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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!


And why is this site called HKELD?


What's Your Method?23-3-16

We recently added the 2000th event to our What's On calendar. There are so many exciting events happening in Hong Kong.

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Artists Around the World Celebrate Earth Hour18-3-16

The 2016 Earth Hour is taking place this weekend in Hong Kong at 8:30pm. Earth Hour is the world's largest collective environmental action. It involves individuals, communities, and governments across the globe. This simple idea of clicking the lights-off world-wide sends the message that we are united in the fight to save our planet's resources.

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Bringing Social Media to the Theatre?17-3-16

A recent article in the Guardian suggested that 35% of audience members want a special section in theatres to allow texting and social media apps during productions.

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Women in the Arts in Asia14-3-16

Over the weekend I read an article by art historian Linda Nochlin entitled, "Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?" It was an essay that had been re-written, and updated since its original publication in 1971, but still I couldn't help but feel infuriated while I read it. No great women artists?!!! What a crock of....

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We Want to Review Your Show!10-3-16

We would love to review every show in Hong Kong. We provide this service at no charge, other than the provision of a complimentary ticket for a member of our Critics Panel. We only review shows where we are invited and the constructive criticism is welcomed by the performers.

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Art Week 2016: Things You Can't Miss8-3-16

Hong Kong is a burgeoning art market, so it comes as little surprise that we’re also home to a growing community of art lovers. The way some of the city’s biggest art events have grown in the last few years is proof to how quickly the art scene is developing. We can't wait to see how it keeps growing.

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Natural Cures for "Tech Week Flu"7-3-16

As an artist it is quite common to come down with what is known as "Tech Week Flu". This happens to both actors and technicians but is a combination of a regular common cold virus, plus lack of sleep, plus stress that makes it feel like a whole other beast. Here's some common cures for tech week flu. Because when you're sick during tech, there's often no time to stop and go to the doctor.

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All the Art Galleries in Hong Kong4-3-16

We were doing our research for our launch of the art section of the calendar this week and so we've collected a list and blurb on every art gallery in Hong Kong. We think this list is pretty good and should get your ready for Art Week later this month. There's some amazing art to see in Hong Kong.

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Our new and improved calendar has arrived!1-3-16

You asked and we listened!

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Would PWYW Pricing Work in HK's Art Scene?25-2-16

Pay what you want (or commonly known as PWYW) is a pricing strategy where buyers pay their desired amount for a given commodity, sometimes including zero. In some cases, a minimum (floor) price may be set, and/or a suggested price may be indicated as guidance for the buyer.

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