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'Another Life' gets another ending

The 2016 film Soulmate was both a commercial and critical success. Adapted from same novel by web writer Annie Baby, TV drama Another Life on Chinese streaming platform iQiyi has been capturing the attention of audiences as well.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/4 17:03:39

Story in Beijing performance season to bring 20 theater works to the capital in August

A total of 20 performances will be staged at theaters across the country in August for the annual Story in Beijing performing season, the event's organizers announced on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/25 16:08:40

Broadway musical 'The Lion King' comes to Taiwan

Giant puppets of an "elephant" and "rhino" walk by the audience; "Simba" and "Nala" - each played by an actor and actress in animal costumes - look at each other with love; the melodies of "Circle of Life" and "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" echo in the theater.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/24 17:23:41

North Korean painting continues to flourish in China

In a field full of straw, a little girl with a ponytail wearing a Korean-style dress looks into the distance, her smile like sunshine. Behind her, a cow is chewing on some food as it looks in the same direction with its cold eyes.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/24 17:03:40

Cameron salutes new 'Avengers' record

The Lion King roared to a huge $191.8 million opening weekend in North American theaters, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported Monday, consolidating Disney's record-breaking reign at the box office.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/23 16:18:40

Matthew Bourne's all-male version of 'Swan Lake' returns to China

Swan Lake by Matthew Bourne is returning to China, the show's organizers announced. It will be performed in Shanghai in August and Beijing in September.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/22 17:38:40

Comedy festival seeks to bring laughter to Beijing

Taking "Comedy Warms Life" as its theme, the Beijing International Comedy Festival will stage 14 works across the city as well as some screening events at cinemas until August 14, according to festival organizers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/22 17:28:40

Take it easy or serious? Marvel's first Asian superhero sparks debate

With the Marvel's announcement of the actor for the superhero film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday, Chinese netizens started another round of debate about the Marvel Cinematic Universe's first Asian superhero Shang-Chi.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/21 18:13:39

Chinese-language play 'Jane Eyre' to celebrate 10th anniversary at NCPA

Adapted from British writer Charlotte Bronte's novel of the same name, Chinese-language play Jane Eyre will be held at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) for its 10th anniversary commemorative performance from July 26 to August 3.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/21 17:13:40

'Abstraction(s)' exhibition kicks off at Song Art Museum in Beijing

A new exhibition, titled Abstraction(s), opened at the Song Art Museum in Beijing on Saturday. The exhibition gathers artworks by 13 artists from home and abroad to show the development of abstract painting over the past 100 years.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/21 16:43:40

Evolving landscape

"And the real difference now is that there are so many foreigners in China, especially in Beijing. Where the scripters used to just use their imagination to write about foreigners, now most of them know, or are friends with, one or two foreigners, so they have the same epiphany that most people do when they become closer to people from other countries... So they write foreign characters as people first, and foreigners second, so the scripts are a lot better in terms of the way they write foreigners than they used to be," he said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/18 15:28:40

Who could be the first superhero of Chinese ancestry in Marvel Cinematic Universe

Who do you think would be the best choice to be the first superhero of Chinese ancestry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/16 16:13:40

Roaring Forward

Disney's blockbuster 3D remakes of animated classics have rampaged through box offices in recent years, but the studio is banking on its latest - The Lion King - to climb right to the top of the food chain.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/14 16:13:39

Guangxi to host China's 10th Acrobatic Performance Season

Nanning in South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region will host China's 10th Acrobatic Performance Season from July 17 to 28, China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/11 17:53:41

NCPA to stage classic drama 'Don Juan'

Classic drama Don Juan performed by Russia's renowned Komissarzhevskaya Theatre will be staged at China's National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) on July 19 and 20.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/9 16:58:40

Chinese social media reacts to Disney's Mulan trailer

Disney released the first official trailer for its live-action Mulan during the halftime of the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer final on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/8 16:33:39

'Fantastic Bug Encounters' exhibit to open at Chicago's Field Museum

Larger than life models of insects, interactive digital displays and a live bug zoo fill the Fantastic Bug Encounters exhibition hall at the Field Museum in downtown Chicago, which opened to the public on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/27 17:18:41

China's summer movie slate sees shakeup after delay of 'The Eight Hundred'

Chinese war film The Eight Hundred, originally set to release in the Chinese mainland on July 5, will be delayed, the film's official account on Sina Weibo announced on Tuesday, noting that a new release date will be announced at another time. The news follows the film's canceled screening at the 2019 Shanghai International Film Festival.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 17:43:41