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  • Chinese film 'Bends' screens in Cannes

    2013-05-20 08:51

    Cast members Chen Kun and Carina Lau pose on the red carpet as they arrive for the screening of the film 'Bends' at the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes May 18, 2013.

  • Art beat (May 17-June 1)

    2013-05-17 16:30

    Culture events in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou during May 17-June 1.

  • Music on the wing of a dream

    2013-05-17 15:17

    Musicians from across China and the world will perform at the 2013 Beijing Modern Music Festival, which kicks off at the National Center for the Performing Arts on May 18 with a concert titled Wing of the Dream.

  • Season 12 finale of 'American Idol'

    2013-05-17 15:13

    Candice Glover, a soul singer from rural South Carolina, was named "American Idol", becoming the first female singer to win the television singing competition since 2007.

  • Brutal scenes kick off Cannes film contest

    2013-05-17 14:25

    A man stripped to his underwear hangs from an overpass - the brutal opening scenes of the movie kick-starting the main competition for the Cannes.

  • Indian music a universal language

    2013-05-17 14:20

    Jayashri recently completed a six-show tour of China, and was warmly welcomed everywhere she went, in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Shenzhen and Beijing.

  • Veteran American soprano sings China's praises

    2013-05-17 14:19

    Soprano Renee Fleming, acclaimed as "America's most beautiful voice", will debut in Guangzhou on Friday, after a successful showcase in Beijing last Sunday, as part of the Meet in Beijing Arts Festival.

  • Watson turns to crime in celebrity-obsessed film

    2013-05-17 14:11

    British actress Emma Watson has turned to crime in her latest role as part of a celebrity-obsessed teenage gang robbing their Hollywood idols' homes.

  • Crowd pleaser

    2013-05-17 10:52

    Yangqin player Lu Jing's recent concert at Carnegie Hall fulfills a dream for the young artist.Top 10 weirdest currencies in the world

  • Living the indie dream

    2013-05-17 10:37

    Cui Renyu could easily be mistaken for a recent university graduate, but when it comes to music, over a decade working in the industry has taught him much more than any university ever could.

  • Battle of the big screen

    2013-05-17 09:21

    Hollywood blockbusters are major players at the Chinese box office, but lately the local industry has been giving the Americans a run for their money, with mid-budget local films enjoying huge success.

  • 'Great Gatsby' stars dazzle damp Cannes opening

    2013-05-16 13:21

    The Cannes film festival conjured up the "Roaring Twenties" with a glamorous premiere of "The Great Gatsby", complete with dancers in flapper dresses.