Exhibitions Superflat Summer Group exhibition of more than 30 works by Takashi Murakami and KaiKai Kiki artists Chiho Aoshima, Aya Takano and Chinatsu Ban. Today, noon-6pm, Kitchen, W Hotel, 1 Austin Rd West, Kowloon Station, Kowloon. Inquiries: 3717 2222. Ends today On the Fringes of Hong Kong Gerard Henry's drawings of the village-like Hong Kong island neighbourhood of Tai Hang. Mon-Sat, noon-11pm, O-veg.org / Green O, 1/F, 9 Sing Woo Rd, Happy Valley. Inquiries: 2893 3037. Ends Jul 30 2D Print works (including photographs and lithographs) by artists including the mainland's Bai Xincheng and Julia Nee Chu, Hongkongers Leung Chi-wo and Wong How-man and Indonesians Entang Wiharso and Kokok P. Sancoko. Tue-Sat, 10.30am-7.30pm, Sun, 2pm-7pm, Sin Sin Fine Art, G/F, 1 Prince's Terrace, Mid-Levels. Inquiries: 2858 5072. Ends Jul 30 Time Stamps. The Forgotten China Photographs of China taken from 1902 to 1905 by Italian military captain Liugi Povano and from 2002 to 2007 by Italian photographer-author Stefano Mangini. Opening reception today, 7pm. Daily, 10am-9pm, HK Visual Arts Centre, 7A Kennedy Rd, Central. Inquiries: 9182 2483. Ends Jul 31 Bloc Mickey at Times Square Urban artists Aroe, Chaz Bojorquez, Ewok, Jersey Joe (aka Rime), Suiko and Tenga's street art renditions of Mickey Mouse. Daily, 10am-10pm, Times Square, 1 Matheson St, Causeway Bay. Ends Aug 2 Modern Metropolis: Material Culture of Shanghai and Hong Kong Exhibition showing how the two cities pioneered China's modernisation, as well as revealing their citizens' way of life through clothing, food, transport, living environment, 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 Farewell to Sails Exhibition that tells the story of about the final voyage of the Passat and Pamir, large sailing ships that were used to transport wheat from Australia to Europe. Tue-Sun, 10am-6pm, HK Maritime Museum, G/F Murray House, Stanley Plaza, Stanley, HK$20. Inquiries: 2813 2322. Ends Oct 2 Our Beloved 'Happy Fruit' Lydia Sum Retrospective exhibition that revisits the showbusiness career of the late actress-comedian Lydia 'Fei Fei' Sum Tin-ha. Opens today. 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 Feb 22 Performing Arts The Carnival of Chinese Puppets The Hunan Puppet and Shadow Art Troupe of China, Zhangzhou Puppet Troupe of China and Sichuan Huge Puppet Troupe of China present a show with characters from Water Margin who disguise themselves to make fun of evil officials. An International Arts Carnival programme. Some Putonghua dialogue. Today, 7.30pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, HK$120, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044 The Labels Yau Ting-fai directs the HK Repertory Theatre's production of actress-playwright Karrie Tan Hui-lei's drama about a young Chinese woman who goes to Britain to pursue her studies and ends up living with two peculiar flatmates. Starring Karrie Tan Hui-lei, Lainy Scott and Chan Yip. In Cantonese and some English. Tomorrow-Jul 28, 7.45pm, also Sat-Jul 26, 2.45pm, HK Rep Black Box, 8/F Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 345 Queen's Rd, Central, HK$140 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900 The Nameless Tomb Amity Drama Club's play about Yang Quyun, a member of Dr Sun Yat-sen's revolutionary Society to Restore China's Prosperity who ended up being buried in a nameless tomb in Hong Kong. In Cantonese. Tomorrow-Jul 26, 8pm, also Sat-Jul 26, 2.45pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9424 3475 The Alchemist WOW! Work of Wonders' musical about a Andalusian shepherd who acts on a dream of discovering treasures buried in the Egyptian pyramids. An International Arts Carnival programme. In Cantonese. Fri-Jul 26, 7.30pm, also Sat-Jul 26, 2.30pm, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 111 Shau Kei Wan Rd, HK$100-HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044 The Legend of Nu Wa The HK Chinese Orchestra and Chung Ying Theatre Company present Elton Lau's Chinese music-filled production about a man from 2345 coming back to the present on a mission to learn more about nature. Chew Hee-chiat conducts. An International Arts Carnival programme. In Cantonese. Fri-Sat, 8pm, Jul 26, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600 The Making of 'Li Kor' Theatre BGCA - Jockey Club YTI's story of the adventures of the members of 'Li Kor' Theatre as they prepare to put on a show. In Cantonese. Fri-Sat, 8pm, also Sat, 2.