Art and Culture


China’s box office trend of breaking records

CHINA’S box office continued its record breaking trend during the Spring Festival season when it surpassed 5.8 billion yuan (US$857 million) during the seven-day holiday period, from February 4 to 10. ...

February 16, 2019, Saturday


Exhibition brings street art to city museum

AN exhibition titled “Post Contemporary Urban Graphics 7019” has brought street art to a museum in the city. The exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai (MoCA) features works of eight internationally ...

February 16, 2019, Saturday


Storm in an airline teacup shows need for a bit of restraint online

LAST weekend an Air New Zealand plane en route from Auckland to Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport was forced to turn back, nearly 5 hours into a 12-hour flight, over an administrative “cockup” on ...

February 16, 2019, Saturday


Staying in Shanghai over Spring Festival? Why not foster a pet!

AS foreigners living in Shanghai, our lives are often unpredictable and a bit unstable, and we often never know from year to year whether we will be staying on or packing up and heading somewhere new. ...

February 2, 2019, Saturday


SIFF to screen Greek master Angelopoulos’ films

THE Shanghai International Film Festival has announced that it will screen the representative works of Greek film master Theo Angelopoulos as part of its “Tribute to Film Masters” program. The festival ...

February 2, 2019, Saturday


CCTV to have 3 sub-venues for festive gala

STAYING up late on Chinese Lunar New Year’s Eve is a tradition all over China. On that special day, families get together to watch China Central Television’s Spring Festival Gala after enjoying a sumptuous ...

February 2, 2019, Saturday


The cutting edge of the Chinese New Year

RED lanterns hung on street lights, crimson-themed store windows, preserved fish and Chinese sausage dangling from wet market walls, long queues in front of traditional food shops and Spring Festival ...

February 2, 2019, Saturday


Capturing the spirit of Shanghai in paint

SHANGHAI is such an abstract word, yet all too profound to embody everything. Even for a veteran artist, it is almost mission impossible to create a themed painting under “Shanghai.” Frankly, the bigger ...

January 26, 2019, Saturday


Movies lining up to catch the eye of holiday audiences

THE Spring Festival is drawing near. As one of the most lucrative time slots of the year for China’s film market, Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls on February 5 this year, will see an array of pictures ...

January 26, 2019, Saturday


Something special about Suzhou cuisine

CLASSICAL gardens, Kunqu opera and embroidery, Suzhou is a treasure house for arts and crafts. Apart from living, entertainment and clothing, Suzhou is also a paradise for gourmets. Even Emperor Qianlong, ...

January 26, 2019, Saturday




 

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