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11:04, June 25, 2012

UK National Theatre's Frankenstein @ BC Moma

Is it a play? Is it a movie? Is it Frankenstein? The UK National Theatre production Frankenstein is making its way to Bejing's Broadway Cinemathique (BC) Moma this Friday and Saturday. It is indeed a play, a critically acclaimed performance that has been filmed and brought to screen. It is the first time the live edition, directed by Danny Boyle (of Slumdog Millionaire fame), is being screened in China.

The performance proved to be one of the most successful productions for the National Theatre in 2011. The highlight comes as Benedict Cumberbatch and Johnny Lee Miller take turns to play Frankenstein. The film hits Beijing thanks to collaboration between the KT Wong Foundation and the British National Theatre.

When: 7:30 pm, Friday and Saturday (June 29 and 30)

Where: BC Moma, F3, building T4, 1 Xiangheyuan Road, Dongcheng district

Tickets: Free

Jin Shan's Thug Life @Platform

A new exhibition from artist Jin Shan features many of the artist's new videos, sounds and photographic works. He is constantly seeking new forms of expressions to use in his art, through daily writing and photography projects. Born in 1976 in Zhejiang Province, Jin has showcased his works at a varied collection of exhibitions. He holds a particular interest in historical themes.

When: Until August 12

Where: Platform, 319-1, East End Art Zone A, Caochangdi

Tickets: Free

Contact: 6432-0091

Write in Water @ Gallery Yang

In the first exhibition since Gallery Yang moved to the 798 Art Zone from Sanlitun, young artist Kong Lingnan has used oil paints to create vivid images of lightning and wilderness.

Using wild, mountainous places as the setting, the characters in her paintings are living their lives, be they happy or sad. Tiny living creatures, unknown plants and starry nights provide fodder for the imagination.

When: Until July 9

Where: Gallery Yang, 798 Art Zone

Tickets: Free

Contact: 5978-9491

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