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Wed, Jan 22, Powerstation Beach: Beach Party: click for poster
Wed, Jan 28, 7:30pm, - Feb 17, FCC, Central: Out of Context: preview of photo exhibition by Steve Cray: click for poster
Fri, Feb 27, from 9:30pm, 3/F Al Aqmar House, 30 Hollywood Rd, Central: NUDE @ Amnesia:
NUDE are back with an extended 7-piece line-up of musicians and vocalists. Plus new ass-shaking disco-funk and storming afrobeat. Support from DJ Simon Pang spinning all kinds of funk. $100 includes a drink. NUDE info: 6187 2280 / 9309 0701. click for poster
Fri, Mar 5, from 7pm, Diesel's: The Sexy Biaatch of Boracay Party:
Dusk till dawn dance, dress code: Beachwear. click for poster
Every Sun, from March 7, 4.30pm: Dragon Boat practice - men's team: Meet in front of library (near ferry pier). To join and for more details, call Oliver at 9139 7305, click for poster
Every Mon, Mar 8, from 6pm, Aroy Thai: Fish Night
Wed, Mar 10, from 7pm, Diesel's: Jeff & Sandy farewell party: SMS message from MD Lucy: "Jeff and Sandy farewell party on Wed, March 10 in Diesel's, 7pm onwards - food on the house. Everybody welcome, thanks! Lucy xxx"
Every Sat, from Mar 13, 4.30pm: Dragon Boat practice - men's team: Meet in front of library. To join and for more details, call Oliver at 9139 7305, click for poster
Every Mon, Mar 21, from 6pm, Aroy Thai: Fish Night
Thu, Mar 25, 7:30-10pm, Chinese University of HK: Acoustic Night w/eo Tang: click for poster
Sat, April 3, 8am-1:30pm, Lamma Football Pitch: Lamma Football Club: call Greg at 6417 3303, click for poster
"NUDE are back with some more funky madness - this time with a better sound system and a bigger venue.
Once again Simon Pang will be selecting the deepest funk gems on the decks. $100 entry, includes a drink.
Although we've got more room this time around, it's probably a good idea to get there early if you don't want to find yourself stuck out in the cold. So, take off your rings and watch, or just Get NUDE!
NUDE are: Samuel Bruce: Trumpet, Percussion, Backing Vocals; Justin Bahl: Drums, Percussion; Kevin Voigt: Bass; Mark Stephens: Guitar; Paul Frazer: Rapping Viva Vinson; Lead Vocals; Matt Steele: Keyboards."
Sat, Apr 10/11, late, Power Station Beach: Beach Party
Sun, Apr 11, outside Scorpio Biz Center, Sha Po Village: LAWC Sale
Sat, Apr 17, tba, Island Bar: Rocking Shocking Donkeys: see right.
This band recently packed out the Deli, as well as playing shows in Wan Chai and TST. Half the band (singer and drummer) are Lamma folk, the other half will be imported from Happy Valley for the evening.
Cronky Donkey - Vocals
Wonky Donkey - Guitar / vocal
Stonky Donkey - Bass / vocals
Honky Donkey - Drums
The music is dance/rock/ska/funk and features covers from the likes of Groove Armada, Happy Mondays, The Specials, Kylie, Adam and the Ants and many many others, all played in that special Donkey Stompin' style, guaranteed to to get folk up on their hooves and groovin'.
Sat, Apr 17, 8pm-3am, Fringe Club, Central: NUDE & DJ Bobsy @ "Roots - Night of the Living Dread":
"'sup NUDE Nation,
Gratuitous love to all those who supported us at our recent NUDE event. Staying true to our seedy underground naked mole rat beginnings, Laguna proved to be the ideal venue with plenty of bar and dancing space.
On the radar of upcoming events, NUDE plays at the Fringe Club Sat. April 17th for the Roots party. This party celebrates the origins of dance music through ska, reggae, and afrobeat. $80 entry, includes one drink.
Peace out y'all, Unity in Nudity": click for poster
Thu, Apr 29, 8:30pm, Island Bar: Quiz Night w/Lucky Draw (portable TV, CD player)
Sat, May 1, 4-7pm, Power Station Beach: Mayday May Pole celebration:
Kumi: "Calling all Drummers!!! Pls. join us in the Mayday celebration this Sat! Mayday, or Beltane as it is also known, is a pagan festival in celebration of the uniting of male and female energies in fertility and healing. It is celebrated with a Maypole dance of ribbons that are wrapped around the pole by children and adults in a dance. For that we need music and drumming.
