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Touted by its producers as feminist TV, hit costume drama A Dream of Splendor stirs controversy not only over misappropriation but also a mixed message that provides revealing insight into prevalent attitudes toward women

Despite its thousands of significant cultural and historic sites, China’s persistent shortage of archaeologists and other professionals continues to threaten preservation efforts

The performing arts sector is struggling to stay afloat, as some companies disband, and others find that online streaming is no substitute for a real audience

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For the past four decades, China’s small-theater movement has staged important experimental works to critical acclaim. But as pandemic restrictions continue to strain venues, the long-struggling community has found new hope in Shanghai’s ‘Vertical Broadway’

During his 40 years in China, Italian photographer Andrea Cavazzuti documented the lives of everyday people, providing precious views of the country’s opening-up during the world’s last decades offline

Eighty years in the making, a newly published photo archive of Dunhuang’s ancient grottoes offers researchers and readers a rare glimpse of vanishing treasures of Buddhist art