The King of shoes

2013-02-22 07:17:05

You don't have to go too far anywhere in China these days to find a shop that sells modern children's clothes, but many young mothers fondly recall and hanker after an item their grandmothers once made for them - tiger-head shoes.

Chinese performers add color to Spring Festival in New Zealand

2013-02-22 10:21:16

Artists including Dong Wenhua, Yan Weiwen and Cai Guoqing, as well as Peking Opera masters Yu Kuizhi and Li Shengsu, are in Auckland, New Zealand for a two-night performance.

Art recommendations of 2013

2013-02-22 09:53:14

Looking ahead in 2013, art fans will be served up a variety of flavorsome dishes, including heavyweight opera from Verdi and Wagner, pop from Adele and tasty treats in theater and film.

Lantern Festival losing its luster

2013-02-21 13:48:02

Lantern Festival, a tradition dating back to the Eastern Han Dynasty, marks the end of the two-week Lunar New Year celebration. Praise the Red Lantern

Competition for spots in arts programs

2013-02-20 13:34:22

The Central Academy of Drama held its preliminary test for its arts programs, in majors such as TV presentation and performance, and will recruit 669 students nationwide, Feb 18, 2013.

Home away from home for art applicants

2013-02-20 12:57:02

For almost 20 years, Ma Junzhen, 60, has run her 9-square-meter cabin near Central Academy of Drama as an inn for young people applying to the college.

Village of ringmasters

2013-02-20 10:37:05

It is an unusual hamlet, where almost every house has a couple of tigers and lions in the backyard.

Beast stone

2013-02-18 11:04:06

An ancient stone rhino, recently excavated, has drawn scores of people to visit Jinsha Site Museum in Chengdu. Bones that piece together our past

3D printing reshapes manufacturing

2013-02-18 10:48:45

Three-dimensioned printing technology now exists and will be widely applied in many industries soon.

Child's play

2013-02-18 10:07:50

Beauville Arts Musical Theater Summer Camp brings its rendition of youthful drama to Hong Kong for the first time this summer.

Mona Lisa gets new look

2013-02-16 10:03:51

Tests on a painting billed as the original version of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa have produced fresh proof that it is his work. National Museum of China leads the way

Performance listing

2013-02-08 14:41:00

The Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra will tour China from Feb 28 to March 4.Guangdong Chinese Orchestra presents folk music in the Lingnan style at a concert in Guangzhou on Feb 22.