Zhang Qian

Chief Feature Reporter
Entertainment

A modern twist of art to 'Butterfly Lovers'

Hong Kong director Edward Lam will come to SAIC Shanghai Culture Square on March 23-24 with his latest offering "Art School Musical."
Art & Culture

Flawless performance a labor of love

A beautiful character on the stage of Kunqu Opera is more than just elaborate dressing. One young star shares the long path and hard work.
Art & Culture

Chang'e makes moonlight flight

THE big moon of Mid-Autumn Festival not only witnessed countless family reunions in China, but also the tragic separation of a loving couple – Yi and Chang'e.
Entertainment

'School' children set to rock on stage

More than a dozen children will display their talent and rock the stage at Shanghai Grand Theater through March 17, as the musical "School of Rock" sweeps across the city.
Entertainment

Breaking the glass ceiling in high notes

US-BORN conductor Marin Alsop, 62, shared fire and romance in music with Shanghai audiences in a Valentine's Day concert of the Sao Paulo State Symphony Orchestra.
Art & Culture

Qin Dynasty's ancient highway

From Shaanxi and Gansu provinces to the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in China lies the first state highway in Chinese history – completed more than 2,000 years ago.
Entertainment

Concert to play soundtracks from Star Wars

A CONCERT, with the orchestra playing the soundtracks from the movie "Star Wars: A New Hope," will be staged at Shanghai Oriental Arts Center on March 8
Art & Culture

Peppa goes viral to usher in Chinese Year of the Pig

Pig (猪), pronounced as "zhu" in Chinese, is homophonic with the character "诸" which means everything.
Art & Culture

A moon rising from the clouds

ON the Xiaohe River in Hebei Province, stands the world's oldest open-spandrel arch bridge – the Zhaozhou Bridge.
Art & Culture

Grand Archer Yi takes aim at unruly gods

After successfully eradicating the four evil monsters, at the God of Heaven's demand, philanthropic Grand Archer Yi continued on his quest to save ordinary people from evil deeds.
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