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May 6-31, Muse Gallery, G/F, 40 Ship St, Wan Chai:
For One Brief Shining Moment
"First solo exhibition by Lamma-based artist Christine Dodd Myers of her paintings and ceramics, a collection of 25 new pieces related to the 7 chakras (energies) which flow through the human body."
Gallery opening hours:
Tue-Sat, 2pm-7pm. Closed Mon & public holidays.
Christine (painting on the left) will be the featured
Lamma Artist of the Month in the May E-zine!
May 16-June 15, 11-8, 5 o.p.t studio/ gallery, 5 Prince's Terrace, Mid levels: Dialogue - exhibition of sculptures & paintings by Tai Peng artists Sandra Tobias & Yoshihito Machida.
Opening reception: May 16, 8:30pm
May 29, Thu, 8:30pm, Island Bar:
Quiz Night with Darren in the big chair.
Keith returns to bartending the Island Bar from May 26.
They'll open from noon everyday from now on, Happy Hour lasting from 12-8pm! (see left)
May 31, evening: Lamma Black Moon Beach Party
NOT on Powerstation Beach! Location of the beach and transportation to be announced in bars along Main Street, YSW. Call LLF on the day: 6126 3513 (see below for details).
May 31, Sat, 10:30-12:30, near Tin Hau Temple, Yung Shue Wan: Microchips & rabies shots:
"If your dog, or a dog you know, has not yet been licensed, please bring him/her for this low cost service ($80). Again, LAP volunteers can help take the animals to/from the venue." More details.
Please call 2982-4018 or email email@example.com.
May 31/June 1, Green Cottage, from 10am: Free Organic Cleaner (see right)
June 4, Stanley: Dragonboat Festival!
350m races. Lamma Dragons will be racing in a BIG BOAT!
June 7, evening, Island Bar:
Latino Party (incl. farewell Luciene!)
Celebrating their win of the Stanley Cup,
the Lamma ladies will be in wild party mood. Raffles at 9/10/11pm with many sponsored prizes! Loads of activities!
June 11/12, 1-8pm: office of Connell Consultants (above Luk Yu Teahouse), 604 Luk Yu Building, 24-26 Stanley Street, Central: IMAGES OF HONG KONG -
Murray Zanoni, Bob Davis and other artists: "We cordially invite you to IMAGES OF HONG KONG. Watercolours, photographs, oil paintings, prints and books for sale."
June 3-16: Nominations of Candidates for Resident Village Representative Elections: Details at www.gov.hk/had/vre
June 14, 15, 21, 28, July 18, 25: Thinking Out Loud - Live!
June 19, Island Bar:
Quiz Night with Frazer.
Questions & answers will be posted in Island Bar forum on June 20!
June 21, Diesel's: Farewell to Shaz:
June 25, Lamma ferry pier, Central: Spaybus
More details and costs:
Thinking Out Loud (28: 10-11pm, Carnegie's),
The Bastards (28: 10-11pm: The Wanch),
The Small Corner Band (replacing The Yung Shue Wankers)
(29: 4-5pm, Carnegie's).
June 29: Meet LAP Day: 10am-5pm, outside Scorpio Business Centre, Sha Po New Village. "Please drop by and take a look at our work, our adoptees and all the items we have collected for your donation. For enquires/donations, call 2982-4018 or email." More details.
July 1: Rally against Article 23: 3pm, from Victoria Park (Causeway Bay) to the Gov't Headquarters (Central). Demo against the passage of Article 23 (scheduled to take place on 9 July in the LegCo).
July 5/6, 9am-6pm: Art Sale by Christine Dodd Myers:
Artwork & prices, see her photo gallery (see left for sample artwork). For directions/location, please tel. 2982 2443.
Viewing can also be arranged after these dates for work that remains unsold. Along with the work featured, there are also other items for sale.
July 9, Wed, 8pm: Jam Night: Aroy Thai:
all musicians welcome – vocalists, too!
July 10, Thurs: Cocktails Night: Aroy Thai:small, virulently coloured drinks with silly names, served in funny shaped glasses for exorbitant sums of money – you’ll love it
July 11, Fri, 8pm: Barbecue Night: Aroy Thai:
Meatfest Extravaganza – vegetarians beware!
July 16: Deadline for Voter Registration for the 2003 District Council Election:quoting Alex Chan, Chairman of the Citizens Party, who'll be running for election:
"...District Council Election will be held on Sun, Nov 23, 2003... In HK, it does not matter what passport you hold, or whether you're Chinese or expatriate, you can register to vote in District Council and LegCo elections, if you are at least 18 years old, hold a Hong Kong Permanent Resident Id Card and have a HK residence address. Non-Chinese HK permanent residents can also stand for DC Elections."