Bring a family picnic or come earlier to make a garland and stay later to jump the Beltane fire."
Sat, May 1, 10am-6pm, outside the Scorpio Business Centre, Sha Po Village: Bazaar and Adoption Day:
"We are having a competition to make dog (or cat or human) ID tags - we have a new machine which we challenge you to try out. The best ID tag will win a prize.
If you can't come tomorrow, we are open every day (except Mon) at our Welfare Centre at 25B Main Street, Yung Shue Wan (2 blocks behind Spicy Island). Shop hours are now 8am to noon, 4-8pm. Tel: 2982 0800, Lamma Animal Welfare Centre: www.lammaanimals.org"
Every Sat, May 1, 4.30pm: Dragon Boat practice - men's team: Meet in front of library. To join, call Oliver at 9139 7305, click for poster
Every Sun, May 2, 3pm: Dragon Boat practice - women's team: Meet in front of library (near ferry pier). To join and for more details, call Katie at 9051 2545, click for poster
Every Sun, May 2, 4.30pm: Dragon Boat practice - men's team: Meet in front of library (near ferry pier). To join and for more details, call Oliver at 9139 7305, click for poster
Every Tue, May 4, 7.30pm: Dragon Boat practice - women's team: Meet in front of library. To join and for more details, call Katie at 9051 2545, click for poster
Sat, May 8, 4:30 pm onwards till dusk..., Kumi's Hill-Top Cottage: Weekend Drumming Session:
Have your neighbours /
families complain about your drum practice?
Would you like to practice before you go to DRUM JAM?
This is the solution!
The weekly drumming session is open to anyone who'd like to drum freely, enjoy the green nature, meet other drummers in town, beginning beginners, or super-doper drummers, EVERYONE IS WELCOME!!!!
There will be a TONING session lead by Diane Wilcoxon. For enquiry on toning, please contact Diane directly. email@example.com or 9083-2114.
Fee: $50 per person a day
What to bring: your drum and/or percussion instruments, drinks/water, hat, mozzie repellant (optional)
Drum rental available (numbers limited. Please book in advance with KUMI. tel. 9750-4212)
Enquiry: Fiona Pearson, Tel: 6121-0244
Sat, May 8-12, Soccer field by Clinic: Chinese Opera
Sun, May 9, 3pm, Diesel's: Meet Lamma's World Champion Alain N'Galani: click for poster
Tue, May 11, public ferry pier: Tin Hau Festival - Dragon Boat races
Sat, May 15, from 9pm, Y2K: NUDE:
This Saturday, at Y2K, Lamma Island, NUDE will be presenting a storming selection of new and partly-used afro-beat disco-funk monsters, along with a slightly new line-up of exquisitely talented musicians."
Sat, May 15, 10am - noon, Island Bar: Dragon Boating Bric-a-Brac fundraising sale: click for poster
Sun, May 16, 8.30pm 'til late, Carnegie's: Garoupa
Sun, May 16, 2 - 5pm, Apres bar & restaurant on the corner of Wyndham/Pottinger Streets, Central: Meet the Dogs Day: HK Dog Rescue:
"We will be bringing as many dogs needing homes as we can manage, so if anyone can offer help with caring for a dog for the afternoon, please let us know. If you are looking for a dog to adopt, come along and meet our furry friends".
Sat, May 22, 8:30pm, Island Bar: Garoupa & Yung Shue Wankers (with guest star Frazer!)
Thu, May 27, 8:30pm, Island Bar: Quiz Night
Thu, May 27, 10:30am - 12:30pm, near Clinic: Rabies Vaccination & Microchip Implantation: Fee: HK$80 for each dog (for inoculation and licence).
LLF: "Hi everyone,
Weathers looking good , tides are low, off to Coleman's we go...
Yes that beach again, bring, food, drinks, boats, tents, sun cream, etc.
We will be on the beach from 3pm Saturday 29th until Monday morning.
Note new phone number, sampan numbers will be on the voice mail, get any sampan from Aberdeen, or meet on Lamma YSW pier every hour, split the cost between 10 or so people and it usually works out around $30 each way."
