|Rock singer Qin Yong promotes his maiden movie Nirvana|
Famous rock singer Qin Yong has also staged something of a strong comeback after a hiatus of more than ten years.
|'Readers' renews literary fanfare among TV viewers|
The weekly program invites people from all walks of life to choose their favorite pieces of literary works, either by others or themselves, and read aloud excerpts from their selections. The readers also share their life stories and how their chosen works have impacted them.
|'The Great Wall' fails to please both Chinese and US audiences|
The Great Wall, an architectural marvel that once divided China from invading nomadic tribes, is now serving to bring people together. After poor reviews from filmgoers in China, the lukewarm reception from North American audiences toward Legendary Pictures and Le Vision Pictures' The Great Wall shows that audiences in both countries have found the film disappointing.
|'A Dog's Purpose' and final Wolverine film 'Logan' to open in Chinese theaters|
Dog lovers in China now have something to look forward to, as American drama "A Dog's Purpose" is coming soon to Chinese theaters. At the same time, the third and final Wolverine movie "Logan" is getting a simultaneous release in China and the US.
|Children's Theatre to Adapt a Novel for Stage Drama|
The China National Theatre for Children is planning a stage adaptation of the novel; "A goat will never eat the grass in Heaven".
|Lang Lang to release a popular piano album through UMG|
Globally celebrated piano virtuoso, Lang Lang, has recently signed a new long-term recording agreement with Universal Music Group.
|Key jewellery shows to open next week in Hong Kong|
Two key jewellery shows will open in Hong Kong next week, forming the largest jewellery marketplace in the world.
|Michael Fassbender now in Beijing Promoting Assassin's Creed|
Hollywood star Michael Fassbender is now in Beijing, promoting his new fantasy film Assassin's Creed, a franchise centered on an action-adventure video-game series.
|Hungary's 'On Body and Soul' receives top honor at Berlin International Film Festival|
This year's Berlin International Film Festival has lowered its curtains, and the Hungarian film has received the top Golden Bear for Best Film award.
|Anhui protects traditional operas|
Authorities in east China's Anhui Province are making efforts to protect traditional operas that see decreasing audience and dwindling influence.
|2,000-year-old classic becomes bestseller in China|
A leading Chinese publishing house released its annual sales figures this week and one of its top bestsellers turns out to have been the legendary thinker's Analects, a classic text composed over 2,000 years ago.
|Shanghai International Film Festival set to open in June|
The dates have been set for this year's Shanghai International Film Festival, which will take place between June 17th and 26th. To meet the demands of movie lovers, the duration of this year's event has been extended to ten days from the previous nine.
|Pop diva Coco Lee readies "18" world tour|
The singer officially announced her upcoming "18" world tour in Shanghai on Tuesday, February 14, 2017.
|Mandopop singer Jay Chou to have second child|
Chinese singer Jay Chou and his model wife Hannah Quinlivan are expecting their second child. The 38-year-old pop star posted a photo of himself and his wife, on a yacht, to his official Facebook account.
|Chinese filmmakers sweep inaugural Asian awards at Berlin International Film Festival|
Three Chinese filmmakers have been given the first-ever Asian Brilliant Stars (ABS) awards at the ongoing film event in Germany.
|Adele sweeps 59th Grammy Awards to be big winner|
The 59th Grammy Awards ceremony was held in downtown Los Angeles Staples Center on Sunday, with British songstress Adele dominating the award. Adele swept the top prizes of song and record of the year for her soaring ballad "Hello" and album of the year for her third album "25."
|More Chinese musicians appear at the Grammy Awards|
The 59th annual Grammy Awards took place on Monday morning Beijing time in Los Angeles, California. Chinese musician Wu Tong, along with his band Silk Road Ensemble, snagged the Best World Music award with their album "Sing Me Home."
|'La La Land' wins five BAFTAS, including Best Film|
This year's British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA), or the UK's equivalent of the Oscars, were unveiled on Sunday night in London. Mega hit "La La Land" grabbed several of the top honors of the night.
|Chinese designer at NY Fashion Week|
This year's New York Fashion Week is now underway. Among 16 Chinese designers at the show, Taoray Wang has gained an international reputation among powerful, professional and modern women, even including a daughter of the US President Donald Trump.
|China's top comedian's new film due for release on Valentine's Day|
Yue Yunpeng, one of China's top comedians, has been talking ahead of the release of his latest movie, due to hit theatres on Valentine's Day on Tuesday.
|Musical 'Ghost' Comes to Beijing Again|
The award-winning theatre adaptation of the romantic Hollywood movie, Ghost, has made a grand return to the Poly Theatre in Beijing.
|Premier Pipa Virtuoso to Stage Concerts around China|
After starting her journey to master playing the pipa instrument at the age of 12, Wu Man now enjoys worldwide fame as a leading Pipa virtuoso and also as an ambassador of Chinese music.
|Zhengzhou tops Amazon's romance book sales as 'most romantic city'|
The capital of central China's Henan Province has been ranked the "most romantic city" in the country, according to a list by Amazon China.
|Mega hit 'La La Land' to hit Chinese theaters on Valentine's Day|
Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and Oscar-nominated musical "La La Land" will arrive in Chinese theaters just in time to help the love birds here celebrate.
|'The Great Wall' shines at global box office, to open in US, Australia|
After raking in nearly 1.2 billion yuan at the Chinese box office so far, China-US co-production "The Great Wall" is set for a US release next Friday, February 17, 2017.