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  1. News - China - CULTURE

    Chairman Mao's female impersonator lets curse fill purse

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 04:29am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Mao's woman impersonator lets curse fill purse Chen Yan was once a businesswoman. Now, she spends her days impersonating the Great Helmsman. The 57-year-old Sichuan native earns a living with silent, 40-minute performances, in which she switches between waving to crowds, like Mao Zedong once did at Tiananmen Gate, and smoking and staring ...

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

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

    ... death toll in the years it covers at five million. "The key difference between Mao [Zedong] and Stalin and Hitler is that, while they did some pretty awful things, Mao wanted people ... at a seminar moderated by columnist Chip Tsao in which both speakers dissected Mao's influence and stature. "Mao, like the regime, had a split personality. On the outside, ...

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    Artist Siu Leung-hing putting his stamp on iconic images

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:06am by VICTORIA ANN DUTHIE

    ... Victoria Ann Duthie victoria.duthie@scmp.com Mona Lisa and Chairman Mao just some of the subjects of Siu Leung-hing's amazing mosaics The artist putting his stamp on iconic images There is a wry sense of irony in Siu Leung-hing's artworks- mosaics created using hundreds of stamps. Look closely at the striking portrait of Mao Zedong and you can see he is made out of stamps ...

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    Conductor Lio Kuok-man takes baton for first time since his appointment to Philadelphia Orchestra

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:48am by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Under Lio Kuok-man's baton, Mao-era music will have its world premiere tonight before his historic role at the Philadelphia Orchestra begins Talented conductor never far from making history Local hero Lio Kuok-man, clearly the busiest musician in town this week, will be conducting a very special piece of music tonight that was rescued from Mao ...

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    Hong Kong Ballet caught up in censorship row over latest show

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 04:24am by Candy Chan and Danny Mok

    ... the Ming dynasty, Qing dynasty, the provisional Republic of China and the Cultural Revolution. In the part depicting the Cultural Revolution, dancers in Red Guards uniforms waved copies of Mao Zedong's "little red book", both historic icons of the turbulent period. Following the premiere, the projection sequence was cut from the show. The ballet has been performed every night ...

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    M+ museum adds Tiananmen images to its collection

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:54am by Vivienne Chow

    ... After Mao, which depicts changes on the mainland from year to year since the death of Mao Zedong in 1976. Among 29 prints it has bought and 67 acquired by donation, two depict Beijing in 1989. ...

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    Late Italian conductor's link to the Cultural Revolution

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

    ... endorsed by Mao Zedong's wife, Jiang Qing. In April 1973, two months before he turned 40, Abbado landed in Beijing with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra to perform several concerts ...

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    Controversial dealer Johnson Chang to give away 100 art pieces

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 05:14am by Vivienne Chow

    ... to the People's Heroes from the 1950s, and Tang Xiaohe's 1971 depiction of Mao Zedong in Strive Forward in Wind and Tides during the Cultural Revolution. There are also works by Chinese contemporary ...

  9. News - China - CULTURE

    British pair recruit North Koreans to paint Beijing as a socialist utopia

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 04:27am by WU NAN

    ... of development by following the road of Mao Zedong, and what would such a China look like today? Three years ago, a pair of British expats, long-time residents of Beijing with an interest in socialist ...

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    No special Legco inquiry into Hong Kong Ballet 'censorship' row

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 04:37am by Stuart Lau, Johnny Tam

    ... waved copies of Mao Zedong's "little red book", was cut from subsequent performances. The German newspaper Ruhr Nachrichten reported that several officials pressured ...




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