July 18, 19, Sep 20, 27: Thinking Out Loud(click for details, right: poster)
Barbecue Night: Aroy Thai:
Meatfest Extravaganza – vegetarians beware!
July 19, Sat, 4:30-9pm, Island Gym, opposite Deli Lamma:
Opening Party:click on poster to enlarge!
July 19, Sat, 8:30pm, Bookworm Café: Garoupa:This new Lamma-band (see right), formerly known as the Small Corner Band, has played in Pizza Milano and Wanchai Live!
"Do drop by to have a refreshing drink on my terrace and view the collections of images of Hong Kong I have for sale.":
Marilyn Hood, Yung Shue Long Old Village, 5-minute easy stroll from Main Street, Tel: 9408-1636: Photographs - Bob Davis, Watercolours - Murray Zanoni, Oil paintings - Colin Golding, Prints - Graham Downs, Books - Arthur Hacker, Barry Kalb, et all. Call for appointment.
July 31, 8:30pm, Island Bar: Quiz Night w/Frazer (see left)
If your pet needs to be fixed, please call Lamma Animal Protection at 2982-4018 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for bookings.
Aug 1, every Fri, 8pm, Aroy Thai: Barbecue Night:
"Meatfest Extravaganza – vegetarians beware!"
"If your pet needs to be fixed, call Lamma Animal Protection at 2982-4018, or email email@example.com for bookings."
Sep 29/30/31: Black Moon Beach Party:
Organiser: "This is the last big one for a few months as the baby is due.... Nice secluded beach, no paths, no roads, no people, no disturbances.
Get your sampan from Lamma Yung Shue Wan pier every hour or so, or Aberdeen. Bargain it around $250 - $400 for 10 people. Same beach as last time under Mount Stenhouse west side of island, amber strobe light. Don't forget the suntan oil...."
Sep 11: Mid-Autumn Festival Eve: Full moon parties w/lanterns, all over the island, especially on Hung Shing Ye beach, evening & all night.
Sep 12: Mid-Autumn Festival: all over the island.
Sep 12, 10pm, Y2K Bar: nude: "will be playing a selection of funk, jazz, ska and afrobeat...". Only nude visitors will be allowed in... (see left)
Sep 14, 6pm, Cybercafé (opposite Bookworm): Live for Peace: Mini concert w/free entry, by Lamma's own Farmer Eo, plus George & friends (see above).
Sep 17: Spaybus:If you need to have pets fixed, please call Lamma Animal Protection at 2982-4018 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for bookings. Click for more details.
Sep 186-8pm, Lamma Bistro: Free Taster Buffet; 8pm-late: Ladies Night Cocktail Party: (see right)
Sep 20: Workshop on "Public Participation in Outlying Islands Development":Click for details
Quiz Night w/Frazer:
click for last Quiz Night results
Sep 26, 9:30pm, Diesel's Bar:
Little Jam On-Toast: (see left)
Sep 26, 8pm, Bookworm Café: Celtic Ragas by Gary the Sitar: "live and direct for one night only, 'gary the sitar' from the u.k. playing his serene "celtic ragas" on the haunting indian sitar, featuring some original compositions and some classic indian ragas..."
Sep 26,every Fri, 8pm, Aroy Thai: MeatFest
Sep 27: 8:30pm, Island Bar: Bastards (see right)
Sep 27, Oct 4: Thinking Out Loud Live (click name for details).
Their band motto: "Probably the best band in Hong Kong" (obviously, they don't seem to lack self-confidence...)
Sep 27: Lamma Island North Rural Committee: Evening Party Celebrating the National Day:
(see Main Street banners (in Chinese) for details)
Sep 28, 7:30pm, 5/F Theatre, Sheung Wan Civic Centre: Soundbase - Acoustic Band Competition: Lamma's Garoupa is one of the finalists! (right)
Sep 29,every Mon, from 6pm, Aroy Thai: Fish and Chips Night (see left)
Sep 30,9:30pm, Diesel's Bar: Free Jam w/Live Band
Oct 2,(1st & 3rd Thu of month), 8:30pm-midnight, Aroy Thai: Acoustic Jam Night
Oct 4,11pm-early, Diesel's: Jamming
Oct 5,10am-dusk, outside Scorpio Biz Centre, Sha Po Village: Meet LAP Day: "We will have a fundraising stall with toys, books and lots of other goodies. This is also an opportunity to meet some of our gorgeous fostered animals. Please come and give the animals your support. To help, you can:
* donate quality goods,
* haul things to and from the site,
* collect donations and hand out leaflets,
* give your time at the stall,
* foster one of our beauties.
