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Don Giovanni
From now to July next year, you can watch ten operas by the likes of Verdi, Mozart and Glass in UA Cityplaza, Palace IFC or AMC Pacific Place. $180 for screenings at UA and IFC, or $220 at AMC. For more information, visit www.themetinhongkong.info. Don Giovanni One of the most-performed operas of...
Dec 16 2011 - 12:00am
Pacific Place
Mid-December is hurtling towards us at an alarming rate, but it doesn’t have to be all last-minute panic shopping and crying over frozen turkeys. In the following pages, we’ve listed tons of awesome activities that you can take part in to really get you in the festive spirit. From...
Dec 9 2011 - 12:00am
Stollen from Hyatt Regency Sha Tin
Merry Tipples   Eggnog Along with apple cider, eggnog—a sweet, frothy and cold drink typically made from a combination of milk, beaten eggs and liquor—is a common beverage accompaniment to Christmas and Thanksgiving celebrations in North America. While it is unclear exactly how the...
Dec 2 2011 - 12:00am
Local folk-rockers Noughts & Exes
Last month, a collective cheer arose over Hong Kong’s interwebs as word spread of the return of Clockenflap, an upstart music and arts festival. After what felt like an uncertain hiatus, Clockenflap is back in full force as it was intended—an open air affair promising a blitz of...
Nov 25 2011 - 12:00am
As a record store, music distributor, event promoter and record label, White Noise has been a mainstay of independent music in Hong Kong since its inception in 2004. In April of that year, founder Gary Ieong and his three partners, all music buffs in their own right, opened a store in Causeway Bay...
Nov 25 2011 - 12:00am
Signage artwork by Anna Garforth
Featuring a multitude of artists and designers both local and foreign, Detour 2011, Hong Kong’s coolest design festival, will take up residence in Central from November 25 to December 11. The festival makes a triumphant return following last year’s success, which saw 50,000 visitors...
Nov 22 2011 - 6:43pm
Be afraid. Be very afraid… of Lan Kwai Fong this weekend. It’s time to steel your nerves and get ready for the one weekend a year when it’s actually okay to dress all crazy-like. If you’re feeling a little out of the loop because you haven’t found anything to do or...
Oct 28 2011 - 12:00am
HK Magazine: What did your parents do? What kind of music did you listen to growing up? DJ Spooky: I grew up in a very middle class family in Washington DC's academic scene. My father was Dean of Howard University and my mother is a historian of design. My dad collected records, and that sparked my...
Oct 6 2011 - 11:00pm
Dancers in Bali
When you’re on holiday, it’s all too easy to flop down by the hotel swimming pool with a club sandwich in one hand and a silly cocktail in the other. But travel is all about expanding your horizons, not your waistline—so pack a guidebook and hit these culture-rich destinations on...
Sep 15 2011 - 11:00pm
I would say my childhood was an unforgettable one, with warmth and melancholy. I am the eldest child with three younger brothers and sisters who didn’t understand me. I couldn’t disclose my feelings to anybody. I remember when I was one, I didn’t understand why my younger sister...
Feb 25 2011 - 12:00am