Polish presence

2011-09-04 08:00:25

As part of the annual 798 Art Festival, elite boutique hotel Grace Beijing will be hosting an exhibition by Polish photo-artist Ryszard Horowitz

Woolly rhino's evolutionary cradle

2011-09-03 07:48:22

New research suggests the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau's frosty highlands may have been an evolutionary cradle for the woolly rhinoceros and other giant shaggy mammals.

Growing craze for luxury:Italian jewelry show

2011-09-03 07:48:22

Andy Warhol was quoted as saying in the 1960s that walking into a Bulgari shop was like visiting a contemporary art show.

More than just a game

2011-09-02 09:03:08

Four old ladies are playing mahjong in a courtyard when suddenly the water pipes burst and the place is flooded.

Blair bares all

2011-09-01 07:53:51

A Journey (2010), has been translated into Chinese and Blair was in Beijing for the official launch.

A missionary zeal for art 

2011-08-31 07:51:34

Giuseppe Castiglione, an Italian artist appointed to the Qing court in the 17th century, blended European painting techniques with Chinese skills, creating Deer Hunting Patrol.

What's new

2011-08-30 07:51:58

Hong Kong director Pang Ho-cheung has finished Love in the Buff, his first film set in the Chinese mainland.

More of the 'good old and promising new' at jazz festival

2011-08-30 07:51:58

It was a memorable, if windy and rainy, closing night at the 2010 Beijing Nine Gates Jazz Festival in Beijing's Sanlitun Village.

Mahler's resurrection

2011-08-30 07:51:58

The Beijing Music Festival in October is dedicated to the centennial of the death of Gustav Mahler and naturally celebrates his music.

Earthy melodies

2011-08-30 07:51:58

A Henan-based band of musicians from farmer families comes under the spotlight, after spending years in anonymity.

Uygur sounds, Beijing flavor

2011-08-29 07:50:25

At late-summer music festival,Uygur rocker Askar Mamat and his band stepped in to offer a fusion of modern rock and traditional Uygur sounds.

Power to the Lady!

2011-08-28 08:01:41

As of this week, having dethroned the great Oprah Winfrey, she is officially the most powerful entertainer in America.