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UCCA exhibition holds largest showcase of Pablo Picasso's early works in China


Around the world, Pablo Picasso is considered a genius of the art world. However, how he achieved such a status is not widely known, especially in China, where there are ...

Feminist punk band from 1990s stages comeback

A 90s-era radical feminist punk band whose scream-along sound became a girl-power call to arms, Bikini Kill was a beacon for a generation of activists striving for a world more hospitable to women.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/9 19:28:39

Meghan makes first public appearance since son's birth at Queen's birthday

Prince Harry's wife Meghan made her first public appearance on Saturday since giving birth last month, joining a host of British royals to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's official birthday in London.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/9 19:23:40

Tintin cover sells for $1.1 million

An original drawing used for the first published Tintin cover was sold at auction on Saturday in Dallas for $1.12 million, the Heritage Auctions house told AFP.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/9 19:23:39

Queen honours 'The Crown' actress Olivia Colman

Oscar-winning actress Olivia Colman, who will play Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown, was honored by the monarch on Saturday for her services to British drama.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/9 19:13:39

New version of playwright Molière's 'Le Tartuffe' to premiere in China

Le Tartuffe, the representative comedy by French playwright Jean Baptiste Poquelin, who is widely known as Molière, has been reproduced by Lithuanian theater director Oskaras Korsunovas and is to premiere at Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Center from July 3 to 5.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/9 19:10:40

Why Bollywood movie 'Kaabil' failed in China

The Bollywood release's title Kaabil means capable or successful, but its performance in China didn't have much of it.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/9 18:48:39

"Dark Phoenix" continues leading Chinese mainland box office

"Dark Phoenix," the latest installment of 20th Century Fox's "X-Men" film franchise, continued leading the Chinese mainland box office Saturday, the China Movie Data Information Network said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/9 14:41:50

Why Bollywood movie Kaabil failed in China

Like any business, there are always winners and losers in the movie market. It is true in everywhere, and China is no exception. Some Bollywood films, like Dangal and Secret Superstar, have done extremely well in China, but many others failed very badly. A newcomer on the list is the Bollywood hit Kaabil, starring Hirthik Roshan and Yami Gautam, which only earned 14.1 million yuan ($ 2.04 million), as of Saturday morning.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/8 11:10:23

Chinese ethnic art exhibition opens at Stanford University

An exhibition depicting the culture of western China opened at Stanford University in California.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/7 19:44:37

Beijing horticultural expo holds Dragon Boat Cultural Festival

The 11th Beijing Dragon Boat Cultural Festival opened Thursday at the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition, as China celebrates the traditional festival.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/7 17:17:51

Concert commemorates Dragon Boat Festival holds in national library

A concert featuring traditional Chinese music and poems was held in the National Library Thursday to commemorate the Dragon Boat Festival.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/7 15:54:31

"Dark Phoenix" leads Chinese mainland box office

"Dark Phoenix," the latest installment of 20th Century Fox's "X-Men" film franchise, topped the Chinese mainland box office Thursday, the China Movie Data Information Network said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/7 13:00:51

"Pokemon Detective Pikachu" given extended run on Chinese mainland

Hollywood's live-action/animated film "Pokemon Detective Pikachu" has been given an extended run at the Chinese mainland cinemas, the film's official Weibo account said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/6 23:36:59