On Friday, June 21, the China Broadcasting Chinese Orchestra will electrify the Dolby Theatre for one night only with Enchanting China: An Orchestral Extravaganza. A celebration of Chinese culture, the show presents a diverse program consisting of Peking Opera, classical hits, and traditional folk music, transforming ancient Chinese traditions and customs into a more modern, contemporary musical experience. A beautiful combination of east meets west, the orchestra is made up of western and eastern instruments playing together in symbiotic harmony to reflect the performance’s international spotlight, a dialogue between Chinese and Western culture. Famed conductor Pang Ka Pang, one of China’s “10 most influential cultural figures” leads Enchanting China on its US tour, bringing to the show his evocative combination of delicate precision and energetic vigor. Joining him on the stage is renowned violinist Lu Siqing, the first Asian to win the Pagini International … [Read more...] about Enchanting China: An Orchestral Extravaganza
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.......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... ..........Copyright © 2019 Albuquerque JournalWhen visiting the site of the Terracotta Army statues in China, Sharon Bartel Clements turned to her husband and asked him, where are all the women?The couple was visiting Xi’an and went to the mausoleum where there are rows of thousands of life-size clay sculptures of Emperor Qin Shi Huang’s male warriors. The statues, buried around the emperor for protection, were discovered in 1974.ADVERTISEMENTSkip“It’s like my natural instinct to look for women warriors, but of course they didn’t have any,” said Bartel Clements.Upon her return home, the Tesuque-based artist felt called to create a project that showed women as warriors. The result was 30 plaster molds of torsos made from the bodies of real women, all of whom, … [Read more...] about Honoring the women warriors
Vonna Keomanyvong Naples Daily News Published 1:02 PM EST Jan 26, 2019 Sixty three lots will be auctioned off to invited guests at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples as part of the Naples Winter Wine Festival. These do not include the festival's online auction lots. The online auction ends Thursday. Follow our live updates from the auction here. More: Naples Winter Wine Festival's online auction begins More: Second round of Naples Winter Wine Festival auction lots include tour with Christian Louboutin, snowmobile safari More: Naples Winter Wine Festival auction prizes will include Olympics, safari Here are the Naples Winter Wine Festival lots and what they went for: LOT 1: MAGNUMS OF JOY Drink to joy: 1 Magnum from all participating 2019 NWWF vintners — 37 Magnums total. Sold for: LOT 2: VIVA LA VACATION! Cuban immersion: Unforgettable cultural excursion to Miami for 2 nights and Havana for 3 nights for 3 couples. Includes: 2 nights at the Four … [Read more...] about Naples Winter Wine Festival: How much did each auction lot go for?
This is my first time visiting New Orleans. I am here attending The New York Times Cities for Tomorrow Conference and have been so inspired by your great city. Traveling nearly 8,000 miles from Xi’an, China, I have had the opportunity to learn about your city first-hand from other urban planners. In a few short days, I developed an admiration for the city’s resilience and came to appreciate that we are much more similar than we are different.The core to urban planning is staying true to the city’s identity. This is not an easy thing to do, especially in New Orleans, where disasters have forced communities to rebuild all too frequently. Nor is it easy in my hometown of Xi’an where breakneck development changes entire neighborhoods almost overnight. The key to New Orleans’ identity, it was explained to me this week, is its historical heritage and the diversity of people who have contributed to the city over the centuries.Maintaining that historical heritage … [Read more...] about Xi’an and New Orleans are more similar than you might expect
Joe Mcdonald, Ap Business Writer Updated 10:49 pm PDT, Monday, August 27, 2018 A man walks by a government propaganda billboard promoting Chinese President Xi Jinping's signature "One Belt One Road" outside a subway station in Beijing, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Chinese officials on Monday defended Beijing's initiative to build a "New Silk Road" of railways and other infrastructure across Asia against complaints it leaves host countries with too much debt after Malaysia canceled two high-profile projects. The officials said President Xi Jinping's signature foreign policy initiative is creating assets that are needed by developing countries but might take time to pay off. less A man walks by a government propaganda billboard promoting Chinese President Xi Jinping's signature "One Belt One Road" outside a subway station in Beijing, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Chinese officials on Monday ... more Photo: Andy Wong, AP … [Read more...] about China defends ‘New Silk Road’ against debt complaints