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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - CULTURE

    Hong Kong's literary festival adds food and music to its repertoire

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am by MICHAEL AU

    ... into the festival?" Apart from prize-winning authors and poets, this year's festival will also feature food writers, chefs as well as musicians. The headliners include: Tracy Griffith, author of Sushi ... programme. Although food and music are designated as this year's theme, Lim maintains that the festival will stay true to its literary roots. "It's getting bigger every year and we ...

  2. News - World - CULTURE

    Peking Opera troupe honours icon of the form with US tour

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 10:01pm by Reuters

    ... the 120th anniversary of the birth of China's greatest opera star, Mei Lanfang, who introduced his art form to US audiences nearly 90 years ago. "This tour is special because ... adding that Mei Lanfang was celebrated by theatre and film stars of the time. His 80-year-old son, Mei Baojiu, one of China's top opera stars, organised the programme for the current US ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    ‘Will this happen in Hong Kong?’ Inside the shutdown of Beijing’s Independent Film Festival

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:03pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... one day. “They could shut down the festival, snatch your property and beat you up in broad daylight without explaining anything to you,” the 23-year-old independent director told the South ... Hongwei, the festival’s artistic director, said this year’s festival has been suspended. “I’m not sure about the future,” he told the Post, refusing to elaborate further. Wong’s film, An Odd Fish, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    North Korea Human Rights Film Festival offers tales of horror, heroism

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by Amy Nip

    ... China. But his fortune was no protection against a devastating accusation: that he was a South Korean spy. His life turned upside down, Jung suffered months of torture and three years in prison. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Street life: Hong Kong in the 1950s as seen through a teenage photographer's lens

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Amy Nip

    ... There were both intimidating encounters and unwanted attention, the 83-year-old recalled in an interview from his home in the United States. "With a knife in his hand, a pig butcher said he ... illness and death," he said. In a city where traditional photo printing has declined, Ho advised people never to dump their old film. "There could be something you have missed, like ...

  6. News - Asia - CULTURE

    'Fish listeners', Malaysia's mysterious culture, may be dying out

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 06:41pm by AFP

    ... a spiky white head of hair, Harun remains sprightly despite his years, deftly clambering in and out of his boat in search of fish sounds. Once he pinpoints a school of gelama, his crew-- who have ... and fuel, maintenance, and other costs are deducted. “Each year, the catch has reduced. But I’m not good at anything else, so I still have to do this,” said his son and apprentice Zuraini. Malaysia ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - CULTURE

    Book review: All-American Ads of the 40s, by Jim Heimann and W.R. Wilkerson III

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by AAYUSH NIROULA

    ... of the bleakness of the previous decade. Production was shooting up: farm output rose, as did coal and oil. In 1943 manufacturing output had doubled from just four years before. For ad makers this was all ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Time for a hand in marriage

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... is that the marriage is not recognised by law," the 44-year-old told the South China Morning Post. She recalled her outrage when she was required to call up her younger brother for help when a hospital ... outspoken opposition as in Hong Kong, said Chen. In November last year, tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Taipei to protest against a gay marriage bill currently being considered ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Tai O's private heritage museum will be history in just two years

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:21am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... museum will be history in 2 years Time is running out for one of the city's handful of private museums, which is set to close in the next couple of years after the building owner applied to redevelop it and the founder and curator chose to retire. And, after 13 years of fending off natural disasters and overcoming financial difficulties, the founder of the museum telling the story ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Cosplay galore: Hong Kong's Ani-Com fans tell why they dress up as their favourite anime characters

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 10:03am by BRIAN YAP, Jeremy Blum

    ... and has run for the last 16 years, costumes based on the Japanese novel and anime series Sword Art Online were especially popular this year. Watch: Ani-Com Hong Kong 2014 brings comic animations ... character.” DONT MISS: Plunging comic sales in Hong Kong force artists to find a new perspective ...




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