Where to go for one-stop solutions

2012-02-16 13:08:03

How many people does it take to create a website, design a T-shirt, plan a VIP lounge, make product packaging and put together a video installation? James Chang shows sometimes you need only one.


2012-02-16 13:07:21

The country has a long way to go to cultivate creators who can work across fields.

Guitarist Yang Xuefei reinterprets Bach

2012-02-16 10:56:15

Bach never composed for guitar, but that has not stopped guitarists from drafting Bach into their repertory.

Commercializing culture

2012-02-16 10:55:39

A massive exhibition with performances in Beijing examines intangible heritage protection through profit generation.

True Love and Peace honors China-Japan ties

2012-02-14 13:21:21

A joint exhibition entitled True Love and Peace runs from Feb 12-19 at Yanhuang Art Museum in Beijing to mark the 40th anniversary of the normalization of Sino-Japanese Diplomatic Relations.

On a more positive note for tradition

2012-02-13 11:21:12

Duxianqin player Su Chunfa still fondly recalls his first performance in a music hall in 1996 and the rousing applause at the end.

Living in the past

2012-02-13 10:54:35

An ongoing project moving Yao ethnic group members from their traditional mountain homes to more urban settings leaves just the elderly behind.

Cheers to a drinking vessel that's brimming with culture

2012-02-09 10:10:28

The Tang Dynasty (618-907) is praised for its openness and cultural integration with neighboring countries. One proof of this is the Animal Head Agate Vessel.

Lucky for some, but financially painful for others

2012-02-09 10:05:37

The Spring Festival holiday is over and the post-holiday blues have taken hold. Many of us drag our feet to the office where busy work schedules await.

For love and money

2012-02-09 10:05:11

The tradition of giving relatives' children envelopes of cash during Spring Festival persists because of the affections it conveys.

Art that's truly explosive

2012-02-08 10:05:17

Chinese people have used fireworks to celebrate festive occasions for centuries, but artist Cai Guoqiang uses pyrotechnics as a medium to convey contemporary art concepts.

Defusing the boom

2012-02-08 10:04:49

Decreasing fireworks sales nationwide suggest Spring Festival's pyrotechnic traditions are falling out of favor.