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Colorful world of Israeli artist David Gerstein kicks off at the Today Art Museum


"Colorful" and "beautiful" are probably the first two words that jump into most viewers' minds when attending an exhibition of Israeli artist David Gerstein's works.

Performers take part in parade to celebrate Birth of Rome

Performers take part in a parade in Rome, capital of Italy, April 23, 2016. The city of Rome turned 2770 Friday after its legendary foundation by Romulus in 753 BC. People celebrate the Birth of Rome with parades in costume, re-enacting the deeds of the great ancient Roman Empire, along the ancient Roman ruins of the Colosseum, Circus Maximus, Roman Forum and Venice Square.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/25 9:32:27

Chinese bamboo slips hold world's earliest decimal calculator

Bamboo slips dating back more than 2,300 years were officially recognized Sunday by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's earliest decimal calculation tool.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/25 7:43:22

Countries turn to cement cultural, economic ties as Ancient Civilization Forum opens

The first Ancient Civilization Forum kicked off in Athens on Monday as countries representing early civilizations across the world aim to pool their wisdom together to address today's problems and challenges with stronger cultural and economic ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/25 7:38:29

Monica Bellucci lights up the red carpet while Georgian films and filmmakers shine at the Tiantan Awards

Grabbing four out of 10 awards announced Sunday night, Georgian films and filmmakers were the biggest winners of the 7th Beijing International Film Festival's (BJIFF) Tiantan Awards, also known as the Temple of Heaven Awards.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/24 18:53:39

Filmmakers see hope – and paralysis – 25 years after LA riots

Late in the afternoon of April 29, 1992, the looting began in south Los Angeles, quickly escalating as motorists were dragged from cars and vehicles set alight.
Source: AFP | 2017/4/24 18:48:39

Puppet show for adults – ‘Papa’s Time Machine’ makes Beijing debut

Papa's Time Machine, the steampunk-style puppet show that grabbed attention at 2016's China Shanghai International Arts Festival, made its Beijing debut on Sunday as part of the 17th Meet in Beijing Art Festival.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/24 18:43:39

Oprah Winfrey conquers acting fears in ‘Henrietta Lacks’

Before Henrietta Lacks died of cervical cancer in 1951, doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore removed some of her cancerous cells to grow outside her body in a petri dish.
Source: AFP | 2017/4/24 18:38:40

Rockers Xu Wei and Black Panther to join this year’s Golomber Music Festival

Renowned Chinese rocker Xu Wei and rock band Black Panther will join the upcoming fourth Golomber Music Festival, the organizers of the festival announced in Beijing on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/24 18:38:40

‘Furious’ races to No.1

The Fate of the Furious ran at full throttle for a second weekend, raking in $38.7 million to head North American box-office profits with a total of $163.6 million, industry analysts estimated on Sunday.
Source: AFP-Global Times | 2017/4/24 18:38:39

2017 Chinese Film Festival opens in Budapest

The 2017 Chinese Film Festival kicked off in Budapest, Hungary on April 23 with five movies, one of which is Jackie Chan's latest production, Kung Fu Yoga.
Source: Agencies | 2017/4/24 11:13:05

"The fate of the Furious" tops North American box office for second weekend

"The Fate of the Furious", Universal's latest film, unsurprisingly held the top spot for the second week in a row, adding an estimated 38.7 million US dollars to its total in North America.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/24 9:03:45

Chinese movie star Jackie Chan mulls making film in Hungary

The worldwide celebrity Jackie Chan, who was the guest star of the opening ceremony of the 2017 Chinese Film Festival here on Sunday, told reporters he would be considering making a film in Hungary.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/24 9:02:42

Celebrating Asian films

The 19th Far East Film Festival (FEFF) kicked off at the Teatro Nuovo theater in Udine, Italy, on Friday, marking the beginning of Europe’s largest annual gathering dedicated to Asian film.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/23 19:36:41