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  1. News - China - CULTURE

    Late Italian conductor's link to the Cultural Revolution

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 04:40am by Oliver Chou

    ... 80, was in Beijing during the tumultuous days of the Cultural Revolution. Even fewer would note that he was on stage conducting The Yellow River Piano Concerto, then a "model" work ... in the capital. The Cultural Revolution would not conclude for another three years, and Western classical music had been labelled decadent. An exception was made for the Austrian group as the tour ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1410694/late-italian-conductors-link-cultural-revolution
  2. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Art with political twist goes on show

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Works from decade after Cultural Revolution shift focus from monetary to historical values Political artworks from the first decade after the Cultural Revolution - by artists in the new ... and historical context. Artists on show come from three groups that emerged from the Cultural Revolution - No Name (Wuming), Stars (Xingxing) and Grass Society (Caocao). Co-curator Kuiyi Shen, director ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1237049/art-political-twist-goes-show
  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Calligraphy exhibition illustrates the beauty of Chinese culture

    Posted May 08th 2014, 11:10am by Vivienne Chow

    ... a significant role in Xu’s artistic creations. Born in 1955 in Chongqing, he grew up under the turmoil of the Cultural Revolution, when he produced propaganda art and calligraphy. His most famous works ... script 'a link to cultural roots' Function dominates the evolution of Chinese characters, but will not displace the original beauty of one of the world’s oldest forms of writing. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1507273/calligraphy-exhibition-illustrates-beauty-chinese-culture
  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Call for 'arts lovers' only to serve on board of West Kowloon Cultural District

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:21am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Call for 'arts lovers' only to serve cultural hub The board of the West Kowloon Cultural District should be thoroughly reviewed and chaired ... handling hot potatoes such as political reform. Members were also frustrated by the bureaucratic structure of the cultural district and said the composition of the board was aimed more at balancing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556939/call-arts-lovers-only-serve-board-west-kowloon-cultural-district
  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Mainland hooked on 'China that hasn't grown up'

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:20am by SARAH KARACS

    ... for Non-Fiction in 2010. "Chinese people are fascinated because North Korea is China as it once was- it's a China sort of stuck between the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556755/mainland-hooked-china-hasnt-grown
  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    I'm no hero, says Frank Dikoetter, author of book banned on mainland China

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 05:16am by SARAH KARACS

    ... The Tragedy of Liberation: A History of Revolution 1945-1957, in which he chronicles the violence and terror used by the Communist Party. He said that while he wrote about historical facts the party ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555656/im-no-hero-says-frank-dikoetter-author-book-banned-mainland-china
  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    We need to lead the charge, says artist

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Danny Yung wins Fukuoka Prize and offers vision of 'cultural think tank' We need to lead the charge, says artist Hong Kong should go beyond its consumer culture and lead the charge for Asia by setting up a "cultural think tank" to develop the arts. So said director, dramatist and performance artist Danny Yung Ning-tsun, 70, as he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557699/we-need-lead-charge-says-artist
  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    History enthusiasts pull up a chair at Heritage Museum exhibition exploring the role of seating as a cultural artefact

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau jessie.lau@scmp.com A museum exhibition explores the role of seating as a cultural artefact History enthusiasts pull up a chair Slightly faded and elegantly curved, the wooden ... the exhibition explores the role of chairs as cultural artefacts. It is part of a larger event on the theme of chairs at the museum called Please Have a Seat. Visitors can learn about the artistic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537986/history-enthusiasts-pull-chair-heritage-museum-exhibition-exploring
  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Time to rethink the vision for West Kowloon?

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:21am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Fuzzy vision and problematic leadership- not delays and rising costs- are the cultural district's biggest problems, say board members West Kowloon vision: Time to rethink? Sixteen years after the idea of building an arts and cultural district on reclaimed land in West Kowloon emerged, the site that promises to transform Hong Kong's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556739/time-rethink-vision-west-kowloon
  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    A Parent's Guide to Preventing Homosexuality: Hong Kong library under fire for 'anti-gay propaganda'

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:26am by DANNY LEE

    ... sexuality. Gay rights activist Betty Grisoni, co-founder of Hong Kong's largest lesbian organisation Les Peches and director of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) cultural ... to recognise normal things," Shiu said. The book has been loaned out 89 times since 2005 and the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD), which is responsible for public libraries, has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1560024/gay-cure-library-book-may-need-disclaimer-gay-rights-group-says

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