Tag Archives: performance

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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Jah Bar Chengdu

Reggae by the River: Jah Bar

In a small bar near the river in Chengdu remains the well-worn home of reggae music in the city: Jah Bar.

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Experimental Live Art in Chengdu

Performance art was once big in Chengdu and across China, but a ban on performance drove the live art crowd underground. The ban was recently lifted and artists converged on Flower Town to revive the art, Tabitha reports.

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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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Disco Death: Bringing World Class DJ Talent to Chengdu

Tomorrow night Disco Death in Chengdu will host a member of China’s performing elite: DJ Blaise. I took the opportunity to write a few words about the event and why I’m excited about this one in particular.

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