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News: Timelapse Journey Across China

Today via Shaghiist comes an extraordinary video from American designer, animator and Shanghai resident, Abram Hodgens. Hodgens spent two months travelling across China, going to Beijing, Xi’an, Xiahe, Jiayuguan, Dunhuang, Tulufan, Urumqi, Kanasi, Kashgar, Chengdu, Leshan, Litang, Danba, Shangri-la (Zhongdian) and Dali, creating this video using timelapse photography along the way. Musicphiles might recognize the song used in the background, ... Read More »

“The Cove” Goes to Japan, Fashion Week Hits NY, and Retro China Chic

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  The already controversial, and very successful, Indian film “My Name is Khan”, is facing a new round of raging protests after one of its stars made comments seen as “pro-Pakistani” by the opposition. When was the last time you found yourself picketing a Joel Silver film, hunh? [Guardian UK]   Why is your hotel bar so crowded? Januted explains ... Read More »

Chinese Government Bravely Fights Scourge of Pajamas in Public

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  If we had to write up a list of things that need changing in China, the world’s most populous and oldest country, we might focus on issues of humanitarian rights, slave labor, environmental pollution, or banning Jackie Chan films. But, as recent tensions over the renaming of a treasured mountain peek after an “Avatar” location revealed, the Chinese have ... Read More »

Big in Beijing: Nick Frisch Reports

Xaio He at D-22, Beijing

Want proof that your club is hot? How about a surprise show from a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer. That’s just what happened at Beijing’s D-22 (242 Chengfu Lu, Beijing; +86 6265 3177) this Friday night. And it’s just another sign that the city’s up-and-coming music scene is starting to be taken seriously (no, make that super-seriously) on the international level.   ... Read More »

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