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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. It was the first time that a South ...

February 16, 2019, Saturday


Brit’s sweet tooth for Candy and Shanghai

BRITISH businessman Chris Attwell was literally snookered into making a home in Shanghai. The 51-year-old was originally based in Dubai for 10 years where he worked as a business manager for The Landmark ...

February 16, 2019, Saturday


Wang dances into thelight after 20 years

IT took Wang Jiajun more than 20 years to make his way from the back of the stage as a supporting player to underneath the spotlight as the leading dancer he is today. He swings and spins to exemplify ...

February 2, 2019, Saturday


Calculating curves puts Zhang ahead in modern design

ZHANG Shuojiong doesn’t like to follow the rules. If it was not for the enlightenment of the imaginative projects of Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid, Zhang would be doing the same boring designs as ...

January 19, 2019, Saturday


Lured to Shanghai by its enterprising spirit

WITH his tall and strong physique, Casper Tollerud from Denmark fits our imagination of Nordic people. Having learned Chinese history in Denmark, Tollerud enrolled at Anhui Normal University in Wuhu, ...

January 12, 2019, Saturday


Making sure that everything is ship-shape

GU Zhiyong, a port state control officer, is in charge of ensuring that vessels in dock are in ship-shape condition. He describes his work as a “general medical practitioner for ships.” “My duty is to ...

January 5, 2019, Saturday


Flashback to the genius of Ingmar Bergman

ACCLAIMED Swedish movie director Ingmar Bergman died more than 11 years ago, but the legacy of his genius carries on in new generations of filmmakers. He directed 60 film and documentaries. Among the ...

January 5, 2019, Saturday


Chefs’ taste success with their skill in the kitchen craft

THE 2018 Shanghai Standouts award was unveiled last month, and 98 professionals were recognized for their continuous dedication. Two chefs who’ve won the honor this year shared their stories with Shanghai ...

December 15, 2018, Saturday


Pole changed name for love of Shanghai

ANDRZEJ Zawadzki-Liang doesn’t do things in half measures. The Polish-born website writer decided to completely immerse himself in Chinese culture when he moved to Shanghai. And part of that integration ...

December 15, 2018, Saturday


Holly Wang: British style made in China

WHILE increasingly more Chinese designers are strutting the fashion stages in Europe and the US, the world is still waiting for a cohesive modern Chinese cultural identity in fashion. Many young designers ...

December 8, 2018, Saturday




 

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