Exhibitions Bonhams HK 2011 Spring Auctions Viewings: Today-tomorrow, 10am-9pm, Thu, 10am-8pm. Auctions: wines and single malt whiskies, today, 5pm; snuff bottles from the Mary and George Bloch Collection, tomorrow, 10am; soapstones from the Q Collection, tomorrow, 11.30am; Chinese ceramic and other artworks, tomorrow, 2pm; Chinese paintings and other Asian art, tomorrow, 4pm; jewellery and jadeite, Thu, 2pm; and wristwatches, Thu, 6pm. Island Shangri-La, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Rd, Admiralty. Inquiries: 2918 4321. Ends May 26 Adding Dimension Japanese painter Viwa draws from the past, conceiving his art from his nation's point of view, while his compatriot Tomoaki Tarutani's paintings deal with the individual experience. Opening reception today, 7pm-9pm. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, Sun, 2pm-6pm, Karin Weber Gallery, G/F, 20 Aberdeen St, Central. Inquiries: 2544 5004. Ends Jun 14 SMS and Its Enemy Drawings and other works by conceptual artist Wu Shanzhuan reflecting a concern with ontological issues. Opening reception today, 1pm-7pm. Mon-Fri, 10am-6.30pm, Sat, 10am-6pm, Hanart TZ Gallery, 407 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder Street, Central. Inquiries: 2526 9019. Ends Jun 21 The Man Who Paints Paintings by South Korean artist Suh Yong-sun, a man who describes himself as using 'violent colours'. Opening reception today, 6.30pm. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-7.30pm, Shin Hwa Gallery, G/F, 32 Aberdeen St, Central. Inquiries: 2803 7960. Ends Jun 21 Sebastiao Salgado The Brazilian-born, Paris-based photographer's works documenting the impact of globalisation on humankind. Opening reception today, 7pm-9pm. Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm, Sun, 11am-7pm, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, 57-59 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2581 9678. Ends Jun 25 Urban Utopia - If and Only If Works by mixed media artists Ho Sin-tung and Tang Kwok-hin. Opening reception today, 7pm. Mon-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 Jul 2 Points of Ellipsis ... Conceptual works by nine Filipino and local artists exploring the relationship between parts and the whole. Opens today. May 24-Jun 2, Jun 14-Jul 5: Daily, 10am-7pm, Osage Kwun Tong, 5/F Kian Dai Industrial Building, 73-75 Hung To Rd, Kwun Tong. Inquiries: 2793 4817. Ends Jul 5 Staged Fictions Video works by Patty Chang, Adrian Wong and Ho Tzu Nyen exploring strategies of making, remaking and constructing through diverse media such as film, video, performance and installation art. Opens today. May 24-Jun 2, Jun 14-Jul 18: Daily, 10am-7pm, Osage Kwun Tong, 5/F Kian Dai Industrial Building, 73-75 Hung To Rd, Kwun Tong. Inquiries: 2793 4817. Ends Jul 18 Inauguration of Wan Chai Visual Archive Debut exhibition for the cultural incubator features works by participants in four workshops on such as pinhole photography. Opening reception today, 5pm. Daily, noon-8pm, 5-9 Hing Wan St, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 9747 1327. Ends Jul 21 Eternal Smile Wang Keping's iron sculpture series of horizontal smiles or vertical smiles. Tue-Sat, 10am-6pm, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, G/F, 10 Chancery Lane, SoHo. Inquiries: 2810 0065. Ends Jul 23 Miquel Barcelo Recent paintings, ceramics and sculptures by the Spanish artist. Opens today. Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm, Ben Brown Fine Arts HK, 301 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2522 9600. Ends Jul 29 Performing Arts The Faust Festival 2011 Faust International Youth Theatre presents a programme of more than 30 shows, performed by Faust members aged four to 18 years and storyteller Andrea Darvill, including: Shakespeare's Rose Rebels, in which Juliet rewrites the story of Romeo and Juliet and provides it with an ending that is to her liking, May 24, 6pm, May 27, 8pm; Ernie's Incredible Illucinations, about a boy whose daydreams become reality, May 24-25, 8pm; Just So Stories, the stage adaption of Rudyard Kipling's fanciful stories revealing how nature's little wonders came about, May 25, 6pm, May 29, 5pm; Snow White, a fairy tale about a beautiful princess disliked by her jealous stepmother and befriended by seven dwarfs, May 25, 6pm, May 29, 5pm; Kip Marlowe and the Broadway Caper, a musical mystery show that has a 1940s era gumshoe detective seeking to solve a puzzling case on a Broadway backstage, May 26, 8pm, May 29, 2pm; Storybook Fame, in which storybook characters such Snow White and Little Red Riding Hood take part in a reality television show, May 27, 6pm, May 28, 8pm; The Adventures of R.J. Pumpernickle + The Black Mamba, a double-bill consisting of a play about Robert Pumpernickle and his team of explorers' search for the Giant Bear and a fairy tale centring on a girl whose parents spoil her a little too much, May 28, 5pm, May 29, 11am. All shows in English. HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$90 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2547 9114 Spanish Fiesta and Flamenco Sol Y Flamenco performs Spanish, Latin and Flamenco music. May 25, 9pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$180 (advance), HK$200 (door), includes one drink. Free for members. Inquiries: 2521 7251 The Asian Jazz All-Stars Power Quartet in HK Singaporean jazz keyboardist/composers Jeremy Monteiro, jazz guitarist Eugene Pao, Filipino saxophonist Tots Tolentino and Thai drummer Chanutr Techatana-nan perform. May 25, 9pm, Grappa's Cellar, Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, HK$250, includes one drink. Inquiries: 2521 2322; and May 28, 10.30pm, Backstage, 1/F Somptueux Central, 52-54 Wellington St, Central, HK$200, includes one drink. Inquiries: 2167 8385 God of Carnage Jovanni Sy directs Theatre du Pif's production of French playwright Yasmina Reza's comedy of bad manners revolving around two couples who cross paths and argue after their sons have a fight. Starring Lee Chun-chow, Kathlyn Carson, Sean Curran and Jo Chim. A Le French May programme. In English with Chinese and English surtitles. May 26-28, 8pm, also May 28, 3pm, May 29, 5pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325 Ieto Compagnie Ieto's Mosi Espinoza and Fnico Feldmann serve up a multi-arts show combining tightrope and acrobatic skills with street-dance, mime, comedy and wooden benches. A Le French May programme. May 26-28, 8pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 5/F Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$140-HK$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: frenchmay.com Galaxy: International Ballet Gala 2011 The English National Ballet's Daria Klimentov? and Vadim Muntagirov, the San Francisco Ballet's Tan Yuanyuan and Anthony Spaulding, Jacoby & Pronk's Drew Jacoby and Rubinald Pronk, the Dutch National Ballet's Jurgita Dronina, the Norwegian National Ballet's Yoel Carre?o, and the HK Ballet perform a diverse programme of ballet. May 27-28, 7.30pm, also May 28-29, 2.30pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$140-HK$1,000 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2105 9724 Ling Lung Cantonese Opera Troupe Ng Chin-fung and Tang Mi-ling star in the troupe's production of Li Qingzhao, a new opera inspired by the Song dynasty poet's A Postscript on a Record of Inscriptions on Metal and Stone tracing her tumultuous life and that of her husband, Zhao Mingcheng. May 27, 7.30pm, Ko Shan Theatre, 77 Ko Shan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$100-HK$280. The duo also star in the troupe's production of Nymph of the Azure Pond, about a carp nymph who falls in love with a mortal man, May 29, 7.30pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$100-HK$240 Urbtix. Both shows: In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Inquiries: 2268 7325 HK Summer Jazz Festival 2011 Japanese jazz pianist Hakuei Kim's Trisonique in concert, May 27; the Matthew Garrison Quartet serves up jazz, May 28; and Korean jazz group Winterplay performs, May 29. All shows: 8pm, Club Auditorium, HK Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$380 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2712 4268 I Love Mozart! Finnish violinist Pekka Kuusisto plays and directs the HK Philharmonic Orchestra performing works by Sibelius, Mozart and Haydn. May 27-28, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030 Plaza X The City Contemporary Dance Company performs choreographer Helen Lai Hoi-ling's poetic dance work combining tango, ice skating, literary elements and the music of J.S. Bach; skater David Liu and cellist Bion Tsang guest. May 27-28, 8pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$140-HK$1,000 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2329 7803 2012 - The Golden Gate Mobius Strip Theatre's production combining elements of various elements including prophecy, theatre, drums and ritual dance. May 27-28, 8pm, Multimedia Theatre, HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity, 135 Junction Rd, Kowloon, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2339 7370 Yan Huichang Conducts HKCO Maestro Yan conducts cellist Wang Jian, oboist Huang Zheng, erhu player Hsin Hsiao-hung and the HK Chinese Orchestra performing works such as Zhao Jiping's The True Hearted and Peng Xiuwen's Tone Poem - Flowing Water. May 27-28, 8pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$150-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600 Andy Hui On and On 25th Anniversary Concert Canto-pop singer-actor Andy Hui Chi-on performs. May 27-29, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2541 6778 HK Wind Philharmonia Annual Concert Jerry F Junkin directs French horn player Chow Chi-chung and the HK Wind Philharmonia performing works by Bernstein, Holst, John Williams, Saint-Saens and Maslanka. May 28, 3pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2468 4579 Cinema Morning Matinee The Leisure and Cultural Services Department presents a continuing series of old Hong Kong movies, including the following film. Ongoing. Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$20 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2739 2139 True Love Chor Yuen's drama about a love triangle involving a man (Patrick Tse Yin) loved by two women who are good friends. Also starring Nam Hung and Kong Suet. In Cantonese. May 27, 11am, Film Archive.