Yang Liping's final dance 'The Peacock'

2013-07-05 15:59:00

Chinese famous choreographer Yang Liping performs in her final dance drama "The Peacock" in Nanjing, capital of East China's Jiangsu province, July 4, 2013.

Looted treasures on show

2013-07-05 09:16:03

The new Jiading Museum marked its grand opening with a debut exhibition of four bronze sculptures of animal heads from Yuanmingyuan Garden.

Original is best for Wagner's bicentenary

2013-07-05 07:22:51

Don't worry if you can't make it to Bavaria for Wagner's bicentenary - if you stay in Beijing, you could catch China's first rendition of Die Walkure.

New music from old friends

2013-07-05 07:22:51

Swiss conductor Charles Dutoit will stage his collaboration with the UK's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in Beijing on Friday and in Guangzhou on Sunday, joined by his longtime collaborator, Chinese pianist Wang Yuja.

Beautiful scars streak toward the ethereal

2013-07-04 10:39:51

He Duoling is hailed as an icon of "scar painting", or "painting the wounded" - an art phenomenon that appeared in the later period of the "cultural revolution" (1966-76).

Social life, lonely art

2013-07-04 10:34:58

He Duoling's outgoing and fun-loving personality exists in sharp contrast to his estranged and sad paintings.

US martial artists arrive at Shaolin Temple

2013-07-04 10:17:25

Some 250 martial arts enthusiasts from the US arrived at the renowned Shaolin Temple on Monday and demonstrated their skills to the temple's masters on Wednesday.

A Chinese girl's cello dream

2013-07-03 11:04:26

When this Chinese girl first touched a cello 20 years ago, she hadn't realized that the stringed instrument would lead her halfway around the globe.

Int'l Folklore Dance Competition in Toronto

2013-07-03 10:41:48

Dancers perform on stage during the International Folklore Dance Competition of the 2013 CHIN International Picnic event in Toronto, Canada, July 1, 2013.

What they say

2013-07-03 08:49:32

She mixes her career with her life, and she has an obsession and purity about art that reminds me of Vincent van Gogh.

Mao on heroes and being a tree

2013-07-03 08:49:32


Her best

2013-07-03 08:49:32

(as an actress)