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Chengdu underground music podcast

Podcast & Video: Chengdu Underground Music

Chengdu’s music scene has come a long way, evidenced by a recent documentary chronicling its current state. We speak with the creators.

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The Profound Subtext of China’s Record-Breaking Hit Movie, Lost in Thailand

Lost in Thailand broke records when it came to Chinese theaters, but surprisingly, it includes a deep and meaningful message for Chinese society.

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Performing in China: Confessions of a White Monkey

In China, the demand for dancing foreigners is high and although it might be demeaning, it pays the bills. These are the Confessions of a White Monkey.

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Defending Chinese Culture & Kung Fu Panda

In recent weeks Mainland Chinese have expressed both delight and frustration over Kung Fu Panda 2, the sequel to the blockbuster original. Are Chinese right to dispute the West’s claim to the storytelling rights of ancient China?

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Satellite TV in China: Everybody’s Doing It, Why Aren’t You?

Watching foreign satellite TV is illegal in China, unless you’re a major hotel that jumps through hoops. But the reality is that millions of people are watching HBO in China right now and hundreds of companies are hungry to hook you up.

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