Exhibitions Twinkle Twinkle Red Star Exploration of the relationship between the cultures of Hong Kong and the mainland through the works of 10 artists including Xu Bing, Sui Jianguo, Wang Yiqiong and Liao Yibai. Today, 11am-7.30pm, Contemporary by Angela Li, G/F, 90-92 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 3571 8200. Ends today Klomp! Charity auction preview of creative takes on traditional Dutch clogs by local and mainland artists and designers such as Stanley Wong, Douglas Young and Barney Cheng; proceeds go to Oxfam HK's Teach the Teacher project in Gansu and Qinghai provinces. Daily, 9am-8pm, Starstreet UG Lobby, Three Pacific Place, 1 Queen's Rd East, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 9701 3536 or email@example.com . Ends May 29 Looking At, Looking Back: A Hong Kong Experience Local artists Caroline Cheng, Chow Chun-fai, Kevin Fung, Ho Siu-kee, Joey Leung, Lee Man-sang, Wilson Shieh Ka-ho and Fiona Wong Lai-ching comment on exchanges between lovers, acquaintances and strangers in Hong Kong. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, Grotto Projects, 1/F, 31C-D Wyndham St, Central. Inquiries: 2121 2270. Ends May 30 Remain Photographs, paintings and drawings of an 80-year-old building by artists born in the 1980s (Peggy Chan Pui-leng, Joanne Chow Yim-ting and Kenny Leung Sai-poon). Mon-Sat, 1pm-9.30pm, Sun, 2pm-9.30pm, 3PM Records, 2/F, 600 Shanghai St, Mong Kok. Inquiries: 3569 1328 or 6689 4665. Ends May 31 Celebrating Zao Wou-ki Oil paintings, lithographs, etching watercolours and ink works created between 1949 and 1994 by the Chinese-French artist. A Le French May exhibition. Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm, Alisan Fine Arts, 315 Princes Building, 10 Chater Road, Central. Inquiries: 2526 1091. Ends June 6 Modern Metropolis: Material Culture of Shanghai and Hong Kong Exhibition showing how the two cities pioneered China's modernisation, as well as revealing their citizen's way of life through clothing, food, living environment, transportation, culture and entertainment. Daily, 10am-6pm, (Sun, 10am-7pm), closed Tue, HK Museum of History, 100 Chatham Rd South, TST, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2724 9042. Ends Aug 17 The Verve of Light and Shadow Inaugural exhibition of the Hong Kong Photography Series features the work of local photographers Tchan Fou-li, Kan Hing-fook and Leo K.K. Wong. Daily, 10am-6pm, (Sun until 7pm), closed Tue, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends Oct 26 Performing Arts Cats Lunchbox Theatrical Productions, David Atkins Enterprises and the Really Useful Group present Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical adaptation of T.S. Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, about cats at their annual ball. In English with Chinese surtitles. Today-tomorrow, May 26-28, June 2-4, 9-11, 16-18, 7.30pm, Fri-Sat, May 29-30, June 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 8pm, May 24, 31, June 7, 14, 21, 7pm, also Sat-May 24, 30-31, June 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 2pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$350-HK$895 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: www.lunchbox-productions.com A Flea in Her Ear The HK Repertory Theatre presents Georges Feydeau's romantic comedy about a Parisian woman 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. Today-Sat, 7.45pm, also Sat-May 24, 2.45pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$140, HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: frenchmay.com ZZZ Mono Gatali Whole Theatre's comedy revolves around three young couples troubled by various trivial matters in their lives. In Cantonese. Today-Sat, May 27, 29-30, 8pm, also Sat-May 24, 28, 30-31, 3pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 8201 2989 Mayday The Taiwanese Mando-pop group in concert. Today-Fri, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$200-HK$680 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2175 3850 The Wizard of Oz Phil Whelan directs and conducts the HK Singers' musical presentation of the L. Frank Baum fantasy about the adventures of a girl named Dorothy in the land of Oz. Tomorrow-Sat, May 25-27, 7.30pm, also Sat-May 24, 2.30pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$270, HK$300 Urbtix, HK$600 (donation to the Children's Cancer Foundation for May 22 show). Inquiries: 6255 3707 A True Woman Show Lai Yan-chi stars in FM Theatre Power's one-woman show about an independent woman who meets the man she thinks is her Mr Right, yet tries to discover his dark secrets. In Cantonese. Tomorrow-May 24, 8pm, also Sat-May 24, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$240, HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3599 9755 Bloody Hell Actors' Family's comedy about how a typical Hong Kong family struggles yet thrives in the economic downturn. In Cantonese. Tomorrow-Sat, 8pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9080 9389 Silk Road I - Moth Ball Tim