By Liu Wei, China Daily

Opening the Chinese movie market will benefit both China and the United States, a top U.S. film industry leader says.

Robert Pisano, president of the Motion Picture Association of America, told China Daily that discussions are ongoing between the Chinese and U.S. government on whether to further expand the fastest growing film market in the world.

Local artist Priscilla Briggs showcases work in St. Paul

By Anthony James, Staff Writer

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Narrow hallways of the were packed on a sweltering Friday evening in the IFP headquarters, a local non-profit that supports local artists. On one of the painted white walls hung a photo of a brassiere billboard within one of China’s largest factory district. While the juxtaposition and tone of the ad signify modernity and life, the streets below it were stained with shoddy shantytowns along a trash-ridden highway.

By Mike Xiong, Staff Writer

It was over fours years before Master Lei, Yixin, commissioned artist for Martin Luther King Jr. sculpture to be installed in National Mall of Washington DC, was able to meet, hug and toast with his artist friends again in the newly remodeled Tea House restaurant during the welcome dinner hosted by Public Art St. Paul on July 18, 2010. 

"Harmonious Hunan" in Painting, Calligraphy and Photography: Art from Saint Paul's Sister City Changsha, China will be July 8-18 at the College of Visual Arts Gallery.  The exhibit will feature the artwork of Master Lei Yixing and other talented and accomplished Hunan artists including He Manzong, Zhu Xunde, Zhang Liping, Chen Feihu, Kuang Xiaojin, Hu Liwei, and Cao Mingqiu. The artists will attend the closing reception Sunday, July 18, 4 to 6 p.m.

By Jennifer Nordin, Staff Writer
 
Master Lei Yixin’s art will be displayed in "Harmonious Hunan" in Painting, Calligraphy and Photography: Art from Saint Paul's Sister City Changsha, China, an art exhibit July 8-18 at the College of Visual Arts Gallery. 

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