Sat, June 5, 8pm, Island Bar: Fiesta Night Fundraiser, presented by Lamma Dragons
Sat, June 5, 8-9pm, The Wanch: Wanchai Live! feat. Garoupa:
An exciting band that plays a mixture of original bluesy, rock, funk and Moroccan songs much better than they can play football. International line-up includes Alex (England) on rhythm / slide guitar and vocals, Hamada (Morocco, 4 caps, 2 goals) on lead guitar, Gary (New Zealand, U21 International) on bass and Magnus (Sweden, no caps, no hats, no clothes) on percussion. Alex also won 'Best Individual Performance' at the Tom Lee Soundbase Festival in 2003. (Info supplied by Shazza Music).
Sat, June 5, 9-10pm, Carnegie's, 55 Lockhart Road, Wanchai: Wanchai Live! feat. Thinking Out Loud:
bbChris: "With new member Ever on drums, Thinking Out Loud are taking part in this year's biggest charity music event. Wanchai Live IX is happening simultaneously in the Wanch and in Carnegie's on 5 and 6 June. All proceeds from drinks etc. will go to KELY Support Group (www.kely.org/home.htm).
Songs are a mix of outstanding original songs and revitalised covers that create a distinctive energy that makes you want to GET UP AND DANCE! Listen out for the sexy under-tones of Chris B (ex-Sisters of Sharon) on vocals & guitar, the soulful Mysterious Mr B on Sax, the blistering solos of Chris W on guitar, the sythesis-mic Shaun B on keyboards, the rock-steady Egg on bass and the pounding jungle rhythms of Ever on drums. A whole lot of fun - Don't miss out. http://thinkingoutloud.com.hk (Info supplied by Shazza Music).
Sun, June 6, 4:30 pm onwards till dusk, Kumi's Hill-Top Cottage, YSW (follow signs from ferry pier): Weekend Drumming Session:
"The weekly drumming session is open to anyone who'd like to drum freely, enjoy the green nature or meet other drummers in town. Whether you are absolute beginning beginner, or super-doper drummer, come and drum! EVERYONE IS WELCOME!!!!
If you'd like, please join the BBQ dinner with us afterwards. If you are interested in joining the session, please read the information carefully at www.drumjam.com.hk"
Fee: $50 per person a day. What to bring: your drum and/or percussion instruments, drinks/water, hat, mozzie repellent, your contribution of food / BBQ staff (if you are joining the BBQ part). Drum rental available (numbers limited. Please book in advance with KUMI. tel. 9750-4212, drum rental $50/day). Enquiry: firstname.lastname@example.org or 6121-0244 (Fiona).
Sun, June 6, 2 - 5pm, Red Dog Studios in Wanchai: "Bring & Buy" Sale:
"We need your help with this one. At a "Bring & Buy" Sale everyone brings something too sell, and everyone buys something. It can be anything that's new, even if it's a bottle of wine. So please check out all those unused good quality items you have lying around at home, and bring them along to help us raise some money for the dogs. We will also have donated dog products to sell, like carriers, bowls, coats and toys. (No second-hand goods please)"
Sun, June 6, 8-9pm, Carnegie's, Wanchai: The Flowers of Babylon: "Making their low-key debut at Wanchai Live IX. Featuring a sound one correspondent described as a combination of Joy Division and Abba, the Flowers should make an impact one way or another. Their original songs feature such diverse subjects as Bush/Blair/Patriotism/Cowboys and Indians/ICAC/Apollo moonshots/naivety/ and transvestites. What more can a Wanchai Live junkie ask for?" (1 band member from Lamma. Info supplied by Shazza Music).
Sun, June 6, 9-10pm, Carnegie's, Wanchai: Wanchai Live! featuring NUDE:
This weekend NUDE tears it up for Charity!!
Wan Chai Live is a music festival that this year will feature no less than 42 bands playing throughout Sat 5th and Sun 6th June. The venues are The Wanch and Carnegie's. Half of all bar takings for the weekend will go to the KELY Support Group. Keep it NUDE."
