Exhibitions SCM Annual 2010 Graduation show of works in various media by students in the City University of HK's School of Creative Media. Daily, noon-8pm, Videotage + 1a space + Artist Commune, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd, To Kwa Wan. Inquiries: email@example.com . Ends Jul 7 Lei Zhenhua The Chinese painter's oil on canvas depictions of nature and landscapes. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, New Gallery on Old Bailey, B & G/F, 17 Old Bailey St, Central. Inquiries: 2234 9889. Ends Jul 10 A Blemish, A Beauty Takahiro Hirabayashi, Kenichiro Ishiguro and Takato Yamamoto's works convey a fleeting sense of beauty. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, Gallery Exit, G/F, 1 Shin Hing St, Central. Inquiries: 2541 1299. Ends Jul 17 Appreciation of Life - An Endless Journery Rotating exhibition of works by six Spanish painters (such as Lola Abellan and Michelle Conception) of personal stories (Jun 27-Jul 17) and self-contemplation (Jul 18-Aug 14). Mon-Sat, 11am- 7pm, State-of-the-Arts Gallery, 36 Pottinger St, Central. Inquiries: 2526 1132. Ends Aug 14 The Evergreen Classic - Transformation of the Qipao Exhibition of some 270 qipao that explores the Chinese dress' forms, origins and transformation between the 1920s and 1960s. Mon, Wed-Sat, 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 Sept 13 Performing Arts Cantonese Music and Song Art Troupe The musical ensemble performs Poignant Tunes, a showcase of Guangdong folk songs. Jul 5-6, 7.30pm, Ko Shan Theatre, 77 Ko Shan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$100-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325 Udayaraga - The Rising Sun Aruna Mohanty and members from her Orissa Dance Academy present an Odissi (an Indian classical dance form) showcase. Jul 5, 7.30pm, Tsang Shiu Tim Art Hall, HK University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, free. Inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org F.I.R. It's My Live World Tour 2010 - Hong Kong The Taiwanese Mando-pop trio in concert. Jul 5, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$280-HK$580 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2715 3850 Octave W Theatre and East Asia Entertainment's musical about a group of disenfranchised people who are inspired to stage a musical after bumping into their old high school music teacher. In Cantonese. Jul 6-11, 13-15, 16-18, 8pm, also Jul 4, 10-11, 17-18, 3pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$250-HK$420, HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 9267 2678 The HK International Chamber Music Festival 2010: Gala Opening Night Concert The New Helsinki Quartet play Haydn's String Quartet in D Major, The Lark; Hong Kong cellist Trey Lee and Swedish pianist Peter Jablonski play Schumann's Adagio & Allegro in A Flat Major; Polish violinist Grzegorz Kotow, mainland violinist Dan Zhu, local viola player Andrew Ling, cellist Trey Lee, mainland double bassist Zhang Daxun and pianist Colleen Lee perform Glinka's Grand Sextet in E Flat Major; and violinist Dan Zhu, viola player Andrew Ling, cellist Trey Lee, mainland double bassist Zhang Daxun and the New Helsinki Quartet perform Mendelssohn's Octet in E Flat Major. Jul 7, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$200-HK$600 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3518 7290 Benjamin Schmid Violin Recital The Austrian violinist and Croatian-born, naturalised Austrian pianist Dejan Lazic play works by Mozart, Beethoven, Frank Bridge and Gershwin/Heifetz. Jul 8, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336 Punchline Comedy Club British comedian Simon Bligh emcees a stand-up comedy show featuring funnymen Geoff Boyz and Phil Butler. Jul 8-10, 9pm, Duetto, 2/F Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$320 Cityline. Inquiries: 2598 1222 Peter Pan Britain's Northern Ballet Theatre's dance-theatre version of J. M. Barrie's tale about the magical adventures of a boy who refuses to grow up. Jul 9-10, 7.30pm, also Jul 10-11, 3.30pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$360 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044 Big City Little Store Edmond Kok Wai-ho directs and stars in Professional Clowns' Club's play based on a true story about the Tai Shing Convenience Store and the family who operated it. In Cantonese. Jul 9-10, 8pm, also Jul 10-11, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$140 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9032 2913 East Meets West: Music of Finland and China Violinists Dan Zhu and Grzegorz Kotow, cellist Trey Lee and pianist Colleen Lee play Sibelius' Piano Quartet in C Minor; the New Helsinki Quartet play works by Sallinen and Sibelius; and the HK Chinese Orchestra Ensemble perform works such as Yu Chunli's Spring in Tianshan and J. Q. Xu 's Xiao-Ban. Jul 9, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$180-HK$360 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3518 7290 The Golden Cangue Perry Chiu Experimental Theatre presentation of Eileen Chang's drama about a woman wed to the bedridden son of a wealthy family who falls for her brother-in-law. In Cantonese with Chinese surtitles. Jul 9-10, 8pm, Jul 11, 3pm, Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Rd, Yuen Long, HK$Urbtix. Inquiries: 6377 7240 Children's Concert: Carnival of the Animals Local flautist Matthew Wu, Israeli clarinettist Chen Halevi, violinist Dan Zhu, Polsh violinist Grzegorz Kotow, viola player Andrew Ling, cellist Trey Lee, double bassist Zhang Daxun, local percussionist Mark Lung and pianists Peter Jablonski and Colleen Lee play Saint-Sa?ns' Carnival of the Animals. Jul 10-11, 11.30am, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3518 7290 72A Class 7A Drama Group's drama about a suicidal bus driver who, on his last planned journey, becomes interested in the life stories of seven passengers on the bus. In Cantonese. Jul 10-11, 7.30pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$65 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6102 7660 A Night at the Carnival The New Helsinki Quartet and double-bassist Zhang Daxun play Boccherini's Quintet in A Major; clarinettist Chen Halevi, violinist Dan Zhu and pianist Rebecca Barham play Bartok's Contrasts; pianists Rebecca Barham and Peter Jablonski play Lutoslawski's Paganini Variations for Two Pianos; and flautist Matthew Wu, clarinettist Chen Halevi, violinist Dan Zhu, violinist Grzegorz Kotow, viola player Andrew Ling, cellist Trey Lee, double bassist Zhang Daxun, percussionist Mark Lung and pianists Peter Jablonski and Colleen Lee play Saint-Sa?ns' Carnival of the Animals. Jul 10, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$180-HK$360 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3518 7290 Benjamin Schmid Plays Beethoven Ariel Zuckermann conducts the violinist and the HK Sinfonietta playing Rossini's William Tell Overture, Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D and Shostakovich's Symphony No 9 in E-Flat. Jul 10, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336 Cinema The 1st Philippine Film Festival The HK Arts Centre and Consulate General of the Philippines in HK present nine Filipino independent films, including the following one. Jul 5-11. HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, free (with ticket). Inquiries: 2823 8354 The Forgotten War War drama about the Philippine Extraordinary Forces to Korea (PEFTOK) that saw action in the Korean War. In Tagalog, English and Korean with English and Korean subtitles. Jul 5, 7.30pm, HK Arts Centre.