Exhibitions Ortszeit/ Local Time Paired photographs by German Stefan Koppelkamm of locations in the former East Germany, many of which have undergone profound changes since the fall of the Berlin Wall on Nov 9, 1989. Today-Fri, 10am-8pm, Sat, 2pm-6pm, Goethe-Gallery, Goethe-Institut HK, 14/F HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2802 0088. Ends Sat Dialogue with the Bed Tim Li's mixed-media works of folding beds in public spaces. Opens today. Mon-Sat, noon-10pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2521 7251. Ends Aug 14 Game of Identity Chinese-British artists Cai Yuan and Xi Jianjun's works explore the way people perceive one another. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-6.30pm, Tang Contemporary Art - Hong Kong, Basement, Hollywood Centre, 233 Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2544 9918. Ends Aug 15 Their Melodic Palette More than 200 2D and 3D artworks, by 300 children from the nine Hong Kong Christian Service nursery schools, that express their impressions of the world. Daily, 10am-7pm, Osage Kwun Tong, 5/F Kian Dai Industrial Building, 73-75 Hung To Rd, Kwun Tong. Inquiries: 2793 4817. Ends Aug 16 The Family of Chinese Nation Exhibition about the Miao, Dong, Mongolian, Uygur, Tibetan and Han ethnic groups of China. Daily, 10am-9pm (Wed from 1pm), HK Central Library, 66 Causeway Rd, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: 2921 2660. Ends Aug 17 Seasons Works by Murano master glassmaker Simone Cenedese. Tue-Sat, 11am-5pm, KORU2, Koru Contemporary Art, Unit 1604, 16/F Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 9120 4264. Ends Aug 28 Waterlog Paintings of Asian oceans, rivers and lakes by Phil Clarke, Tin Tun Hlaing, Liu Zhen and Bo Yun. Mon-Sat, 10am-6.30pm, Sun, 1pm-5pm, Zee Stone Gallery, G/F, Yu Yuet Lai Building, 43-55 Wyndham Street, Central. Inquiries: 2810 5895. Ends Aug 31 The Cloud and Mist Weaver Singer-actress turned painter Carrie Koo Mei's realist landscapes rendered in ink. Mon-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 Sept 13 Rotational Summer Exhibition Oil paintings by 14 Chinese artists, including Chen Fei, Chen Li, Shen Hua and Zhao Fang. Mon-Sat, 10.30am- 6.30pm, Schoeni Art Gallery (Main gallery), 21-31 Old Bailey St; Schoeni Art Gallery, 27 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2869 8802. Ends Sept 20 Candy Unwrapped Interactive exhibits that reveal the science behind the world of candy and other sweet treats. Mon-Wed, Fri, 1pm-9pm, Sat-Sun, 10am-9pm, closed Thu, HK Science Museum, 2 Science Museum Rd, TST East, HK$25, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2732 3232. Ends Oct 28 Performing Arts Boxy George Denmark's Teater Refleksion's puppet show about a man named George who is forced to think outside the box after encountering a lot of boxes with legs. An International Arts Carnival programme. Today-Fri, 5pm, also 7.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044 Butterflies Songlei Media and JV Entertainment Productions present the musical about a group of cursed part-butterfly, part-human beings who long to become completely human. In Putonghua. Today, 7.45pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$680 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3154 9872 Classical Music Concert Pianist Wendy Lin, violinist Moses Chan and cellist Wong Tsz-to play works by Halvorsen, Beethoven, Chopin and Arensky. Today, 8pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2342 8158 Percussion World of Ronald Chin The local percussionist and the HK Drum Ensemble perform works including An Zhishun's The Quarrelling Ducks, Tan Dun and Li Zhenghui's A Poem on the Drum and Li Minxiong's Targetting for a Bumper Harvest. Today, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2921 2840 Rope of Love Pak Li'aison's drama about a man tortured by his involvement with three other men: a secret lover, attractive roommate and spoiled boyfriend. In Cantonese. Tomorrow-Sat, 7.30pm, also Sat, 2.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$150, HK$120 (members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251 Debra Wong The pianist plays works by Bach, Chopin, Piazzola and Liszt. Tomorrow, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$60, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9541 9027 SMS 2009 - High School Musical 2 The HK Academy for Performing Arts' EXCEL 2009 Summer Musical School perform the Disney musical about what high school basketball star Troy, his brainy girlfriend Gabriella and the conniving Sharpay get up to one summer. In English. Fri-Aug 9, 3pm, 8pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$300 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8761 or 2584 8721 B-Boyz & Ballerina South Korea's Gorilla Crew's dance show about a ballerina who falls in love