During the decades in which pop music and culture were, among other things, helping solidify America's tradition of sound art, China was essentially in a cultural vacuum.
A compost of wood chips from poplar trees developed by Cornell University scientists may be part of a solution to huge soil-erosion problems in northwest China.
When restaurateur and Vice-TV host Eddie Huang was doing stand-up comedy as "Magic Dong Huang," his favorite set was called "Rotten Banana."
For painter Li Hongtao, whose work is on display this week at the United Nations, creativity is mainly about avoiding repetition.
Angie Defabio, who speaks English and Spanish, might soon hear her 5-year-old twins communicating in a language she doesn't understand.
What is China like today? A photo exhibition at San Francisco's main public library attempts to answer that question by examining the country's contemporary life.
Although China has a long tradition of ink painting, the medium was branded as feudal elitist during the "cultural revolution" (1966-76), shunned in favor of Western-style Social Realist oil painting techniques.
As a language expert, Alan Yu is used to all kinds of influences showing up in English words.
Billed as a fish-out of-water romantic comedy, Shanghai Calling reconfigures the cinematic trope of the uprooted foreigner "going native" in his newly adopted country.
A former math and philosophy student is running a business that offers summer studies to chinese at US universities.
A skinny young Chinese man in a white Silver Apples T-shirt and sunglasses began the night with a drumbeat.
Leaving behind decades of tenureship as a senior lecturer in Chinese archeology at The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London, Wang Tao became the head of Sotheby's Chinese artworks department in 2012.