HK Magazine Vintage Covers
I came to Hong Kong with a suitcase and $500. I was never the backpacker type. I was 14 years old when I first started working part time through school. I washed dishes, cooked – whatever was needed. It was a good experience; I would recommend to anyone thinking of getting into a business to...
1. Pumpernickel (1A Lau Li St., Tin Hau, 2578-0854). “This small café has a homemade feel and great coffee. There’s an old piano there and customers are free to play it. They also have a lot of music books as well.” 2. Habitu The Pier (OT G63, Zone OT, Harbour City, Tsim...
Jul 20 2006
HK Magazine: Why is your group named “Clea”? Lynsey: At the very beginning, there were four in our group, including a girl named Chloe. We met each other in an audition for a TV drama and that’s how we became friends. Soon we discovered our common dreams and interests and...
Jul 13 2006
I was born in Hong Kong in 1973. We lived in Kwun Tong and left when I was eight. I was very sick as a child. I had severe asthma. I lived in the hospital. I was at the Catholic hospital so often they gave me a number; I was M60. I was not only asthmatic but very clumsy. I would fall, hit my head,...
HK Magazine: You're called Climax. Do you come often? Barry Tam: Our name can mean many things – “orgasm” just being one of them! Our aim is to induce an orgasmic feeling in our listeners. That’s why performing live is great; the atmosphere makes it easy for people to get...
Jul 6 2006
I was born in Hong Kong in a family of five. My dad passed away when he was in his 30s. Mom raised us single-handedly. She is exceptionally brilliant. My mom remarried in her 60s to Uncle Hui. He had courted my mom before when they were younger. Many years later, they ran into each other in...
Jul 6 2006
In your pocket: Cell phone, headache pills and pocket change. Stupidest trend: Homeboy wannabes; so sad. Favorite audience: Jazz music lovers - they appreciate your talent so much more. Happiest moment: Home asleep with my two fat cats. As a child: An angel... so I was told. In 20 years:...
Jul 6 2006
ST/ART Artists: KS, Jay, Redy and Kathy
450 square feet of art, that is. “450 Sq. Ft.” is the second group exhibition by the St/Art street art collective - an initiative of design studio ChinaStylus. Following their successful “TRASH” exhibition earlier this year, ST/ART’s next project will present a...
Ever wonder what people did for kicks in Hong Kong before shopping malls, nightclubs and the internet? “Hong Kong’s Popular Entertainment” looks back at the activities that have kept people amused over the past 150 years. From dragon dances to horseracing, outdoor Chinese operas...
Jun 29 2006
Favorite HK noise: There’s something soothing about the sound of road sweepers. On HK audiences dancing: Sure. The crowd at last year’s Rockit Festival were awesome- especially when Feeder graced the stage. Favorite audience: Ones that rock! Hong Kongers worry too much about what...
Jun 29 2006