Making it real

2013-03-15 09:39:03

Vivid portraits and interiors give new life to two oil-painting traditions in a new Beijing art show.

Matzka touches the hearts of listeners with aboriginal music

2013-03-15 09:32:16

With his shoulder-length dreadlocks and sunglasses, Matzka looks like a rock star.

Artists in tune with global audiences

2013-03-14 09:28:27

The China National Symphony Orchestra, had just returned from the United States, where it had undertaken its longest tour - 53 days, with 30 dates across 16 states - since it was established in 1956.

Classical China

2013-03-13 16:57:41

The National Center for the Performing Arts is presenting Beautiful China, a symphony concert of soundtracks from classic Chinese documentaries, on Wednesday at 7:30 pm.

Accidental artists

2013-03-12 09:45:17

Visit Beijing's 798 Art Zone to appreciate paintings by a group of mothers, who attend art classes with their children.

A fascination with wood

2013-03-11 11:34:38

Old wood is valued in China for its aged patina, its markings and a beauty that lives on long after the tree was felled.

City guide

2013-03-11 10:46:14

Art events in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong are listed.

Dance between the lines

2013-03-08 10:57:44

To fully appreciate Nine Songs, audiences need to know more than the Chinese language and culture. Different strokes for different folks

Putting women on the map

2013-03-08 10:47:10

The Austrian embassy in Beijing is presenting Women Can Change the World - the solo exhibition of Chinese artist Feng Ling, in celebration of International Women's Day on March 8.

Art beat ... finger on the pulse

2013-03-08 10:29:37

Art events in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou are listed.

Dance between the lines

2013-03-08 07:33:36

Lin Hwai-min's Nine Songs is more than a recreation of ancient rituals or an amalgam of pagan extravaganzas. It is a perfect fusion of the past and the present.

Treating death lightly

2013-03-08 07:33:36

There are many morbid plays but very few focus on funerals. The Suitcase Packers, a 30-year-old work by Hanoch Levin, is one of them.