Art show turns rural NY into a Chinese soundscape

2013-04-12 11:19:37

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.

Cornell ' formula may help solve Ningxia's soil erosion

2013-04-09 11:48:13

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.

Fresh baos from a Chinese house

2013-03-29 11:33:48

When restaurateur and Vice-TV host Eddie Huang was doing stand-up comedy as "Magic Dong Huang," his favorite set was called "Rotten Banana."

Painter scores UN exhibit

2013-03-28 10:44:54

For painter Li Hongtao, whose work is on display this week at the United Nations, creativity is mainly about avoiding repetition.

Children show their Chinese talents

2013-03-25 11:27:40

Angie Defabio, who speaks English and Spanish, might soon hear her 5-year-old twins communicating in a language she doesn't understand.

Contemporary China visits US, via photography

2013-03-25 11:27:40

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.

Painters reinvigorate ancient form

2013-03-22 11:24:06

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.

Ketchup's Chinese origins a sticky subject for US foodies

2013-03-22 11:24:06

As a language expert, Alan Yu is used to all kinds of influences showing up in English words.

Shanghai Calling tries to defy movie cliches

2013-03-22 11:24:06

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.

Prime mover

2013-03-22 07:33:35

A former math and philosophy student is running a business that offers summer studies to chinese at US universities.

Beijing bands rock NY, backed by film screening

2013-03-18 10:55:54

A skinny young Chinese man in a white Silver Apples T-shirt and sunglasses began the night with a drumbeat.

From teaching to learning about the art market

2013-03-15 12:00:03

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.