New Zealand films will be screened in Beijing

2013-02-25 13:53:57

Eight feature films and two shorts, selected from some of New Zealand's most acclaimed directors, cinematographers and producers, will be screened in Beijing.

Stitches of reality

2013-02-25 13:43:24

Embroidery is such an important legacy for Suzhou that the city built a museum for the handicraft.

Young designers seek boost abroad

2013-02-25 11:45:35

Chinese students are flocking to US schools to find their own styles. Applications from China to Pratt Institute's fashion program in New York have more than tripled in the past three years.

Her mighty needle sets her apart, with style

2013-02-25 10:48:42

Yang Xiaoting, 34, is recognized as a rising star of Han embroidery in Wuhan.

Tapestries of history

2013-02-25 10:48:36

The art of embroidery was an important part of a woman's education in China, at least until a few generations ago.

Stitches from time

2013-02-25 10:48:22

Embroidery is part of the Chinese cultural fabric, and there are many schools with unique stitches, designs and characteristics from various regions.

Art beat in Beijing

2013-02-22 17:37:43

The Cultural Palace of Nationalities will celebrate its reopening with two cross-talk shows.Northern Kunqu Opera Theater will present the evergreen Kunqu performance.

Terracotta Warriors exhibit opens in US

2013-02-22 16:33:56

Ten life-sized Terracotta Warriors from China will be a central part of an exhibition in San Francisco that opens on Friday. Disappeared, not forgotten

Art beat in Guangzhou

2013-02-22 16:23:39

Russian violinist Kirill Troussov will work with Switzerland's Julius Baer Verbier Festival Chamber.Tina Lau is going to Guangzhou to give a public lecture on fashion and life on Feb 23.

Art beat in Shanghai

2013-02-22 16:22:28

Shanghai Opera House presents a concert production of Verdi's opera Rigoletto.British poet Simon Armitage will share his poems including Hitcher, Kids and Zoom!

Heritage being nursed back to health

2013-02-22 14:48:03

Much-needed repairs are under way to preserve exquisite 600-year-old murals at Drepung Monastery in the Tibet autonomous region. Beast stone

Editor's picks

2013-02-22 13:37:53

A new performance from South Korea starts its China tour.Three hundred artworks are on display to celebrate the Guangdong museum's 15th anniversary.