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Tao Dance Theater to stage latest work at Shanghai Theater Academy

Tao Dance Theater will stage its latest work “Eight” at Shanghai Theater Academy on October 23 and 24this weekend, exploring body aesthetics by logic and repeating body movement. The work is jointly ...

October 22, 2015, Thursday

Sketching 100 icons who built the nation

WHEN artist Wu Zhongyi landed in the United States in 1987 as the heir of one of old Shanghai’s capitalist families, he had no idea how to wash dishes. “I brought US$45 with me, and soon the money was ...

October 28, 2016, Friday

The ‘music valley’ that put China’s record industry on a golden path

IN one of the greenest part of Xujiahui stands an old red villa that was once the cradle of Chinese musical history. Nicknamed “Xiao Hong Lou” (small red house), the villa on Hengshan Road was the headquarters ...

October 28, 2016, Friday

‘Legend of White Snake’ creates legend of its own

“The Legend of the White Snake,” a tale of the white snake goddess falling in love with a human, has been a hit with audiences in China since a TV drama adaptation of the romance was aired in 1992. The ...

October 24, 2016, Monday

Shanghai inspiration for visiting writers

TEN writers from around the world are in Shanghai for two months to discuss all facets of the writing craft and to be inspired by new experiences. The 9th Shanghai Writing Program, hosted by the Shanghai ...

October 22, 2016, Saturday

Chinese duo to play works of Russian composers

TWO Chinese musicians will interpret the works of famous Russian composers Rachmaninoff, Schnittker and Shostakovich at Sennheiser Shanghai Concert Hall today. Well-known Chinese cellist Wang Jian and ...

October 22, 2016, Saturday

‘Awakening the eyes of our soul’

IF paintings reflect an artist’s inner life, then Wang Yuhong’s still-lifes showcase a deep inner tranquility. Her solo exhibition, “Endless Joy for Equality,” at the Duoyunxuan art center features about ...

October 21, 2016, Friday

Craftsmen still make traditional clay flutes by hand

THE xun, a bulbous clay flute with a history dating back 7,000 years, is one of the oldest musical instruments in the world. Commonly played in early Chinese royal courts, the instrument has been enjoying ...

October 17, 2016, Monday

Computers give ‘future’ to Tibetan calendar

TIBETAN Buddhism evokes images of prayer wheels, mandalas and prostration, but there is one little-known, indispensable item: calendar. Aside from some textbooks, the Tibetan Annual Almanac is the most ...

October 15, 2016, Saturday

A biennale with Suzhou characteristics

SUZHOU conjures up images of classic gardens and silk but much less with contemporary art. So when “Suzhou Documents” was announced in August, many related it to a historical art exhibition, rather than ...

October 15, 2016, Saturday


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