Nude brings driving dance tunes for their first appearance at Wan Chai Live. The seven-piece band plays uplifting, high energy Afro-beat, funk and ska. Sam Bruce takes centre stage on trumpet; Kitty Ng on saxophone, Matt Steele on keyboards, Mark Stephens on guitar, rapper Paul Frazer on vocals, and Kevin Voigt (bass) and Justin Bahl (drums and percussion) are the rhythmic engine driving the Nude ship. Underneath, we're all Nude. Unity in Nudity. (Info supplied by Shazza Music).
Sun, June 6, 11pm-midnight, Carnegie's: Wanchai Live! feat. Shockin' Rockin' Donkeys:
Playing a great mix of rocked up dance and pop guaranteed to get people dancing. (Info supplied by Shazza Music).
every Tue, June 8: all evening, Island Bar: Standard Chartered Night: all standard drinks only $20, if paid with a Standard Chartered Bank note.
Fri, June 11, 8.30 'til late, The Fringe: Garoupa
Fri, May 14 - Jun 14, 5Opt Studio Gallery: Floating World exhibition by Sandra Tobias: "An exhibition of egg tempera painting on boards and works on paper, by Lamma-based Australian Artist Sandra Tobias. The theme of a floating world was inspired by Japanese Edo period images combined with Tobias’s contemporary urban images of Hong Kong. “...An isolated, floating world of urban pleasures…”
Call 2536-9818 for details, Email email@example.com
Sun, June 13, 2 - 5pm, Red Dog International Studios, G/F, 4 Sun Street, Wanchai: Meet the Dogs Day: HK Dog Rescue: email, phone 9448 1128, website. "Another opportunity to meet - and adopt - one of our many gorgeous dogs."
Sat, July 17, The Fringe Club: World Battle of the Bands, featuring The Bastards (Semi-Final for Central region): HK$80 on door, including one drink, bbChris is the Chinese MC and one of the judges.
Thu, June 17, Deli Lamma, 7-9pm: Wine Tasting by Vinoasis: Free, but call 2982 1583 for reservations! Australian red & white wines from - New South Wales, , Rosabrook Estate - Margaret River. click for poster
Thu, June 17-21, Teluk Bahang Dam, Penang, Malaysia: Lamma women will be representing Hong Kong at the 25th Anniversary Penang International Dragon Boat Festival!
Sat, June 19, 7pm onwards: "Life" opening party: Nathan Kaye, flying in from Australia for a gig, strictly by invitation only. Get an invite from Life in person or contact Bobsy.
Sun, June 20, Chai Wan: Lamma Dragons boat races, 350 m, men only.
Tue, June 22, Stanley: Lamma Dragons boat races
Fri, June 25, Music Room Live (ex-Jazz Club), Lan Kwai Fong, 2/F, 34-36 D'Aguilar St, 10pm: NUDE: crisp and refreshing afrobeat and disco-funk, $100.
July 25, 2-5pm, Rennie Mac's, G/F Asia Orient Tower, 33 Lockhart Road, Wanchai (Tel 2520 2300): Dog Homing Day by LAP & HK Dog Rescue.
Sat, July 31: all night and beyond, Power Station Beach: Blue Moon beach party: click for poster.
Sun, Aug 1, 12-2pm, Island Bar: Lamma Cricket Club AGM: Food & drinks available.
Sun, Aug 1, 2:30-3:30pm, football pitch: Hard Court Cricket demo by Lamma Cricket Club, who's looking for new players!
Sun, Aug 1, 11am-6pm, Chater Road Pedestrian Precinct, Central: Islands District Tourism Carnival:
Tai O spousal, Lion Dances, Chinese and Western Musical instrument rendition, Game booths and exhibitions, Chinese Traditional dances, 8-meter high bun festival towers exhibition, Food court (Characteristic foods of Islands District), Singer Performance: Edmond Leung, Jordan Chan Candy, Edwin Siu, SHINE, 2R
Aug 3-7, Art Statements: Strictly Fashionable: G/F 5 Mee Lun Street, Central (down from 85 Hollywood Rd): Andy Maluche's photography and other art, see right. Tel. 9502 3847, 2122 9757. click for poster.
Sat, Aug 14, from 10pm, Island Bar: Garoupa: Saturday night is drawing closer, folks. Not long now until Garoupa (and special guests) put on their performing pants and lark about on their instruments. Don't miss this, your latest chance to witness Alex's exuberant facial stylings, Magnus's tremendous knees, and Gary's hypnotic moustache. It's a wafer break with a layer of flake. Click for poster.
