Portraits of a revival

2012-06-15 09:05:50

As the Beijing People's Art Theater turns 60, it's struggling to overcome the challenges of modernization - and with some success.

Folk events mark Dragon Boat Festival

2012-06-13 13:31:41

Jiaxing in Zhejiang province and Zigui in Hubei province will hold grand folk cultural festivals to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival on June 23.

Traditional embroidery endangered

2012-06-13 08:51:00

The traditional embroidery of Zhuang ethnic style has become endangered owing to the development of modern society.

Minorities Art Festival kicks off in Beijing

2012-06-13 09:26:19

Artists perform at an opening ceremony for the fourth Minorities Art Festival of China at the Beijing National Stadium, June 12.

Chinese take on Romeo and Juliet

2012-06-13 13:26:49

Suzhou Ballet Theater offered its latest take on the fateful love story of Romeo and Juliet with a new production staged at the NCPA in early June.

From the frontlines

2012-06-12 09:50:35

A Hong Kong war correspondent's newest book focuses on ordinary people in conflict zones.

As writers migrate to the Internet, reviewers follow suit

2012-06-12 10:05:30

Earning 1 million yuan ($157,000) a year is a faraway dream for most Chinese book critics, but a new platform may make it possible.

Stone village well-preserved in S China

2012-06-11 15:42:51

Stone houses, stone walls, stone steps and stone bridges are still well-preserved here after a history of more than 350 years.

Unearthing warriors' colorful past

2012-06-11 09:18:01

Archeologists working on the latest dig at the site of the Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an say the project has already turned up vital historical finds.

Going psycho

2012-06-10 08:04:26

An irreverent musical trio punks up rockabilly for young Chinese tastes.

Wholesome brand

2012-06-10 08:03:46

Hong Kong based interdisciplinary design studio Marc & Chantal opens its doors for a peek inside its creative process.

Salsa adds spice to Suzhou dance scene

2012-06-10 09:06:03

When Anja Dillinger moved from Germany to Suzhou last year, she gave up training six days a week as a professional Latin American dancer.