image

Hong Kong gigs

Hit list: five things to do this week in Hong Kong (July 22 - 28)

A dream for readers, some eastern European delights, indie pop twins and a sculptor’s first paintings among this week’s picks

PUBLISHED : Friday, 22 July, 2016, 1:51pm
UPDATED : Friday, 22 July, 2016, 3:57pm

JOIN the crowds browsing local and international reads at the Hong Kong Book Fair, one of the largest of its kind in the world.

SAMPLE the flavours of eastern Europe at Dacha, where you can dine on “herring under a fur coat”, home-made kielbasa and cottage cheese pancakes.

HEAR Canadian twin sisters Tegan and Sara bring their indie pop sounds to Hong Kong when they play on July 28 in Kowloon Bay.

WATCH After the Storm , the subtle companion piece to Hirokazu Koreeda’s 2008 humanist masterpiece Still Walking.

SEE the elaborate, powerful painted portraits of Yorkshire-born, Los-Angeles based sculptor Thomas Houseago, featuring a blend of Futurism, cubism and modernism, at the Gagosian Gallery