Beach Party - Shipped Out & Stranded IIII:
LLF: "Well its time again, tides are low, are you ready for another BEACH PARTY? By popular demand... Coleman's Beach.
With DJ's David Lam, DJ Simon and friends, Rave Dancer Swan making a comeback with some of the Robot Mob
Pat and friends, Thierry, Oz, Venus, Cbrook and Marti.
Sampans from Aberdeen also Lamma ferry pier every hour call 9431 5861, or call the LLF on 6256 3176
A little unsure how the weather will be, probably cloudy 65% with a couple of showers 15mm, however the temps of 28-32O should soon dry them up and it will make the waterfalls look pretty." Click for poster.
Jam Night: every Wed, Aug 25, 8pm, Y2K Bar.
Quiz Night: Thu, Aug 26, 8:30pm, Island Bar, (see left).
DJ party: Sat, Aug 28, late, Island Bar, details to be announced.
Garoupa: Sat, Aug 28, 9.30, The Wanch:
Garoupa email: "Good news for those of you who missed out on the drunken foolishness at the Island Bar - you have another chance to catch Garoupa playing live with special guests Johnny English and Andy Gemmell, before they head off back to Barcelona.
We'll be kicking things off from about 9.30ish with some tunes from another special guest, Simon van Wees, followed by Garoupa's unique blend of hip-hop, Swedish folk and tongue aerobics. It's a show not to be missed!" Click for poster (see right).
LAP Dog Homing Day: Sun, Aug 29, 2-5pm, Rennie Mac's, G/F Asia Orient Tower, 33 Lockhart Road, Wanchai (Tel 25202300). It is near the beginning of Lockhart Road. Lamma Animal Protection, Tel: 2982 4018, www.LAP.org.hk. Their ambitious motto: "Fostering harmony between the human and non-human animals of our world, and a philosophy of respect for life."
Garoupa @ Amnesia: Fri, Sep 10, 9:30pm, Amnesia 3/F, Al Aqmar House, 30 Hollywood Road, Central. (see right)
"Catch Garoupa live and fresh. Enquiries: 2526 8544. Groove to the bait. You'll be hooked...etc."
Gary: "The first round of auditions for this year's Rockit Festival (Oct 23/24, Victoria Park) will be held at Amnesia. Garoupa is scheduled to take the stage at 9:30 p.m. and we'd love it if you could all come along to support us and shout out stuff that makes everyone think that you think we're great. And we, of course, will do our very very best to rock the collective pants off all and sundry. There will be other bands playing that night as well, and a fully stocked bar of course, so you'll be in for a great night's entertainment."
Stormy Saturday Fiesta: Sat, Sep 11, 4-9pm. Cococabana: G/F, 7 Mo Tat Wan, Lamma Island, Tel. 2328-2138 / 9377-7826):
Jean Paul: "This Saturday, come and enjoy the storm at the beach front restaurant and bar, Cococabana. To compliment the rain we have invited Tim Tze on the decks, plus, a big welcome back for Carl Parker, who himself has been enjoying the rain and storms of the U.K. for the past few weeks. DJ Carl has promised to bring back some of that great stormy weather from the U.K. as well! En plus, Jean Paul will be cooking up a storm in the kitchen, with some of that food for a rainy day that we all love. So get your umbrellas out, because it's party time. N.B. In the unlikely event that the sun comes out……. the party is still on (see below)."
24 Hour Party People!: Thu, Sep 16, Club 97, Central:
"Links Relocations are sponsoring a team in the 24 hour boat race at Hebe Haven yacht club and to raise money for the charity (Children with Cancer) we are throwing a big party in Club 97. We have some really beautiful people who have volunteered to be auctioned- even a couple of minor celebrities as well as some donated gifts such as framed photos, dinners and spa treatments- all to raise money. It will be a good night out."
HK Dog Rescue 1st Anniversary Party: Sat, Sep 18, 6-9pm, Aria Restaurant, The Forum, Exchange Square:
"You and your dog friends are invited to help us celebrate our first anniversary with cocktails and nibbles. Tickets $250 per person, dogs free (well behaved and toilet trained please!)
