Things to do this weekend in Hong Kong

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This weekend's hottest events, gigs, films, festivals and more

 

Things to do this weekend in Hong Kong
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Thursday 16

Hanart 100: Idiosyncrasies
Hanart TZ celebrates its 30th anniversary with a major exhibition and two days of forums centering on a curated selection of 100 significant art objects. Read more

 

I Infinite
Get up close and personal with this interactive abstract performance, combining dance and video to examine the boundaries of the artificial and the real. Read more

 

Once Upon a Time in Shanghai
A labourer must fight to survive after crossing Shanghai's infamous Axe gang. Read our inerview with leading man Philip Ng here.

 

Friday 17

West Kowloon Bamboo Festival 2014
West Kowloon Bamboo Theatre returns this fortnight, with star-studded Cantonese opera performances and a line-up of fresh local talent. Read more

 

HK Swing Festival
We do love swinging. Get toe-tapping and meet some fellow swing dancers in a series of classes, parties and events around town! Read more

 

HKICMF - Happy Hour Concert
Tasters of Mozart, Schubert, Brahms and Puccini all feature in this evening's mixed bag of a lineup. This performance includes a meet-the-cast wine-tasting session post-concert. Read more

 

Heems + Despot
XXX hosts two of NYC's most promising underground hip-hop acts - Heems, a founding member of the influential group Das Racist and Queens rapper Despot. Read more

 

Laibach Kunst
CIA's second flagship show opens January 17, featuring the work of controversial Slovenian music troupe Laibach. Read more.

 

Saturday 18

The 6th Harbourfront Bike Ride
Cycle en masse all the way from Kennedy Town to Sai Wan Ho to show your support for the proposed Harbourfront Cycleway and cleaner air for Hong Kong. Read more

 

Private Peaceful
Michael Morpurgo's heart wrenching tale of a young soldier who looks back at his life – from growing up to falling in love – on his final day. Read our KidsFest preview here.

 

Control
Set in an unnamed futuristic metropolis in Asia, Control centres on Mark (Daniel Wu), as an insurance salesman who becomes the target of a mysterious and relentless blackmailer. Read more

 

Sunday 19

Phoenix
Fresh on the back of their latest oh-so infectious album, Bankrupt, the Grammy-winning French foursome are bringing their catchy indie-pop to town. Read more

 

Bi-City Biennale of UrbanismArchitecture
This three-month architecture and planning event explores Hong Kong's relationship with Shenzhen through a series of exhibitions and community activities. Read more

 

A Complicated Story
A Mainland university student in Hong Kong, in need of money to pay for her ailing brother's medical expenses, takes a lucrative offer from a Hong Kong power couple to become a surrogate mother. Read more

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