Fair Deal: Not just for nerds, Hong Kong Book Fair to offer discounts (and more) for readers

The written word is truly priceless. Though, in another, realer sense, it’s also quite expensive. Enter this year’s 30th annual Hong Kong Book Fair, a summer staple in the city where bookworms can pick up multilingual titles from 680 exhibitors from 39 countries, often for steep discounts. Organizers yesterday announced the line-up for this year’s ...

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Hayao Miyazaki’s Studio Ghibli is staging a 3D exhibition in Hong Kong this summer

Hayao Miyazaki’s Studio Ghibli is staging a 3D exhibition in Hong Kong this summer

If you’ve always wanted to take a selfie with No-Face or walk into the forest to visit Totoro, then good news: You might just get that chance here in Hong Kong this coming...

Playwright promises sequel to smash-hit Cantonese opera ‘Trump on Show’

Playwright promises sequel to smash-hit Cantonese opera ‘Trump on Show’

The creator of the Cantonese opera sensation Trump on Show has said a sequel is in the works, and is set to be performed as part of a trilogy at one of Hong Kong’s premier...

From ’80s rock to patriotic anthems: 6 songs associated with Tiananmen Square

From ’80s rock to patriotic anthems: 6 songs associated with Tiananmen Square

Though June 4 is arguably one of the most important dates in modern Chinese history, if you were on the mainland today, chances are you wouldn’t hear much about it. The...

Neon-hued ad campaign for Hong Kong Ballet’s 40th anniversary is pretty en pointe

Neon-hued ad campaign for Hong Kong Ballet’s 40th anniversary is pretty en pointe

The US-based ad agency Design Army has teamed up with the Hong Kong Ballet yet again, creating an ad campaign and eye-popping video celebrating the troupe’s 40th anniversary...

Up and Coming: ‘Ping Pong’ is Miguelitor’s homage to the city that made him a photographer (PHOTOS)

Up and Coming: ‘Ping Pong’ is Miguelitor’s homage to the city that made him a photographer (PHOTOS)

With its gray concrete skyscrapers butting against leafy evergreen hiking trails, and its conspicuous displays of wealth cheek-by-jowl with visible signs of poverty, Hong Kong is...

Interview: Cast of ‘War Horse’ on the Tony Award-winning play, opening in HK today

Interview: Cast of ‘War Horse’ on the Tony Award-winning play, opening in HK today

The National Theatre of Great Britain will be presenting the Hong Kong premiere of its award-winning production War Horse. Based on the beloved novel by British author Michael...

Love, Death + Kowloon: 6 locations in Hong Kong that inspired Netflix’s ‘Love, Death + Robots’

Love, Death + Kowloon: 6 locations in Hong Kong that inspired Netflix’s ‘Love, Death + Robots’

If you were surfing through Netflix over the past few weeks, you may have found it hard to avoid promos for Love, Death + Robots, a dark 18-part animated anthology series produced...

Fraudster flick, Philippines big winners at Hong Kong Film Awards

Fraudster flick, Philippines big winners at Hong Kong Film Awards

The counterfeiter caper Project Gutenberg took home seven statuettes at the Hong Kong Film Awards last night, while newcomer Crisel Consunji became the first Philippines-born...

A good KAWS? Artist’s ‘Simpsons’ riff smashes record with US$14.8 million sale

A good KAWS? Artist’s ‘Simpsons’ riff smashes record with US$14.8 million sale

To paraphrase a line from Hunter S. Thompson, the contemporary art world is decadent and depraved. A painting by the New York-based artist KAWS — of giant-floating-harbor-corpse...


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