We urgently need foster families. Lamma Animal Protection can not help any more abandoned or abused animals until we have more temporary homes to look after them.
Please call 2982-4018 or email.
Oct 10, from 5:30pm, Diesel's Sports Bar:
Lamma Dragons Big Cookout
Oct 11,Fringe Club Bar, Central, 9:30pm: Thinking Out Loud @ Amnesty Int'l HK Concert (World Anti-Death Penalty Day)
Oct 11, 9pm-4am, The Music Room, LKF: FUNKRAISER: "Live band NUDE DJs Daddy Vegas, Steve Bruce, Simon Pang and Doggy; funk jazz soul reggae ska afro-beat; $100. All tickets proceeds go to the Child Welfare Scheme in Nepal. Dress Funky!"
Oct 12,5:30pm-?, Island Bar: Celtic Fest (3 Yung Shue Wankers, 3 Gaelic Gall, 1 Bahouki, 1 Bastard)
Oct 12,4pm-9:30pm, Powerstation Beach: Charity Drum Party (by HK Rehabilitation Power)
Oct14, Central ferry pier: Spaybus: Please call Lamma Animal Protection at 2982-4018 or email email@example.com for bookings. If you want to spay/neuter your cats and dogs. Appointments essential.Click for more details.
Oct 19, YSW, 10am-6pm:
Oct 23 - Nov 12, The Fringe Club, Central: Bob Davis exhibition.
Oct 25, Sat, 11:15am, Victoria Park: Garoupa @ Rockit
Oct 25, Sat, 10:30am-5:30pm, 31 Po Wah Yuen (follow signs from ferry pier): LAP Charity Jumble Sale:
"All proceeds will be donated to Lamma Animal Protection to help rescue, rehome, treat and desex animals in need.
Please come and buy those things you never knew you needed ... or just eat cake and drink fresh lemonade! If you have anything you wish to donate please bring it along before 10am tomorrow" (click on poster on right to enlarge).
Oct 26, Rockit, Victoria Park, 11-11:45am: Polyrhythm @ Rockit (Kumi's new group),
Sun, 11:30am-12pm: nude @ Rockit:
Tickets are available from HMV at $120 for each whole day and the festival includes kids entertainment, food, drink etc. They need Lammaites' support! Details are available at www.rockit-hk.com. (click poster on right to enlarge)
Oct 26, Sun, 2-5:30pm, Football Pitch, YSW: Children Festival
Oct 26, Sun, all day, outside Scorpio Biz Centre, Sha Po Village & all over YSW: District Council Election: Street Campaign by Citizens Party
Oct 27,every Mon, from 6pm, Aroy Thai: Fish Night
Oct 30, 7-8pm, YSW "Town Hall", beside police box: Domestic Security Seminar
Oct 30, Island Bar, 8:30pm: Quiz Night
Oct 31, every Fri, 8pm, Aroy Thai: MeatFest
Oct 31, Island Bar: Halloween drinks
(no dress-up party this year)
Oct 31, Diesel's: Halloween Masquerade Party. Make-up by Joanne (9-11pm)
Nov 1, 11am-6pm, Lamma Fitness Centre: 1st Anniversary party
(noon-4pm: free gym & sauna!
click on poster on left for details)
Nov 2,11am-6pm, close to Yan Yan store, Tai Yuen: Charity Garage Sale II
Nov 3,every Mon, from 6pm, Aroy Thai: Fish Night
Nov 5, 8:30pm, Aroy Thai: Laos talk/slide show: (see below left)
"Scott will talk about a recent kayak trip down the Mekong, and Julie will talk about the Plain of Jars where she has been doing research. The Plain of Jars is a vast archaeological site soon to get world heritage status. Julie has been involved with this process over several years and is an authority on the area. Scott is a misfit who managed not to kill himself and thinks he's a bit clever."
Nov 6, 8:30pm, Aroy Thai: Jam Night:
Nov 7, Y2K Bar: nude, last seen at Rockit Festival! Sam the Trumpet (see right):
"Put on your birthday suit:
To bring it to the attention of the world, and that includes friends, nudists, and those I have yet to meet...put on your birthday suit, because once again it's time to Get NUDE! NUDE will be performing at HK's premier live music venue, Y2K, on Lamma Island from 9pm, Friday, Nov 7. If you were there last time, you'll know...it's gonna be a goodie...
