Turning pop culture into a religion

2011-05-29 08:00:25

David Bowie developed a new guise for each album, Madonna for each song release; Lady Gaga seems to have one for every news cycle.

City Guide

2011-05-29 08:03:13

Belgian choir Collegium Vocale Ghent is coming to Beijing for the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Belgium.

Home is where the heart is

2011-05-29 08:03:13

On a cozy, rainy night, Mu Lan, a die-hard fan of Taiwan pop diva Teresa Teng, is sitting alone in a mini-theater inside the Teresa Teng Cultural Relic Museum in Beijing.

When East meets West in the home

2011-05-29 08:02:51

East is East and West is West, but the two cultures can find middle ground.

Global ensembles are playing musical chairs

2011-05-29 08:01:42

Every year international orchestras with exotic or impressive-sounding names crisscross the United States. But they are not always what they seem.

A handcrafted, feminine sideof the urban art of graffiti

2011-05-29 08:01:42

The bronze statue of Rocky near the Philadelphia Museum of Art irked Jessie Hemmons.

The Fine Print

2011-05-29 08:03:13

Trying to find the right gift for a man can be a total nightmare.

What's on

2011-05-27 08:01:13

The band Ajinai from the Inner Mongolia autonomous region will release its new album at a Beijing concert.

Tongue twister

2011-05-27 08:01:13

The upcoming performances of the opera Die Fledermaus blends German singing with Chinese dialogue.

Shop tillyou rock at the mall

2011-05-27 08:01:13

Drinking onstage, eating apples or walking around in sandals - that's how folk musicians will perform in the open square of Jinqiao Shopping Mall in Pudong.


2011-05-27 08:01:13

It's hardly news that the near meltdown of the US financial system enriched a few at the expense of the rest of us.

Author's kidding around comes full circle

2011-05-27 08:01:13

Primary school student Mi Xiaoquan is ashamed of his name - literally, "small circle" - which was given to him by his architect father.