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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Harlem Gospel Choir to perform in Hong Kong this week

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Gospel choir founded in memory of Martin Luther King rides genre's local revival Sounds of Harlem headed our way Hong Kong is a long way from the churches of Harlem, but a popular gospel choir from the African-American neighbourhood in New York will make its first visit to Hong Kong since the troupe formed 26 years ago. About 15 singers from the Harlem ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1111023/harlem-gospel-choir-perform-hong-kong-week
  2. Speaking in tongues: World English

    Posted Aug 05th 2006, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... to adopt African American Vernacular English if you're playing rap and hip hop so that you catch the MTV crowd, or Mid-Atlantic English if you are capturing mainstream or the golden oldies ... hand in hand with a cultural context that makes it inappropriate to use it in say Paraguay. The idea that simply speaking a language means adopting the culture associated with it is an old one. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/559234/speaking-tongues-world-english
  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Budget injection may lead to clash in museums' local art focus

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... been] raised from very different corners in favour of [M+] acquiring more Hong Kong works," he said. But these plans could clash with those of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, which runs 14 public museums and four cultural centres. The department also plans to acquire local artists' works to build a comprehensive collection for research, exhibition ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1220884/budget-injection-may-lead-clash-museums-local-art-focus
  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Old buildings get new lease on life

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Groups outline plans to return mansion, market building and court room to their former glory Historic buildings to get a new lease on life Learners of Chinese and Western musical instruments will play together in a historic mansion; ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1156486/old-buildings-get-new-lease-life
  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Four Hongkongers in running for Sovereign Asian Art Prize

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Four Hong Kong artists are on this year's list of 30 finalists vying for the region's biggest art award, the Sovereign Asian Art Prize. And some of them took the opportunity to call for better funding and support for artists in the city, saying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1139601/four-hongkongers-running-sovereign-asian-art-prize
  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong art dealers head south to Art Stage Singapore

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... of cultures … the flavour is very different and does not get enough exposure." Hong Kong-based French dealer Edouard Malingue returned for his third time, showing works by the Rome-based Jannis ... attracted big name collectors including Uli Sigg, who earlier donated and sold a major part of his collection of Chinese contemporary art to West Kowloon's M+ visual culture museum, Prince ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1135387/hong-kong-art-dealers-head-south-art-stage-singapore
  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Art Basel Hong Kong promises big showing in May

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... are not rich, and they are taking a lot of risks coming to Hong Kong. This indicates that young ambitious galleries see the value of Asia." Art Basel Asia director, Magnus Renfrew, said cultural ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1128871/art-basel-hong-kong-promises-big-showing-may
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - FASHION & BEAUTY

    Style meter

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Jing Zhang

    ... Jing Zhang Jing Zhang HOT Michelle Obama's style  - Four more years!               Gold baroque details- Dolce & Gabbana is all over this                   Clashing geometric prints- Seriously cool on those who can pull it off               NOT: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1081747/style-meter
  9. News - Hong Kong - PUBLISHING

    China media baron Thomas Shao launches two cultural titles

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Mainland publisher is about to launch two high-profile publications that will help to raise the quality of cultural issues in the city Mainland media mogul and avid art collector Thomas Shao is on a mission to meld the two great loves of his life and take media coverage of Hong Kong's booming cultural sector to a new level. Shao is set to launch two international titles ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1240910/china-media-baron-thomas-shao-launches-two-cultural-titles
  10. News - World - FASHION

    Victoria's Secret apologises for using native American headdress in show

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Flagstaff, Arizona

    ... Victoria's Secret apologised for putting a native American-style headdress on a model for its annual fashion show, after the outfit was criticised as a display of ignorance towards tribal culture ... on us. They are spitting on our culture, and it's upsetting." The Victoria's Secret stir follows a string of similar incidents. Paul Frank Industries and the band No Doubt ran ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1081774/victorias-secret-apologises-using-native-american-headdress-show

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