An all-day event featuring live music as well as various other activities, including a licensed bar, market stalls, arts and crafts, beach volleyball and children's games, to name just a few. A highlight on the island's social calendar, the event also aims to raise funds for development projects in Nepal.
Just a decade ago, Hong Kong was paralyzed by SARS, which produced devastating effects on the city and caused it to come to a standstill. A diverse range of art pieces relating to disease will be combined into a thought-provoking exhibition entitled “A Journal of the Plague.”
A new art exhibition opening at Para Site this month will revisit the effects which SARS caused the city a decade ago, examining the impact it has had on Hong Kong’s development as a society. Titled “A Journal of the Plague,” it features the works on over 20 artists—most notably China’s Ai Weiwei. It aims to explore the depths of Hong Kong’s psyche and history, as well as its relationship to outsiders, disease, and epidemic.
One of Canada’s most in-demand DJs and respected producers, DJ Skratch Bastid is recognized for his versatility in different music styles, from hip-hop and funk to disco and rock. As the guest of honor of this year's Red Bull Thre3style Showcase Tour in Asia, he will show the audience how to mix three styles of music together. The event aims to facilitate the DJ scene in Hong Kong and introduce the concept of Thre3style, and is a great music platform for local DJs to learn about mixing from the master. Showcase at 5-7pm, and showcase party starts at 11pm.
British artist Stuart Semple first began intently dedicating himself to art following a near-death experience at age 19. From paintings to foam sculptures to repurposed retro fridge doors, Semple's work remixes and incorporates elements from pop and mass culture, thus critiquing our consumerist, modern lifestyle.
Adapted from Puccini's famous posthumous opera and choreographed by Natalie Weir, "Turandot" tells the story of a love triangle between the icy princess for whom the performance is named; Prince Calaf, one of her suitors; and Liu, one of Prince Calaf's servant girls. Various showtimes.
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There’s a brand new eco-friendly home pop-up starting at 11am this Sunday, May 5. Located just on Fuk Sau Lane, just off Third Street in Sai Ying Pun, A Green Home Shop will be open daily from 12pm-7:30pm for just a week.
Bored of Ikea? An eco-happy home store pop-up will scratch your sustainable itch.
The idea came about when the three creators realized that—as with most of us in Hong Kong—they had neither the time nor the energy to cook meals, and were instead living off fast food at their desks. As foodies and health fanatics, it was hardly the ideal lifestyle. They launched Something Fresh with the core belief that people deserve healthy and fresh food every night, no matter how hectic their lives are.
So you get home from a day at work and you’re too exhausted to do anything other than pick up the phone and call the McDonalds delivery line, for the fifth time this week. And it’s only Tuesday. Well, it doesn’t have to be like that. Something Fresh is a new company that’s designed to encourage healthy eating at home by radically simplifying the cooking process.
Following the devastating Sichuan earthquake on April 20, debate has surfaced in Hong Kong concerning government-funded aid for relief efforts in the area. The magnitude 7.0 earthquake, in which over 190 people lost their lives and hundreds of others their homes and belongings, is all too reminiscent of the 2008 natural disaster.
Corruption fears have led to lawmakers and the public feeling uncertain about donating to relief efforts in the quake-hit Sichuan province.
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