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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 - 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
  4. 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/food-wine/article/1571420/top-french-chefs-strike-out-their-own
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1583037/argument-continues-over-using-cantonese-or-putonghua
  6. Lifestyle - Books - ECOLOGY

    Book review: Sacred Mountains, by Allerd Stikker

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:12pm by David Wilson

    ... it is rebounding, especially popular among the younger generation born after the Cultural Revolution. Do not dismiss Taoism as a backward superstition, Stikker says. "It has proven to be just as solid ... pollution crisis. The solution, he writes, is a riddle-rich faith with roots stretching deep into Chinese culture: Daoism (or Taoism), the ancient religious philosophy. "You could argue ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1581698/book-review-sacred-mountains-allerd-stikker
  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Class action: how to help your child appreciate different cultures

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:15pm by JESSICA OGILVY STUART

    ... Jessica Ogilvy Stuart life@scmp.com My wife and I are different nationalities, and we would like our children to to grow up with an appreciation for both our cultures. Is this going to be possible? Children of bicultural expat families growing up in Hong Kong are not just experiencing two cultures; they are also part of a third culture. The term third-culture kids was coined by John ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1576096/class-action-how-help-your-child-appreciate-different
  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    V&A Museum looks at tools of resistance

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:11pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... is on show until February 1, 2015. Two years ago Flood was beginning work on an exhibition of "Posters of Protest and Revolution" when she was sent to Moscow to help bring down a big ... collection, "Posters of Protest and Revolution". Unlike "Disobedient Objects" these posters are not all from grass-roots protest movements. The exhibition- which ends on November ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1585983/va-museum-looks-tools-resistance
  9. Lifestyle - Books - ART

    Book review: 33 Artists in 3 Acts, by Sarah Thornton

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by Douglas Kerr

    ... integrity. Their environment includes the art market and the prevailing political and cultural weather: Ai is famously contrarian and critical of the society that uneasily houses him; Koons, ... and celebrities that make up the bulk of our culture? Whether famous for 15 minutes or longer, the artist has stolen the show. The artist's studio today, writes Thornton, is a private stage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1595977/book-review-33-artists-3-acts-sarah-thornton
  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Rewind film: "… and the Moon Dances" directed by Garin Nugroho (1995)

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:58am by Richard James Havis

    ... are united by his attention to Indonesian, and often specifically Javanese, culture, he freely experiments with film styles. His … and the Moon Dances, which played a number of festivals, including ... in the psychological aspects of his characters as he is the cultural elements of the story. Nugroho works in many artistic arenas, but his homeland is his primary focus: "Indonesia is a series ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1574180/rewind-film-and-moon-dances-directed-garin-nugroho-1995

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