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Has it been a year already? Didn’t you put your Heath Ledger Joker costume away just last weekend? Fret not, we’ve checked to find the most frightful happenings around the city on October 31. Get your costumes ready. Parties in Central Rehab? If you’re more interested in spending...
Oct 22 2009 - 11:00pm
I was summoned to the Island of the Gods. I just HAD to go on my pilgrimage to meet Lord Shiva (or Siwa in Balinese) and Lady Saraswati. Spiritual friends gave me their full blessing. “You will LOVE Ubud! Go to this Mahatma therapist!” Jealous bitches were like, “I don’t...
Oct 15 2009 - 11:00pm
We love our mooncakes, but only once a year. Rich with lard, cloyingly sweet with all that sugar and maltose syrup, dense with the egg yolk, the little buggers are typically carved up and eaten in minute wedges accompanied by a strong cup of pu-erh tea to cut the grease. This calorie-packed treat...
Sep 10 2009 - 11:00pm
This November will see the first Hong Kong film festival hosted on the mainland. At least ten films will be screened at the event in Guangzhou, and for the first time in front of mainland audiences, they will be screened in their original Cantonese. According to Wellington Fung, general secretary...
Aug 27 2009 - 11:00pm
The Hong Kong Connection - Chow Chun Fai
What makes you a Hongkonger? Is it the number of stars on your I.D. card? Does it matter whether you’ve been in this city for 60 years or for six? Or perhaps being a Hongkonger is all about attitude. We asked locals from all walks of life to share their views, and hopefully shed a little...
Jun 25 2009 - 11:00pm
Fringe Benefits - Tides in Limbo (1)
With all the international productions that arrive in Hong Kong each year, it can be easy to forget that our city has its very own flourishing theater scene. In celebration of our local acting community, On & On Theatre Workshop has produced a big-scale homegrown theater event: Sidekick Theatre...
Jun 11 2009 - 11:00pm
Motherlode
Mamma Mia Like any good Italian son, Chef Vittorio Lucariello at Angelini has designed a four-course set dinner menu on May 9 and 10 to celebrate Mother’s Day. Priced at $680 per person, guests will be served a complimentary Bellini cocktail to go with the meal, which includes slow-cooked...
Apr 30 2009 - 11:00pm
Moriarty This Franco-American band floats between folk, blues, country and cabaret. Their “Folk N’ Blues” tour is led by singer Rosemary (not the local model) and her luminous honey vocals. Special performance by our local singer/songwriter Chet Lam as well. Wed, May 27, 8pm. HK...
Apr 2 2009 - 11:00pm
Vive Le French May! - Pablo Casals Chamber Music Festival of Prades
How we love Le French May. This annual arts festival takes place throughout the month of May, and is a joyous celebration of art and culture—not just of our Gallic friends, but of our local artists too. Tickets have already gone on sale, so act fast to secure a seat at the hottest events....
Apr 2 2009 - 11:00pm
Do the Art Walk - Shin Hwa
“ArtWalk is one of the few art events where the participants are the ones who really make it happen,” says John Batten, organizer of ArtWalk, the annual event in which galleries all over Hong Kong throw open their doors and invite the public to come and admire their works over a glass...
Mar 6 2009 - 12:00am