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'Toy doctor' repairs beloved dolls - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

'Toy doctor' repairs beloved dolls

Like a character in "Toy Story 2," 72-year-old Zhu Boming fixes broken toys and, at the same time, brings back happy childhood memories.
Peking Opera tradition, evolution, innovation - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Peking Opera tradition, evolution, innovation

After 100 years of prosperity, Peking Opera has faced several historical hurdles but arguably its biggest obstacle has been to revitalize and attract a younger audience. 
Animal lover's zeal for creature comforts - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Animal lover's zeal for creature comforts

Miao Jian, a 40-year-old from Tianjin, used revenue from his business to set up the series to promote his passion for animal protection and sustainability.
Lotus and water lilies are a breed apart in Xinbang - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Lotus and water lilies are a breed apart in Xinbang

Tian Lizhi developed a great passion for lotus and gradually learnt agricultural expertise from theory to practice.
Family's love of antiques a rich inheritance - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Family's love of antiques a rich inheritance

A family business is sometimes a double-edged sword for the next generation, especially if it is one they do not have an interest in. 
US architect's towering achievements in Shanghai - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

US architect's towering achievements in Shanghai

Marshall Strabala shares his experiences in the city and his insights into architecture, the Shanghai Tower and his advice for young architects.
Musician bridging a gap through jazz - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Musician bridging a gap through jazz

When American jazz musician Walter Blanding arrived in Shanghai 10 months ago, he didn't know what to expect.
Moon probes carry us beyond imagination - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Moon probes carry us beyond imagination

Jean-Francois Clervoy, a three-time veteran of NASA Space Shuttle missions, shared his view of space odyssey with a Shanghai audience recently.
A craftsman deft at picking up the pieces - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

A craftsman deft at picking up the pieces

Porcelain is beautiful. Porcelain is delicate. Porcelain breaks. It's the latter misfortune that most interests porcelain enthusiast Tong Weicheng.
Percussionist explores rhythms of his art - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Percussionist explores rhythms of his art

Colin Currie spoke to Shanghai Daily about his passion and ambition for what he calls the "most diverse, bold and adventurous of art forms."
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