Arts & Music
From Brave Blue World: Racing to Solve Our Water Crisis to Breaking Boundaries: The Science of Our Planet, some of the best documentaries to watch on climate change.
Netflix series Light the Night is set in a high-end Taipei hostess bar in the late 80s, while Swagger looks at NBA’s Kevin Durant and the racial prejudice he faced.
Photographer Annie Leibovitz talks about her book Wonderland and Hong Kong exhibition, and a 50-year career in which she has shot Donald Trump, Karl Lagerfeld and Kate Moss among others, and captured a naked Rihanna in Cuba.
Shanghai may be known as China’s cultural capital, but Hangzhou’s expanding art infrastructure and laid-back ethos have created a vibrant scene.
K-drama Hello Monster gets a Thai remake on Netflix in Remember You, while Acapulco on Apple TV+ takes viewers back to Mexico in the ’80s.
When she read E.M. Forster’s novel at school, Choa, already a fan of 1920s fashion and literature, was drawn to the tale of racism and class tension in colonial India.
Korean drama series The King’s Affection on Netflix, about twins whose gender is swapped, has plenty of action and romance, but could have used sharper editing.
In Apple TV+’s K-drama, the insane Dr Brain extracts thoughts from corpses, while BBC Earth’s more rational Dr Brian Cox unravels the secrets of the Universe.
Meaning ‘little o’ in Greek, Omicron is on everyone’s lips with its designation as the latest Covid-19 variant of concern, but the letter’s shape means it’s comparatively rarely seen.
Acting in Cinderella the Panto showed Shafin Azim the joy of making people smile, and inspired her to take on professional acting roles
Flashy decorations, snow-covered Christmas trees and Santa Claus – they’re part and parcel of the Hong Kong festive season now, but how did the city celebrate the Christian festival in the past?
What’s on this Christmas? From Nigella Lawson’s Cook, Eat, Repeat Christmas to Netflix romcom Love Hard, here are the television treats available for the end of 2021.
Hong Kong Ballet principal dancer Ye Feifei tells Kate Whitehead about her introduction to dance in Shenyang, China, the thrill of The Nutcracker, and how she’s risen to the pinnacle of her profession.
With vaccines representing scientific progress during Covid-19, two dictionary publishers have chosen ‘vaccine’ and ‘vax’ as the 2021 words of the year.
Hong Kong Ballet’s profile has never been higher and, despite the pandemic setting back its international ambitions, the company is set to wow the city with its upcoming production of The Nutcracker.
Netflix series Japan Sinks: People of Hope and Apple TV+ show Invasion explore the apocalypse in different ways – in one it is caused by human activity, in the other by aliens).
The American music director and conductor of the Hong Kong Bach Choir and Orchestra tells Kate Whitehead how he turned around an amateur group into something special.
Pyramids and a giant sphinx were added to Hong Kong’s skyline for an extravagant outdoor production of Aida, and the elite mixed with operagoers and rowdy Rugby Sevens fans.
In Paik’s Spirit, chef Paik Jong-won dives into Korean drinking culture as he chats with Korean celebrities over beer, soju and snacks about friendships, hangover cures and whatever else crops up.
Roberta Boffo’s showcase of 20 original art pieces at the HKI Gallery in Wan Chai were inspired by calligraphy and feature ink, pen on paper, and acrylic on canvas.