Exhibitions Chirps (v.2) Hong Kong-based Portuguese artist Jo?o Vasco Paiva's sculptural sound installation features a real mynah bird along with 120 electronic toy songbirds. Today, noon-7pm, Videotage, Unit 13, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd, To Kwa Wan. Inquiries: 2573 1869. Ends today Bodies in Motion, Bodies at Rest Photographer Gareth Brown's site-specific dance exploration of Hong Kong. Today-Fri, 10.30am-7.30pm, Sat, 2pm-8pm, EDGE Gallery, G/F, 60C Leighton Rd, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: 2887 0313. Ends Sat Story of Stone Ma Desheng's paintings of stones inspired by Qing dynasty novel Dream of the Red Chamber (aka The Story of the Stone). Daily, 10am-8pm, Pao Galleries, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2580 0058. Ends Jan 31 I/O Futures Works by recent graduate artists Attor Cheung, Chilai Howard Cheng, Chow Kwok-wang, Millie Chui and Naomi Chan. Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm, Sun, noon-5pm, I/ O (Input/Output), UG/F Tung Yiu Commercial Building, 31A Wyndham St, Central. Inquiries: 3105 1127. Ends Feb 7 Heritage Alive Overview of the 12 Hong Kong projects that have earned Unesco Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for Culture Heritage Conservation. Mon-Wed, Fri-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am-7pm, closed on Thu, HK Heritage Discovery Centre, Kowloon Park, Haiphong Rd, TST. Inquiries: 2208 4400. Ends Feb 17 2009 HK and Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\\Architecture Event featuring exhibitions of design and architectural works under the themes of City Mobilisation and Bring Your Own Biennale. The Biennale Park: Tue-Fri, 11am-6pm, Sat-Sun, 10.30am- 6pm; The Waterfront Promenade: Daily, 6am-11pm, West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade, West Kowloon. Inquiries: email@example.com . Ends Feb 27 Folding Hong Kong Esther Yip's miniature recreation of the Hong Kong cityscape. Mon-Fri, 10am- 6.30pm, Sat, 10am-6pm, Para/Site Central, Hanart TZ Gallery, 202 Henley Building, 5 Queen's Rd Central. Inquiries: 2526 9019. Ends Mar 9 Glittering Beauty Exhibition of 170 Chinese accessories such as hair ornaments, bracelets, archers' rings and snuff bottles. Mon-Wed, Fri, Sun, 10am-6pm, Sat, 10am-8pm, closed Thu, HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$10, free on Wed free. Inquiries: 2721 0116. Ends Dec 15 Performing Arts Marcovaldo Bonni Chan directs and stars in Theatre du Pif's stage adaptation of Italo Calvino's short stories about a scheming, unskilled worker living with his family in an industrial city. Sean Curran and Kim Dae-gun also star. A City Festival programme. In English. Today-Sat, 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$160, HK$130 (members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251 Wuji Summit - The Symphony of Sentiment The Wuji ensemble play Chinese music that showcases the ruan and pipa. Tomorrow, 1.10pm, University Museum and Art Gallery, University of HK, 94 Bonham Rd, Pok Fu Lam, free. Inquiries: 2859 7045 MicroSex Office Jim Chim Sui-man directs PIP Theatre's comedy about gender relations in the workplace. In Cantonese. Tomorrow-Jan 31, 7.30pm, also Sat-Jan 31, 2.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$180, HK$230 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2511 0139 Piano Recital by Cheng Wai Pianist Cheng plays works by JS Bach, Mozart, Rachmaninov, Tan Dun and Chopin. Tomorrow, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321 Subedowa Concert Joey Leung, Kwan, Edmong Tong and Wind Mill Grass Theatre sing Cantonese indie songs. Tomorrow-Sat, 8pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$220, HK$270 Urbtix. Inquiries: 5100 2254 University of Laughs The Nonsensemakers' adaptation of a Japanese comedy about a passionate scriptwriter who faces censorship problems. In Cantonese. Tomorrow-Sat, 8pm, also Jan 31, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$180, HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3746 5219 Show Out! Eighteen people who participated in a workshop led by actor-directors Paul Poon, Bonni Chan and Lee Chun-chow last year present 18 15-minute plays (four or five plays per day, with a different programme each day). A City Festival programme. In Cantonese. Thu-Jan 31, 7.45pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$95, HK$80 (members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251 Classical Music for Babies Jason Lai conducts the HK Sinfonietta in works by Grieg, Bizet, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, Mozart, Handel, JS Bach and Haydn. In English. Fri-Sat, 7.30pm, also Sat-Jan 31, 3.