Exhibitions Dockyards of Hong Kong Pictorial exhibition on Hong Kong's shipbuilding and repair industry. Today, 10am-6pm, HK Museum of History, 100 Chatham Rd South, TST, HK$10. Inquiries: 2724 9042. Ends today Elsewhere Collaborative exhibition featuring painting-based works by Au Hoi-lam and porcelain works by Sara Tse. Today, 10.30am-7.30pm, Osage Soho, LG Shop 1, 45 Caine Rd, SoHo. Inquiries: 2537 0688. Ends today Microwave International New Media Arts Festival 2011: Satellite Exhibition - Drifting Lab Works by the University of Tokyo's Ishikawa Oku Laboratory. Today, noon-8pm, HKDI Gallery, HK Design Institute, 3 King Ling Rd, Tseung Kwan O, Inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org . Ends today Pseudo-science ? Pseudo-myth Ceramic and mixed-media works by Yim Wai-wai that evoke an absurd world through ambiguous presentation. Today, 10am-9pm, HK Visual Arts Centre, 7A Kennedy Rd, Central. Inquiries: 9268 8607. Ends today German Shades of Green Exhibition showcasing German creative product design and environmental protection. Open reception today, 7pm-9pm. Mon-Fri, 10am-8pm, Sat, 2pm-6pm, Goethe Institut, 14/F HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2802 0088. Ends Dec 10 Knowledge - Power: The Imperial Examination System of the Qing Dynasty Exhibition tracing the Chinese imperial examination system's development, demise and legacy. 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 Feb 6, 2012 Performing Arts 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. Until Nov 22, 8pm, Cattle Depot Theatre, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd, To Kwa Wan, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2503 1630 Brooklyn Rider in Concert The American string quartet plays works by Mozart, Philip Glass, Colin Jacobsen, John Zorn and Beethoven. Nov 21, 8pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$380 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3518 7290 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 21-22, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$162-HK$342 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2566 9696 Playwright Scheme VI Prospects Theatre presents 22 playwrights presenting 22 'slice of life'-themed plays, including works by: Yau Ting-fai, Nov 21, 8pm; Judy Chu Fung-han, Nov 22, 8pm; and Kwok Ka-hei, Nov 23, 8pm. In Cantonese. Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$60 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2606 7222 Address Unknown Giles Burton directs Paley Productions and HK Microfest's presentation of Frank Dunlop's theatrical adaptation of Kathrine Kressmann Taylor's 1930s era novel written in the form of a series of letters between a San Francisco-based Jewish art gallery owner and his childhood friend-business partner living in Germany. In English. Nov 22-26, 8pm, Nov 27, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2838 0783 Musicarama 2011 Pianist Nancy Loo and the HK Wind Kamerata perform works by composers such as Alexis Alrich and Chen Yi. Nov 22, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100, HK$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2722 1630 Good Music This Lunch HK Sinfonietta members play works by: Biber, Kurt?g, Telemann and J.S. Bach, Nov 23, 1pm; and Martinu, Ligeti and Britten, Nov 25, 1pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, free. Inquiries: 2836 3336 Mixed Nuts Emilie Guillot directs HK Theatre Association's production of La Troupe du Splendid's comedy revolving around goings-on at a crisis hotline organisation one crazy night during the Christmas holidays. In French with English surtitles. Nov 23-26, 7.45pm, also Nov 26, 2.45pm, HKRep Black Box, 8/F Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2537 8066 Kissin Plays Liszt Russian pianist Evgeny Kissin gives a recital of works by Liszt; all proceeds go to the HKU Culture and Humanities Fund. Nov 23, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$480-HK$2,000 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2859 7064 Swing Goodbye Forever in Hung Hom Canto-pop duo Swing (formerly known as Snowman) in concert. Nov 23, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2989 9239 Charlie and Lola's Best Bestest Play MEI Live and Watershed Productions present the BBC World Wide and Polka Theatre's stage production with puppets, live action and music centring on the brother-sister pair of characters created by author Lauren Child. In English. Nov 24-27, 4.30pm, also Nov 24-25, 7pm, Nov 26-27, 11am, 2pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$195-HK$450 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3929 9482 Spring Awakening Lindsey McAlister directs HK Youth Arts Foundation's musical about teenagers and the fatal consequences of adolescent sexual repression. In English with Chinese surtitles. Nov 24-26, 7.30pm, also Nov 26, 11am, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$200, HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2877 2656 Miriam Yeung Minor Classics Canto-pop singer-actress Miriam Yeung Chin-wah in concert. Nov 24-28, 8.15pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$350, HK$480 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2905 8125 The Beauty and Sadness of Nobility Moon On the Water Xiqu Association present a production of royal stories from Cantonese operas such as A Curtsey Every Three Steps to the Court (from The Sassy and Her Blunt Husband), and Negotiating with the Qing Emperor and The Fragrant Death (from The Floral Princess). In Cantonese. Nov 25, 7.15pm, Ko Shan Theatre, 77 Ko Shan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$20-HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6921 5196 Before and After Jaap van Zweden conducts Dutch violinist Simone Lamsma and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra performing Britten's Violin Concerto and Prokofiev's Symphony No 5. Nov 25-26, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030 Railway is Like a Long, Winding Recollection Singer-songwriters Anthony Wong Yiu-ming, Valen Hsu Ru-yun and Ellen Joyce Loo headline a Zuni Icosahedron concert in which the theme of railways is used to reinterpret classical art songs of the past century. In Cantonese and Putonghua. Nov 25-26, 8.15pm, also Nov 26, 3.30pm, Nov 27, 5pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$160-HK$1,000 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2893 8704 Cinema 100 Must-See Hong Kong Movies The HK Film Archive presents a programme of 100 Hong Kong films from 1916 to 1999, including the following one. Until 2014. HK Film Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$30 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2734 2900 Shanghai Blues Tsui Hark's music-filled romantic comedy about two would-be lovers who get caught up in a love triangle in post-war Shanghai. Starring Sylvia Chang Ai-chia, Sally Yeh Chen-ven and Kenny Bee (aka Chung Chun-to). In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles. Nov 21, 7.30pm, HK Film Archive. 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 film. Until Nov 22. HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$50 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 9009 Magino Village - A Tale Documentary recounting the history of Magino village - the story of its people and their ancestors - that was recreated through the villagers' memories and the village's legends as told to filmmaker Ogawa. In Japanese with English subtitles. Nov 21, 7.30pm, HK Arts Centre. HK Lesbian and Gay Film Festival The HK Lesbian and Gay Festival Society presents a programme of homosexual-themed feature and short films, including the following two feature films. Until Dec 1. 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 . Also AMC Festival Walk, Level U/G, Festival Walk, 80 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, HK$65 www.amccinemas.com.hk . Inquiries: hklgff.hk Circumstance Maryam Keshavarz's drama about a wealthy Iranian family's struggles to contain a teenager and her friend's exploration of Tehran's underground scene. In Persian with English subtitles. Nov 21, 7.45pm, Broadway The One. The Wise Kids Drama set in Charleston, South Carolina, about an introspective Southern Baptist pastor's daughter, her hyperactive best friend and the open-hearted son of a single father confronting his homosexuality for the first time. In English. Nov 21, 9.50pm, Broadway Cinematheque, Nov 27, 6.25pm, Palace IFC.