Olympic voice

2012-09-12 09:52:36

Twenty-three children recorded the song, Best Wishes From Beijing, recently in the capital to welcome the return of Chinese Olympic athletes.

Heritage preservation

2012-09-12 10:01:13

For the first time, China and ASEAN countries shared their experiences in safeguarding intangible cultural heritage at a recent governmental-level seminar in Beijing.

Making creative count

2012-09-11 14:37:27

Some of the city's most active designers discuss making a living as a creative professional in a city dominated by the lure of casino money post-handover.

Mitchell's works

2012-09-11 10:18:50

Three of Mitchell's works, Ghostwritten, Cloud Atlas and Black Swan Green.

Versatile voice

2012-09-11 13:13:58

Tan Jing is perhaps the first person to sing while giving a speech at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

A globetrotting sculptor's works find a home

2012-09-09 08:09:04

As a child the sculptor Saint Clair Cemin lived for two years on his mother's 2,025-hectare property in rural Brazil, where his father, an engineer, tried and failed to grow wheat.

Cross-cultural 'baby'

2012-09-04 10:00:58

A veteran British publisher and a Chinese writer share with Mei Jia their views on the type of Chinese books that appeal to Western readers.

CSIAF targets young audiences

2012-09-07 09:17:32

The 14th China Shanghai International Arts Festival has made great efforts to bring arts to a wider and younger audience.

Herbal tea at The Last Supper

2012-09-07 09:06:43

A depressing play about the problems of life in Hong Kong may be a bitter concoction, but it does make you think and feel better as a person.

Carmen dances flamenco

2012-09-07 10:40:26

The classic opera Carmen, created in 1874, was Georges Bizet's last opera, and it turned out one of the most popular operas in the world.

Soul search

2012-09-03 10:28:21

Wing Young Huie says he has been surprised that he and his camera are so often pulled to urban areas that have been stigmatized.

Between the lines

2012-09-03 09:01:36

Literature teacher Pauline Chen has revised the classic tale A Dream of Red Mansions to make it more accessible to a new generation of Americans.