Exhibitions Celebrations! Photographs by members of the HKU Museum Society in three categories: Landscape Symphony, Melodies of Life and The Sound of Silence. Today, 9.30am-6pm, University Museum and Art Gallery, University of HK, Main Campus, 90 Bonham Rd, Pok Fu Lam. Inquiries: 2241 5502. Ends today Water and Sky Photographs by Tony Price concerned with the play of light on water and Norman de Brackinghe that also reveal a fascination with the nature of light. Today, 10am-7pm, YY9 Gallery, G/F, 83-85 Sing Woo Rd, Happy Valley. Inquiries: 2574 3370. Ends today Altered Perceptions Works by Spanish photographer-sculptor Naia Del Castillo. Today, noon-7pm, ILIVETOMORROW, G/F, 45 Tung St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2517 8900. Ends today Memory is Soft Drink Dick Lai Chun-ling's drawings on soft drink bottle-sized sculptures recall memories of past days - some prosaic, others less so. Opening reception today, 6.30pm-8.30pm. Mon-Fri, noon-4.30pm, or by appointment, Front/Side Gallery, Tang's Studio, L5-05, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei. Inquiries: email@example.com . Ends Nov 30 Ages of Model-calligraphy School Classical Chinese calligraphy works from different eras. 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 Jun 30, 2012 Performing Arts Ebisu Muscats Asia Tour - Hong Kong The J-pop female idol group in concert. Nov 15, 8pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$180-HK$680 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2153 8333 Six Characters in Search of An Author Weigo Lee directs the HK Academy for Performing Arts' production of Luigi Pirandello's drama about six individuals claiming to be characters in a play that has yet to be written who gatecrash a theatrical rehearsal in the hope that a scriptwriter would be found who would make their story into a play. In Cantonese. Nov 16-19, 7.30pm, also Nov 19, 2.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$65, HK$100 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8580 The World's Heartbeat - Taiwan Percussion Rafael Lee and his Drummer in Formosa band perform African beat, Taiwanese pop songs and the polyphonic music of Taiwan's Falangaw Community. Nov 16-17, 7.30pm, Kwang Hwa Information and Culture Centre, Suite 4907, 49/F Central Plaza, 18 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, free with ticket. Inquiries: 2523 5555 A Midsummer Night's Dream Michael Harley directs Theatron's production of Shakespeare's romantic comedy portraying the events surrounding the marriage of the Duke of Athens, Theseus and the Queen of the Amazons, Hippolyta. In English. Nov 16-19, 8pm, also Nov 19-20, 3pm, Nov 20, 7pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9127 0420 Playwright Scheme VI Prospects Theatre presents 22 playwrights presenting 22 'slice of life'-themed plays, including new works by: Wu King-yeung, Nov 16, 8pm; Tang Chi-king, Nov 17, 8pm; Lee Ho-wing, Nov 18, 8pm; Chu Wai-ho, Nov 19, 3pm; and Chan Dan-lu, Nov 19, 8pm. All performances: in Putonghua, Nov 19, 8pm; other performances in Cantonese. Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$60 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2606 7222 Shanghai Yueju Opera House Qian Huili and Shan Yangping star in A Dream of Red Mansions, Nov 17, 7.30pm. Zhang Ruihong, Zhang Yongmei, Hua Yiching, Zhang Hailing and Jin Hong perform in Mei Long Town, Nov 18, 7.30pm. Qian Huili, Shan Yangping and other Chinese opera performers present Selected Scenes from Yue Opera, Nov 19, 2.30pm. Huang Hui and Wang Zhiping star in The Story of Western Garden, Nov 19, 7.30pm. Qian Huili, Fang Yafen, Zhang Hailing, Huang Hui and Jin Hong perform Han Feizi, Nov 20, 7.30pm. All shows: in Shanghainese with Chinese and English surtitles. HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$360 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044 17 Scenarios Likely and Unlikely to Happen in 2012 Chan Ping-chiu directs On and On Theatre Workshop's production of his drama considering what will happen on December 21, 2012 - the end-date of a 5,125-year-long cycle in the Mayas' Mesoamerican Long Count calendar. In Cantonese. Nov 17-22, 8pm, also Nov 20, 3pm, Cattle Depot Theatre, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd, To Kwa Wan, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2503 1630 Dance Forest 2011 - Parallel Horizon Andy Wong and Taiju Matsumoto return for another collaborative dance performance in their 10-year project. Nov 17-19, 8pm, also Nov 19, 3pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$140 (members HK$120) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251 Iron We Draman's adaptation of Scottish writer Rona Munro's drama about a daughter