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150, HK$250 (children under two years: HK$30, HK$50; children three years and above, HK$75, HK$125) Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336 Hung Ka Po Cantonese Opera Troupe Lung Koon-tin, Tang Mei-ling, Chan Hung-chun, Lui Hung-kwong, Cheng Wing-mui and Yuen Siu-fai perform: The Lady Prime Minister, Fri, 7.30pm, Ko Shan Theatre, 77 Ko Shan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$90-HK$260; and Dream of Yangzhou, Feb 6, 7.30pm, North District Town Hall, 2 Lung Wan St, Sheung Shui, HK$90-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325 The Chalk Circle in China Class 7A Drama Group's stage adaptation of German Bertolt Brecht's The Caucasian Chalk Circle, a dramatic parable about a maid who steals a baby and becomes a better mother than his natural parent. In Cantonese. Fri-Sat, 7.45pm, also Sat-Jan 31, 2.45pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$120, HK$160 Urbtix and HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2582 0274 Brian Eno's Music for Airports Experimental music group HK New Music Ensemble performs works including Gaybird's The Grid of Elasticity II and Nerve's new electro-acoustic arrangement of Brian Eno's Music for Airports, with video projections by Adrian Yeung and Silas Fong. Fri-Sat, 8pm, also Sat, 3pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$170 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323 Donizetti's La Fille du Regiment (The Daughter of the Regiment) Lio Kuok-man conducts and Lo King-man directs Musica Viva's production of Jules Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges and Jean-Fran?ois Alfred Bayard's comic opera about a woman who was raised by the soldiers of the 21st Regiment of the French Army. In French with Chinese and English surtitles. Fri-Jan 31, 8pm, also Sat, 3pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150-HK$600 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321 Green Dance DanceArt HK performs choreographer Andy Wong's dance exploration into the disoriented and self-denying world of youths. Fri, 8pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2793 9957 Bar Tapper R&T's (Rhythm & Tempo) musical tap dance show featuring performances by Ken Kwok and Michael Lin, and musicians CM and Patrick Ng. A City Festival programme. Fri, 10.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$180, HK$150 (members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251 IMPK2 - Fight Back to School Describe Dramatic Dream and Film Light Production's comedy about students who cheat to help them get through school. In Cantonese. Fri-Sat, 8pm, Sat-Jan 31, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9709 3797 Simon Trpceski in Double Rachmaninov Lu Jia conducts the Macedonian pianist and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra in Rachmaninov's Prince Rostislav Symphonic Poem, Piano Concerto No 1, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini and Caprice Bohemien. Fri-Sat, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030 Zhao Lei: Romantic Stories as Told by the Huqin Gaohu, zhonghu and erhu player Zhao plays works such as Sarasate's Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs), Massenet's Meditation and Lu Rirong's Nebulous Tune. Pianist Yim Wan, harp player Amy Tam Wai-li, erhu player Zhang Chongxue, zhonghu player Han Jingna and sanzian player Zhao Taisheng accompany. Sat, 4.30pm, HK Chinese Orchestra Rehearsal Hall, 7/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600 The 32nd Top Ten Chinese Gold Songs Award Presentation Concert Canto-pop singers and musicians such as Eason Chan Yik-shun, Joey Yung Cho-yee and Kay Tse On-kay attend the concert featuring performances by award winners. Sat 7.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, free entry (by ticket). Inquiries: 2339 6300 Concert by China Philharmonic Orchestra David Gwilt conducts violinist Lim Kek-han and the orchestra in works by Verdi, Bruch, Glazunov and Tchaikovsky. Sat, 8pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$80-HK$140 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321 Extra-curricular Audition Notice The HK Singers seeks cast members for its production of Oliver! in June. Adult auditions: Today, Thu, 7.30-10pm. Registration required. Inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org English Play-Reading Mike Ingham facilitates a reading of Denise Deegan's Daisy Pulls it Off, a comedy about life in a 1920's English girls' boarding school. In English. Today, 7pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, free, reservations required. Inquiries: 3105 0391 or 2186 8449 Search for the Clouded Leopard Future Generations president Daniel Taylor tells the story of how he led a team to find and photograph the elusive leopard. In English. Today, 7.30pm (reception, 6.30pm), Pacific Place Conference Centre, 5/F One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, HK$100-HK$150. Inquiries: 2583 9700 Stand-up Comedy Open Mic Sessions in Cantonese (every Mon) and English (today). Free for performers of five- to seven-minute sets; HK$50 to watch, 8pm. Take Out Comedy Club, B/F, 34 Elgin St, SoHo. Inquiries: 6220 4436 Cinema European Film Festival Films from 15 European countries, including the following one. Until Feb 3. Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square St, Yau Ma Tei, HK$60; and Palace IFC, Podium Level 1, IFC Mall, 8 Finance St, Central, HK$75 bc.cinema.com.hk. Inquiries: 2388 6268 The First Day of the Rest of Your Life Drama chronicling five crucial days in the lives of a taxi driver (Jacques Gamblin) and his family of five. Remi Bezan?on directs. In French with English subtitles. Today, 7.45pm, Broadway Cinematheque.