• Exhibition: Constructing the Xiqu Centre

    30.12.2018 to 31.08.2019, Atrium, Xiqu Centre

    This exhibition of stunning photographs by photographer Ducky Tse documents the eight-year development process of the Xiqu Centre from initial design drafts to completed venue

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  • Noguchi for Danh Vo: Counterpoint

    16.11.2018 to 22.04.2019, M+ Pavilion, West Kowloon

    The exhibition presents art and design works by the celebrated modern sculptor Isamu Noguchi in dialogue with newly created work by Danh Vo, one of the most critically acclaimed conceptual artists active today

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  • M+ Outreach Access 2018

    Through an interactive outreach workshop and a customised guided tour, students are encouraged to discover different ways of understanding contemporary visual culture and to explore their own relationship with it

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  • WE Dance (2018-19)

    09.09.2018 to 10.03.2019, Art Park, West Kowloon

    This September, WE Dance returns to the West Kowloon Art Park with Freespace Happening, to take you on a seven-month dance journey from September 2018 to March 2019

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  • Cantonese Opera and Cinema Cantonese Opera and Cinema West Kowloon 101

    Cantonese Opera and Cinema

    06.01.2019, Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

    Between 1940 and 1970, a large number of stars from the Cantonese opera stage entered the film industry in Hong Kong. This talk looks at the impact of this phenomenon, and the importance of Cantonese opera films as historical records of performances from that era

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  • Pre-opening Gala Film Screenings

    30.12.2018 to 06.01.2019, Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

    To complement our Grand Theatre performances we present five Cantonese opera films produced between 1957 and 2011 and featuring some of the legends of the golden age of Cantonese opera film

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  • Pre-opening Gala Guided Tours

    30.12.2018 to 06.01.2019, Xiqu Centre

    Explore our new facilities and discover fun facts about the rich art of xiqu on our 60-minute guided tours

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  • Cantonese Opera in the Hong Kong Religious Context

    05.01.2019, Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

    Professor Chan Sau-yan, expert on the musical structure, performance practice, ethnographic and historical aspects of Cantonese opera, looks at the tradition of religious operas in Hong Kong, and the challenges of preserving an ancient art form in a market-oriented economy

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  • Perfect Wives in Cantonese Operas

    04.01.2019, Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

    Cantonese operas are often based on stories of love and married life. The wives in these tales may be meek and loving or powerful and cunning. This talk looks at some of the Xiqu Centre opening performances to explore what makes a “perfect wife” on the Cantonese opera stage

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  • The Functions and Practice of Xiaoqu (short tunes) in Cantonese Opera

    03.01.2019, Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

    Melodic and song-like, xiaoqu can incorporate traditional instrumental melodies, folk songs, contemporary pop songs and even theme tunes from films and TV shows. This talk explores the origins and development of xiaoqu and its unique function in Cantonese opera

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    Freespace Happening (8-9.12.2018)

    08.12.2018 to 09.12.2018, Art Park, West Kowloon

    Enjoy a fun-packed weekend of live music, movie screenings, art-making and more. For our first-ever screening on the facade of our new Freespace venue, we present two films that arts enthusiasts are sure to adore: ‘Faces Places’ and ‘The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and The Silk Road Ensemble’

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    Freespace Happening (11.11.2018)

    11.11.2018, Art Park, West Kowloon

    Whether you are into music, dance, crafts, books or pets, autumn is the perfect time of year to enjoy whatever you love outdoors. On stage, as part of Taiwan Arts Festival, we present Constant & Change and Shallow Levée with their blend of post-rock, emo and Taiwanese folk…

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  • Pink Dot HK

    21.10.2018, Art Park, West Kowloon

    Come and join the fun at Hong Kong’s largest LGBTI event

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    Freespace Happening (14.10.2018)

    14.10.2018, Art Park, West Kowloon

    October’s Freespace Happening brings you live music and dance with a taste of Korea! On stage, we have Korean singer-songwriter Gonne Choi presenting acoustic guitar songs fused with traditional Korean elements and Korean dance artist Hyeon Lee who shares Ganggangsullae, an ancient, traditional folk dance incorporating dancing and singing

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  • In Search of Southeast Asia through the M+ Collections

    22.06.2018 to 30.09.2018, M+ Pavilion, West Kowloon

    Encompassing visual art, design and architecture, and moving image works from, and about, Southeast Asia, the exhibition highlights how M+ is developing a unique perspective on the region as a place that is defined by multiple narratives, histories, and identities

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  • Freespace Happening (8–9.9.2018)

    08.09.2018 to 09.09.2018, Art Park, West Kowloon

    On 8 and 9 September, Freespace Happening, our free outdoor music and arts event, returns at its permanent site in the brand new West Kowloon Art Park

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