Exhibitions Scenes in Northwestern China Reporter Adam Wong's photographs of people and landscapes in northwestern China. Mon-Sat, noon- 10pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2521 7251. Ends Sept 22 A New Collection Lorette Roberts' paintings and sketches of Hong Kong. Opens today. Mon-Sat, 11am-6pm, Picture This Gallery, 13/F, 9 Queen's Rd Central. Inquiries: 2525 2820. Ends Oct 2 Comerchina Artist Huang Rui's installation art and paintings comment on commercialism on the mainland, particularly in art. Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, G/F, 10 Chancery Lane, SoHo. Inquiries: 2810 0065. Ends Oct 10 Polar Crisis - Climate Change Exhibition about the global climate crisis. 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 Nov 4 Performing Arts Opera HK Chorus Concert Jimmy Chan conducts the Opera HK Chorus and Opera HK Children Chorus and pianists Alex Chau and Patience Fung in works by Mozart, Handel, Bellini, Donizetti, Schubert and Rachmaninov. Today, 8pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$90 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2234 0303 McDonald's Jan Lamb Yes I Do Stand-up Comedy Actor-DJ Jan Lamb Hoi-fong performs. In Cantonese. Today, also Sat, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$120-HK$450 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2338 5522 Sonic Calligraphy with Coco Zhao and Wu Na Chinese-American jazz singer Peggy Chew, Swiss pianist Adrian Frey, percussionist Willy Kotoun, Shanghai jazz vocalist Coco Zhao and Beijing qin player Wu Na play improvisational jazz music. Tomorrow, 12.45pm, Global Lounge, University of HK (main campus), Pok Fu Lam, free. Inquiries: 2859 7045 Tweenies Live! ABA Productions and CBeebies's family musical features British television characters Milo, Jake, Bella and Fizz singing and dancing on stage. In English. Tomorrow-Fri, Sept 30, Oct 2, 4.30pm, also Sat-Sept 27, Oct 1, 3-4, 11am, 2.30pm, Sat, Oct 1, 3, 5.30pm, HK$195-HK$395 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2547 7150 Meet in the Square Drama Shadow's play about two people whose fates intersect one summer day. In Cantonese. Thu-Sat, 7.45pm, also Sat, 2.45pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$120, HK$95 (members). Inquiries: 2521 7251 Double Deal Mahesh Dattani directs Jade Group and Ashvin Gidwani Productions' adaptation of Richard Stockwell's Killing Time about how an encounter between strangers leads to a battle over money. In English. Thu, 8pm, Jockey Club Auditorium, HK Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, HK$200-HK$500. Inquiries: 6019 0621 Soulmate Chasing Theatre and iStage's romantic drama about a woman who believes that her dead boyfriend has not completely left her. In Cantonese. Thu-Sat, 8pm, also Sat-Sept 27, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$165 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9708 7779 The Chimes of Freedom Adam West directs Stylus Theatre's evening of readings of historical speeches. Proceeds go to Amnesty International. In English. Thu-Sat, 8pm, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9127 0420 As If to Nothing Tibetan modern dance artist Sang Jijia choreographs the City Contemporary Dance Company's production examining the passage of time through memories. Fri-Sat, 8pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$140-HK$500 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2329 7803 Dance X Men The HK Dance Alliance and HK Academy for Performing Arts' multi-media dance production. Fri-Sat, 8pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$80, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2584 8753 Music for the Heart Sopranos Joanna Yuen, Leung Yuk-ling and Leung Siu-kum, tenor Dennis Tsang and bass Michael Chan perform at the charity concert. Proceeds go to the HK Association for Cleft Lip and Palate. Fri, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9200 2410 The Singing Actress - Anna Caterina Antonacci John Nelson conducts the Italian soprano and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra in performing works by Haydn and Berlioz. Fri-Sat, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030 The Forbidden City Mathias Woo directs Zuni Icosahedron's multimedia show about a swallow flying over the Forbidden City that sees various events taking place within its walls. An Architecture is Art Festival programme. In Cantonese and Putonghua with Chinese and English surtitles. Fri-Sat, 8.15pm, also Sat-Sept 27, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$1,000 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2566 9696 The Vagina Monologues The Perry Chiu Experimental Theatre's production of Eve Ensler's play about women's self-discovery through discussions about their bodies. In Cantonese with English surtitles. Fri-Sat, 8.15pm, Sept 27, 5pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$120-HK$180 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 6377 7240 Le Jardin Agnes Seelinger Lahirle directs Brigitte Buc's comedy about people of different ages who meet in a garden. In French with English surtitles. Fri-Sat, Oct 1-3, 8.30pm, French International School Auditorium, 34 Price Rd, Jardine's Lookout. HK$180 (advance), HK$200 (door). Inquiries: 2812 7029 Extra-curricular From a Corner of the Main Bar... Columnist-novelist Jake van der Kamp discusses issues faced by journalists such as how to distinguish between fact and fiction. In English. Today, 1.15pm (lunch, 12.45pm), Foreign Correspondents' Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$180, HK$150 (members), includes lunch, reservation required. Inquiries: 2521 1511 Eiger to Everest Alpine Club president Stephen Venables talks about his mountaineering experiences. In English. Today, 7.30pm (reception, book signing, 6pm; dinner, 9pm), 2/F Olympic House, 1 Stadium Path, So Kong Po, Causeway Bay, HK$300, includes dinner, booking required. Inquiries: 2583 9700 Stand-up Comedy Open Mic English-language sessions (today), 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 Cinema Australian Film Festival Feature films and shorts, including the following feature. Ends Sept 27. HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai and HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd TST, HK$55 Urbtix; and Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$280 (Tel: 2521 7251). Inquiries: 2585 4481 Unfinished Sky Peter Duncan's drama about an Afghani refugee (Monic Hendrickx) and the farmer (William McInnes) whose property she stumbles onto. In English with Chinese subtitles. Today, also Sept 27, 7.30pm, HK Arts Centre, Sat, 7pm, HK Space Museum.