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  • Ballet Don Quixote rehearsed in Beijing

    2013-09-11 09:46

    China's Central Ballet Troupe will stage ballet Don Quixote in Beijing on Sept 11 - 15, in order to mark the 20th anniversary of Rudolf Nureyev's death. 

  • Teachers' ink painting show opens for Teacher's Day

    2013-09-10 17:32

    An ink painting show featuring about 40 works by teachers from different colleges opened on Tuesday in Beijing's 798 Art Zone to celebrate Teacher's Day.

  • Piano man always in tune

    2013-09-10 11:22

    Stephan Mohler has very large hands. His right hand can stretch across one-and-a-half piano scales. If he's not careful, a single finger touches multiple keys.

  • Rendering of 'The Dreams of Jinsha' on exhibition

    2013-09-09 10:09

    The rendering of "The Dreams of Jinsha" is shown at an exhibition in Beijing.  The film was accepted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 83rd Academy Awards in 2010.

  • Chinese dance drama performed in Kyrgyzstan

    2013-09-07 10:10

    Dancers perform the Chinese classic dance drama "Flower Rains along Silk Road", an episode on the Silk Road, in Bishkek, capital of Kyrgyzstan, on Sept 5, 2013.

  • Artist imbues modern cityscapes with ancient flavor

    2013-09-07 00:49

    Landscapes, mountains and rivers are classical themes of Chinese paintings, but Xu Xi, 73, has spent the latter half of his career painting urban scenes.

  • Stripping Oedipus to the essentials

    2013-09-06 14:35

    A classic and legendary tale of ancient tragic heroes is being reinvented with a modern spirit.

  • Play gives insight into world of the blind

    2013-09-06 14:27

    In the world of the blind, trust is hard to build and incredibly easy to lose. That's what writer Bi Feiyu's Mao Dun Award-winning novel Tuina, or Massage, explores. Art beat in September

  • National Museum set for major exhibitions

    2013-09-06 13:59

    The National Museum of China released their program of upcoming highlights, including an exhibition of medieval relics from the Louvre.

  • Shanxi mature vinegar still made the old way

    2013-09-06 13:15

    Baoyuan Vinegar Workshop in Qingxu county, North China's Shanxi province, employs a unique technology of making Shanxi mature vinegar, which is an intangible cultural heritage.

  • Oil painting diplomacy

    2013-09-06 13:15

    An exhibition titled The Imprints of Times, which ended on Thursday, featured works of more than 50 well-known Chinese oil painters of different generations.

  • Sweat and talent

    2013-09-06 10:55

    Things never came easy for celebrated artist Huang Yongyu, but hard work has made him a master even in old age.Secrets of longevity