1. Feel the blues
Hundred Species – Works of Peggy Chan
Cyanotype, a process to produce cyan-blue-tinted prints invented in 1842, is making a comeback at Hundred Species – Works of Peggy Chan, wherein the Macau-born artist give this long faded process her own distinctive twist in a collection of paintings, photographs, videos and installations exploring the triangular relationship between the individual, the city and nature. Chan’s works have been exhibited worldwide, namely in France, South Korea, India, mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. But hurry, the exhibition closes on Sunday.
Until August 13
Macao Museum of Art, Avenida Xian Xing Hai, +853 8791 9814, mam.gov.mo
2. Take a flight of fancy
The Magical Teeter Totter Hins & Ivana in Concert 2017 Macao
Hong Kong Canto-pop stars Hins Cheung and Ivana Wong bring their fanciful musical-cum-variety show The Magical Teeter Totter Hins & Ivana in Concert 2017 Macao to The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena this Saturday. Audiences can expect to hear a medley of the pair’s pop classics, including BBQ Pork Buns, Egg Tarts and We Shouldn't Have Met, as well as their new song, Boat of Friendship, a continuation of the successful musical relationship that began when they first collaborated on the song Shou Wan in 2005.
The Magical Teeter Totter Hins & Ivana In Concert 2017 Macao
Cotai Arena, The Venetian Macao, Estrada da Baia de N. Senhora da Esperanca
+853 2882 8818, cotaiticketing.com
3. Laugh yourself silly
De Yun She World Tour In Macao
King of crosstalk Guo Degang presents a night of rapid fire Chinese comedy at The Venetian Theatre on Friday as part of the De Yun She World Tour. Comprising the most popular group of crosstalk performers in China, De Yun She was formed more than twenty years ago by Guo, who’s arguably the greatest crosstalk master since this traditional art form first appeared in the Qing Dynasty. Along with performance partner Yu Qian, and other crosstalk artists including Hou Zhen, Gao Feng, Luan Yunpin, Shao Bing, Cao Heyang, Zhang Yunlei and Yang Jiulang, the show is sure to have the audience rolling in the aisles.
De Yun She World Tour, Venetian Theatre, The Venetian Macao,
+853 2882 8818, cotaiticketing.com
4. Embrace music most sublime
Novus String Quartet
With performers from around the world, a month-long programme that ranges from great masters to rising talents and some of Asia’s most outstanding performance venues, the 31st Macao International Music Festival offers a smorgasbord of sounds that cannot be missed. One of the many highlights includes this weekend’s performances by South Korea’s leading ensemble Novus String Quartet. Founded in 2007, and winners of countless awards at major international music competitions, the quartet, with a repertoire from classics by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Dvorák and Tchaikovsky to the unique masterpieces by Ravel, Webern and Britten, perfectly realises the essence of the genre.
Dom Pedro V Theatre, Largo de Santo Agostinho
31st Macao International Music Festival
+853 2855 5555, macauticket.com, icm.gov.mo/fimm
5. Shake it
DJ Helena Legend
Helena Legend has it all: energetic DJ sets, on-point production, and a powerhouse presence. Armed with such a deadly combination, the UK-born, Australian-bred and Los Angeles-based Helena Legend showcases her depth with electro, progressive and house beats this Saturday night at Club Cubic. This queen of electronica has rocked festivals all over the world including Tomorrowland and the main stages of Ultra Music Festival and Stereosonic, as well as touring Asia supporting Alesso to sold-out stadium crowds. For a taste, check out the ultracool RU Feeling It music video above, which was shot in Shanghai.
Club Cubic, Level 2, The Boulevard, City of Dreams, Estrada Do Istmo, Cotai
+853 6638 4999, firstname.lastname@example.org, clubcubic-cod.com
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