the HK Chinese Orchestra in works including Chen Yaochuan's Woman Are Flowers, Koji Tamaki's Li Xiang Lan and John Newton's Amazing Grace. Fri-Sat, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600 Kay Tse On-kay The Canto-pop singer in concert. Fri-May 10, 13-16, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$100-HK$450 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3154 9872 The Dinner Game Our Sound's adaptation of Francis Veber's comedy about a group of society folk who invite unsuspecting average people with quirky interests to dinner each week. Fri-May 10, 8.15pm, also Sat-May 10, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9238 3158 A Flea in Her Ear The HK Repertory Theatre presents Georges Feydeau's romantic comedy about a Parisian lady who writes a love letter to trick her husband because she doubts his fidelity. Anthony Chan Kam-kuen directs. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. A Le French May event. Sat, May 12-16, 19-23, 7.45pm, also May 10, 16-17, 23-24, 2.45pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$140, HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: frenchmay.com Cellistra Annual Concert The local cello ensemble performs works including Chunhe Gao's Sicut Sol Consurgens, Villa-Lobos' Bachianas Brasileiras No 5 and Aenon Loo's Come Be My Light. Sat, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9042 4090 Musical Gala Concert Gerard Salonga conducts sopranos Rachele Gilmore and Sarah Joy Kabanuck, mezzo-soprano Deborah Domanski, tenors Chad Johnson and Dominique Moralez, baritone John Hancock, Opera HK and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra in performing works from musicals such as West Side Story, Les Miserables and La Vie Parisienne. A Le French May event. Sat, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$200-HK$400 Urbtix. Inquiries: frenchmay.com Nouvelle Vague Meets High Tone Marc Collin, Olivier Libaux and company play alternative rock music while their French compatriots opt for dub; local indie-pop duo My Little Airport also perform. A Le French May event. Sat, 8pm, Queen Elizabeth Stadium, 18 Oi Kwan Rd, Wan Chai, HK$240-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: frenchmay.com Raks Mistika Klub Raks presents a belly dance showcase with performances by Bellyqueen (Amar Gamal, Kaeshi, Anasma and Elisheva), Tamalyn Dalal and Tomas Arrequero. Sat, 8pm, Jockey Club Auditorium, HK Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, HK$200-HK$350 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 9028 7064 Zheng Virtuosi in Concert Ng Chiu-shing conducts zheng players Jiao Jinhai, So Chun-bo, Wang Zhongshan and Huang Haoyin, the HK Juvenile and Youth Chinese Classical Orchestra and the HK Zheng Orchestra in performing works including So Chun-bo's The Dream of the Red Mansions Suite, Jiao Jinhai's Music of Great Desert and Li Yuen-chen's Cat's Romp. Sat, 8pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$80-HK$140 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321 Extra-curricular Sound and Myth Composer Kawai Shiu talks about sound's existence in a mythical dimension where discoveries are whispered. In English. An Around sound art festival event. Today, 7pm-8.30pm, The Bookshop by MCCM Creations, G/F HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, free. Inquiries: 9040 3877 Getting China and India Right University of Maryland at College Park professor Anil Gupta lectures on economic links between China and India. In English. Today, 7pm (reception, 6.30pm), Helena May, 35 Garden Rd, Central, HK$200, HK$150 (Asia Society members), registration required. Inquiries: 2103 9508 Ecotourism: Sustainable Safaris Botswana Tourism Board chairman Keith Vincent talks about how to run tourism in a sustainable way with eco-friendly practices involving waste reduction and solar power use. In English. Today, 7.30pm (reception, 6.30pm), Pacific Place Conference Centre, 5/F One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, HK$150, HK$100 (Royal Geographical Society members). Inquiries: 2583 9700 Mime, Object Theatre and Circus Art Workshops Le Shlemil Theatre's Cecile Rousat and Julien Lubek give a series of beginner- and intermediate-level performance workshops. In English. A Le French May programme. Today-Thu, 7.30pm-10.30pm, 5B Car Park, Tin Heng Estate, Tin Shui Wai, free, registration required. Inquiries: email@example.com Stand-up Comedy Open Mic Cantonese (Mon) and English-language (today) 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 or firstname.lastname@example.org Cinema Defining Modernity: Michelangelo Antonioni The HK International Film Festival Society presents 16 feature films and three programmes of shorts by the late Italian filmmaker (1912-2007), including the following one. Until May 10. HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai; HK Science Museum, 2 Science Museum Rd, TST East; HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST. HK$55 Urbtix. Inquiries: www.hkiff.org.hk L'Avventura Drama-mystery about a group of upper-class Italians on a cruise who embark on a search for a friend who goes missing. Stars Gabriele Ferzetti and Monica Vitti. In Italian and English with English subtitles. Today, 7.30pm, HK Arts Centre.