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Chinese Opera

The Bolshoi Ballet Engulfs Hong Kong in The Flames of Paris

Carla Escoda | Posted 05.26.2015 | Arts
Carla Escoda

In a remarkably apropos programming coup for these unsettling political times, the Hong Kong Arts Festival offered two notably different works that shine a light on the collateral damage of political fanaticism.

Hungry Ghosts Are Sated and Stimulated in Penang

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

The Gates of Hell are open and peckish spirits from the Underworld are wandering about. This can only mean one thing: it's time for the Hungry Ghost Festival.

Chinese Opera In Color

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 02.26.2013 | Arts

By Alyssa Coppelman Raid on the White Tiger Regiment, 1971. © Zhang Yaxin/Courtesy see+ Gallery, Beijing, and Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto. ...

Westerners Attempt To Sing Chinese Opera

AP | By CHI-CHI ZHANG | Posted 10.19.2011 | Home

BEIJING -- On his first attempt, Nicholas Brownlee manages to spit out the sound "shee." His teacher patiently shakes her head. "It's not 'shee,' it'...

WATCH: This Black California Teen's Unusual Special Talent

AP | TERENCE CHEA | Posted 09.26.2011 | Education

OAKLAND, Calif. — Tyler Thompson is an unlikely star in the world of Chinese opera. The 15-year-old from Oakland has captivated audiences in th...