meeting her mother for the first time in 15 years after her mother was sentenced to life for murdering her drunkard husband. In Cantonese. Nov 17-20, 8pm, also Nov 19-20, 3pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150-HK$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9448 3574 Love is Sh*t W Theatre performs Wong Chi-lung's drama about a woman and her reactions to numerous failed romantic relationships. In Cantonese. Nov 17-20, 8pm, Nov 19-20, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$220, HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9267 2678 The Young Academy Cantonese Opera Troupe Hong Hai, Wang Zhiliang and other members of the troupe perform Cantonese opera excerpts including Wu Song Slays His Sister-in-law. In Cantonese. Nov 18, 7.30pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$90-HK$140 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325 dance/matters ... The HK Academy for Performing Arts' Academy Ensemble performs ballet, Chinese dance and contemporary dance works. Nov 18-19, 8pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$75, HK$110 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8580 DESH Dancer-choreographer Akram Khan's contemporary dance solo exploring fragility in the face of natural forces, and celebrating the resilience of the human spirit. Nov 18-19, 8pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$130-HK$360 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044 Jaap van Zweden's Brahms Dutch-born conductor van Zweden conducts violinist Michael Guttman, cellist Wendy Sutter and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra performing Wagenaar's Cyrano de Bergerac, Philip Glass' Double Concerto for Violin and Cello, and Brahms' Symphony No 4. Nov 18-19, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030 One Hundred Years of Chinese Architecture Matthias Woo directs Zuni Icosahedron's drama about the history of Chinese architecture as told through the stories of two couples almost a century apart. In Cantonese and Putonghua with Chinese and English surtitles. Nov 18-19, 21-22, 8pm, also Nov 19, 3pm, Nov 20, 5pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$162-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2566 9696 Wendy Law Plays Elgar Bjorn Sagstad conducts cellist Law and the HK Sinfonietta playing works by Johan Svendsen, Elgar and Sibelius. Nov 18, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336 Music Junction Yoko Ishida and Natsuko Aso AniSong Night in Hong Kong Japanese anisong vocalists Ishida and Aso in concert. Nov 18, 8.15pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$280-HK$580 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 8173 6179 Cinema HK Independent Film Festival 2011-2012: Indie Focus - Shinsuke Ogawa Ying E Chi presents a programme of seven films by Japanese documentary filmmaker Ogawa, including the following one. Until Nov 22. HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$50 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 9009 Magino Story - Raising Silkworms Documentary looking at the process involved with raising silkworms: from the birth of the silkworms in the spring, through the selection of mulberry leaves for their food and the repeated shedding of their skins as they grow, to the cocoons that they make in time for the autumn. In Japanese with English subtitles. Nov 15, 7.30pm, HK Arts Centre. HK Jewish Film Festival The HKJFF Society presents a programme of 21 Jewish films, including the following one. Until Nov 20. AMC Pacific Place, L1 Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, HK$80 www.amccinemas.com.hk ; and HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: hkjff.org Remembrance Anna Justice's romantic drama about a young Polish prisoner and his Jewish love who are forcibly separated amidst the chaos at the end of the second world war and convinced that the other had died, until she sees him in an interview on TV more than 30 years later. In English and Polish with English subtitles. Nov 15, 7.35pm, AMC Pacific Place. HK Asian Film Festival 2011 The HK Asian Film Festival presents a programme of more than 70 films from various parts of Asia, including the following one. Until Nov 18. Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square St, Yau Ma Tei, HK$60; Broadway The One, 6-11/F The One, 100 Nathan Rd, TST, HK$65; and Palace IFC, Podium Level 1, IFC Mall, 8 Finance St, Central, HK$75 www.cinema.com.hk . Inquiries: www.hkaff.asia Slaughter Gun Yasuharu Hasebe's crime drama centring on a gangster who fights a gang war with his yakuza brothers by his side after he falls in love with his boss' wife. In Japanese with English subtitles. Nov 15, 9.50pm, Broadway Cinematheque.