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Chinese traditional Yueju Opera crosses over with popular mobile game

A new crossover between China's rich traditional culture and pop culture among young Chinese people was announced on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/24 18:18:41

Director Fang Xu to bring Lao She's 'Heaven Sent' to the stage

Renowned Chinese novelist and playwright Lao She is a familiar name to fans of stage dramas in China due to the various adaptations of his novels that have been made over the years.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/22 18:58:40

'Angel's Bone' staged at BMF

Pulitzer-prize-winning opera Angel's Bone, from promising musical talent Du Yun, made its way to the stage of the annual Beijing Music Festival (BMF) on Friday and Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/20 17:06:11

Chinese version of Joshua Sobol's 'Ghetto' to extend national tour

The Chinese edition of drama Ghetto, directed by Israeli playwright Joshua Sobol, will tour to Chinese cities including Suzhou, Fuzhou and Guangzhou over the next five months.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/17 19:13:41

'Butterfly Lovers'

China's newly opened Xiaobaihua Yueju Theater launched a new season featuring classic Yueju operas in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/7 16:43:39

'Songs of Lear'

Songs of Lear by the Polish ensemble Song of the Goat Theater has been quite successful on the global stage since its international premiere at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2012. Since then it has swept three awards - Scotsman Fringe First, Herald Archangel and Musical Theater Matters Special Award. The performance has been very popular in China as well, so fans were excited to hear that it will be returning to Beijing, where it will be performed at the Tianqiao Arts Performing Center on October 19 and 20.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/25 18:43:41

'Mao Zedong 1949' leads Chinese mainland box office

Domestic historical film Mao Zedong 1949 dominated the Chinese mainland box office on Tuesday, the China Movie Data Information Network said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/25 18:28:41

Universal warning cry

Les Miserables is France's official candidate for the Oscars - but the film's stark portrayal of police violence and brutalized youths is a "universal" warning cry about poverty and racism, its director told AFP.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/25 18:28:40

China's first Belt and Road Initiative digital art exhibition kicks off in Beijing

The 2019 China International Digital Art Exhibition kicked off in Beijing's Daxing district on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/22 17:28:39

Marshal Zhang's mansion opens night tours for first time

A centennial mansion-turned-museum in Northeast China opened to the public at night to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/16 16:48:39

Chinese animation film 'The Legend of Hei' sets foot on story frame construction based on innovative IP

Domestic animation film The Legend of Hei earned 205 million yuan ($28.97million) on Saturday after debuting on September 7, catching up with the total box office performance of Toy Story 4 on the Chinese mainland.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/15 20:08:39

NCPA's Taihu Stage Design Centre holds public open event

The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) kicked off a series of public open days atTaihu Stage Design Centre in Beijing on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 18:38:40

'2019 No-Boundaries International Art Exhibition' kicks off in Beijing

The No-Boundaries Committee, in partnership with the Columbia Global Centers and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, launched the fourth annual No-Boundaries International Art Exhibitions at the Today Art Museum in Beijing on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 17:23:40

Beijing's historic Central Axis takes center focus at Beijing Design Week

Beijing's history as the capital of China stretches back nearly eight centuries, while its history as a major urban hub stretches back more than three millennia. With this in mind, it comes as no surprise that the city boasts numerous historical sites, especially near core area of the old city, known as the Central Axis
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/5 17:50:18

Shanghai Symphony Orchestra's 2019 World Tour wraps up in London

The Shanghai Symphony Orchestra finished the last performance on its 140th anniversary world tour on Sunday during the Henry Wood Promenade Concerts held at the Royal Albert Hall in London to the cheers and applause from an audience of more than 4,000 music lovers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 17:53:40

Circus reinvented in Montreal, this time with high-tech vibe

Montreal, a city of 4 million, boasts an eye-popping 140 video game studios, including a branch of one of the world's largest, Ubisoft.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/3 17:33:40

'Depths of Experience'

Eight young artists have transformed a shopping mall in Beijing into a space to showcase their new media and installation artworks. The Depths of Experience exhibition, hosted by the China World Mall and Forun Art, has offered a chance for visitors to appreciate art from artists including Ge Yajing, Ouyang Sulong, Tian Xiaolei and Zhang Ying.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 17:23:40

Grand Canal Cultural Belt creative design contest comes to an end in the capital

The Cultural Heritage Creative Innovation Design Contest for the Grand Canal Cultural Belt came to a close on Saturday in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/2 16:21:43