Legendary Body & Soul dancers at Dragon-i

On my way home from Halo and Volar, I walked by Dragon-i at around 5:00 am, and to my surprise, the club was still open. I had forgotten that Saturday night featured the legendary dancers from Body & Soul, a top New York club night hosted by heavyweight d.j.s, Francois K., Danny Krivit, and Joaquin […]

Typhoon! Well, sort of…

I had my afternoon all planned out. There was a screening of Transformers at 4:30 and I was excited to watch it at my favorite movie theater in Causeway Bay. I decided I’d invite a friend… I called their number and the phone just hung, no dial tone, no ring, nothing. Next I tried another […]

Galleri Magazine launch at Kee Club

When I arrived at the Galleri Magazine event at Kee Club on Wednesday, the place was already impressively packed. Located on Wellington Street, Kee Club is a two-story private membership club occupying the sixth and seventh floors above the famous restaurant Yung Kee (hence the name ‘Kee’ Club.) It’s also across the street from the […]

Skiing in August… in Hong Kong???

Trapped in the midst of Hong Kong’s unrelenting summertime humidity, pretty much the last thing on my mind was going skiing. But while hiding out in air-conditioned comfort, I received an intriguing invitation from my friend Ed to check out Slope Infinity, Hong Kong’s indoor ski and snowboard training facility. (more…)

Tranquility with a view: the roof garden atop IFC Mall

Question: Where do you go when you’re at IFC mall and you find yourself in one of these scenarios: you’re waiting for a friend to finish shopping at Lane Crawford; you’ve got time to kill before a movie; you want to have a snack and get some sun; you’re looking for a quiet, romantic place […]

Galleri Magazine launch at Kee Club

Two Hong Kong creative firms, Red Dog Studio and China Stylus, have teamed up to found Galleri Magazine – a new avenue for local designers to feature their work. According to the invite, the magazine will attempt to provide artists, particularly those with limited resources, the chance to reach wider audiences. The launch event will […]

Sonatrope Film Festival – coming soon!

Is it just me, or is Hong Kong starting to experience something of a cultural renaissance? I just received an email from the organizer of Sonatrope, a new music-based film festival taking place August 17th to 25th. Sonatrope combines two of my biggest passions – music and film. Could it possibly get any better? YES! […]

D.J. / Dim Mak founder Steve Aoki at Volar

Friday night, July 27th, Steve Aoki will be d.j.ing at Volar. Is this guy a d.j., a clothing designer, or a record label head? It seems that these days, everyone does all three. Steve Aoki is in good company. He’s down with many other heavily talented, multi-tasking individuals such as Busy P, a man well […]

Basheer Books – art & design heaven!

Where can you go to catch a glimpse of the current state of international art and design? Do you miss the instant gratification of purchasing an art book in the real world, instead of the boredom of ordering online, and having to wait for it to be delivered? Basheer Design Books provides all of that […]

Most Wanted, the Racks calendar launch!

(Ana R., Lisa S., and Larissa strike a pose) Hong Kong’s charity circuit has never seen anything quite like the launch of Most Wanted, the Racks calendar to benefit breast cancer. Top models, Lisa S., Ana R., Rosemary, Liz, Lucy, and several others, collaborated with the city’s newest hotspot to create a sexy, yet sophisticated […]