What che saw

2012-09-17 13:22:50

Camilo Guevara brings a lifelong collection of Guevara's photographs to Beijing and he is holding a very odd press conference.

Recycling glory

2012-09-17 14:40:36

From 'fit for kings' to 'unfit for living' to 'heritage showcase', Beijing's courtyard homes are spinning a new loop on the roller coaster of history.

City of languages, a Babel of books

2012-09-17 11:13:13

In the Babel that is New York City, literary tastes among immigrant cultures turn out to be as different as their cuisines.

A look at loss in rush to prosperity

2012-09-17 10:42:40

South Korean novelist,Shin Kyung-sook, evoked social upheaval in her most famous novel to date, "Please Look After Mom," which earned her the 2011 Man Asian Literary Prize.

Passion for porcelain spanned the globe

2012-09-16 08:02:00

Wahen the National Museum of China and the British Museum decided to collaborate on an exhibition here that would celebrate two important 2012 events.

A terrific trio hits a harmonious high note

2012-09-15 07:49:20

Three schoolmates from different countries met at the Yehudi Menuhin School in England in 1997 - with little inkling they would became the Sitkovetsky Trio in 2006.

Passing the torch can be profitable

2012-09-14 09:34:16

An increasing number of China's intangible cultural heritages are doing well by metamorphosing into fashionable items.

In the detail

2012-09-14 07:45:44

Bai Jingyi, 69, has been creating filigree and inlay objects of art for 51 years. But the thought of retiring from the Chinese art form has not crossed her mind.

How to get your drink on

2012-09-14 07:45:44

One of the first things that any new arrival to China learns is that food is a priority. Neighbors are more likely to greet each other with "chi le ma?"

Laughter is the key to world peace

2012-09-14 10:07:35

Paul Ogata was always the funny kid in class, but it wasn't until Ogata was into his 20s that he realized his calling.

Encore to live

2012-09-14 09:18:40

A modern literary classic gets a stage makeover, touching the heartstrings of a new generation and cementing Huang Bo's status as one of China's most solid thespians.

A glimpse of Peru

2012-09-12 10:10:02

China Millennium Monument in Beijing has inaugurated the Peru Cultural and Art Festival, offering a glimpse of the natural beauty and profound civilization of Peru.