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Art and Culture


Ongoing star-making talent shows

Star China, producer of “The Voice of China” and “Sing My Song,” now presents “Road to Star,” a reality competition series that selects “the country’s most charming young male idols....

November 29, 2014, Saturday


Park Hotel represents Hudec’s crowning achievement

In a 1933 cartoon by famous artist Zhang Guangyu, two country bumpkins were speaking against the backdrop of the Park Hotel, then still under construction....

November 28, 2014, Friday


Artists and calligraphers leave no inkstone unturned

A cake of ink is ground against the surface of the inkstone and water is applied gradually....

November 24, 2014, Monday


Shanlian’s eternal brush with fame

Hidden on Lianhua Street, where numerous shops sell Chinese writing brushes, Wu Xinnu’s store might be easily missed, but the 43-year-old woman seems quite satisfied with her current life....

November 24, 2014, Monday


Secretive craft of inksticks has fed artists, calligraphers for centuries

A middle-aged man in white undershirt stands in a room among 200 oil lamps....

November 24, 2014, Monday


Tales of ink

 Drafting in the bellyWang Bo (AD 649-676), courtesy name Zi’an, was a Chinese poet in the Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907) who is considered one of the “Four Literary Eminences of Early Tang....

November 24, 2014, Monday


Even the paper can be considered a form of art

Pure and clean in texture, tender yet tough with great resistance to creasing, corrosion, moths and mold, Xuan paper has been used for hundreds of years by calligraphers and painters....

November 24, 2014, Monday


Ancient stationery is scholar’s sublime refuge

Jason Wu’s small living room is in great disorder. Too many books to keep in his bookshelves, they are jumbled up on the table, sofa and even on the wood floor....

November 24, 2014, Monday


Webber’s ‘Sound of Music’ set for city debut

The Broadway version of the famous Von Trapps story will make its debut in Shanghai next year....

November 21, 2014, Friday


Rare staging of baroque operas on the way

Two operas featuring beautiful queens will be staged next month as part of the first Baroque Music Festival at Shanghai Symphony Hall....

November 21, 2014, Friday




 

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