Plan ahead and fill up your calendar for the next seven days with our ultimate list of things to do this week. If you're looking for more, check out some of the best art galleries around town or visit some of Hong Kong's most beautiful buildings. Afterwards, you can fuel up on all the best cheap eats in the city, or sip on a cocktail or three in our pick of the most Instagrammable cocktails in Hong Kong.
RECOMMENDED: Want some fresh air away from the noise of the city? Head to the great outdoors with the best cycling routes in Hong Kong.
This week's best events
Founded in London and based… all over the place, a ‘Sofar’ is an intimate, free secret performance – with the best new music performed in a unique space to passionate audiences of true music fans. A Sofar event typically features three acts, with no opener or headliner. Each lineup is carefully curated to give audiences a diverse show and artists equal attention. Although entry is free, donations are much appreciated in order for Sofar events to continue happening. So if you'd like to support local artists and live music, you know what to do!
Established by local artists for local artists, the Hong Kong Arts Collective returns with their third group exhibition on March 20. Displaying stunning artworks by local artists and photographers such as Szabotage, Michael Kistler, Michelle Kuen Suet Fund, Eric Niebuhr and many more, the show highlights the creativity and pool of talents we have right here in the city. For those who are wary of venturing outdoors, there is also an immersive virtual gallery available to download on opening night for free.
With a long fascination of all things local and nostalgic, Hong Kong artist Angela Yuen uses manufactured plastic toys, old-fashioned stationeries, and the city’s most iconic objects to create playful 3D sculptures and installations. Exploring cultural elements that represent Hong Kong’s history and culture, this solo exhibition showcases the artist’s signature sculptures, both kinetic and static, that light up and cast beautiful silhouettes of Hong Kong’s magnificent skyline and lively local street scenes.
If you're up for a mix of strength and high-intensity interval training (HIIT), then tick this event in your calendar. Trainer Jen Mackay, who is known for exercises with a great balance of fun and hard work, will be facilitating the class at the Sky Lounge of The Upper House. Sweat and have fun! This event is suitable for everyone.
As an artist, activist, writer, editor, and curator, Rasheed Araeen is one of the foremost avant-garde artists of our time. Here with a solo exhibition entitled Going East, Again, the showcase features a range of his works including drawings that uses vibrant, abstract blocks of colour and geometric shapes, and photographic self-portraits taken over the course of several years, as well as minimalist sculptures for which he is known for.