Banksy has captured the attention of the SO-U.TV team with a collection of previously unseen works in Hong Kong when Fabrik gallery hosted their LOVE ART show. This spectacular event displayed works from Bansky, the most controversial graffiti artist in the world. The show also included creations from Damien Hirst, Robert Indianna, Keith Haring, Romero Britto and Mel Ramos.Curators, Jurgen Abergas and Sean Coxall guide SO-U.TV and you on a personal tour of the exhibition. Go to http://www.so-u.tv/playVideo.php?id=577 to watch the video.
The closing party of the Skin:Inks exhibition on July 10 had to be the coolest Hong Kong party in many months. Party goers, celebrities, über-cool tattooed guys and gals packed Cliq nightclub to celebrate skin art and raise funds for the Kely Support Group. So-u.Tv’s team was there to catch all the action including Phat Chan from 24 Herbs getting a tattoo by Gabe, David Beckham\'s tattoo artist. See it all at http://www.so-u.tv/playVideo.php?id=1888
A Glow Glow Macro Interactive Media Arts Exhibition takes it to the streets. Movie superstar Andy Lau opened the exhibit. Hong Kong LED artist, Teddy Lo premiered PHAEODARIA and United Visual Artists from the U.K. launched their awarding winning VOLUME for the first time in Asia. Thousands turned out to watch this amazing multimedia art spectacle of sound, light and motion on the Avenue of Stars. More information can be found at http://www.microwavefest.net/aglowglow/ and be sure to check out www.SO-U.TV to see more.
3rd Hong Kong International Pet & Aqua Accessory Expo will be held on 25-27 at Asia-Expo. Ambassador of Hong Kong Dog Rescue (HKDR), Supermodel Rosemary, attends ribbon-cutting ceremony.http://www.so-u.tv/playVideo.php?contestid=&id=2850
B-ball for the China earthquake victims was played steet style and raised over 80,000 HKD last week in an all out exhibition match between AND1 U.S.A and local celebrities team which included Jaycee Chan. Jaycee made major cash by catching nothing but air 8 times in a row in a free throw contest. 24 Herbs, SIR JBS MC'd the game and the whole band kept the fans out of their seats during halftime. The final score didn't matter because everyone won on this night. Look for the next Streetball event -- it should not be missed.http://www.so-u.tv/playVideo.php?id=955
In spite of the credit crunch and a looming recession specialist trade show MEDICA is going from strength to strength. The show lured visitors with innovations and a broad-based general exhibition programme. As a result close to 140.000 people flocked to the fair in Düsseldorf. Nearly half of them came from abroad.
Creative Spaces: This week, the series bring you to Atting House, a gallery in North Point, Hong Kong. Come and visit their latest exhibition: HK Unveiled and discover the most recognised Hong Kong’s contemporary artists. Listen to some of the exhibiting artists praise the efforts of curator Eric Leung and co-founder Johnson Chang at http://www.so-u.tv/playVideo.php?contestid=&id=622. For more information on the gallery go to www.attinghouse.com.
Lovers of art, history and gardens will encounter a feast for the senses during the Tiffany at Biltmore exhibition, now open at Biltmore, George Vanderbilt’s 8,000-acre mountain estate.
The exhibition of stained-glass lamps created by Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) and The Tiffany Studios fills the Biltmore Legacy exhibition hall in the estate’s Antler Hill Village. Known as “Tiffany Lamps: Articles of Utility, Objects of Art,” the exhibition comes to Biltmore from The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass in New York City. It is an in-depth look at the Tiffany Studios’ efforts to produce lamps that balance artistry with utility and profitability.
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This year over a half a million people filled Victoria Park. Participants from around the world created fantastic floral worlds. The spectacular event was accented with drawing, dancing, music and photography competitions. The best part of all is the reward at the end. All of the healthy plans are given to local agencies to keep the beauty alive all year long!
Osage Gallery is one of Hong Kong's most respected art gallery. With locations on Hong Kong Island and Kwun Tong they provide a generous breadth of experience. The space in Kwun Tong, located in a revitalised industrial area, alternates between Art Foundation, not for profit exhibitions, and installations of spectacular commercial artists. The dramatic space is unique to Hong Kong that is used to precious little space. This enourmous warehouse style gallery has 14 foot tall ceilings and one wall that stretches 128 uninterrupted feet. Osage Gallery combines their installations with guest speaker and other educational activities to provide experienced and new art enthusiasts a well rounded and rich experience. For more information visit www.osagegallery.com. English with Chinese subtitles.http://www.so-u.tv/playVideo.php?contestid=&id=562
The CCCL Austellungsmannschaft (Luzern's chef's guild competition cooking team) led by Chef Leonard recently completed their 4th team test cook in preparation for the IGEHO exhibition in Basel in November, only 1 more test cook remains in order to correct the dishes so that finished items look perfect. To assist the team in their cause to achieve this perfection 2 of the Swiss Cooking associations top judges (Franz Jonke and Werner Schumacher) were invited to critique the dishes which will be on display on the 25th November, their expertise and assistance will allow the team progress to the next level and hopefully aid our cause to achieve some medal status at the competition itself.
Last night, Boston celebrated in style with a gala reception to honor the arrival of Harry Potter: The Exhibition to the Museum of Science. Beginning Sunday, October 25, Harry Potter fans will get the chance to step inside the famous wizard's magical world when the exhibition opens to the public. Visitors will be able to experience dramatic displays inspired by the Hogwarts™ film sets and see the amazing craftsmanship behind authentic costumes and props from the films. The exhibition will run through February 21, 2010.
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