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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 ...

  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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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, ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    The French Revolution: Why three top chefs are going it alone in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:45am by Bernice Chan

    ... Bernice Chan bernice.chan@scmp.com Three top chefs have left their jobs in some of the city's finest dining establishments to open their own restaurants, writes Bernice Chan French evolution A number of shop spaces in Lee Gardens Two are boarded up, ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    A new stage in Imelda Marcos' story

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 11:16pm by GDN

    ... Power revolution. The title of the musical comes from Imelda Marcos' self-proposed epitaph. The 85-year-old former first lady is now a congresswoman in the Philippines, and two of her ...

  9. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    A French revolution

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... Charley Lanyon charley.lanyon@scmp.com A steady stream of arrivals is giving the city's cultural melting pot a distinct Gallic flavour A French revolution In an alley in Sheung Wan, ... community in Asia and a 60 per cent increase over the past decade. This recent influx, drawn by the region's lively economy, has added a more cosmopolitan flavour to Hong Kong's cultural ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Cantonese or Putonghua in schools? Hongkongers fear culture and identity 'waning'

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:05am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau and Vanessa Yung As debate rages over which language of instruction is best for learning, many Hongkongers feel they are struggling to hold onto their dialect and culture ... and culture will keep waning". According to two concern groups (Putonghua as Medium of Instruction Student Concern Group and Societas Linguistica Hongkongensis), about 70 per cent ...




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