Nov 8, 11:30pm, Ferry pier: Thai Lantern Festival: As part of the Thai Loy Krathong festival celebrations, the local Thai population will dress up in traditional costume (especially the children) and set colorful lanterns with candles afloat into the ocean at the public ferry pier. See right and Thai Lantern Festival photo gallery.
Nov 23, 10am-10pm, Tai Wan To (Powerstation Beach): Lamma Fun Day (click on poster for website and info on band schedule, stallholders, volley ballers, etc.):
"The usual blend of booze, market, games, live bands and general silliness - fun for all the family. And again all the proceeds are going to the Child Welfare Scheme in Nepal (www.childwelfarescheme.org).
Funkraiser and Lamma Fun Day 2003 are aimed at raising the funds to sponsor a group of students through their third and final year at the JYOTI Vocational Training Centre. This group of ex-traffic girls and street children have been successfully sponsored through their first two years by our past events.
Volunteers wanted - get involved in any way you fancy!
Nov 29, 8pm, Bookworm Café: Squinty Backbone: Live Unplugged and Sober:
"this classic lamma band has briefly regrouped after many years... and will be playing their last gig in their original line up tonight. they are great fun and very talented musicians/entertainers."
Dec 1, 8pm, Aroy Thai: Fish Night
Dec 3, 8pm, Aroy Thai: Tex-Mex Night
Dec 5, 8pm, Aroy Thai: MeatFest
Dec 7: Scavenge Challenge:
for Operation Santa Claus, poster right by Harry: "Teams of four are invited to take part in this year's treasure hunt - a great day out for all the family. Fantastic prizes! Call the Town Crier at 2834 8230 or register online at TeamBuildingAsia"
Dec 10, Deli Lamma: 10th Anniversary Party: free snacks!
* Event #1: 8pm, Lamma Bistro: contact Frank Paul (click left for details).
* Event #2: 6:30pm, Red Lion on Kingly St, London W1
(nearest tube Oxford Circus):
"Reunion here in Blighty to mark the occasion. So for anyone living in the UK, who had anything to do with the Corner Bar, or was there at the closing thereof, head down to the Red Lion for a swift half or 5.
Dec 11, Nick the Bookman's birthday:
(Is there any connection with the closing of the Corner Bar on the same date? His birthday party gone too wild? We should be told!).
Dec 13, 3pm, G/F 25B Main St, behind Spicy Island: LAP Animal Welfare Centre Opening Ceremony: "This will be a friendly meeting place for anyone interested in LAP’s work and meeting our fostered animals. It will also promote the important issues of responsible pet ownership, spay and neuter, fostering and animal care.
The Centre will also help raise funds to help with medical bills, spay and neuter and general survival. We will sell a wide variety of quality donated goods. We also have plans for talks on a wide range of topics such as neonatal care, responsible pet ownership and training in the near future.
Please call 2982 4018 for further information."
Dec 18, 10pm, Yumla, Central:
naked FUNK: DJs Simon Pang & Sam Bruce (from nude): "Morning y'all,
I'll be down at Yumla this Thursday, (a change of schedule this month, should be back to normal next month), spinning some wicked funk, soul, and, well, other good stuff, along with Simon Pang from around 10. (see below right).
Tis the season to be merry, and shake yo funky ass, as the saying goes!
Hope to see you there, Sam X"
Frazer: "All entry fees, donations and good will to Operation Santa 2003!! $100/adult, $50/child. Estimated length of event: 90 mins, estimated distance of event: 3 miles, give or take! Starts and finishes at the Island Bar.Great prizes!
For further info, call Paul (9186 4136) or Frazer (9861 5644)."
Dec 21,from 2pm, Concerto Inn, Hung Shing Yeh beach: Winter Sunshine - Reggae + Soul: DJs Doggy + Sam (see right, click to enlarge). Call 9497 4599.
Dec 23,10:30am-12:30pm, near Tin Hau Temple, YSW: Rabies vaccination & microchipping: $80 per dog. Call 2982 4018 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dec 24,Diesel's Bar: Dance Party!
Dec 24,from 9:30pm, Island Bar: Carol Singing: Stars of the show: Frazer, Dan the Bastard, Dr. Dave, Harry,... (see above left, click to enlarge). Dan singing Christmas carols? The mind boggles...
Thu, Dec 25, from 3pm, Aroy Thai: Christmas Dinner: $140
Tue, Dec 30 - Jan 2, ferry pier: Monthly ferry ticket sale
Wed, Dec 31, late, Diesel's: New Year's Eve Countdown Party
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