The sounds of Romance are in the air

2011-11-01 07:37:12

Shenyang explains there was method, rather than mere madness, to his repertoire selection at the recently concluded Beijing Music Festival.

Together, to the sound of music

2011-10-28 11:43:44

During the past 40 years, China and Austria have used culture to communicate on many occasions.

Ringing true

2011-10-28 09:27:19

Bell and drum towers have been keeping time for centuries.

Marking a century of revival

2011-10-28 08:06:02

Chinese artists have been commemorating the 1911 Revolution with at least 10 theme-oriented art exhibitions in Beijing and other major Chinese cities in October.

Shanghai puts on The Overcoat

2011-10-28 08:06:02

The Gogol play returns for the China Shanghai International Arts Festival.

Male parts female roles

2011-10-26 07:56:31

Cross-dressing has been an integral part of Peking Opera from the beginning and remains so today.

The splendor of gender

2011-10-26 07:56:31

Actress Wang Peiyu has an honorable Peking Opera title - contemporary China's first nu lao sheng - but she is clearly uncomfortable with it.

Face off

2011-10-26 07:56:31

Chinese opera performers either use masks or paint their faces. The frequent on-stage changing of masks, without the audience noticing, is a special technique, known as "changing faces".

Let me entertain you

2011-10-26 07:56:31

While most TV programs focus on the traditional aspects of Peking Opera, a variety show on CCTV-11 emphasizes entertainment.

Behind the mask

2011-10-26 07:56:31

Steve Jobs biography debuts in China

2011-10-25 13:04:32

The Chinese version of the authorized new biography of Steve Jobs was released in bookstores across China Oct 24, 2011.

When the tough get going

2011-10-25 08:01:22

Former vice-minister of commerce Wei Jianguo sums up his seminal contributions to expanding Sino-African trade in his just released memoir.