For fans & charity

2011-12-15 07:57:11

The singer-songwriter Shunza is promoting a philanthropic concert full of local and international names.

Leading a song and a dance about heritage

2011-12-13 10:11:06

Shaanxi province's Ansai county is a national base for the folk culture industry, which is experiencing both good and bad tidings.

How Mao shapes lives spent shaping Mao

2011-12-13 07:41:05

There's no TV, no refrigerator and no washing machine.

Tradition's paper-thin cutting edge

2011-12-13 07:41:05

Wang Xi'an and her daughter Hu Xiaoshan cut red squares of paper, while chatting with guests.

How collecting items can amass cash

2011-12-10 08:19:44

Collecting is a potential investment method that can bring small or huge fortunes to investors who understand the market.

Set in stone

2011-12-10 08:19:44

Inkstones have remained a national obsession since ancient times and their future popularity appears rock solid.

The world's a stage

2011-12-09 11:11:26

China is creating and producing more Western-style operas.

Nutcracker rehearsed in London

2011-12-09 09:47:35

Dancers performs during a rehearsal of Matthew Bourne's The Nutcracker at the Sadlers Wells Theatre in London December 8, 2011.

No pause at menopause

2011-12-09 10:44:38

A new collection of short stories from Xu Xi focuses on themes close to the author's heart - namely mature women, sex and Hong Kong.

China gives its judgment on foreign literature

2011-12-09 11:11:00

British writer Richard Francis, French writer Jean-Christophe Rufin and Russian writer Olga Slavnikova were in Beijing recently to receive the 21st Century Best Foreign Novel of the Year Award.

Museum gets a truly historical donation

2011-12-07 13:10:37

Retired Central Academy of Fine Arts professor Zhou Lingzhao has donated 77 of his works to the National Art Museum of China in Beijing.

The odyssey continues

2011-12-06 10:54:33

The exhibition by a trio of artists who are best friends represents the evolution of Chinese art.