Zhu Ying

Feature Reporter
Art & Culture

A trusty steed for the afterlife

Yellow, green and white are the three predominant colors associated with the ceramics of the Tang Dynasty (618-907). For that reason, the name sancai is given to the artifacts.

Art & Culture

Cigarette packs yield trove for non-smoker

The cigarette cards, made of light cardboard, were originally used to maintain the shape of soft cigarette packs. They also provided an ideal medium for advertising. 
Lifestyle

Vroom! Vroom! Formula 1 fans turbocharged

Legions of car fans are on their way to the Shanghai International Circuit in Jiading District as Formula One's Chinese Grand Prix is held in the city this weekend.
Art & Culture

Iconic theater to reopen its doors

Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center is to reopen to the public after 498 days of renovation.
Entertainment

'Classy and fabulous' puppetry revives Coco

Coco Chanel, the prolific doyenne of world fashion, is to be brought back to life in the form of puppet. The puppet show will be staged at Shanghai Daning Theater on May 7 and 8.
Art & Culture

Civil officials among the warriors

Apart from the well-known terracotta warriors, many non-military figures were also found in the Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor – Qin Shi Huang, for example, civil officials.
Entertainment

Let's get ready to rock the forest glade

The theater "La Mélancolie des Dragons" will be staged at the Shanghai Daning Theater on May 3 and 4.
Lifestyle

All aboard! Novices learn the skills of sailing close to the wind

Sailing has become a popular sport in Shanghai as people who have never navigated water before learn how to read the wind, waves and weather at a Shanghai yacht club. 
Art & Culture

Pottery, an ancient way of life

Pottery, one of symbols distinguishing the Paleolithic age from the Neolithic age, has an epoch-making significance.
Art & Culture

Traditional inksticks and the backstories of their ancestry

Ancient literati used inkstick rather than bottled ink to write calligraphy. It is considered one of the "Four Treasures of Study" along with the brush, paper and the inkstone.
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