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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Library that gives visitors a taste for more

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 03:28am by Jessie Lau

    ... With hardwood floors and light-coloured walls, the library includes a kitchen, three reading rooms, five balconies and a reception area with magazines. Measuring about 2,000 square feet, the space ... and leisurely environment. One reading room has a gallery wall that will display temporary art exhibitions. "A lot of artists and creators relay their work with food content- like the famous Warhol ...

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    Warning- handle heritage with care: Government warned treasures could be lost

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 02:46am by Vivienne Chow

    ... in the process, referring to the newly refurbished former police married quarters in Aberdeen Street, Central, which has become a creative cluster selling local designer goods. Hong Kong began working ...

  3. News - China - CULTURE

    For animal rights activist, dog meat fight extends beyond summer festival

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:32am by He Huifeng

    ... meat". Dozens of tables line a short downtown stretch locals call "dog meat street". It's served stewed, roasted or sliced up with hot pot. At about 90 yuan (HK$113) a kilogram, ... restaurant in the county is Jichang. Its walls are covered with photographs showing local officials treating guests. "Many tourists across Guangxi come here for our dog meat," one employee ...

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    French artist Invader brings his works to the streets of Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 05:33am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Artistic invader of the urban space covers the city In a city of protests, French street artist Invader is an unlikely 40-something rebel with a cause. His works in white-walled galleries can fetch upwards of HK$3 million, but it is the 3D mosaics featuring his signature motif- a Space Invader alien from the seminal 1970s arcade game- which he creates ...

  5. News - China - CULTURE

    Southwest China hospital staff ordered to stay away from ‘dog meat festival’

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 03:55pm by Andrea Chen

    ... celebrate the summer solstice by savouring dog meat, lychees and strong liquor. More than 10,000 dogs are slaughtered during the festival as tourists flood the streets to enjoy the controversial ...

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    Plug pulled on Pac-Man again

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 06:47pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... original creator- lives on, the local arts community says. With its latest removal from the same Tin Hau wall, the street art of tiles featuring characters from the iconic arcade game Pac-Man has fallen victim twice to the government's efforts to "keep the streets safe". The authorities first moved in on the creation, by French street artist Invader, in February. Members ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Artist hits back after 'invaders' destroyed

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 03:23am by Vivienne Chow

    ... in games from the 1970s and '80s. The street artist is represented by galleries in Europe and Japan, and his artworks have been displayed in white-walled galleries, museums and institutions. ... calligraphy on lampposts, utility boxes, walls and pillars throughout the city. "I knew Hong Kong was very strict with art in the streets and that the government removed nearly all of the King ...

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    The day the government gobbled up Pac-Man

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:16am by Vivienne Chow

    ... suppressed- by government workers taking orders to keep public areas free from street art. The mosaic of tiles featured characters of the iconic arcade game Pac-Man and graced a wall along King's Road near Fortress Hill until it was removed recently. The image was the work of French street artist Invader, who, in his words, "invaded" the city last month, creating more than 35 ...

  9. News - China - CULTURE

    ‘Uncultured’ multi-billionaire is China’s biggest fine-art collector

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 02:02pm by XU DONGHUAN

    ... the family business, making handbags which his mother would sell on the street. At 20, he rented a shop at the Yuyuan Bazaar in the centre of old Shanghai, selling souvenirs and accessories. His ...

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    Creative crowd welcome new Central showcase PMQ

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:19am by Bryan Harris

    ... George Migliorelli, a leather craftsman who moved his business to PMQ from a "little hole in the wall" in Siu Sai Wan. "There is not much help in Hong Kong for creative industries. ...




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