New Tosca offers frisson of excitement

2011-05-14 07:28:48

Sometimes, the second time's a charm.

What's On

2011-05-13 07:52:05

Veteran ink artist Mo Xiaosong with the Beijing Fine Art Academy is holding a solo exhibition.

Jump speaks louder than words

2011-05-13 07:52:05

Jump, the action comedy launched in South Korea in 2003 that toured the world with nearly 20,000 performances, will return to Beijing at Poly Theater.

A fresh look at Sun Yat-sen

2011-05-13 07:52:05

The opera Dr Sun Yat-sen will focus on the personal side of the political leader, says its composer Huang Ruo.

Devoted to words

2011-05-13 07:52:05

Hualing Nieh Engle, the wife of American poet/writer Paul Engle, has been at the heart of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa for years.

What they say

2011-05-13 07:52:05

The International Writing Program's meaning has far exceeded literature.

Date with the nation

2011-05-12 07:56:00

Li Yundi promises an all-Chinese piano program for 2011, saying he wants to take his music to cities across the nation.

Older images retain their power

2011-05-12 07:57:47

Eyes fixed on photographs on a gallery wall at Caochangdi, 72-year-old Chen Baosheng's mind was lured away to a small French city named Arles.

What's New

2011-05-12 07:56:00

Singer Jiang Dawei will hold his first concert in 30 years on the 90th anniversary of the Communist Party of China's founding.

Red-hot art

2011-05-12 07:56:00

A Uygur artist travels the great Taklimakan Desert for the purest sand to paint works that depict the landscape and everyday life of Northwest China.

Art of the ordinary

2011-05-11 08:22:09

What are the things that reflect everyday Chinese aesthetics, and how can they influence the world?

Historic suit gets a modern makeover

2011-05-11 08:22:09

Li Junqiang bought his black Zhongshan suit from a small tailor shop for about 700 yuan three months ago.