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Epic, extreme film-art project to rebuild Berlin Wall

A massive film-art project in the German capital is set to rebuild part of the Berlin Wall to create a closed-off mini-state, complete with visa checks, organizers said on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/29 17:13:40

Chinese boy band TFBOYS and their fans celebrate group's fifth anniversary

Tens of thousands of TFBOYS fans from across China besieged Beijing Workers' Stadium on Friday afternoon to embrace the "big night."
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 19:03:39

Shortlist for Read Russia Prize revealed

On August 20, the Read Russia journal published its shortlist for the 2016-2018 Read Russia Prize on its official website. A total of 19 Russian works translated into various languages were on the list, among which was Andrei Bitov's Pushkin House, translated by Chinese professor Wang Jiaxing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 18:53:40

New 'Crazy! Kwai Boo' comic hits shelves

The 20th volume of the Crazy! Kwai Boo comic series hit bookstores on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 18:48:40

US playwright Neil Simon passes away at 91

Neil Simon, the prolific and Pulitzer Prize-winning US playwright celebrated as the king of comedy who won more Oscar and Tony nominations combined than any other showbiz writer, died on Sunday. He was 91.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/28 18:33:41

Red Brick Art Museum hosts solo exhibition for Japanese artist Izumi Kato

Beijing's Red Brick Art Museum debuted Japanese artist Izumi Kato's first solo exhibition in China on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/27 17:28:40

Two new exhibitions come to NAMOC

The National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) kicked off two new exhibitions on Thursday: The Epic Through Shi Shaohua's Lens and The Footprint of Boat Tracker.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/23 18:33:40

China to host cultural exhibition in Saudi Arabia

An exhibition featuring Chinese civilization will be held in Saudi Arabia from September 13 to November 23.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/22 17:23:39

Beijing Artists' Home Gallery hosts 'New Time, New Life' quick sketch exhibition

A new exhibition featuring 230 quick sketches chosen from among 1,800 works by artists at home and abroad, New Time, New Life, kicked off on Monday at the Beijing Artists' Home Gallery.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/21 18:48:41

Shandong's Jinan to host China Intangible Cultural Heritage Expo

Jinan in East China's Shandong Province will host the Fifth China Intangible Cultural Heritage Expo from September 13 to 17, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/21 18:43:41

Artist Fay Deng showcases latest works in Beijing

After touring several cities in the US, economist and artist Fay Deng's solo exhibition, Fay Boundless, has come to Beijing's TyroTenets Arts Club - the first time the exhibition is being held outside North America.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/20 17:53:39

Migrants unseen in Israeli photographer's exhibition

Photographer Ron Amir spent years visiting African migrants in the Israeli desert to understand the new world they had created. He came back with a provocative set of pictures - without people in them.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/20 17:43:39

Chinese artist Norbu Sithar reveals the beauty of Tibetan Buddhist thangka

“Thangka is not just a painting, it contains the deep meaning of Tibetan Buddhist theory and Tibetan art,” Norbu Sithar, dean of the Tibet Thangka Painting Academy in Lhasa and a national-level cultural inheritor of traditional Tibetan thangka, told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 17:13:40

Brazil's 'queer museum' reopens in Rio after forced closure

Brazil's “queer museum,” forced to close last year after conservatives attacked it for allegedly promoting pedophilia, blasphemy and bestiality, is reopening in the shadow of Rio de Janeiro's iconic Christ the Redeemer statue.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/19 17:03:40

Hairdresser, manicurist remember US singer Aretha Franklin

The hair stylist, who trained in Europe and runs an upmarket salon near Detroit, was heartbroken when the woman she called an "inspiration" died on Thursday, after a long battle with cancer.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/19 16:48:39

Canadian Chinese start events to mark 120th anniversary of Zhou Enlai's birth

Canadian Chinese began a series of events in Richmond Hill, Canada Friday to mark the 120th anniversary of late Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai's birth, with hundreds of people attending the opening ceremony.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/19 8:34:00

Three excavation sites in Shandong Province reveal ancient society

Recent archaeological excavations in Yuzhuang, Liugouxincun and Houfushan in Ningyang County, East China's Shandong Province, have uncovered numerous historical relics that will allow experts to better study the historical development of society in the region, the Jinan Archaeological Institute announced on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 19:43:39

China-Japan exhibition showcases over 100 artifacts from 18th century Tokyo and Beijing

Examining artifacts from 18th century Beijing and Edo - today's Tokyo - side by side in the same venue might help people get to see just how stunningly similar the two cities sitting across the sea from each other used to be.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 17:33:39