with a break-dancer. An International Arts Carnival programme. Fri-Sat, 7.30pm, also Sat, 3pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044 Coming Home Olivia Yan Wing-pui directs Pip Theatre's production of her and Chan Wai's dramatic exploration about the true meaning of home through a work depicting the love-hate relationships in every family. In Cantonese. Fri-Aug 9, 7.30pm, also Sat, 2.30pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, HK$195, HK$295 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2511 0139 Pagagnini Violinist Ara Malikian leads a string quartet in music and physical comedy. An International Arts Carnival programme. Fri-Sat, 7.30pm, also Sat, 3pm, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 111 Shau Kei Wan Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$100-HK$200; and Aug 9, 3pm, Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Rd, Yuen Long, HK$90-HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044 Teen Wave Freddy Wong writes and directs the Class 7A Drama Group in a show incorporating drama, dance and physical movements along with video and installation about a Tin Shui Wai teenager who gets out of his comfort zone by going to the seaside where he listens to his heart. An International Arts Carnival programme. In Cantonese. Fri-Sat, 7.30pm, Aug 9, 3.30pm, HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity, 135 Junction Rd, Kowloon, HK$80 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044 Chemistry Liu Dian, Eagle Ho, Maureen Law, Lian Guodong, Shi Jingxin and Jiang Fan perform in a production combining modern dance and Tibetan culture. In Putonghua, Cantonese, English and Tibetan. Fri-Sat, 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$150, HK$120 (members). Inquiries: 2521 7251 Core Side Out Off the Ground presents contemporary dance pieces choreographed by Flora Hon and Kelvin Lam. Fri-Sat, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6038 2881 Graeme Tyler The Australian pianist plays works by Schubert, Beethoven, Brahms, Liszt, Schumann, Chopin and Ginastera. Fri, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2194 3889 Les Choristes in Concert Nicolas Porte conducts Les Petits Chanteurs de Saint-Marc (Little Singers of Saint Marc) in songs such as the Around the World in 80 Days operetta. Leon Tong Shiu-wai conducts the HK Treble Choir and a choir comprised of 30 school choirs. Fri-Sat, 8pm, Aug 9, 2.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$130-HK$630 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2381 9262 Little Dragon The Swedish electro-pop band perform. Fri, 8.30pm, Grappa's Cellar, Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, HK$260 (advance), HK$300 (door), booking advised. Inquiries: 2521 2322 Caveman Spring-Time Stage Productions' version of Rob Becker's Defending the Caveman, a comedy about the misunderstandings between men and women. In Cantonese with English subtitles. Sat-Aug 9, 8.15pm, Jockey Club Auditorium, HK Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, HK$120-HK$195 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2793 1123 Extra-curricular Music Training Courses The Music Office of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department seeks participants for its two-year 'Instrumental Music Training Scheme' and the 'School Instrumental Music Training Scheme'. One-hour group lessons to be held weekly. In Cantonese. Annual fees: HK$1,260 for the first year and $1,540 for the second year. Application deadline: Aug 10. Inquiries: 2582 5345 (Instrumental Music Training Scheme) or 2158 6462 (School Instrumental Music Training Scheme) 11th Ani-Com and Games HK Carnival of animation, comics and games featuring the sale of animation, toys and limited edition collectibles, performances and related activities. Today, 10am-8pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, HK$25 (on site or from designated 7-Eleven and Circle K stores). Inquiries: 2344 0415 Cinema HK Summer IFF The HK International Film Festival Society presents more than 30 films from around the world, including the following film. Tomorrow-Sept 7. HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai; HK Science Museum, 2 Science Museum Rd, TST East; HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST; The Grand Cinema, 2/F Elements, 1 Austin Rd West, Kowloon; and UA Langham Place, L8-11 Langham Place, 8 Argyle St, Mong Kok, HK$60 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2572 7202 Vengeance Johnnie To Kei-fung's crime drama about a French cook with a murky past (French rock star Johnny Hallyday) who is summoned to Hong Kong after his daughter and her family are gunned down in Macau. Also stars Anthony Wong. In Cantonese, English and French with Chinese and English subtitles. Tomorrow, 7.40pm, also 10pm, The Grand Cinema.