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Vanessa Wong + Henry Hussey at Cat Street Gallery!

Artist Vanessa Wong’s images of human anatomy fused with popular junk food brands are at once horrifying, fun, and recognizable to anyone who has undergone a serious craving. From colorful M&M’s to instant ramen, you might think twice on your next visit to 7-11!

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Stylenanda LCX store opening!

Stylenanda, the online fashion powerhouse from Korea, has expanded to Hong Kong in a partnership with I.T, opening stores in several of the city’s most popular shopping malls. Last Friday they held a carnival to celebrate their newest shop at LCX featuring Korean models Sora Park and Minhee Jung.

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DJ Bok Bok blocked by NBA player?

What looked like a former N.B.A. player stumbled into DJ Bok Bok’s set on Thursday night, and for a time, blocked the DJ booth with his presence. If you’re over seven feet tall and three feet wide, leaning up directly on the front of the DJ booth is a party foul!

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“Priceless” work taken from Art Basel Hong Kong?

The second Art Basel Hong Kong swept into town last week, introducing the work of more than 2,000 artists and filling the city with guests from around the world. One local artist took a guerilla approach to the famous art fair, pulling a maneuver inspired by Banksy.

Art Basel Hong Kong x Carsten Nicolai – watch the ICC Thursday!

The second Art Basel Hong Kong begins on Thursday and artist Carsten Nicolai is taking over the city’s tallest building for a special light installation. The 118 floor ICC will feature an interactive show designed by the Berlin-based artist, and there’s an app that lets you participate!

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Hong Kong’s, um, recycling bins, receive a new name

After years of head-scratching, sly remarks, and outright guffaws, Hong Kong’s provocatively Latin-named litter recycling bins have been given a new moniker. Patches of green tape have been placed over the offending three-letter word that made them somewhat scandalous.

Pigalle x Nike launch rocks H.K.!

The Pigalle crew from Paris hit Hong Kong last Saturday with a demonstration of their skills on the basketball court and behind the turntables. The founder and friends, in town to launch their collaboration with Nike, headlined a 3-on-3 basketball competition and later DJed at FLY.

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Cony, Brown, LINE & the power of cute!

Those last few LINE messages you received were not in fact SPAM, but instructions on how to join a special pop-up store at Hysan Place. Much like the popularity of Angry Birds, cute characters found only in mobile apps are rapidly becoming stars in merchandising.

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Hello Kitty fans invade Causeway Bay!

A new pop-up restaurant combines two things that Hong Kong loves – Hello Kitty and Japanese food. The restaurant (which serves ramen,) is just one of many special collaborations to mark the 40th anniversary of Hello Kitty.