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This is the section that is all about HK. We're going to be posting up blogs, interviews with local artists, previews, running features, our confessions series, op-eds and much more!


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7 Things To Do Instead of Sevens7-4-16

Because drunk white people can be scary...

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Preview- The Two Gentlemen of Verona- Shax Theatre Group6-4-16

Hardcore Shakespeare fans can often get bored by seeing the same favorites tread the boards over and over again. I mean, let's think about many productions of Romeo and Juliet we are subjected to yearly?

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Hong Kong's Best Bars for Parties5-4-16

Artists are known for their ability to make beautiful things and throw one hell of a party. As theatre people we're often in need of spaces to throw these parties on a budget. (Hello... cast parties!)

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Is K-Pop Too Perfect?4-4-16

In my observance of K-Pop over the past few years, I have decided that it might be too perfect.

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The 5 Best Free Yoga and Pilates Channels2-4-16

We're all artists. Gym membership prices in Hong Kong are ridiculous and often times with the hectic pace of living in the city, you don't have the opportunity to go weekly.

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Theatre in Education1-4-16

Theatre in Education or Applied Drama is the act of using drama in the classroom to teach a specific task or social issue. This doesn't necessarily have to take place on a stage or in a classroom. TIE, as it is commonly called, can happen anywhere.

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HKELD's Editor Chosen to Cover Edinburgh Fringe31-3-16

Recently, our editor, Meaghan McGurgan was selected for an NIC (Network of Independent Critics) Fellowship to travel to the Edinburgh Fringe. She was selected out of hundreds of emerging art critics and was the only critic selected out of Asia. She will be traveling to Edinburgh to provide valuable feedback to the Fringe and be mentored by established arts critics.

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Preview- Little Pieces- CCDC30-3-16

Memory is incomplete. A puzzle. Every experience, every treasured relationship, they’re pieces. And throughout our lives, we search for missing pieces – in ourselves, in those we love, in nowhere. Maybe we’re lucky – maybe we recover these pieces. But there is still a long way to go, a long journey until we complete our own puzzle.

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Add Art to Your Travels28-3-16

When I travel I'm known as a flashpacker. A flashpacker is a person who travels with their laptop and other technological needs, stays at a nicer hostel, but enjoys the backpacking experience more than staying in a resort or hotel. I choose to hostel and make new friends while on my trip. I also choose to document my journey online while I do it.

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History of the Passion Play26-3-16

It's Easter weekend which means passion plays are going to be happening. I was asked the other day how passion plays came about? They actually have a quite interesting historical significance to the world of the theatre. Passion plays are part of a very large group of religious plays known as pageant plays or morality plays. They are a community based project based in the Christian faith that came about during the 14th century.

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