Art and Culture


Other shopping areas paled in comparison to Nanjing Road

ARCHITECT Tang Yu’en, who restored the Fairmont Peace Hotel on Nanjing Road E., says that the four big department stores made Nanjing Road different from other shopping streets in Shanghai. “The four ...

December 2, 2017, Saturday


Sincere started the trend of women shop assistants

THE doors of Shanghai Sincere Department Store were thrown open to the public 100 years ago that launched the era of “four big Chinese department stores on Nanjing Road.” “The usually quieter corner ...

December 2, 2017, Saturday


Broadway musical’s social message still relevant today

THE Broadway smash hit musical “West Side Story” returns to Shanghai with a social message that is just as relevant today as when it was first produced in the 1950s. Handsome young boys snapping their ...

December 2, 2017, Saturday


A nostalgic musical taking us back to the 1990s

MUSIC lovers will get the chance to travel back in time next month when the nostalgic Chinese musical “The Twilight of Springtime” is staged in Shanghai. The musical is to be staged at Shanghai Oriental ...

December 2, 2017, Saturday


Yin energy is at its peak during daxue

SNOW is hailed as divine if it arrives at the right time. Daxue, or Major Snow, usually occurs on December 7-8 when the sun’s elliptical longitude reaches 255 degrees. This year it will arrive on Thursday. By ...

December 2, 2017, Saturday


Treasure trove of art to go under the hammer

ANTIQUES, ink-wash and oil paintings and calligraphy works are among hundreds of items that will go under the hammer at the 2017 Poly Autumn Auction at Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai on December 8. Some ...

December 2, 2017, Saturday


Chinese filmmakers get a peep into Hollywood filmmaking

SEVEN Chinese directors took part in the China Filmmaker Summit recently in Los Angeles, an exchange program jointly organized by 20th Century Fox and China Film Bureau subordinate to the State Administration ...

December 2, 2017, Saturday


A special New Year with the Russian State Ballet

AFTER the huge popularity of their performance earlier this year, the Russian State Ballet will come back to Shanghai with Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” and “The Nutcracker” again. The classic shows will ...

December 2, 2017, Saturday


The ABCs for doing a successful business in China

FOR a business to be successful in China, it must first take the time to understand the fiber that threads hundreds of generations into a single weave. Chinese cultural history spans 5,000 years. Like ...

November 25, 2017, Saturday


Xintiandi’s Xmas tree: Come inside and play

XINTIANDI’s GROUND-BREAKING interactive Christmas tree — which visitors can go inside and change the appearance of — is changing the stereotype of the traditional shape and function of a Christmas tree. It ...

November 25, 2017, Saturday




 

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