Wheeler and Mandy Chen direct British and Hong Kong performers (including Jez Colburne, the Caritas Lok Hang Workshop Dance Troupe, the Symbiotic Dance Troupe, Jacky Tsang and Handsome Yeung) in an arts performance with dance, poetry and songs about moths that long for the old days. In Cantonese. Tomorrow-Fri, 8pm (reception, 5pm), Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei, HK$150, reservations recommended. Inquiries: 2891 8482 or firstname.lastname@example.org True Man Show in Showroom Prospects Theatre's comedy about a man who gets trapped for a night in a haunted showroom. In Cantonese. Tomorrow-May 24, 8pm, also Sat-May 24, 3pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$140 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2606 2989 A Gala Evening with Pinchas Zukerman The Israeli musician plays the violin and conducts cellist Amanda Forsyth, violinist Jessica Linnebach and the HK Sinfonietta in performing works by Bach, Bruch, Haydn and Brahms. Fri, 7pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$500 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336 Cantonese Opera Performance Students of the HK Academy for Performing Arts perform the Qing Feng Pavilion story of the separation of a son from his adoptive parents, Fri; and excerpts from Han Qi Assassinating at the Temple, The Reunion of Sword and Hairpin from Purple Hairpin, The Drunken Imperial Concubine and Monkey King Borrowing the Fan, Sat. In Cantonese. Both shows at 7.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$55, HK$85 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8500 Galaxy Tan Yuan Yuan, Damian Smith, Alina Cojocaru, Johan Kobborg, Steven McRae, Roberta Marquez, Cyril Pierre, Shoko Nakamura, Monica Fotescu-Uta, Mark Radjapov and the HK Ballet perform works including the pas de deux from Romeo and Juliet, and excerpts from Don Quixote, Sleeping Beauty, Balanchine's Who Cares? and Wang Xinpeng's Serenade. Fri-Sat, 7.30pm, May 24, 2.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$140-HK$1,000 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2105 9724 Forbidden Fruit under the Great Wall Huajin Dance Drama Ensemble of Shanxi Vocational Art College perform Zhang Jigang's dance about tragic love in the affluent world of Shanxi merchants. Fri-Sat, 8pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$120-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323 The Organ Symphony Edo de Waart conducts Dutch pianist Ronald Brautigam, French organist Vincent Dubois and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra in playing Ravel's Mother Goose suite, Mozart's Piano Concerto No 24 in C Minor and Saint-Saens' Symphony No 3 Organ. A Le French May event. Fri-Sat, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030 Michel Dalberto The French pianist plays works by Faure, Ravel and Debussy. Sat, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: frenchmay.com Extra-curricular Design as a Turnaround Strategy The HK General Chamber of Commerce and HK Design Centre present a roundtable discussion aimed at raising awareness of design management and to enhance the role of design in business. In Cantonese. Today, 12.30pm, HK General Chamber of Commerce, 22/F United Centre, 95 Queensway, Admiralty, HK$200, HK$100 (members), advance registration required. Inquiries: 2823 1228 A Tapestry of Memories Vietnamese artist Dinh Q. Le shows his South China Sea Pishkun 3D animation video and talks about his creations. In English. Today, 7pm (reception, 6.30pm), The Helena May, 35 Garden Rd, Central, HK$150-HK$200, registration required. Inquiries: 2103 9508 Kant in Asia: The Unity of Human Personhood International conference about 100 philosophers from 28 different countries, with three keynote lectures; Today-Fri, 7pm-9pm; and 93 paper presentations over 32 concurrent sessions, Tomorrow-Sat, 9am-6pm. Primarily in English (some presentations in German and Putonghua, with English translation). Y. C. Cheng Lecture Theatre, Level 5, Science Tower, Ho Sin Hang Campus, HK Baptist University, 224 Waterloo Rd, Kowloon Tong, HK$150 (per day session), HK$350 (entire conference), free (evening lectures), registration required for day sessions. Inquiries: KantInAsia@gmail.com or 3411 7289 Cinema Serious Playtime: The Modern World of Jacques Tati The consulate-general of France and Broadway Cinematheque present films by the French writer-actor-director, including the following one. A Le French May programme. Until May 27. Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square St, Yau Ma Tei, HK$60, HK$48 (bc VIP members); Palace IFC, Podium L1, IFC Mall, 8 Finance St, Central, HK$75, HK$63 (bc VIP members) bc.cinema.com.hk or 2388 3188. Inquiries: frenchmay.com Playtime Jacques Tati directs and stars in this comedy about a Frenchman who gets lost in a skyscraper while trying to keep an appointment, while a group of American tourists pay a 24-hour visit to Paris. Also stars Barbara Dennek. In French with English subtitles. Today, 9.40pm, Palace IFC.