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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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Altering Costumes 10120-10-15

Costumes can be an expensive part of producing a show. Often times you'll be able to find a lot of costumes in the closets of your actors. Other times you can find treasures at the local thrift shops or on Asia Expat. Sometimes a dress is almost there but needs a few alterations to make it perfect. Use this as a guide for how you can take that garment to the next level.

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Live with Lizzy!- Bamboo Star Album Release19-10-15

Friday night at The Orange Peel featured the return of Bamboo Star from their Canadian tour promoting their new EP Broken Hearts and Bleeding Parts. Bamboo Star was founded in 2012 by lead vocals Wolf and lead guitarist Terence with the current band having been playing together for a good year. I had a chance to have a little chat with Wolf before they went on who described their music as taking inspiration for 70s and 80s rock and distilling it with a 2015 edge.

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Preview- Dracula- Performance Exchange17-10-15

Performance Exchange is a London based touring company formed in 1980 as part of the first London International Festival of Theatre. The company is a pool of actors, directors, writers, designers and technicians from which productions are planned and mounted.

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VenueHub Tries to be AirBnB for Venues15-10-15

AirBnb revolutionized booking hotels for many travelers but what about changing the way we book venues as artists? It was an idea that the wonderful Tom Tiding suggested in his AoM earlier in this month.

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Hug Your Stage Managers!14-10-15

Stage Manager Appreciation Day happened this week. In honor of this day and the amazing stage managers in our lives, we give you this gif list...

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Embrace the Beauty13-10-15

Beauty is one of the hardest concepts in art. It's the most dangerous idea in life, too. It can crush spirits into thousands of little pieces. Traditonal beauty has been worshipped and denigrated as temptation. Today, though, it is simply treated in the art world as a joke, even old-fashioned. This makes much of the previously praised art seem irrelevant, because beauty is everywhere and obsessed by everyone.

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Art Openings Not to Miss: By Artalk11-10-15

HKELD is going to start covering Hong Kong's awesome live music and visual art scenes starting this month. We're all too happy to partnering with Artalk to help us share their picks of upcoming art openings that you should take note of!

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Why Are Artists Starving?7-10-15

Despite the prospects of a lower than average income, and their parents objections, many students in Hong Kong continue to choose a career in the arts. It seems obvious that artists are prepared to work for low pay in the beginning.

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The Underground Picks for October!6-10-15

HKELD is going to start covering Hong Kong's awesome live music and visual art scenes starting this month. We're all too happy to partnering with The Underground to help us share their picks of upcoming shows that you should take note of!f!

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Hong Kong's Bravest Busker!30-9-15

A musician who stood up to MTR staff who tried to stop him from singing and strumming his guitar on a bridge near Kwun Tong station has been praised as a hero.

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