HK Magazine - - CULTURE -

I, Car­men Span­ish flamenco artist María Pagés re­turns to Hong Kong with a new take on the clas­sic tale of “Car­men.” But in­stead of the orig­i­nal story’s femme fatale, this retelling re­flects the real lives and feel­ings of or­di­nary women. May 27-28, 8pm. Au­di­to­rium, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd., Sha Tin, $180-450 from Recital Flamenco with Manuel Liñán

Don’t miss this op­por­tu­nity to see one of Spain’s lead­ing male dancers grace the Hong Kong stage. Manuel Liñán will be danc­ing se­lec­tions taken from his best pro­duc­tions, with live ac­com­pa­ni­ment from guitarist Fran­cisco Vin­uesa and flamenco singer David Car­pio. Jun 5, 8pm. She­ung Wan Civic Centre, 345 Queen’s Rd. Cen­tral, She­ung Wan. $250-500 from Cin­derella: A Neo-Clas­si­cal Pro­duc­tion In Thierry Ma­landain’s con­tem­po­rary bal­let reimag­in­ing of the clas­sic folk tale, Cin­derella gets re­cast as a ris­ing, danc­ing star. This min­i­mal­ist pro­duc­tion bal­ances bal­let with a hint of bur­lesque, all set to the score of Prokofiev’s orig­i­nal 1944 opus. Jun 1-2, 7:30pm. Grand Theatre, Cul­tural Centre, 10 Sal­is­bury Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui, 2016.french­ $120-480 from Car­los Acosta: A Clas­si­cal Farewell Af­ter a 26-year ca­reer, leg­endary Cuban bal­let dancer Car­los Acosta is em­bark­ing on his fi­nal tour, “A Clas­si­cal Farewell.” He’ll per­form ex­cerpts from his fa­vorite bal­lets, in­clud­ing “Swan Lake,” “La Syl­phide,” “Win­ter Dreams” and “Je ne re­grette rien.” Jun 30-Jul 2, 7:45pm. Hong Kong Cul­tural Centre, 10 Sal­is­bury Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui. $160-520 from

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