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The Rijksmuseum Twenthe are Hiring!

The Rijksmuseum Twenthe are Hiring!

The Rijksmuseum Twenthe are Hiring! September 17 2021 Picture: pietheineek.nl Posted...

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Nature in Image: Austrian Baroque landscapes

Nature in Image: Austrian Baroque landscapes

Nature in Image: Austrian Baroque landscapes September 17 2021 Picture: domquartier.at...

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Rembrandt in Print in Cork

Rembrandt in Print in Cork

Rembrandt in Print in Cork September 17 2021 Picture: Crawford Art Gallery Posted...

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Zhao Wei, Kris Wu, Zhang Zhehan: the Chinese stars hit by China’s entertainment crackdown and why, as new rules have the industry on edge – ‘now it’s best to lie low’

Zhao Wei, Kris Wu, Zhang Zhehan: the Chinese stars hit...

The Chinese entertainment industry is on edge following a series of crackdowns on...

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Signs and Wonders, by Delia Falconer

Signs and Wonders, by Delia Falconer

Readers may remember that I featured the author Delia Falconer and her new book...

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How the Ghent Altarpiece was restored: a complete visual explanation

How the Ghent Altarpiece was restored: a complete visual...

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Psynode, (Orphancorp #2), by Marlee Jane Ward

Psynode, (Orphancorp #2), by Marlee Jane Ward

Psynode (2017) is the follow-up to the award-winning Welcome to Orphancorp, (2015)...

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Ex-Secret singer and actress Han Sun-hwa on her first movie role, in Cinema Street, putting K-pop  and anxiety behind her and learning to care for herself

Ex-Secret singer and actress Han Sun-hwa on her first movie...

By Kwak Yeon-sooAs a K-pop singer, Han Sun-hwa lived with anxiety and struggled...

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K-pop stars making affairs of the heart public isn’t career-ending any more – look at HyunA and Dawn releasing an album together

K-pop stars making affairs of the heart public isn’t career-ending...

On September 9, K-pop lovers HyunA and Dawn released their first album collaboration,...

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Celebrating 10 years of building links

Celebrating 10 years of building links

Organized by the Confucius Institute Headquarters in Beijing, the Chinese Bridge...

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UIBE hosts talks on global affairs

UIBE hosts talks on global affairs

The University of International Business and Economics hosted its International...

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The Promise, by Damon Galgut

The Promise, by Damon Galgut

Sometimes, the library gods smile on us.  We read so many enticing reviews from...

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In Netflix K-drama Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha, Shin Min-a plays a fish out of water in a seaside village – will she find common ground with the locals?

In Netflix K-drama Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha, Shin Min-a plays...

Teething problems abound for the romcom drama world’s latest golden couple in Hometown...

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What martial arts storytelling owes to The Water Margin, wuxia novel from 14th century adapted for Japanese TV and by Chang Cheh for cinema, and how its themes and style still resonate

What martial arts storytelling owes to The Water Margin,...

The classic 14th-century novel The Water Margin, attributed to Shi Nai’an and Luo...

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A bold, controversial memorial to a wartime massacre in Kyiv

A bold, controversial memorial to a wartime massacre in...

ON A BALMY September evening locals stroll in a leafy park in Kyiv. Parents push...

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Simone de Beauvoir’s lost novella of friendship

Simone de Beauvoir’s lost novella of friendship

Inseparable. By Simone de Beauvoir. Translated by Sandra Smith. Ecco; 176 pages;...