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    Tastemaker: Stacey Rodda, founder of Music Beyond Borders

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by OLIVER

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Stacey Rodda's global outlook inspired Music Beyond Borders, now in its 10th year,writesOliver Chou Sounds unbound Music Beyond Borders, an annual ... the Music Beyond Borders project to bring in unexplored and relatively unknown music and artists from abroad, predominantly world and jazz artists, through collaborations with different consulates. ...

  2. Break for the border

    Posted Mar 12th 2009, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott Nothing much surprises Sean Yung these days. Eight years out front local independent rockers Unixx will do that to a man. 'Gigs are sometimes hard to come by,' he says. 'Some strange things can happen, but you just have to keep on playing.' Unixx recently played a gig across the border in Zhuhai and had spent about an hour running through ...

  3. Beyond borders

    Posted Jul 31st 2008, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Instrumental post-rock band Toe's complex music defies simple categorisation, writes Mathew Scott It's pretty hard to get a handle on the band that call themselves Toe. And you're left with the feeling that's just the way they like it. ...

  4. Ailing Canto-pop urged to reach out across border

    Posted May 09th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Hong Kong record companies have been urged to better promote Canto-pop across the border, in the face of the increasing presence on their home turf of mainland and Taiwanese stars. Desmond Lee Man-wai, managing director of EMI Music Hong Kong, said that in two to three years' time, mainland artists would take over the Chinese music industry. 'The local market is so ...

  5. Musicians without borders

    Posted Mar 11th 2007, 12:00am by Monu Re

    ... lyricists and even Pakistani actors have worked in Bollywood. Such cross-border cultural harmony may seem extraordinary, but Indian singer Talat Aziz begs to differ. 'Creative people don't ... 'You never know what's going to happen, how we adhere to audience requests, and gauge the mood from their reactions.' From across the border, Ali agrees. 'Live shows are a unique ...

  6. Movie-makers show way to cross-border success

    Posted Dec 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... noteworthy official support. This is not unprecedented, of course, as the recent hit Hero had such cross-border backing, as did Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. But it puts a spotlight on how much ... still exist, although there are hints they may be relaxed. Also, piracy, which has eaten into profits at home, is far worse over the border. Investment in expensive talent and technology ...

  7. Hong Kong filmmakers look across the border

    Posted Sep 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Overseas and Hong Kong film companies are hoping to partner mainland production studios in a bid to enter the lucrative but restricted mainland market. United States film giant Miramax said it would make co-shoot films in China in order to get around the ...

  8. Movies without borders give viewers what they want

    Posted Aug 17th 2003, 12:00am by Liz Shackleton

    ... According to producer-director Teddy Chen Tak-sam, the time may soon come when we stop talking about 'the Hong Kong film industry' or 'the mainland film industry' and refer instead to a Chinese-language film industry. With the mainland ...

  9. Border boost

    Posted Jan 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chief Secretary Donald Tsang Yam-kuen signs a visitors' book at the opening of new checkpoint facilities at the Lok Ma Chau/Huanggang border crossing. Measures being introduced to speed the flow of passengers and traffic across the border include the installation of more automated customs and immigration clearance channels and more checkpoints. Mr Tsang said passenger ...

  10. More Mickey

    Posted Apr 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Malaysia's government says it is in talks with Walt Disney to build an attraction bordering Singapore. What effect, if any, do you think such a theme park would have on Hong Kong's beleaguered Disneyland Write to us ...




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