HTW: Happenings This Week, 25 – 31 January

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By Lau  /  January 22, 2016

Bun Lai Saxophone Night
Saxaphone player Bun Lai will be make his solo debut for one night only at Udderbelly Festival. Having toured with Hong Kong legendary diva Anita Mui and recorded with famous artists like Leslie Cheung, Bun has been a key player in the local music scene since the 80s and we are excited for his debut. 

Date: 31 January 
Time: 9pm – 11pm
Location: : Central Harbourfront Event Space, 9 Lung Wo Road, Central, Hong Kong. Tel: 3929-9487
Price: HKD$300
www.udderbelly.asia

Hong Kong Independent Film Festival
A lined up of Asian independent films including Happy Hour by Japanese Director Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Su Beng, The Revolutionish by Taiwanese Director Lihkuei Chen and To Singapore With Love by Singaporean Director Tan Pin Pin. All films have English subtitles. 

Date: 24 January – 5 February 
Time: Various times
Location: Hong Kong Arts Centre, agnès b. Cinema, 2 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.
Tel: 2970-3300
Price: HKD$75
www.hkindieff.hk

Picnic in the Park
It’s the 10th anniversary of Picnic in the Park, a charity event with proceeds from donations go to children’s charities like The Hong Kong Student Aid Society. The event goes on for 10 hours and features 60 live performances and musical gigs. There are over 50 vendors of food and drinks from local businesses so you don’t have to pack your own picnic. 

Date: 30 January
Time: 10am – 9.30pm
Location: Siena Park, Discovery Bay, Hong Kong. Tel: 2987 7382
Price: Free!
www.picnicintheparkhk.com

Popsy Modern Kitchen
Popsy Modern Kitchen is the sister restaurant to The Popsy Room in Sheung Wan. The new restaurant mixes fine art and dining. The restaurant is designed like an art gallery with marble tabletops and floral themed art installations. The menu focuses on European cuisine like deep-fried devilled eggs, lobster bisque with bubble milk foam as well as their desserts that looks too pretty to eat! 

Time: 12pm – 11pm (closed Sunday)
Location: 5/F, The Wellington, 184 – 198 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong. Tel: 2907 8188
Price: Main courses start from HKD$240
www.popsymodern.com

Yoga Dinner Club
The Yoga Dinner Club is a yoga flow class (Vinyasa flow) lead by a New York Yoga Champion Yogi Bangora that’s followed by delicious healthy salads prepared by local eatery 3/3rds. Attendees will receive a Class Cruiser, a 10 day voucher pack and goodie bag full of discount vouchers at top fitness studios and health spots in Hong Kong. Don’t forget to bring your own yoga mat & a towel.

Date: 29 January
Time: 7pm – 9:30pm
Location: The White Loft, 10th Floor, Yally Industrial Building, 6 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong. Tel: 2987 7382
Price: HKD$400
www.thewhitelofthk.com

Zumbathon
Join Angels for Orphans (a Hong Kong charity) is holding a four hour Zumbathon to raise money to help children’s lives worldwide. The event will be lead by qualified Zumba instructors instructors for an evening full of energy and partying so get ready to dance the evening away. Snacks will be avaiable on the day and participants are requested to wear white soled or non-marking sport shoes. 

Date: 31 January 
Time: 4pm – 8.30pm
Location: The Hong Kong Football Club, 3 Sports Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong. Tel: 3757 9524
Price: HKD$300
www.angelsfororphans.co.uk

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