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$99, HK$80 (members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251 University of Laughs Nonsense Makers' adaptation of a Japanese comedy about a passionate scriptwriter who faces censorship problems. In Cantonese. Fri-Jul 26, 31, Aug 1, 8pm, also Aug 2, 3pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$170, HK$190 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3746 5219 Steve Wong Ka-keung and Paul Wong Koon-chung 'This is Rock & Roll' Live The two former Beyond band members in concert together. Fri-Jul 26, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$150-HK$500 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2760 4143 The Trick Brain Magician Harry Wong, lighting designer Lau Ming-hang and puppeteer Chan Hon-keung's magic theatre presentation of eight famous fairy tales. An International Arts Carnival programme. In Cantonese. Sat-Jul 26, 3pm, also Sat, 7.30pm, North District Town Hall, 2 Lung Wan St, Sheung Shui, HK$100, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044 A Cross-Rhythms Concert Percussionists and drummers, including Balinese gamelan artists Alit I Gusti Adi Putra and I Made Mangkur Arsana, Korean Samulnori group Molgae, Hongkonger Lung Heung-wing, Gideon Alorwoyie and Joao Mascarenhas, play Korean, African and hybrid music. Sat, 7.30pm, Loke Yew Hall, University of HK, Pok Fu Lam, free, registration required. Inquiries: 2859 2606 Sing the Sounds of English Francis Kan conducts narrator-singer-actors Matthew Hale and Corinna Chamberlain and the City Chamber Orchestra of HK in performing a pantomime of music, narration and song that introduces all the 44 phonic sounds of the English language. An International Arts Carnival programme. Sat, 7.30pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$100-HK$180; and Jul 26, 3pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$90-HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044 Chiu Kin-tong x Wu Hoi-fai - A Day Chiu Kin-tong and Wu Hoi-fai's unscripted drama centres on a tram ride from Kennedy Town to Shau Kei Wan taken over a single day during which its driver contemplates life and the city's history. In Cantonese. Sat, 8pm, Jul 26, 3pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325 Extra-curricular Hong Kong Book Fair 2009 Annual event organised by the HK Trade Development Council offering books, magazines and periodicals, book-themed exhibitions, seminars, storytelling by local celebrities and other literary activities. Today, 9am-10pm, tomorrow, 10am-10pm, Fri-Sat, 10am-midnight, Jul 26-27, 10am-10pm, Jul 28, 10am-5pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, HK$10 (entry before 1pm), HK$25 (entry after 1pm) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 1830 670 or 1830 668 Drum Festival Ban's Gig Drums members give Chinese and African drum performances, today-Jul 26, noon, 2.15pm, 4pm; lead drum jamming workshops, Sat-Jul 26, 2.50pm; and take part in a drum parade, today-Jul 26, 2pm, Ngong Ping Village, Ngong Ping, Lantau, free, registration required for drum jamming workshops. Inquiries: 3666 0606 Cinema Indie Salon@The Grand Ying E Chi presents a programme of independent films from Hong Kong and the region, including the following two films. Until Aug 15. The Grand Cinema, 2/F Elements, 1 Austin Rd West, Kowloon, HK$60 (Tel: 3413 6688). Inquiries: 2836 6282 Lovers on the Road Tsang Tsui-shan's drama about a self-absorbed Hong Kong woman (Joman Chiang Cho-man) who meets a talkative Japanese man (Otsuka Masanobu) in Beijing, and then travels with him to Shanxi province in search of Buddha statues. In Cantonese and Putonghua with Chinese and English subtitles. Today, Jul 29, 7.30pm, Sat, Aug 1, 2.30pm, The Grand Cinema. The Autumnal Equinox Kwong Po-wai and Thomas Lam's romantic drama about a Suzhou woman and a Hong Kong man whose mutual passion for traditional Cantonese Blindman Nanyin music first brings them together but later threatens to tear them apart. Stars Ong Yi-hing and Ma Yi-wei. In Cantonese and Putonghua with Chinese and English subtitles. Today, Jul 29, 9.30pm, Sat, Aug 1, 4.30pm, The Grand Cinema.