Trans-Pacific harmonies

2012-11-09 09:17:52

Acclaimed maestro Michael Tilson Thomas will lead the San Francisco Symphony on a six-city, 10-concert tour of Asia in November, accompanied by Chinese pianist Yuja Wang as soloist.

Hollywood magic put to work in China

2012-11-09 09:51:49

The first project China's Galloping Horse will work on with Digital Domain will be Ender's Game, a film based on the popular American science fiction.

Why vampires? Book looks at science behind monsters

2012-11-09 10:05:13

"When our kids ask for monster stories around the campfire, they are behaving in a way that is not dissimilar to lion cubs," Kaplan said in an email.


2012-11-08 10:02:12

Since 1911, a barber shop in Hubei province has preserved the hair-cutter's art in China.

Dark lord and shouting tot pick up Roald Dahl prize

2012-11-08 09:33:48

"GET OUT OF MY ROOM!" are the first words yelled by Bella, the central character in "My Big Shouting Day", winner of the 2012 Roald Dahl Funny prize in the category aged six and under.

Culture Week opens in Warsaw

2012-11-07 10:14:49

Tibetan Culture Week in Warsaw, Poland, is offering Polish people a glimpse into the Tibet autonomous region's rich culture and art.

Cultural carrier

2012-11-07 09:50:51

It is the only community-level cultural history museum in Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu province.

Dancing in twilight

2012-11-06 09:45:12

Elders in Naxi villages struggle to keep their music and culture alive, but a recent event helped this mission.

Ni hao ma?

2012-11-05 10:18:16

Increasing numbers of young Europeans are learning Chinese. However, there are a lot of difficulties to overcome in some European countries.

Ice crackers

2012-11-05 09:43:06

The Nutcracker on Ice combines the timeless tale of a little girl and her magical Nutcracker prince with the grace and athleticism of ice dance.

A high-tech unveiling of a Picasso phantom

2012-11-04 11:02:49

To get a clearer picture of the figure beneath the "Woman Ironing," Guggenheim conservators recently called in John K. Delaney, senior imaging scientist at the National Gallery of Art in Washington.

Traditional boundaries in the art world blur

2012-11-04 10:15:47

Tucked on the south side of Sotheby's second floor in New York is an all-white space that might as well be a gallery in an avant-garde neighborhood.