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Classic version of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ returning

Classic version of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ returning

FRENCH composer Gerard Presgurvic’s interpretation of “Romeo and Juliet” will return to Shanghai in April. “Bringing ‘Romeo and Juliet’ back in Shanghai again is like meeting a long-time-no-see friend,” ...

Zhang Qian | December 13, 2017, Wednesday


LA lays out welcome mat for Chinese tourists

LA lays out welcome mat for Chinese tourists

RAMBLING in the beautiful campus of the University of Southern California with family members, Ding Hong, a tourist from east China, was fascinated by picturesque views of Romanesque buildings, exquisite ...

Gao Shan | December 13, 2017, Wednesday


Cliff coffins add mystery to Wuyi Mountain

Cliff coffins add mystery to Wuyi Mountain

EVEN before its listing as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999, Wuyi Mountain was already a popular tourist destination in China. The mountain scenic area straddles Fujian and Jiangxi provinces and contains ...

Lu Feiran | December 13, 2017, Wednesday


Curtain to rise on a star-studded season of music, drama and comedy

Curtain to rise on a star-studded season of music, drama and comedy

TENOR Warren Mok has the honor of opening Shanghai Poly Grand Theater’s 2018 season. Mok, along with Wei Song and Dai Yuqiang, is one of China’s most famous tenors in the classical music field. But the ...

Xu Qin | December 11, 2017, Monday


Innovation at heart of Shenzhen’s success

Innovation at heart of Shenzhen’s success

MICHEL Haese’s first visit to Shenzhen was purely a coincidence. What was more unexpected for the 55-year-old German was that this Chinese city would help make his childhood dream come true. When he ...

Liu Chang | December 11, 2017, Monday


The problem with accents: Are they really that important?

The problem with accents: Are they really that important?

WHEN we learn Mandarin — or what I like to call standard Chinese — there is always a lot of emphasis put on accents, with a Beijing twang seen as the most desirable. When people from other cultures learn ...

December 9, 2017, Saturday


Music boxes play eternal tunes of craft art

Music boxes play eternal tunes of craft art

DAXUE Road in Yangpu District is full of small coffee shops and fun stores. The Yuequanshi Music Box & Cafe may be among the most curious places on the street. Despite positive reviews online, the shop ...

Lu Feiran | December 9, 2017, Saturday


Director’s license gives us a unique Hamlet

Director’s license gives us a unique Hamlet

TO be or not to be? That is the question not only for Hamlet, but also for director Chen Xinyi, who staged the popular Shakespearean tragedy at the Shanghai Grand Theater last week. “‘Hamlet’ is one of ...

Tan Weiyun | December 9, 2017, Saturday


West Bund becoming the face of arts

West Bund becoming the face of arts

THE end is the beginning. Shortly after the close of the 4th West Bund Art & Design in mid-November, Zhou Tiehai and his team got together to work for next year’s edition. This year’s exposition impressed ...

Wang Jie | December 9, 2017, Saturday


Interview with author Sun Haohui

Interview with author Sun Haohui

PROFESSOR Sun, a native of Shaanxi Province, is a scholar of Chinese history and law at the Northwest University. It took him about 16 years to complete “The Qin Empire” fiction series, which has more ...

December 9, 2017, Saturday




 

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