Accidental artists

2013-03-12 09:45:17

Visit Beijing's 798 Art Zone to appreciate paintings by a group of mothers, who attend art classes with their children.

A fascination with wood

2013-03-11 11:34:38

Old wood is valued in China for its aged patina, its markings and a beauty that lives on long after the tree was felled.

Dance between the lines

2013-03-08 07:33:36

Lin Hwai-min's Nine Songs is more than a recreation of ancient rituals or an amalgam of pagan extravaganzas. It is a perfect fusion of the past and the present.

Treating death lightly

2013-03-08 07:33:36

There are many morbid plays but very few focus on funerals. The Suitcase Packers, a 30-year-old work by Hanoch Levin, is one of them.

Putting women on the map

2013-03-08 07:33:36

The Austrian embassy in Beijing is presenting Women Can Change the World - the solo exhibition of Chinese artist Feng Ling, in celebration of International Women's Day on March 8.

Play with a message: Hell is other people

2013-03-08 07:33:36

The new Chinese production of Jean-Paul Sartre's play No Exit is a ghost story rather than a complicated philosophical explication.

Chinese and overseas arts serve and return

2013-03-05 10:44:14

More international audiences have seen the works of Chinese performing artists, thanks to the efforts of Ping Pong Productions.

Ending on an encore

2013-03-05 10:20:41

Chinese performers receive overwhelming applause on the second last stop of an annual Lunar New Year global tour.

Art: Luck of the draw

2013-03-04 13:51:08

Seven young artists are taking their chance at art. Their rich expressions are now on display in Shanghai but whether they will strike it big, is a gamble.

Wonder women sound out

2013-03-04 13:25:12

More than 100 female diplomatic envoys to China, foreign envoys' wives and international organizations' women delegates stationed in China gathered to celebrate the upcoming International Women's Day.

It's time to paint the town green

2013-03-04 10:59:47

If you want to get that St. Patrick's Day feeling a little early, make plans to be in Shanghai on March 9.