• French pianist to charm Beijing audience with recital

    2016-08-18

    Julien Gelas, French composer and pianist who graduated from the University of Provence Aix-Marseille in France, is bringing his very own genre of music to Beijing audiences next month at his piano recital entitled L'éclaircie.

  • Interview with MoMA director on contemporary Chinese art

    2016-08-18

    The Chinese art market has enjoyed more attention than ever as Chinese collector Liu Yiqian forked over $170 million for a Modigliani nude painting this November, but few know that such record high sales account for less than 1/200 of the total sale of Chinese art and antiques when the domestic art market was at its prime.

  • Expats blaze path to greater understanding

    2016-08-18

    An Egyptian guide advocates hiking in China, saying tourism can lead to greater understanding.

  • Sailing into the big league

    2016-08-18

    Klaus Filter, 83, a German designer of rowing shells, helped transform a local workshop into a global company. Liu Xiangrui reports in Fuyang, Zhejiang province.

  • Italian veteran gets into the act in La Gioconda

    2016-08-18

    As an early afternoon rehearsal in a vast studio at the National Center for the Performing Arts gets underway, a tall, gray-haired man shows up, grabbing everyone's attention.

  • Preeminent historian of China dies at 82

    2016-08-18

    Philip Kuhn, a preeminent British-born American historian on Chinese history, died on Feb 11. He was 82.