Time to Skip Work: What to do in Hong Kong in November 2015
Summer's over: It's time to get busy again.
Hope you like lip fuzz, ladies...
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Hong Kong Art Gallery Week
OD on art this week: Over 50 participating galleries will be open late and host talks, tours and performances.
HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair
This key event is primarily aimed at the industry, but the public is allowed in on the final day to drink anything that’s left gain an understanding of international wine culture.
10:30am-6pm. HKCEC, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai. $100 at the door, www.hktdc.com/fair/hkwinefair-en.
Asia Rugby Sevens Qualifier
Beautifully athletic men and women grab at each other, but not in Lan Kwai Fong.
Hong Kong Stadium, 55 Eastern Hospital Rd., Causeway Bay. $200 from www.ticketflap.com.
SHKP Vertical Run Deadline for Entry
Ever wanted to run up the ICC? Better you than us. But do it for charity, anyway. Registration closes today for the Dec 6 race.
AWA Charity Bazaar
Buy stuff, help charity.
PMQ, 55 Aberdeen St., Central, www.awa.org.hk/activities/local-activities/awa-charity-bazaar-2015.
(Photo: Sharon Mason)
Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival
The world’s finest in Jewish cinema comes to Hong Kong. Expect at least one klezmer soundtrack, and a whole load of kvetching... Asia Society Hong Kong, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, 2103-9511.
Macau Grand Prix
Couldn’t make it to Singapore? Grab a weekend of frenetic racing through the streets of our sister SAR.
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Symphony Under the Stars
Stravinsky’s “Firebird” Suite and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, all performed by the Hong Kong Phil against the skyline.
7:30pm, Central Harbourfront. Free.
Lan Kwai Fong Carnival
A little slice of Rio in the SAR.
Lan Kwai Fong, Central.
All together now: “AND IT SEEMED TO ME THAT YOU LIVED YOUR LIIIFE LIKE A CAND-LE IN THE WINNND...”
HKCEC, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai. $488-1,888 from www.hkticketing.com.
(Photo: Andrew Potter)
Antony Gormley: Event Horizon
British artist Antony Gormley’s public art project comes to the SAR. Life-size statues will stand precariously on the edge of buildings all over the city.
Event Horizon: Installation view, London, England, 2007
The Libertines, Damien Rice, Mr. Scruff, Ratatat, Blackalicious… Hong Kong’s best music and arts festival is looking bigger and better than ever: we can’t wait.
West Kowloon Cultural District, www.clockenflap.com.
Maker Faire Hong Kong
Innovation, design and a whole load of duct tape: Maker Faire comes to Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 11 Yuk Choi Rd., Hung Hom, 2766-5111, tiny.cc/hk-makerfaire.
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