City guide (June 25 - August 11)

2013-06-23 07:54:38

Main art events in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Macao are listed.

UK woman fulfills tai chi China dream

2013-06-24 11:41:51

An English woman Sarah Henderson-Sharon traveled to the birthplace of tai chi, Chenjiagou village in Wen county, Jiaozuo city, Henan province out of her love for tai chi.

Water Cube art project feeds on emotion

2013-06-24 10:50:05

A new art project that collects and blends individual emotions expressed in social media will be on display at the iconic Water Cube.

Heroes wanted

2013-06-23 07:54:38

I learned English from watching Sesame Street and The Flintstones. No joke. As a 6-year-old plucked out of Hong Kong and deposited into Toronto, I had plenty of time between school and dinner to park myself in front of the TV.

Exhibition leaps off the screen

2013-06-23 07:54:38

Shanghai Film Museum celebrated its grand opening on June 16, following the launch of the 16th Shanghai International Film Festival.

Spotlight on HK at Europe's top art fair

2013-06-21 14:33:14

Masterpiece London, a leading art fair in Europe, will host a dedicated Hong Kong Pavilion to showcase about 30 works from Chinese artists for the first time this year.

Art beat (June 21-29)

2013-06-21 14:26:56

Art events in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hebei province from June 21 to June 29. City guide (June 19-30) Art beat (June 16-28)

Ceramics for Chairman Mao auctioned for $1.5m

2013-06-21 14:01:58

A collection of ceramic bowls tailored-made for Chairman Mao was auctioned at a price of HK$11.68 million ($1.51 million) in Hong Kong on Thursday.

Concert inspired by crescent moon

2013-06-21 13:45:56

Qinghai's folk music Hua'er is not generally well known but most Chinese people are familiar with the music of Wang Luobin (1913-96), who was inspired by Hua'er.

Modern 'Swan Lake' ballet rehearsed in Australia

2013-06-21 11:17:20

Dancers from the Australian Ballet perform during a dress rehearsal of Graeme Murphy's modern interpretation of "Swan Lake" at the Arts Center in Melbourne, Australia, on June 20, 2013.

Mo Yan's pricey calligraphy mocked

2013-06-21 11:05:15

The calligraphy of Mo Yan, a Chinese writer who won Nobel Literature Prize in 2012, was auctioned off at 300,000 yuan (US$48,942) on Sunday.

Tibetan carpet exposition opens in Xining, NW China

2013-06-21 10:34:16

Opened Thursday, the Tibetan carpet exposition attracted some 110 exhibitors from 9 countries.