Northfield, Minn.- On the very day the 2014 Winter Olympics were getting underway in Sochi, four members of the Carleton College Chinese Music Ensemble were awarded medals of their own at the 2014 Huain Cup International Chinese Instrument Competition at the Le Petit Trianon Theatre in sunny San Jose, California.
President Obama announces his intent to nominate Jane Chu as chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts
President Obama announced on Feb. 12 his intent to nominate Dr. Jane Chu as Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts.
The president said, “Jane’s lifelong passion for the arts and her background in philanthropy have made her a powerful advocate for artists and arts education in Kansas City.
Talk and sculptures by noted ceramicist Gary Erickson
By Elaine Dunn
The Chinese Heritage Foundation Friends will host an evening talk by noted ceramicist Gary Erickson on Friday, Nov. 15, 6-8 p.m., at 6711 Lakeshore Dr., Richfield.
The evening also includes a preview of Erickson’s porcelain sculptures
By Liu Yang, Ph.D., Minneapolis Institute of Arts
By Ignacy Broclawski
The term “Chinese Pop” first appeared in China in the 1920s. In those days, it was used by the residents of Shanghai to describe many varieties of contemporary music being produced in China.
With China emerging in the 21st century as a world player in the world of the performing arts, the Chinese pop genre began to spread. Today, new subgenres have developed, including Cantopop or HK pop in Hong Kong. There are also Hokkien pop and Mando pop in Taiwan.