2014-09-01On a recent cool summer morning, a short blonde lady walks into a small theater of the China National Opera and Dance Drama Theater. Her casual dress, navy-blue T-shirt and black jeans, makes her look just like any other Western visitors. But her unconscious singing betrays her.
2014-08-31Hang Chunxiao, a well-known curator who helped plan Zhou Jie's exhibition 36 Days, spends a lot of time explaining to visitors why the artist is wearing clothes, and why she doesn't always lie on a wire bed.
2014-08-30Every day, artist Zhou Jie fields all sorts of questions - some mundane, some unexpected, and some downright offensive - from visitors to her exhibition 36 Days at the Beijing Art Now Gallery.
2014-08-30Cross-culture commentators share a view that Westerners find the 5,000-year-old Chinese culture hard to understand and that misunderstandings have escalated year by year.
2014-08-29When Laia Pons Gonzalez came to China in 2007 as a guru of Spanish cuisine, she probably didn't foresee hauling live birds up a mountain in the Tibet autonomous region.
2014-08-29The Metropark Lido Hotel Beijing, formerly the Holiday Inn Lido Beijing, may have undergone a change in name but it will still ring a bell for most Beijingers, because "Lido Hotel", as it is affectionately known by locals, has been a familiar part of city life for more than three decades.
2014-08-29Ko feels deep regret about his drug-taking activity and promises not to use drugs in the future, said Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau.
2014-08-28Zhang Guanhui, impersonating Michael Jackson, dances during his street performance in Beijing August 20, 2014.
2014-08-28Meng Xin, a 10-year-old girl from Beijing, stayed at a summer camp to play mini-tennis with about 40 other children from Chinese and expatriate families.
2014-08-28Having toured several cities and attracted 500,000 viewers, the exhibition Oriental Aesthetics brings about 160 paintings back to its final destination, Beijing.
2014-08-27An exhibition of photos capturing the life of Gabriel Garcia Marquez opened in Beijing on Aug 21, in the lead up to the Beijing International Book Fair 2014, which opens on Aug 27.
2014-08-27Thirty-six junior high school graduates whose homes and schools were devastated by the Yunnan earthquake have been brought to Beijing so they can continue their studies.
2014-08-26The Soviet Union is reuniting - in a sense - in Beijing. More precisely, the people of the countries of the former Soviet bloc are expanding their presence in what's commonly referred to as "Russiatown" in the Chinese capital.
2014-08-25Although talented DJs have been performing in Beijing for years, veteran DJ Song Zhiqi doesn't think electronic music is making a place for itself in China.