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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    Rapper finds his footing in Hong Kong scene

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:11pm by Oliver Clasper

    ... Oliver Clasper Brandon Ho, aka Ghost Style, became a leading light of Hong Kong's music scene by way of punk and metal in the US Sounds of a Ghost rapping Massachusetts, some time in the early 1990s. Beneath the pewter grey skies of the eastern seabo ...

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    First-time director makes a spirited debut with ghost film

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:13pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... Yvonne Teh yvonne.teh@scmp.com After years in the business Maggie To takes her directing bow with a ghostly tale, writes Yvonne Teh Spirited debut The roots of Maggie To Yuk-ching's first film as director go back to her days as a university undergrad ...

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    Fight star wants to knock out films' image of Asians

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:25am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott Fight star Cung Le wants to kick out the film industry's attitude towards Asians Cliches need not apply When Cung Le first turned to acting, he knew where to find the intensity he needed to mix it with the more established action stars o ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    Culture changer: Chet Lam

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze Singer-songwriter Chet Lam is working for the day when the local music scene becomes a thriving community, writes Lee Wing-sze Culture club In his smartly decorated apartment ... doing it, it becomes a culture," he says. He knows there is a long way to go before this culture in the Chinese music industry becomes as big as it is in the West. "It takes a long ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    Posing a colonial mystery

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... that something earlier would be interesting.” Gage Street Courtesan is New’s eighth work of fiction. His second, The Chinese Box (1975), was set in the Cultural Revolution and to some extent ... him. He’d arrived in Hong Kong in 1966 to take up a post at the university, travelling by Dutch cargo ship. “I got here just in time for the Cultural Revolution,” he quips. “One morning ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    Open to interpretation

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... of the Iranian revolution, when he was one of the few artists to stay. Thinking about what my films would be like without dealing with censors is like asking what I might look like if I was born ... in a different country had difficulties and challenges but … it was very enjoyable for me. It's a new experience working with people from different cultural backgrounds," Kiarostami says. ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    Adam Johnson hangs a tale

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by Doretta Lau

    ... stories." He then enrolled at Arizona State University. "When I finally did go to college, I was a little older and a little insecure, and I had been in a different culture out on job ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    Democratic exchange

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by MADELEINE GRESSEL

    ... Madeleine Gressel Sundaram Tagore sees his role as facilitating arts dialogue between cultures, writes Madeline Gressel Stepping forward "I didn't know what globalisation meant ... but really it was quite backwards. There were niche galleries- Indian, Chinese, Russian- but they were never about the confluence of culture. I said, 'We're going to do that'." So ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    Tastemaker: Christopher Doyle

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... Cinematographer Christopher Doyle and an old friend do a music video satire, writes Kate Whitehead Christopher Doyle is fresh off the plane from Toronto and says he's sipping his first Bloody Mary of the day, but is it really? You have to wonder. He ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    Hong Kong teen rapper SkiBs walks his own way

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am by Madeleine Fitzpatrick

    ... rappers to have made an impact in Hong Kong post reunification, Scibetta is also the only musician of any kind to articulate the youth culture of the city's non-Chinese community. We're ...




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