RSVP ESSENTIAL: Please let us know how many dogs are coming (Dog Marquee sponsored by Hamptons International).
Just for fun, we're also happy to let you know that there will be an "Aura Camera" at the venue, which can take photos of the electro-magnetic field around the body. This is normally only ever used for humans, but we'll try and include the dogs in the photos so you can compare your auras!"
CLAW Bazaar & Adoption Day: Sun, Sep 19, 10am-6pm, outside the former Scorpio biz centre, Back Street, Sha Po Village:
"Please come and visit us, see some of our animals for adoption and learn about our work. As a non-profit, all-volunteer organisation, we keep our services going by selling donated stuff. So please clear out your junk and bring it to us - and then come and buy our goods!
If you can't come on Sun 19th, we are open every day (except Mondays) at our Welfare Centre at 25B Main Street, Yung Shue Wan (2 blocks behind Spicy Island). Shop hours: 10am-1pm, 2-8pm. Tel: 2982 0800, website"
Indian DJ party: Sat, Sep 18, 8:30pm, Island Bar
Summer Vibes party: every Sat, Sep 25 (until end-Sep), 4-9pm, Cococabana: G/F, 7 Mo Tat Wan, Lamma Island, Tel. 2328-2138 / 9377-7826). Bathe in the subtropical warmth of a typical local chemical sunset at Cococabana. Until end of Sep, the beachside restaurant will serve delicious Mediterranean food & ice-cold drinks.
Carl Parker and DJ Jimbo will be spinning at the turntables. Don't worry about getting there, as the restaurant has a speedboat that gets you from Aberdeen or Yung Shue Wan to Lamma in only 10 minutes; plus, 26 daily ferries go between Aberdeen fish market and the island, plus frequent ferries from Sok Kwu Wan. Click for poster
Mid-Autumn Full Moon beach party: Tue, Sep 28, all night & next day: Details not known yet, probably on Power Station Beach.
Also, Mid-autumn lanterns, full moon gazing, candles and wax burning on Hung Shing Yeh beach.
Quiz Night @ Island Bar: Thu, Sep 30, 8:30pm.
"delicate access" book launch: Wed, Oct 6, 8pm, Fringe Club, G/F Bar: book launch & reading by Madeleine Marie Slavick, ex-Lammaite: "88 poems on Lamma, the humming city, colo(u)r, nature, on love and unlove, and more..."
Garoupa auditioning for Rockit Festival: Fri, Oct 8, 10pm onwards, Amnesia, (3/F 30 Hollywood Road - entrance off Shelley Street, right beside the escalator):
Gary: "We'll be loving it big time if you can all come down, bringing as many friends as you can cajole, convince, persuade or otherwise entice, to shout and cheer, stamp madly and shake as many different body parts as possible in our general direction. Underwear is optional. There'll be four bands competing, the music will kick off at 10 p.m., and there's no cover charge - how could it get any better? See you all there ..."
"Stretch Your Life" book launch: Sat, Oct 9, 2pm onwards, Stretch Ltd., 4/F Winsome House, 73 Wyndham St., Central:
Chris Watts, Lammaite: "Stretch will have an afternoon of book signing by Tim Noonan, Joyce (our stunning model) and yours truly on Saturday 9th October from 2pm onwards. There will be a host of Stretch therapists to show you and your friends how it all works, so please bring along plenty of people. It will be a fun afternoon, for sure."
NUDE auditioning for Rockit Festival: Sat, Oct 9, 9pm onwards, Amnesia, (3/F, 30 Hollywood Road - opposite Pure Fitness, beside the escalator):
"To bring it to the attention of the world, and that includes friends, nudists, and those I have yet to meet...
...it brings my soul great pleasure to announce that NUDE are back with more firing disco-funk and hard-hitting afrobeat mayhem.
This Saturday, 9th October at Amnesia. Doors open 9pm.
This is a free show, and we'll be playing just one set, so get there early!"
Fundraising Sponsored Dog Walk, Sun, Oct 10, 12pm:
Details at www.hongkongdogrescue.com
Lamma Cricket Club vs. British Army: Mon, Oct 11, 1:15pm, Kowloon Cricket Club: All supporters welcome. There'll be a cash bar on all afternoon. Any questions, call Monty at 9636 5545.
