The stage is set

2011-04-19 08:47:47

The Edinburgh International Festival will have a Chinese flavor this year, as three of the country's leading companies will make their debuts.

Keane fans love it live

2011-04-19 08:47:47

Keane is a band to watch - as was evident at its debut show in Beijing on Saturday night.

What's new

2011-04-19 08:47:47

Canadian rocker Avril Lavigne will perform at the 2011 China Music Valley International Music Festival Beijing, held on April 30 and May 1.

Pictures and pixels make statistics sexy

2011-04-17 07:48:44

In a world of boundless data, information designers are our new navigators.

A place where humans and nature get along

2011-04-18 08:01:20

This artist chose a curious animal figure to display a life of harmony.

Not over until the fat lady sings

2011-04-19 09:00:44

Traditional opera is enjoying a revival in the capital thanks to some modern touches.

From flowers and birds to monkeys

2011-04-18 08:01:20

Xu Peichen is a contemporary master of Chinese calligraphy and painting, but excels at landscapes, figures, flowers and birds, and is especially known for his monkeys in a Chinese style.

National art also belongs to the world

2011-04-18 08:01:20

Deserving a place on the stage at United Nations' Chinese Culture Day.

Norwegian could

2011-04-15 11:18:23

First Westerner to study Chinese opera in the nation's most prestigious music school.

Chinese who took a gamble

2011-04-15 11:24:45

Experience in the early days of the US encompasses gold, greed and exclusion.

Playing loud 'n' proud

2011-04-14 07:59:19

Some of Beijing's best-loved indie bands are making noise overseas.

Nation's tea culture brews up lovely surprise

2011-04-12 08:01:59

Even before I came to China, I was excited to come to a country that also had a rich and long-established tea culture.