2015-11-26At a late-afternoon rehearsal in a vast studio at Hou Ying Dance Theater on Beijing's outskirts, one of the dancers suddenly sprains her ankle. Hou Ying, the company's founder and dancer-choreographer, comes over to check the injury and tells her to rest.
2015-11-20Like many ancient art forms in China, Peking Opera is struggling to survive in the face of a fading fan base.
2015-11-17Six months after his first solo exhibition, Luo Erchun, a respected oil painter and professor with the Central Academy of Fine Arts, died in his Beijing home in late October. He was 85.
2015-11-16Wang Tao is among a handful of clarinetists in China who are now making a mark.
2015-11-14A year before Zheng Mengzhu was born, her mother, a schoolteacher in Northwest China's Gansu province, and her father, a crop farmer, came to Peking University No 3 Hospital. The couple had long failed in their attempts to bear a child.
2015-11-11The Austrian composer Franz Schubert was a pioneer of turning poems into music.
2015-11-09As a little girl, Buni Wangxi was frail and often sick. Peking Opera was both her route to health and success.
2015-11-06Richard Horton has been at the center of explaining China's health sector to the world - through his magazine.
2015-11-06Nearly 28 years ago, when Tony Choo enrolled in the Singapore Hotel and Tourism Education Center, a famous hospitality school, he learned Western cooking.
2015-11-03In his latest interview with China News Weekly, Chinese film director Jia Zhangke expressed his personal understanding of love and affection which he has poured into most of his works.
2015-11-02In a spacious room of a five-star hotel in downtown Beijing, people are walking around, watching the streams of cars on Chang'an Avenue flow beneath a warm afternoon sun, and waiting. Suddenly, the sound of a hand drum erupts and the five members of the band Haya appear in the room.
2015-10-30Liu Yatong is not a trained fashion designer, but that doesn't prevent the former marketing director from having a slot in the tricky world of fashion.
2015-10-28Having established her own style, water-and-ink artist Peng Wei teams up with her father for their first joint event to show her respect and love for him.
2015-10-27Four star musicians put their talents to work in a group instead of pursuing individual careers. They tell Chen Nan why chamber music excites them.
2015-10-20More funds, greater awareness needed to preserve one of the world's ancient wonders, Wang Kaihao reports.