Where to get your Dragon Boat Festival fix
can't say for sure for this year, but in past years, there have been dragon boat races in the afternoon on the river at 九眼桥(jiuyanqiao), close to the east gate of Sichuan Uni.
Swine-flu update: Chengdu on 'high alert'
From an alert I got through Worldcue(R) Alert today, apparently the Chinese authorities have suspended express service for visas for U.S. citizens. So get your visa done soon!!
24 City: Chengdu factory workers star in film
We asked some representative of the Real Estate company 24 City at the Chengdu Real Estate Fair if they sponsored the movie, so obviously yes. I wouldn't be too suprised if it was a PR-Stunt, considering most of the interviewed were actors.
Sichuan earthquake one year anniversary: Tianfu Square, May 12
Anyone has any idea why this group of 20 who was starting the "Jia You Sichuan, Jia You Zhongguo" shouting was wearing wearing T-Shirts of "New Era Health Industry"? Also why out of nowhere did this banner appear "Hubei People stand in Solidarity with the victims of the 5.12 Beichuan Earthquake"?
Last no least a link to some more good pics by Ben Fredman
Zebra Music Festival day 1 in pictures
Great review Jane! If you're interested, I posted a write-up of the second day on my blog: http://flatnoseinchina.blogspot.com/2009/05/zebra-music-fetival-review.html
Talking with Boss Ma Jazz Band
boss ma plays mainly standards, not really the highest form of music imo.
also there is classical music as well as other instrumental and electronic music that is intellectually demanding take stockhausen or cage. besides if it comes to jazz I have seen better! keep on practising...I want more cool and impro jazz from you guys, standards are boring.
CHENGDOO citylife Magazine turns 2
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