Art and Culture


Searching for the Flower Lady of Zhongshan Park: a pilgrimage

I recently had the privilege of hosting the award ceremony for Shanghai’s fifth Get-together Short Story Competition, which every two years invites foreigners to share their creative stories about their ...

December 8, 2018, Saturday


Going cold turkey on networking? Hard!

FOR the past two years, college student Peggy Liu made a bold detour from the lifestyle of her classmates. She uninstalled nearly all the social networking service apps on her phone, including the popular ...

December 8, 2018, Saturday


Shanghai Super Classic, a vintage car lovers’ treat

AUTOMOBILE lovers in the city have a rare opportunity to see over 30 vintage cars from all over the world at the 2019 Shanghai Super Classic, held from May 15 to June 16, at the North Bund’s Shanghai ...

December 8, 2018, Saturday


City’s movie industry going from strength to strength

THE film industry continues to flourish in Shanghai. By the end of October, this year’s Shanghai-produced movies had set a record for grossing over 10 billion yuan (US$1.46 billion) at the box office. ...

December 8, 2018, Saturday


Nanjing Road’s tales of the unexpected

I started writing a series about Nanjing Road in 2017 after I took interest in the route from a 1929 map of Shanghai that highlighted the market value of different zones in the city. A blue-toned, T-shaped ...

December 8, 2018, Saturday


Museum pays tribute to charitable hospital German built for Chinese

SHANGHAI Changzheng Hospital recently hosted a meeting with experts from Tongji University to establish a mini museum of its hospital history. Nearly 120 years ago, both Changzheng Hospital and Tongji ...

December 8, 2018, Saturday


Shanghai in mourning after philanthropic doctor dies

THE news of the death of Dr. E. H. Paulun will be learnt with extreme regret by the whole community. Dr. Paulun was taken to the General Hospital only a few days ago, suffering from typhoid fever. Kidney ...

December 8, 2018, Saturday


From daily necessity to antique treasure

DURING my kindergarten days, the thing that I looked forward to most was having afternoon tea. Every child held an enamel mug filled with hot milk. Scratch resistant, durable and easy to clean, vitreous ...

December 1, 2018, Saturday


Cultural renaissance, thanks to technology

THE Forbidden City, a spiritual Buddhist cave at Dunhuang and ancient paintings come to life with modern computer technology in the downtown Yuyuan Malls exhibition “Renaissance of Traditional Culture.” ...

December 1, 2018, Saturday


Hometown debut exhibit for master who made history

SAVING the best for last. The much-anticipated and one of the most important exhibitions at Shanghai Museum this year will be unveiled on December 7. Though Dong Qichang (1555-1636), a master in painting, ...

December 1, 2018, Saturday




 

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