In 1931, master painter Qi Baishi received an artwork from Lin Fengmian, a fellow artist and then-principal of the Hangzhou Fine Arts School (now the China Academy of Art) in the country's east.
It's been staged in six languages, 14 countries, 100 plus cities and every time it's performed, it casts a spell on local viewers. This is the magic of Wicked, a well-established and time-honored Broadway musical.
Film fans have an opportunity to view Chinese movies that have made a mark at the Berlin film festival over the years at an event in Beijing. Xu Fan reports.
A man whose reggae is influenced by the music of his ethnic group in Taiwan aspires to charm Beijing. Chen Nan reports.
Fashion photos advertise what a trendy wardrobe looks like. And decades after they are taken, these photos become historical records. So, when you go through them, you understand why "Coco" Chanel once said, "Fashion passes, style remains".
An exhibition about nianhua art at the National Art Museum of China traces the history of the traditional New Year paintings. Lin Qi reports.
The National Center for the Performing Arts premiered the opera Turandot, Giacomo Puccini's final piece, as its first major in-house production in 2008.
A Chinese film festival that will travel the length and breadth of Britain was announced Wednesday in Manchester.
On Saturday, when the first day of the Chinese New Year is celebrated, Jingju Theater Company of Beijing will present a show at the concert hall of the Forbidden City.
Chinese curator Song Zhenxi wanted to impress fashion designer Vivienne Westwood at her first cross-over exhibition in China called Get A Life!.
Shanghai-based artist Li Lei says that lately he has been listening to Sergei Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No 2. He is "moved to tears" each time he hears the late Russian composer's piece.
Huang Yongyu, 93, uses the Lunar New Year as an opportunity to comment on social issues and people's behaviors at an ongoing exhibition of his work.