The fact that the Betsey Johnson x Steve Madden fashion show on Friday night was entertaining was somewhat of a surprise. In-store shows are often cramped and clumsy affairs, but this one actually succeeded in being charismatic and fun.
Playboy celebrated their 60th anniversary in Hong Kong with an in-store event at Lane Crawford, IFC. The well-attended party featured two Playboy playmates, Jessa Hinton, and Alana Campos, who posed throughout the night wearing the iconic Playboy bunny outfit.
ParallelX, an exhibition by artists Jewelle Yeung and Leah Clough opens on Wednesday, March 12th at the new location of the Above Second Gallery. The show includes both drawings and paintings.
Raekwon and Ghostface Killah, prominent members of Hip Hop supergroup, Wu-Tang Clan, will be performing at club Cubic, Macau, on Friday, March 14th. For fans of authentic New York Hip Hop, this is perhaps the biggest show of the year!
Onra, the talented French beatmaker lands in Hong Kong for a session at XXX on Saturday. Onra gained notoriety from producing two albums of his own heavy beat creations that contained samples from old Chinese film soundtracks.
Omar, a major Soul and R&B singer whose fans include Erykah Badu and Stevie Wonder, will be performing on Wednesday. On Saturday the improvisational keyboardist extraordinaire, Mark de Clive Lowe will be playing a live set at new music club O.M.A.!
Ambush, a jewelry and accessories brand from Japan held a crowded pop-up launch at Joyce last Thursday. The founders, Verbal and Yoon are an interesting pair. How many avant-garde jewelry brands have a successful rapper as lead designer?
The Hong Kong breakdance scene is no joke! Saturday’s dance battle organized by BboyHK brought out the city’s best dancers and featured moves that you’ll need to watch in slow motion in order to understand.
The Hong Kong Reggae scene lost an important figure when True Skool party organizer Miyuki decided to move to Spain last year. Luckily for us, she’s back for a few months and this Saturday she’s throwing her infamous Reggae party again at Star Ferry Pier 7.
Artist Miya Ando, who creates fascinating works using ancient sword smith techniques is opening a solo show titled “Light Metal” on Thursday, February 13th. The artist, who grew up in Japan and California, works primarily in steel and aluminum.