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Po Wu: Fifth day of Chinese New Year


The fifth day of the traditional Chinese lunar year can be summed up in one word: poverty.

Capital Museum exhibition delves into role, meaning of dogs in Chinese culture

In Chinese culture the dog is known not only for its fidelity but also as a guardian of peace in the underworld, exhibits suggest at the Best Wishes from the Auspicious Dog exhibition in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/12 17:13:39

Modern dance kicks off Chinese New Year celebrations in Morocco

The Chinese modern dance show Oath-Midnight Rain kicked off celebrations of the Chinese New Year in Morocco, offering audiences of different ages a joyous journey into Chinese culture.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/12 17:03:40

Spanking success

Universal's Fifty Shades Freed, the last chapter in the erotic romance trilogy that has enjoyed huge popularity among mostly female audiences, vaulted to the top of North American box offices with an impressive weekend opening estimated at $38.8 million.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/12 17:03:39

British illustrator Quentin Blake surprised at 70-year success, creating tens of thousands of drawings

Despite creating tens of thousands of drawings in a career spanning nearly 70 years, British illustrator Quentin Blake is still surprised at his success ahead of his latest exhibition.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/12 16:58:40

Beverly Hills celebrates Year of the Dog with 'Charming Beijing Tianjin Hebei' variety show

Charming Beijing Tianjin Hebei came to the affluent Californian city of Beverly Hills in the United States for the first time on Saturday, highlighting traditional Chinese culture from the northern areas of China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/12 16:58:39

China's fast-growing animation industry making baby steps

Boonie Bears: The Big Shrink ranked fourth at the Chinese box office over the weekend with two days' gross taking of 32.5 million yuan ($5.17 million), surpassing Hollywood blockbuster Maze Runner: The Death Cure and My Little Pony: The Movie, even though these rivals included Friday's takings for their final tally.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/11 19:28:40

CPC senior official inspects Spring Festival gala rehearsal

Senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Sunday inspected the rehearsal for the annual Spring Festival TV gala, calling for a cultural feast.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/12 2:11:28

Diesel Fashion Week stunt pokes fun at knock-off artists

Diesel is ditching the catwalk to masquerade as knock-off merchants this fashion week, purporting to be a New York fake goods store only to flog customers the real thing.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/11 18:33:40

Nearly James Bond movie star, ex-US envoy to Mexico John Gavin dies at home in Beverly Hills

Actor John Gavin, whose handsome looks landed him roles in the 1960 films Psycho and Spartacus and was later US ambassador to Mexico, died in California, US media reported. He was 86.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/11 18:23:39

Herrera bows out

New York Fashion Week day two saw first lady favorite Carolina Herrera signal the end of an era by stepping down from her four-decade-old label while Tory Burch showcased breezy optimism in a sea of carnations for a post-#MeToo world.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/11 17:58:39

Abused South Korea actress slams 'hypocritical' Berlin filmfest

A South Korean actress has accused the Berlin film festival organizers of hypocrisy for inviting a director who assaulted her to this year's event while promoting it as a forum to tackle abuse in the industry.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/11 17:18:39

Siriano champions 10 years of difference on NY runway

Christian Siriano, a plus-size diversity advocate and red carpet designer who has dressed leading Hollywood ladies and Michelle Obama, celebrated 10 years in the business Saturday with a masterclass in the art of dressing women of all shapes and colors.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/11 17:13:39

Terracotta warriors cross ocean, march on Liverpool to launch 'golden era'

China's First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors exhibition opens at the World Museum in Liverpool on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/8 18:48:40