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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.

UK artist showcases performance work at Red Brick Art Museum

Performance artist Nigel Rolfe poured a bowl of floury powder over himself from head to toe at the Great Wall on January 28.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 17:38:39

Paul Simon announces farewell

Folk rock legend Paul Simon announced Monday what he said would be his final tour, saying he had grown tired of traveling after 50 years as a performer.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/6 17:33:40

Director Dolan cuts Chastain from upcoming film

Canadian director Xavier Dolan announced he had cut American actress Jessica Chastain's character from upcoming drama The Death and Life of John F. Donovan.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/6 17:08:40

French chef seals comeback with third Michelin star

Marc Veyrat, the comeback king of French cuisine, was back at the top of the culinary pecking order Monday after the Michelin guide awarded him the maximum three stars.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/6 17:03:39

Chinese-Mongolian archeological team study mysterious Xiongnu city

Three lost adjoining ancient cities are helping to clear up mysteries surrounding the Xiongnu, the bellicose Mongolian nomads of 2,000 years ago who disappeared from history about 453 AD.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 18:13:39

Streaming site IQiyi releases online show 'Clash Bots'

Chinese streaming site IQiyi is launching Clash Bots, one of the first robot battling shows in China, according to a press release sent to the Global Times on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 18:03:39

Del Toro wins directing prize

Guillermo del Toro's bid for Oscars glory was boosted Saturday as he took top prize at the Directors Guild of America honors: a key predictor for the Academy Awards.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/5 17:58:39

'Jumanji' claws back to top of North American box office

Sony's Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle managed the rare feat this weekend of regaining the No. 1 spot in North American box offices in its seventh week out, according to industry estimates.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/5 17:53:40

'Pulp Fiction' star regrets not preventing other actresses from suffering harassment

Uma Thurman, indelibly linked to Harvey Weinstein's Miramax studio thanks to her iconic roles in Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill, has broken her silence about the disgraced Hollywood mogul, accusing him of attacking her and threatening her career.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/5 17:53:39

Palace Museum pop-up store looks to promote culture

A pop-up store featuring creative souvenirs from the Palace Museum opened in Beijing's Sanlitun shopping area earlier this week, aiming to promote traditional Chinese culture.
Source: CGTN | 2018/2/5 11:35:08

Lady Gaga, citing pain, cancels 10 European shows on 'Joanne' tour

Severe pain has forced Lady Gaga to cancel 10 shows on the European leg of her Joanne concert tour, the singer and her team said on Saturday, months after she had postponed those performances in Europe due to her ailment.
Source: Reuters | 2018/2/4 17:33:39

'Secret Superstar' powers to the top

With total box office takings of 553 million yuan ($87.8 million) as of Sunday noon, Aamir Khan's Secret Superstar is the most successful imported movie on the Chinese mainland of 2018 so far.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 17:28:39

Steppin' out

O'Shea Jackson Jr was lavished with acclaim for hip-hop biopic Straight Outta Compton - but the sweet taste of his first big success was soured by claims of nepotism.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/4 16:48:39