Pipa player Yang Jing is reinvigorating the ancient instrument with original compositions, international performances and genre fusions.
Art auctions so far this year have generated several high prices for artworks from the Song and Yuan dynasties, including Yuan official-painter Ren Renfa's color work Five Drunken Kings on Horses that grossed 303.6 million yuan on Dec 4.
One of William Shakespeare's most celebrated plays, Romeo and Juliet, was adapted into a musical by French composer Gerard Presgurvic in 2001.
An exhibition of more than 100 works by 21 young Chinese and foreign artists will be held in Beijing later this month.
He was once a drummer in a school band, but Zheng Lu has now installed the 12-meter-high "musical instrument" at a solo exhibition in Shanghai.
The Oriental Art of Painting show at the National Museum of China showcases works from the Beijing museum, the National Museum of Korea and the Tokyo National Museum.
An ongoing painting exhibition, titled Origins of Great Beauty, shows how artists today infuse elements of Confucianism and Taoism into their ink works.
The exhibition entitled "Ceremony and Celebration: The Grand Weddings of the Qing Emperors" opened at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum in Hong Kong on Nov 29, 2016.
A copy of a personal undertaking signed in Tokyo by Sun Yat-sen and his wife, Soong Ching-ling, is at the center of an ongoing Beijing exhibition.
Shakespeare Company's show, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged), made its debut. It has been running in London for almost 10 years, making it the longest running comedy in the city's theater history.
After its debut in Beijing, the play Mr Ma and Son will be staged in Shanghai on Dec 2 and 3.
For 30 years Kelsang Dawa has wielded drawing pens that help him to express his faith. Wang Kaihao and Li Yingqing report in Shangri-La, Yunnan.