Art & Culture

Art & Culture

JIC books: more than just books

Located on North bund, JIC Books is a place where you can enjoy the Huangpu river scenery while reading various books and a cup of coffee.
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Chongming boat: one of the four ancient Chinese boats

Chongming Island is the world's biggest estuarine deposit island. It is surrounded by rivers on three sides, with the other facing the sea.
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Fudeli: the site of the second CPC National Congress

In 1922, the second CPC National Congress was held in Fudeli. A dozen representatives attended.
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Former residence of Chen Wangdao now presents the Communist Manifesto

In 1920, Chen Wangdao, a famous Chinese educator and linguist, did the first Chinese translation of the full text of the Communist Manifesto.
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Award-winning artist is "Mumbling Mud"

Grosse's "Underground" tries to immerse viewers into a site-specific show that holds up a mirror to the rapidly changing Chinese urban-scape that is made up of the same materials.
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Ancient Chinese masterpieces to go under auction's hammer in Beijing

A collection of ancient Chinese of ink-wash paintings and calligraphy masterpieces will go under hammer at the autumn auction of Prospect House on December 3 in Beijing.
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Youth fair's "Square Dance" fits in round hole of art

The 4th Shanghai Youth Art Fair is underway at ShanghaiMart through November 19. Art works ranging from canvas, sculpture, ink-wash painting to installation are exhibited.
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Yu brings horse lantern dance back to life

If it was not for Yu Yuefeng's efforts over the years, the horse lantern dance, an ancient folk art in Xinbang Town, might have been lost. He made it glow again.
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Southeast Asian award-winning art on display at newly launched UOB gallery

A selection of artworks by Southeast Asian artists are on display at the recently opened Art Gallery of United Overseas Bank (China) in Shanghai. 
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Maestro on the move: challenges and joy in leading urban culture

AN orchestra, as part of the city it serves, should work at more than just playing music, but contribute to the cultural wellbeing of the city, according to Alan Gilbert.
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