Exhibitions Second Look Abstract photographs by Xu Yong made up of blocks of vivid colours or patches of grey. Today, 11.30am-7.30pm, Art Beatus Gallery, 50 Peel St, SoHo. Inquiries: 2522 1138. Ends today Past & Present: An Awkward Reunion Korean Lee Sang-hyun's digitally montaged images. Opening reception today, 6pm-9pm. Tue-Sat, 10.30am-6.30pm, Amelia Johnson Contemporary, G/F, 6-10 Shin Hing St, Central. Inquiries: 2548 2286. Ends Nov 27 Merrill Wagner The American's series of painted geometric landscapes on steel. Opening reception today, 7pm-9pm. Mon-Sun, 10am-7pm, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, 57-59 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2581 9678. Ends Nov 27 The Grandeur of Chinese Art Treasures Exhibition of ceramics, jade carvings, paintings and other works, from the Neolithic period to the Qing dynasty. Mon-Wed, Fri, Sun, 10am-6pm, Sat, 10am-8pm, closed Thu, HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2721 0116. Ends Jan 2, 2011 Performing Arts Don't Dress For Dinner Whole Theatre performs French playwright Marc Camoletti's comedy about what ensues at a converted farmhouse where a man had been planning to spend a weekend with his mistress. Starring Jeffrey Ho Wai-lung and Athena Chu Yan. In Cantonese. Oct 21-30, Nov 2-6, 8pm, also Oct 30, Nov 6-7, 3pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$240-HK$290 Urbtix. Inquiries: 8201 2989 Grease Lunchbox Theatrical Productions, David Atkins Enterprises, Paul Nicholas and David Ian present Jim Jacob and Warren Casey's musical revolving around about the romance between a greaser and a new girl who are both students at Rydell High School. David Gilmore directs. In English with Chinese surtitles. Until Oct 30, 8pm, also Oct 30-31, 2pm, Oct 31, 7pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$350-HK$895 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 8203 0299 The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged) ABA Productions and The Reduced Shakespeare Company's comedy summarising the Bible from Adam and Eve to the final judgment. In English. Oct 27, 29, 8pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$288-HK$688 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2547 7150 The Rocky Horror Show Adam Harris directs Dungeon Productions' staging of Richard O'Brien's musical about a newly engaged all-American couple who are led on a journey of sexual self-discovery by transvestite scientist Dr Frank N. Furter. and his minions. In English (with Chinese synopsis). Oct 27-31, 8pm, also Oct 30, 11.55pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$250, HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9127 0420 Sunny Cantonese Opera Troupe The troupe perform The Painted Face, Oct 28, 7.30pm, Ko Shan Theatre, 77 Ko Shan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$100-HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325 Blind Photographers Chiu Kin-tong directs and stars in Heiquan Theatre's mime show about two photographers - one born blind, the other losing his eyesight - who both wish to share their views and visions of the world via photography. Oct 28-30, 8pm, Oct 30-31, 3pm, Black Box Theatre, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei, HK$140 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9238 3158 The Complete History of America (abridged) ABA Productions and The Reduced Shakespeare Company's comedic run through 600 years of US history. In English. Oct 28, 30, 8pm, also Oct 30-31, 3pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$288-HK$688 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2547 7150 A Happy Scarecrow Jumbo Kids Theatre's drama about a boy who starts a green revolution after meeting a lonely scarecrow. In Cantonese. Oct 29-30, 8pm, also Oct 30-31, 3pm, Y-Theatre, Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Rd, Chai Wan, HK$120; Nov 5-6, 8pm, also Nov 6-7, 3pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2146 9466 The Sleeping Beauty The HK Ballet performs Marius Petipa's ballet version of the fairy tale about a princess cursed by an evil witch who falls into a long, deep sleep; the HK Sinfonietta provides musical accompaniment. Oct 29-30, Nov 5-7, 7.30pm, also Oct 31, Nov 6-7, 2.30pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$140-HK$1,000 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2105 9724 De Waart's Schumann Edo de Waart conducts pianist Chen Sa and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra performing Schumann's Manfred: Overture, Piano Concerto and Symphony No 4 (1841). Oct 29-30, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030 Lucky Nos.3 Series Think Big Theatre performs two plays about love and relationships in modern Hong Kong. In Cantonese. Oct 29, 8pm, Oct 30-31, 3pm, HK$120; Oct 30, 8.15pm, HK$200 Urbtix. All shows: Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin. Inquiries: 9333 8383 Mr Vampire Guangdong Modern Dance Company and HK New Music Ensemble's musical dance drama adaptation of Mr Vampire, a supernatural comedy involving vampires and a Taoist master exorcist. Pun Siu-fai directs and choreographs. Oct 29-30, 8pm, Oct 31, 3pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044 The Mystic Realm Dirk Brosse and Yan Huichang conduct the HK Chinese Orchestra performing works such as Sui Lijun's Dance of the Shaman Spirits; and Brosse's The Hallow-e'en Dances; also featuring dances choreographed by Mui Cheuk-yin and performed by Academy for Performing Arts students. Oct 29-30, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$150-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044 Cinema Kino 10 The Goethe-Institut presents a programme of 13 German feature films and a selection of animated shorts, including the following selection. Until Nov 1. AMC Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, HK$60 www.amccinemas.com.hk . Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square St, Yau Ma Tei, HK$60 bc.cinema.com.hk. Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, free. HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai; and Science Museum, 2 Science Museum Rd, TST East HK$60 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2802 0088 Short and Sweet on the Roof Six romantic animated shorts compiled under the theme 'He and She'. In German and English with English subtitles. Oct 27, 7.30pm, 9pm, Fringe Club. The 7th HK Asian Film Festival The HK Asian Film Festival Society presents a programme of more than 50 Asian films, including the following one. Until Nov 14. Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square St, Yau Ma Tei, HK$60; Palace IFC, Podium L1, IFC Mall, 8 Finance St, Central, HK$75; and Broadway The One, 6-11/F, The One, 100 Nathan Rd, TST, HK$65 cinema.com.hk. Inquiries: www.hkaff.asia Children of the Pyre Rajesh Jala's documentary about seven children who eke out a living at India's busiest cremation ground. In Hindi with English subtitles. Oct 27, 8pm, Broadway Cinematheque, Oct 30, 6.20pm, The One.