The HK Groove: Thu, Oct 21, 7pm-late, 1/5 Star Street Wanchai, Sudan aid concert w/Garoupa, Nude, Shockin' Rockin' Donkeys & Africa Djembe (Mamadou, Ibou & Mansaly): $150 in advance, $180 at door, all proceeds to Médecins Sans Frontières. Plus Lamma's Greg doing the DJ in-between the bands. So it's all one great concerted effort of FOUR Lamma bands: Click for poster and website.
Flag day for Hans Andersen Club: Sat, Oct 23: all morning on Lamma's streets, children will be selling stickers to raise funds for the Hans Andersen Club children's charity, used by many North Lamma parents of many nationalities.
"NUDE will be rocking the Marquee Stage at 5pm. ROCKIT lasts the whole weekend, but if you only want to come Friday, tickets for the day are $150. Free-flowing afrobeat, and steaming funk to make your weekend go with a bounce. UNITY in NUDITY."
Ishayas' Ascension: Sun, Oct 24, 11am-noon, 4-5pm, opposite Granny Chan's: Free introductory talks about a "Natural, simple meditation techniques, based in Praise, Gratitude, Love, Compassion." For more info, call 6192 6203 or email.
LAWC Bazaar & Adoption Day: Sun, Oct 24, 10am-6pm, outside the Rural Committee Building in Main Street:
"Please come and visit us, see some of our animals for adoption and learn about our work. As a non-profit, all volunteer organisation, we keep our services going by selling donated stuff. So please clear out your junk and bring it to us - and then come and buy our goods!
If you can't come on Sunday 24th, we are open every day (except Mondays) at our Welfare Centre at 25B Main Street, Yung Shue Wan (just behind the Spicy Island). Shop hours are 10.00am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 8.00pm. Tel: 2982 0800.
Thank you for your support! Lamma Animal Welfare Centre."
Born into Brothels: Mon, Oct 25, 9:30pm, Life Restaurant, 10 Shelly St. SOHO, Central: Fundraiser for children in Calcutta. Charity showing of the award-winning documentary, plus talk. Reservations recommended: 2810 9777. Click for poster.
Regurgitator & Garoupa @ Amnesia: Fri, Oct 29, 9pm, Amnesia, 3/F, Al Aqmar House, 30 Hollywood Road: You must register with Amnesia! Send your names by email to gain entry on the night. They will confirm back to you that there is still space. Ticket price is $100 payable at the door. Enquiries: 2526 8544.
ICHOR HK Invitational Cricket Festival 2004: Fri-Sun, Oct 29-31, Po Kong Village Road Cricket Ground:
29 competitive teams and clubs from the Asia region and around the world competing against local club opposition. Contact Tournament Director Brad Tarr on 9422 5907 or Event Director Mark Burns on 9636 5545. www.cricketsixes.com, Fact Sheet and www.Lammacc.com.
Diesel's Halloween Party: Fri, Oct 29, 8pm, Diesel's. 2 free Sunday Roasts for best costume!
Halloween w/Rockin' Shockin' Donkeys: Sat, Oct 30, 9pm, Island Bar
Kumi's 40th Birthday: Tue, Nov 9, 7:30pm, Deli Lamma:
Kumi: "Dear friends,
It's my 40th this year. Please come and join the celebration on Tuesday 9th Nov. It's very casual. Come whenever for some drink!"
DickStock X: Sat, Nov 13: date confirmed. YSWankers confirmed. The Bastards, Garoupa and Thinking Out Loud might be playing as well?
Thai Lantern Festival: Fri, Nov 26, 9:30pm onwards, HKKF ferry pier: 7-9pm: Special Thai dinner at Man Fung Seafood Rest. (see left, click to enlarge). See last year's Thai Lantern Festival photo gallery.
Carnival: Sat, Nov 27, 8 - 10:30pm, football field: Lammadonna will be opening this fun event for families. Expect lots of Karaoke and eating & drinking games (beer & soft drinks through a straw, ice cream & Wasabi-drenched sushi). Click for Main Street banner (Chinese only).
