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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Zhang Yimou reunites with Gong Li in a film set in the Cultural Revolution

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:51am by James Mottram

    ... for "re-education" for his political beliefs. The film begins in China in the early 1970s, midway through the Cultural Revolution, with a dramatic sequence involving Lu's escape and return to the family ... amnesia can bring, it provides a useful analogy for those who experienced the trials of the Cultural Revolution and the denial of a past too painful to recall. "Every household in China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1523834/zhang-yimou-reunites-gong-li-film-set-cultural-revolution
  2. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: West of the Revolution, by Claudio Saunt

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 11:57am by MCT

    ... Carolyn Kellogg West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776 by Claudio Saunt Norton 4.5 stars Carolyn Kellogg As America's founders gathered in Philadelphia in 1776, ... creating a country that would one day encompass much of the continent. In West of the Revolution, historian Claudio Saunt evokes this shadow saga of America's founding year in landscapes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1564131/book-review-west-revolution-claudio-saunt
  3. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Deng Xiaoping: The Man Who Made Modern China, by Michael Dillon

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 11:32pm by CAMERON DUECK

    ... in power speaks of a man who valued consensus, rather than unnecessary conflict, and who certainly did not want a repetition of the violence and persecution of the Cultural Revolution years," ... that ousted Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalists. The Communist Party duly seized power and Deng soared through its ranks, becoming general secretary in 1956. During the Cultural Revolution, however, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1623646/book-review-deng-xiaoping-man-who-made-modern-china-michael-dillon
  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Chinese rock makes cultural beachhead with Central Park festival

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:52pm by JONATHAN CAMPBELL

    ... Jonathan Campbell Chinese rock has gained its first foothold in the US at a mainland-organised festival held in Central Park Journey to the West Shen Lihui is positively aglow on this gorgeous if crisp Sunday afternoon in Manhattan. Sipping craft beer fro ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1613726/chinese-rock-makes-cultural-beachhead-central-park-festival
  5. Lifestyle - Technology

    Online supercomputers that learn from mistakes will drive the next hi-tech revolution

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 09:56am by Jamie Carter

    ... at a hi-tech revolution Watson For Elementary Data is everywhere. We live our lives online, and voluntarily give websites and retailers our details in exchange for something. It's how we live our ... a mind of its own that we can all use? Step forward the supercomputer, the coal in the furnace of the internet that will drive the next revolution. Supercomputers are what, one day, will make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1463923/online-supercomputers-drive-next-hi-tech-revolution
  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra pays tribute to legendary maestro

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:04am by Oliver Chou

    ... but with integrity during those long years are two aspects Peng wanted to reflect on the decade-long Cultural Revolution. Liu Yang, the solo player, displayed virtuosity, but the mid-range pitch ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Legendary composer honoured in great form Maestro Peng Xiuwen- A Tribute Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra Cultural Centre Concert Hall No orchestra or conductor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1614728/hk-chinese-orchestra-pays-tribute-legendary-maestro
  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Xu Jiang's sunflowers are symbol of a lost generation

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 11:53pm by XU DONGHUAN

    ... Xu Donghuan Artist Xu Jiang expresses his Cultural Revolution generation's lost hopes and potential in his sunflower works Field of withered dreams Sunflowers are all Chinese artist ... Zedong's Cultural Revolution (1966-1976), his carefree life came to a sudden halt in 1968 when his parents were sent to a rural town to be "re-educated" by poor farmers. Xu, who was 13, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1618465/xu-jiangs-sunflowers-are-symbol-lost-generation
  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Ning Hao's comedy takes two buddies across changing mainland

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 11:54pm by Helen Barlow

    ... the Cultural Revolution. It is timely to revisit this part of Hong Kong history when students were brainwashed about capitalism. October 26, 7.50pm, Palace IFC, October 28, 7.40pm, Broadway The One ... on the Cultural Revolution's impact on relationships, especially family ties. November 2, 9.35pm, Palace IFC, November 3, 7.20pm, Broadway Cinematheque Wadjda An 11-year-old girl dreams of owning ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1618395/ning-haos-comedy-takes-two-buddies-across-changing-mainland
  9. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    In Japan, viewing the colours of maple leaves in autumn is a cultural obsession

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 10:09pm by STEVE JOHN POWELL

    ... Text: Steve John Powell The viewing of autumn's changing colours is a national obsession in Japan. We rustle up the best spots for taking in the dazzling display Leaf encounters Autumn is a magical time in Japan. Summer's humid heat has finally ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1605050/japan-viewing-colours-maple-leaves-autumn-cultural-obsession
  10. News - World - BREWING

    Revolution brewing as French finally fall in love with craft beer

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:45am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris French finally fall for craft beer A citrus-flavoured blonde beer to go with foie gras or a peat-smoked brew perfect for whisky lovers: three decades after microbreweries faced near extinction in wine-dominated France, craft ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1586684/revolution-brewing-french-finally-fall-love-craft-beer

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