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Event: HKU HeForShe & Peel Street Poets join hands to support Flow bookstore

The University of Hong Kong’s HeForShe gender initiative and the Peel Street Poets group will join hands next Wednesday in an open mic night to support the beleaguered Flow bookstore.

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Photo: Flow, via Facebook.

At Lan Kwai Fong’s Orange Peel, there will be singing, dancing and poetry performances focusing on gender issues, advocating acceptance and celebrating empowered women.

The night will also feature book auctions and other fun activities.

peel street poetry

Peel Street Poets.

All proceeds from the night will go to Central’s Flow second-hand bookstore.

See also: Flow bookstore saved from ‘death sentence’ as landlord grants 7-day extension on overdue rent


Event: ‘Drag Domination’ extravaganza returns to Orange Peel for Halloween

Hong Kong’s largest gathering of drag queens is back again for round 2 at Orange Peel.

Drag Domination 2: HalloQueen will feature “all-night performances, a Halloween Costume competition and our special guest band Coco and the Beasts, the Queen of the Damned is ready to tear up the stage!”

DRAG Domination 2: HalloQueen

Drag Domination 2: HalloQueen.

Early bird tickets are available until 11:30pm on Thursday at a price of HK$180. Regular tickets are available at HK$200 after Thursday.

The event will take place at Orange Peel, 2/F Ho Lee Commercial Building, 38-44 D’Aguilar St, Lan Kwan Fong, Central.


Event: Jam with African beats featuring fusion percussion band Afritude

The fusion percussion band Afritude is holding a show on Saturday, September 10, featuring the beats and rhythms of Africa.

Afritude band

Photo: Afritude.

Afritude, based in Hong Kong, was formed in 2012 and consists of members who hail from all over the African continent.

Afritude band

Photo: Afritude

The event will take place at Orange Peel, 2/F Ho Lee Commercial Building, 38-44 D’Aguilar St, Lan Kwan Fong, Central. Doors open at 7pm and the first show starts at 9pm.

afritude band

The band Afritude. Photo: Afritude.

Tickets include one drink. You can purchase your tickets online, or at the door.


Event: ‘Drag Domination’ – Hong Kong’s largest ever gathering of the city’s drag queens

Queen Collection and Orange Peel are organising the largest ever gathering of the city’s drag queens next Friday, September 9.

The event will feature all night performances, lip-sync battles and “the hotly anticipated debut of a new Queen.” It is open to all and the first line-up will be announced soon.

drag domination

drag domination

The event will take place at Orange Peel, 2/F Ho Lee Commercial Building, 38-44 D’Aguilar St, Lan Kwan Fong, Central. Doors open at 9pm and the first show starts at 10:30pm.

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Event: The Vagina Monologues returns to HK on Feb 12th and 14th

The 7th annual charity performance of the Vagina Monologues is to take place next month in Hong Kong.

The play, originally written and performed by Eve Ensler, has been hailed by The New York Times as “funny” and “poignant” and the Daily News as “intelligent” and “courageous”. It has been performed all over the world, from London to Seattle.

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The Vagina Monologues Photo: VDAY

VDAY is hosting the performance in Hong Kong. VDAY is a global activist movement formed to end violence against women and girls, raising funds through benefit productions of playwright and founder Eve Ensler’s award winning play. It has raised over US$120 million and has opened shelters and provided education on the prevention of violence against women all over the world.