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Depicting the Buddha: Lakshanas and Proportions

Reflecting Buddhism’s long history and expansive geographic and cultural reach, Buddhist art is rich and varied.  As it turns out, depicting the Buddha and other elements in Buddhism has very specific...

ContemporAsian: Lens on Tibet at MoMA

The Museum of Modern Art’s ContemporAsian series on Asian cinema takes a look at Tibetan culture through recent documentaries and dramatic narratives with Lens on Tibet.  This 12-film series is presented in conjunction with the Trace Foundation...

Review: Mulan the Musical

With its rhythmic name and its size, the La MaMa Experimental Theater Club is an apt venue for Beijing’s renowned Red Poppy Ladies’ Percussion’s (红樱束打击乐团 / 紅櫻束打擊樂團) production of Mulan the Musical. This...





Review: Web Junkie

China is the first country to deem internet addiction a clinical disorder and has established 400 treatment centers to address this public health concern.  Web Junkie by Israeli directors Shosh Shlam and Hilla Medalia introduces...