HTW: Happenings This Week, 18 – 24 January

By Lau  /  January 15, 2016

Hong Kong International Chamber of Music
The Hong Kong International Chamber of Music has lined up a series of  classical music performances of Hong Kong’s best including Violinist Cho-Liang Lin, Cellist Gary Hoffman, Pianist Zhang Zhuo and Percussionist Rieko Koyama. There are 5 events lined up for January.

Date: 20 – 27 January
Time: 8pm
Location:  Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, Hong Kong. Tel: 2921-2840
Price: From HK$180 to HK$600

Le Garçon Saigon
Black Sheep Restaurants (of Boqueria and Carbone) have teamed up with Chef Bao La of Ho Lee Fook to open Le Garçon Saigon.  We are very excited about this restaurant as we have heard amazing things from our French friends. Designed like a charming French brasserie with equally cute French waiters, the menu focuses on South Vietnam dishes like grilled meats and fresh vegetables and lots of fresh herbs and spices. Try the Wagyu beef Tri-tip ‘Bo Liu’ and Kurobuta Pork ‘Thit Noung.’

Time: 5pm – 11pm (closed Mondays)
Location: 12-18 Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Tel:2455-2499
Price: Light bites start from HKD$80

Play Reading at Fringe Club
This month Play Reading at Fringe Club shows Playwrighter Alan Ayckbourn’s comic play Table Manners from the trilogy The Norman Conquests (1973). The play explores the relationship of 6 characters in a house. 

Date: 18 January
Time: 7.15pm 
Location: The Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central, Hong Kong. Tel: 2521-7251
Price: Free!

Portraits by Terry Richardson
Perrotin Gallery presents American Fashion Photographer Terry Richardson’s exhibition Portraits which features Richardson’s most celebrated fashion editorials from 1995-2015 on fashion celebrities like Kate Moss and Amy Winehouse. 

Date: 14 January – 20 February
Time: 11am – 7pm (closed Sundays & Mondays)
Location: Galerie Perrotin, 17/F, 50 Connaught Road Central, Central, Hong Kong. Tel:3758-2180, 
Price: Free!

Stand Up Comedy with Russel Howard
Come see the UK’s biggest comedy star Russel Howard at Udderbelly. British born Russel Howard’s stand-up comedy shows earned him a reputation as a funny guy and one of the youngest comedians to have sold out of shows in London. 

Date: 21 – 23 January
Time: 9pm & 9.15pm
Location: Central Harbourfront Event Space, 9 Lung Wo Road, Central, Hong Kong. Tel: 3929-9487
Price: From HKD$385

Stand Up Comedy with Steve McGrew
Catch Comedian Steve McGrew from the States at TakeOut Comedy’s 9th Anniversary. Steve McGrew first took the stage in a comedy club in 1979 and has since opened for the likes of American band The Beach Boys and gigs on MTV. His show is high energy and very funny. 

Date: 21 – 23 January
Time: 8pm & 9pm
Location: TakeOut Comedy Club, 34 Elgin Street,  Soho, Central, Hong Kong. Tel: 6220-4436
Price: From HKD$250

The Three Colors Trilogy
Catch Award winning 1990s French trilogy film directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski at the Agnes b cinema. The drama is named after the colors of the French flag Blue, White, and Red which examines themes around the French Revolution: liberty, equality, and fraternity. Set in France and Poland, the story tells the tale of Julie who is affected by alienation, death, and loss of her husband and child. 

Date: 22 – 24 January
Time: Various Times
Location: agnès b. Cinema, 2 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Tel: 2970-3300
Price: HKD$65

Wallflower by Diana Krall
 Diana Krall will be performing for one night in Hong Kong on 24 Jan.  She will be singing a mix of rock and pop songs from her growing up years. Tracks from Elton John, the Eagles, Bob Dylan and Paul McCartney.

Date: 24 January
Time: 8pm
Location: AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong International Airport, Lantau, Hong Kong. Tel: 3128-8288
Price: From HKD$480



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