Zhu Ying

Feature Reporter
Entertainment

Huangpu Theater brings the world to Shanghai

From "The Magic Flute" to "The Nutcracker" and the Bolshoi Ballet, Huangpu Theater's new program promises a feast of drama, ballet and opera in HD.
Travel

Solemnity marks shrine of worship and education

The Confucian Temple in Shanghai's city center, originally founded during the Yuan Dynasty, is a complex of gardens and buildings rich in history.
Lifestyle

Lane life in the shadow of the sage

The old neighborhood near the Confucian Temple retains the traditional way of life, adding a charm that complements the historical significance of the religious site in its midst.
Lifestyle

Decades of recording life's dramas, minute by minute

Located in Mianjin Lane, a 3-square-meter booth is probably the last neighborhood public telephone in Shanghai.
Art & Culture

Guo Longzhen: a revolutionary heroine

Guo Longzhen was a female revolutionary, a pioneer of the women's rights movement in northern China and a prominent leader of the labor movement of the Communist Party of China.
Art & Culture

The double-gun female general

A revolutionary, a pioneer feminist and an educator – all the honors belonged to Tang Qunying.
Lifestyle

Distinctive alley neighborhoods in Shanghai

Lilong (neighborhood of lane houses) residences in Shanghai are a combination of Western and Chinese architecture.

Lifestyle

French heritage, Chinese quintessence

Cité Bourgogne, a lilong, or traditional alleyway housing, neighborhood of preserved shikumen (stone-gated) houses, was designed by French merchants for residential use in 1930.

Lifestyle

Life in the pockets of history

In the shadows of modern skyscrapers, old low-rise neighborhoods retain the charm, traditions and architecture of bygone eras.
Entertainment

One-man band wows guitar fans

Not just a player but also an inventor, Luca Stricagnoli has been astonishing local audiences with his superlative technique and innovative instruments.
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