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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 urbtix.hk.

What’s Next in Mul­ti­me­dia

Dance Per­for­mance

Ja­panese chore­g­ra­pher and mul­ti­me­dia

Hiroaki Umeda will be in town dis­cussing the fu­ture of mul­ti­me­dia dance per­for­mance with a hand­ful of prom­i­nent artists, dancers and in­struc­tors in­clud­ing Chris Cheung, Dick Wong and Koala Yip. Umeda bal­ances his back­ground in bal­let and street dance, for which he was hon­ored at the In­ter­na­tional Chore­o­graphic En­coun­ters Paris Seine-Saint Denis, with a pas­sion for com­po­si­tion, vis­ual, sound and light­ing de­sign. “What’s Next in Mul­ti­me­dia Dance Per­for­mance” dis­cusses the pos­si­bil­i­ties of cross-dis­ci­plinary arts: It’s sure to give the au­di­ence an eye-open­ing view of the craft of dance. Jun 25, 3pm. Mul­ti­me­dia The­atre, School of Cre­ative Me­dia, City Univer­sity of Hong Kong, G/F, Run Run Shaw Cre­ative Me­dia Cen­tre, 18 Tat Hong Av­enue, Kowloon Tong. west­kowloon.hk/en/new­works­fo­rum. Free.

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