Past perfect

2012-05-04 11:11:44

A series of films focusing on both Beijing and London, made from 1896 to 1939, reveal what's gone and what's come.

Art brings Chinese and Americans closer

2012-05-04 10:03:53

An ongoing exhibition, The Dramatic Journey for 110 Years - 2012 Cadillac Design and Art Show, have big names of modern art in the lineup.

A real story forgotten, a reel story remembered

2012-05-04 09:56:46

Wang Xiaoshuai recalls how his father taught him to paint in Guiyang.

Spring sacrificing ceremony for Confucius held in Tianjin

2012-05-03 14:40:24

Middle school students acting as ancient honor guards attend the spring sacrificing ceremony for Confucius in Tianjin, north China, April 29, 2012.

Contemporary arts and crafts exhibition opens

2012-05-03 10:26:03

The first Chinese Contemporary Arts and Crafts Biennale has opened at the National Museum of China.

Yueju Opera gets a new lease of life

2012-04-27 10:20:57

Yueju Opera, with its melodious arias, has never stopped touching the hearts of audiences. Mu Qian finds out more about this captivating traditional performance art.

The world's a stage when the Bard meets Chinese opera

2012-04-27 09:53:10

"O for a muse of fire..." Shakespeare wrote for the chorus in Henry V, inviting audiences to travel with him on a voyage of the imagination.

Reel Beijing

2012-04-25 08:06:27

The second installment of the capital's film festival shows vitality - and, sometimes, immaturity.

Can Hollywood help China's films shine?

2012-04-25 08:06:27

If films are vehicles for China's soft power, can they be produced on a conveyor belt like the real thing, with the help of some expertise from Hollywood?

Ethnic minority costume show in Guangnan

2012-04-24 16:15:54

People of ethnic groups in Wenshan presented their clothes during a costume cultural festival.

Yue Opera play 'Story of the Stone' on show in Beijing

2012-04-24 16:30:18

Actresses perform on stage the Yue Opera play"the Story of the Stone"at the Temple Theater in Beijing,capital of China,April 20,2012.

Japan's pain challenges filmmakers

2012-04-22 07:35:50

A sense of guilt and duty in recording survivors' stories.