Chengdu city

Chengdu’s Air Pollution: Questions Answered by Local Specialists

We’ve published articles and podcasts about local air pollution but insight from local specialists is hard to come by. We got answers to the most common questions about air quality.

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Fete de La Musique

Fête de La Musique Festival, with Co-Organizer Erik

Later this month in June, the second annual Fête de La Musique, a free music festival, will take place in Chengdu. We spoke with co-organizer Erik of UrTurn productions.

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Eli Sweet

Boom & Bust: Inside the Chinese Party Bubble

Before I worked in the logistics industry in Chengdu, I was a professional pirate and disco ball man. But it was not meant to last.

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Chengdu ebikes

Video: China’s Electric Revolution

After four years in Chengdu surrounded by silent riders, I produced a short 12-minute documentary on Chengdu’s most popular mode of transportation: the electric bike.

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American flag

Americans: Register to Vote in Chengdu

If you’re an American interested in voting from Chengdu, there is a volunteer organization here to help guide you through the process.

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What’s Inside Yulin’s Hidden Art Gallery

On a small alley in Yulin lies a tiny art gallery that you’d be unlikely to find on your own. Here’s what I found.

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Sichuan food

6 Things You Should Know About Sichuan Food

I’ve always been fascinated with food as a vehicle for cultural understanding, and particularly in Chengdu I have found food to be one of the best ways to get to know the city. Sichuan food, in one interpretation or another, is famous around the world but needless to say it’s best experienced here in Sichuan, […]

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DJ Kentaro

Words with World Champion DJ Kentaro

After album releases on acclaimed music labels like Ninja Tunes and over a decade of world touring, Japanese DJ Kentaro talks about music, his career and first time in Chengdu.

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