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Chengdu Living Podcast

Podcast #28: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Chengdu

In this episode I’m joined by Jerry and Andrew of CDBJJ, a local Brazilian jiu-jitsu organization founded in 2011.

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Jordan Xiang painting

Comfort in Anxiety: Embracing Uncertainty with Artist Jordan Xiang

Insight into how Chengdu artist Jordan Xiang embraces uncertainty, rejects denial, and finds beauty in the bathroom.

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The People You See in Chengdu

It’s always a pleasant surprise to share brief encounters with strangers on the streets of Chengdu. Recently I’ve been taking portraits of Chengdu’s ordinary folk.

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Dave's Oasis

A Chengdu Classic Reborn: “Dave’s Oasis”

With well over 15 years in business, Dave’s Oasis is among Chengdu’s oldest nightlife establishments, renewed for 2017. Learn about everything that’s new here.

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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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