HK exhibit to show different side of Bruce Lee

2013-06-28 09:59:01

A large exhibit dedicated to kung fu master Bruce Lee will open at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum on July 20, the 40th anniversary of Lee's death.

Young writers step up

2013-06-25 03:45:47

Chinese writers under 30 are stepping into the limelight with the New Wave series released in June.

4th Intl Festival of Intangible Cultural Heritage closes in Chengdu

2013-06-25 09:42:24

Artists perform during the closing ceremony of the 4th International Festival of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan province.

Curtain rises on performance market

2013-06-25 06:56:34

Report reveals industry grew 60% last year

Concert inspired by crescent moon

2013-06-21 13:45:56

Qinghai's folk music Hua'er is not generally well known but most Chinese people are familiar with the music of Wang Luobin (1913-96), who was inspired by Hua'er.

Mo Yan's pricey calligraphy mocked

2013-06-21 11:05:15

The calligraphy of Mo Yan, a Chinese writer who won Nobel Literature Prize in 2012, was auctioned off at 300,000 yuan (US$48,942) on Sunday.

In the right direction

2013-06-21 09:49:08

Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center has embarked on a five-year project to upgrade its production. It plans to showcase highly acclaimed plays from other countries to its audiences.

Like spring rain for artistic souls

2013-06-21 09:38:12

The National Art Museum of China is celebrating its 50th birthday. The arced wall inside the museum is seen as one of the country's most important exhibition spaces.

Upcycling can look good

2013-06-19 07:44:35

From a distance, it looks like a crystal chandelier. Take a closer look and one will notice that the "bulbs" are actually toothpaste tube covers.

Precious photos offer glimpse into old Beijing

2013-06-19 10:28:00

Rarely-seen images of China from over 100 years ago are on display at the Capital Library of China from June 16 to 30.

Famed Buddhist temple going global

2013-06-19 10:17:57

The Shaolin Temple, known as the cradle of Chinese kung fu, is preparing to stage its first cultural festival in the US to expand its global clout.

A bounty of beautiful brocades

2013-06-17 01:41:26

To enliven the Shu Embroidery, which was included on the list of China's intangible cultural heritage in 2006, Sichuan has set up a base to train people how to embroider in Anjing.