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  • Guardian of time's past

    2013-01-08 11:09

    In a quiet corner of Beijing, a watch smith works quietly at restoring life to intricate works of art.Wings of aspiration Disappeared, not forgotten

  • Happy, healthy and herbal

    2013-01-04 10:58

    Food as medicine or medicine in food is nothing new to a civilization that started cooking more than 5,000 years ago.

  • Disappeared, not forgotten

    2012-12-31 14:40

    Shengle Museum is dedicated to the nomadic Xianbei ethnic group that formerly dominated North China.

  • Old silk road friends

    2012-12-31 13:45

    Visitors to Istanbul between now and early 2013 can savor China's rich history through two exhibitions.

  • Gleaming with tradition

    2012-12-27 13:56

    Silver crafters in Guizhou province take great pride in their cultural heritage as they struggle to preserve a dying art.Dreamscapes cast in shadow

  • Cross-talk and dumplings

    2012-12-24 14:27

    Li Jindou habitually listens to cross-talk radio shows while eating dumplings and drinking Chinese white liquor.

  • Stellar cast shines, but play needs a little adventure

    2012-12-21 09:40

    The National Center for the Performing Arts' latest production, Returning Home on a Snowy Night, is a wartime romance set in the 1940s.

  • She brings relics to life

    2012-12-20 11:22

    A one-time actress has found her calling as a museum guide in Chengdu.

  • 'Secret' ceramic

    2012-12-17 14:08

    The legendary 10th century 'secret-colored ceramics' is a fine Suzhou attraction unearthed at Huqiu Pagoda, or Tiger Hill.

  • Culture vultures talk turkey

    2012-12-11 14:31

    Cultural leaders from China and Europe advocated more support for artists at the third EU-China High Level Cultural Forum and Round Table.

  • Age-old glory

    2012-12-07 15:06

    Zhao Meisheng, at age 88, hold his third solo show at the National Art Museum of China displays dozens of mountains-and-water and flowers-and-birds paintings, as well as calligraphic works.

  • Night of Kunqu Opera

    2012-12-07 10:58

    The Zhejiang Kunqu Opera Troupe's president Wang Shiyu believes Kunqu Opera is beautiful beyond expression.