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G20 Summit Held in Hangzhou

To insure safety during the G20 summit, Hangzhou has been upgrading its security in public. According to laws, from August 10 to September 6, Zhangjiang police will set security check points on roads that lead to the province and the city. Civil airport, train...



Shanghai Disney Resort Grand Opening on June 16

Shanghai Disney Resort, the first Disney resort in Mainland China, is a magical family vacation destination filled with Disney storytelling and traditional Chinese elements designed especially for Chinese visitors. The resort celebrates its historic Grand Opening on June 16, 2016. The resort’s theme park,...


Bands of Beijing: Sparrow

Founded in 2008, Sparrow had a rocky start when several of its core members left the band due to personal issues. Nevertheless, it took the indie scene by storm in 2012 with the release of Rainbow Mountain, its first album. Band members Lü Nan,...


Beijing Today in Print (May 22, 2015)

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Beijing Today in Print (May 8, 2015)

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Bands of Beijing: Mr. Odd

It’s hard to describe the music of Liu Peizheng and his band as anything other than “Odd.” The four-man rock group is known for songs that constantly elude a clear genre definition. The members come from very different age groups and walks of life...


Sugimoto blends mediums in contemporary exhibition

[vc_single_image image=”3882″ image_size=”full” frame=”noframe” full_width=”no” lightbox=”no” link_target=”_self” shadow=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Earliest Human Relatives, 1994 Japanese multimedia artist Hiroshi Sugimoto, whose works blur the lines between photography, painting, installation and architecture, is holding his first solo exhibition in Beijing. The 30 pieces selected for...


Russian cellist fired for insulting woman

Oleg Vedernikov The Russian cellist who verbally harassed a female passenger on a high-speed train last week has been fired by the Beijing Symphony Orchestra (BSO). “His conduct has severely damaged the orchestra’s reputation,”the BSO said in a press conference on Tuesday. “We have...


Latin beats on a Spring night

[vc_single_image image=”4049″ image_size=”full” frame=”noframe” full_width=”no” lightbox=”no” link_target=”_self” shadow=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Los Amigos plays every Tuesday at CD Blues Café. Walk into CD Blues Café on a Tuesday night and you’re sure to be swept over by the heat fire being played by Los...