Exhibitions Notes of Eastern Dreams Social worker-turned-painter Gilles Rieu's works based on his dreams and experiences in Vietnam, Japan and China. Today, 11.30am-7.30pm, Art Beatus Gallery, G/F, 35-39 Graham St, Central. Inquiries: 2522 1138. Ends today The Mexicans Works in various media (including photography and painting) by six Mexico City artists, including Andres Carretero Mauricio Limon and Victor Hugo Reyes. Today-Sat, 10am-6pm, New Art Lab, 27 New St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2517 0306. Ends May 31 Silence More than 100 ink paintings and drawings, many of them of the human figure, by John Li. Today-Sat, 9.30am-6pm, Sun, 1pm-6pm, University Museum and Art Gallery, University of HK, 94 Bonham Rd, Pok Fu Lam. Inquiries: 2241 5513. Ends May 31 Sea Lover Whimsical marine landscapes by French painter Christian Pendelio. Daily, 11am-9pm, Gallery by the Harbour, Shop 207, Level 2, Ocean Centre, Harbour City, TST. Inquiries: 2526 1133. Ends June 8 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 and public holidays until 7pm), closed Thu, Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum, 7 Castle Rd, Mid-Levels, HK$10, free today and on Wed. Inquiries: 2367 6373. Ends June 17 Iyoiyo Kyoto-based Korean painter Hyon Gyon uses hair pins, hair and fabric in her colourful works about ceremony and spirituality. Mon-Sat, 11.30am-7.30pm, Gallery Exit, G/F, 1 Shin Hing St, Central. Inquiries: 2541 1299. Ends June 27 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 and public holidays 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 a group of cats at their annual ball. In English with Chinese surtitles. Today-tomorrow, June 2-4, 9-11, 16-18, 7.30pm, Fri-Sat, June 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 8pm, May 31, June 7, 14, 21, 7pm, also Sat-May 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: 8203 0299 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. In English. Today, 7.30pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$270, HK$300 Urbtix, Inquiries: 6255 3707 Misery Daren Durkin directs Wordybird Theatre Company's stage version of Stephen King's horror story about an author (Barry O'Rorke) who finds himself at the mercy of a crazed fan (Candice Moore). In English with Chinese surtitles. Today-Sat, 7.45pm, also Sat, 2.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$220, HK$180 (members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: email@example.com Folk N' Blues - Moriarty The Franco-American quintet in concert. Local indie singer-songwriter Chet Lam also performs. A Le French May event. Today, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150-HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: frenchmay.com ZZZ Mono Gatali Whole Theatre's comedy revolves around three couples troubled by trivial matters in their lives. In Cantonese. Today, Fri-Sat, 8pm, also tomorrow, Sat-May 31, 3pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 8201 2989 Phil Chang-yu, Huang Pin-yuan and Bobby Chen-sheng The veteran Taiwanese singer-songwriters serve up Mando-pop tunes. Today, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2905 8134 Scotty & Lulu Celebrate Children's musical theatre duo Scott Ligertwood and Nick Harvey present a family show featuring more than 20 songs along with comedy routines and video clips. In English. Fri-May 31, 4.30pm, also Sat-May 31, 10am, 2pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$128-HK$388 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2987 7370 The Faust Festival 2009 Faust International Youth Theatre presents performances by children aged 4-16 years of: Why Mosquitoes Buzzzz, a play about a pesky little mosquito who causes havoc in the animal kingdom, prompting a lion to call a meeting of the animals, Fri, 6pm, May 31, 2pm; Ernie's Incredible Illucinations, a comedy about a boy whose daydreams become real, Fri-Sat, 8pm; The Swallow's Gift, a Korean folk tale about two brothers who meet a magical swallow, Sat, 2pm; and Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson's tale about a boy who finds a treasure map and goes on a journey with pirates, Sat-May 31, 5pm. In English. HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$90 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2547 9114 Everlasting Love Huang Lei, the Hangzhou Song and Dance Ensemble's Wang Yonglin and Jin Yan, and the HK Dance Company perform in a dance poem choreographed by Yang Yuntao. Fri-Sat, 7.45pm, May 31, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$160-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 1806 The Brave New World of Huqin Yan Huichang conducts erhu players Duan Aiai, Kenny Wen, George Gao and Zhang Chongxue and the HK Chinese Orchestra in performing works such as Wang Yong's Let Me Fly, Rimsky-Korsakov and Huang Haihuai's The Flight of the Bumblebee and Horse Racing, Wang Jianmin's Erhu Rhapsody No 2 and Antonio Carlos Jobim's The Girl From Ipanema. Fri-Sat, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600 The Pastoral Symphony Edo de Waart conducts organist Olivier Latry and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra in performing Delius' The Walk to the Paradise Garden, Beethoven's Symphony No 6, Pastoral and Jongen's Symphonie-Concertante for Organ and Orchestra. A Le French May event. Fri-Sat, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$150-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030 Classical Moments: Impressions Soprano Margaret Yim, mezzo-soprano Melody Sze, tenor David Quah, bass Edmund Kwan and pianist Julie Kuok perform poetry and musical works by composers including Tosti, Dvorak, Ravel, Britten, Bernstein, Chu Wanghua and Richard Tsang. Sat, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150, HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2722 1650 Extra-curricular Hong Kong Documentary Film, the Regional Context and Theoretical Perspectives Conference with three panels and one forum exploring Hong Kong documentary film as a historical and contemporary phenomenon. Presenters include University of London professor Chris Berry, Cornell University professor Amy Villarejo and documentary filmmakers such as Evans Chan and Tammy Cheung. In English. Today, 9am-6.30pm, Lam Woo International Conference Centre, HK Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, HK$250 (per day), registration required. Inquiries: net3.hkbu.edu.hk/~docofilm The Publishing Business in France at the Time of Globalisation Publisher-editor-author Christine Jordis lectures on the publishing business in France by comparing the French and English markets and their differences in methods. HK Commercial Press publisher Stephen Luk, MCCM creations publisher Mary Chan and writer-poet Leung Ping-kwan also talk. In English. Today, 7pm, Mediatheque of the Alliance Francaise, 1/F, 52 Jordan Rd, Jordan, free. Inquiries: 2730 3257 Life at the Carnival: Netizens in China's Cyberspace HK Polytechnic University anthropologist David Herold talks about cyberspace as a place in which mostly young Chinese users can express their thoughts and criticisms of the Chinese Communist Party. In English. Today, 7pm, HK Museum of History, 100 Chatham Rd, TST, free. Inquiries: 9746 9537 Open Auditions (All Instruments) The City Chamber Orchestra of HK is holding auditions for its 10th anniversary season on Thu, from 9.30am, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai. Register by tomorrow. Inquiries: 2864 2154 or firstname.lastname@example.org Seeking Contemporary Dancers The HK Youth Arts Foundation is looking for dancers aged 10-25 years to take part in the Standard Chartered Arts in the Park and Swire Island East Urban Dance Festival towards at the end of the year. Application deadline: Fri, (auditions on June 10). Inquiries: 2877 2656 or kerryL@hkyaf.com Cinema Serious Playtime: The Modern World of Jacques Tati The consulate-general of France and Broadway Cinematheque present six feature films and one short film programme by the French writer-actor-director, including the following short film programme. A Le French May programme. Ends today. 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 Parade Jacques Tati directs and stars as the master of ceremonies of a circus. In French with English subtitles. Today, 9.50pm, Broadway Cinematheque.