Funkraiser: Fri, Dec 3, 8pm, 1/5th on 9 Star Street, Wanchai, Doors open at 8pm, charge of $120 with 1 free spirit. Happy Hour prices until 12am. Sonya:
"The organisers of Lamma Fun Day 2005 would like to invite all you Funkadelics to come funk the night away with local afro-beat and funk band NUDE, bringing some dangerous new high-voltage sonic creations and unleashing a fresh set of originals and obscure covers in their first performance since their high-voltage performance at the Rock-It Festival. Special guests DJ Simon Pang and DJ Drayfus!
All proceeds received at the door will go towards the Child Welfare Scheme, helping to provide for and educate impoverished children of Nepal. The goal for this year is to be able to donate a combined total of $100,000 to CWS. With the success of Lamma Fun Day, we are almost there! Please help us reach our target! Look forward to seeing you there!"
For more info, call 6187 2280 or 9309-0701. Poster on the right, click to enlarge.
Roman Beach Party: Sat, Dec 4, from 10pm well into Sunday morning/afternoon, Power Station BEach
Lamma Life Force: "We going to Bacchanalia this time. Its DJ Simon's Birthday Party. Remember :- A party a day keeps the typhoons away." Click for poster.
Gavin Coates cartoons book launch: Tue, Dec 7, 7:30pm, 1/F, FCC, Central:
"One Country, Two Fingers": Click for details.
Deli Lamma's 11th Birthday: Fri, Dec 10: Happy Hour drink prices all day & night!
50th birthday party of Nick the Bookman: Sat, Dec 11, 9pm, Deli Lamma: in aid of LAWC charity, John, LAWC:
"Nick has kindly requested that instead of buying him a birthday drink, his friends should make an equivalent donation to LAWC. We shall have donation boxes on hand! Nick will be the DJ. All are welcome!"
Quiz Night: Thu, Dec 16, 8:30pm, Island Bar.
Harry will sign his books after the event, from 2pm
Carols under the Moonlight (Welsh Male Voice Choir):
Sun, Dec 19, 8-10:30pm, Life, 10 Shelley St, Soho, Central, Tel 2810 9777. Click for poster.
LAWC Shop Opening Ceremony: Sun, Dec 19, 2pm, Scorpio Biz Centre: John, LAWC:
"We are moving the Centre to G/F, 39 Sha Po Old Village, Yung Shue Wan. That is the former premises of Scorpio Business Centre in Back Street. We have lots of Christmas stuff selling at very low prices - please come any day to browse for your decorations and presents. All are welcome!"
Opening Reception for "...from separation to individuation... Paintings by Deirdre Butler": Dec 17-30, Mon – Sat, noon – 10pm. Fringe Club, The Economist Gallery, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central,
The Story of Islands and Boats - by Y-SPACE: Sat, Dec 25, 1-6pm, Yung Shue Wan Mini-Soccer Pitch: Two performances of "The Story of Island and Boat" at 1pm and 4:30pm; Site-specific dance: 2-4pm; Parades: 12:45pm & 2pm, 4pm.
"A group of culture ambassadors together with professional dancers and musicians will present a series of performance such as site-specific dance; traditional parade; dance performance of "The Story of Islands and Boats"; and creative dance combo." Tel: 2470 0511, click for email, website, bilingual flyer page 1 & 2, more info (Chinese only).
Monthly ferry ticket: Thu, Dec 30; Fri, Dec 31; Mon, Jan 3: Samson, Official Court Reminderer - Monthly Ferry Ticket:
"Get a $450 monthly ferry ticket for unlimited travels on all HKKF Lamma services (YSW, Aberdeen, Sok Kwu Wan) during the month. Counter opening hours:
30/12, 31/12 & 3/1: 8am - 1pm, 2pm - 6pm: Central pier, 5pm - 11pm: YSW pier,
1/1 & 2/1: 9am - 1pm, 2pm - 6pm: Central pier.
Nude @ Y2K: Fri, Dec 31, 9pm: Sam from NUDE:
"Nudists, join us this New Year for some firing live afro-beat and bouncing disco-funk. It's free. At 'Y2K', Yung Shue Wan, Lamma Island. Click for poster.
If you're not sure how to get there, simply use the map attached, and check the following link for ferry times. Sampans can be arranged to return to HK afterwards, or stay out for the beach party over on power station beach. Ferries start again at 6.40am. Unity in Nudity. Info: 6187 2280/9309 0701".
Beach Party: Fri, Dec 31 - Jan 1, 2005, Power Station Beach, from late till next day.
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