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UK music producer Andy Weatherall passes away at age 56

Andy Weatherall, the DJ who produced Primal Scream's Screamadelica and a pioneer of the acid house movement, died Monday at age 56 after suffering a pulmonary embolism, his representatives said.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/18 16:38:40

Chinese netizens celebrate love after South Korean drama 'Crash Landing On You' comes to an end

Chinese netizens began calling for the protagonists of South Korean TV drama Crash Landing On You to start a romantic relationship in real life after the drama came to an end on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/17 19:48:40

Belgian symphony orchestras play Wuhan gong to cheer on efforts to fight novel coronavirus epidemic

Chinese composer and conductor Tan Dun conducted the Belgian Antwerp Symphony Orchestra in a performance of his newest piece at Queen Elizabeth Hall in Belgium on Saturday to cheer on the people in Wuhan who are fighting against the novel coronavirus pneumonia and pay tribute to the people who have died due to the epidemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/16 18:23:40

After Brexit, artist Cold War Steve fights on

Is the battle of Brexit all over? Not for British artist Cold War Steve who, armed with only a laptop, is continuing the fight through his satirical dystopian collages.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/16 17:18:40

China helps students abroad mitigate epidemic-related obstacles

Chinese authorities have made efforts to help students studying abroad solve epidemic-related difficulties to minimize the negative impact on their study, an education official said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/13 15:13:40

'Better Days' might create history like 'Parasite'

The film Better Days earned 12 nominations at the 39th Hong Kong Film Awards, becoming potentially the biggest winner at the upcoming festival, according to the newly released nomination list from the Hong Kong Film Awards on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/12 20:23:40

Oscar-winning director McQueen returns to art with Tate show

Oscar-winning British director Steve McQueen is returning to his art roots with a series of short films at London's Tate Modern art gallery, offering a sensory exploration of black identity.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/12 18:08:40

Chinese fans hail Taylor Swift documentary

The documentary Taylor Swift: Miss Americana has won the hearts of Chinese fans, many of whom took to social media to share their feelings about their idol.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/11 17:43:40

Laura Dern caps long Hollywood career with Oscar win

This has certainly been a very good year for Laura Dern.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/11 17:33:41

BBC to make documentary series about activist Greta Thunberg

The BBC said Monday it will make a new documentary series with the teenage Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, charting her life and exploring the science behind climate change.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/11 17:18:40

Coronavirus crisis puts damper on Oscar films' box office in Chinese mainland

The studios behind Oscar award-winning films Jojo Rabbit and Little Women, scheduled to hit Chinese theaters later this month, denied rumors on Monday that the two films would directly debut on Chinese streaming platforms. The two studios together with that of 1917 noted that the films were still coming to theaters, but did not announce a date.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/10 20:23:40

Chinese singer Lay Zhang invites fans to join in creating a song for novel coronavirus epicenter Wuhan

Fans in China and abroad spent all day working on melodies and lyrics after Chinese singer Lay Zhang announced on Saturday that he would be writing a charity song for Wuhan, the epicenter of the current novel coronavirus outbreak, based on people's submissions.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/9 19:18:40

Fans support cancelation of fan party for boy band EXO amid virus crisis

Chinese fans showed their support and gratitude on Wednesday after a fan party for South Korean boy band EXO scheduled for February 22 in Manila, the Philippines was canceled due to the novel coronavirus epidemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/6 15:53:47

BTS' new music video fires up Chinese ARMY

On Monday, South Korean boy band BTS finally released the second music video, titled Outro: Ego, for their upcoming new album Map of the Soul: 7, scheduled for release on February 21.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/3 14:53:40

'The Rescue' to have largest-ever global release for a Chinese film during Spring Festival

China's first maritime rescue film The Rescue held its premiere at the Emperor Motion Pictures cinema in Beijing on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 17:23:40

What's trending on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo on Tuesday

Wang Yibo gives a high five while running, Xiao Zhan reveals goals for the new year, Cai Xukun plans to pig out on Hunan cuisine
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 18:33:40

US filmmaker Spike Lee to preside over Cannes Film Festival jury

Organizers of the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday announced that US director Spike Lee will be president of the jury for the 2020 Cannes Film Festival.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/15 17:03:41

Statue of Belarusian poet Yanka Kupala unveiled in Beijing

A bust of famous Belarusian poet Yanka Kupala, created by renowned Chinese sculptor Wu Weishan, was unveiled at Beijing International Studies University (BISU) on Wednesday. It will be permanently installed and displayed at the university's Alumni Forest hall.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 15:43:40