Sleep no more: Macbeth-inspired production pulls out all stops

It spread abroad in 2011 with "Sleep No More at The McKittrick Hotel," which is still running in New York. This creation in Shanghai, however, is the ultimate for Barrett. His trips to Asia over the years, China particularly, inspired so much of what ... ( read original story ...)

Tokyo futures fall 2 pct on weak Shanghai, oil

Benchmark Shanghai futures ended overnight trading down 2.2 percent. * For the top stories in the rubber market and other news, click or MARKET NEWS * The U.S. dollar was quoted around 114.85 yen, compared with around 115.21 yen on Friday afternoon. ( read original story ...)

Why Shanghai, China Is the Place to Be for Contemporary Art

After climbing some concrete, spiraling stairs, I emerged on the gallery’s rooftop and gazed out at the glittering expanse of the Bund at dusk. The view brought to mind iconic old portraits of Shanghai as a fishing village on the muddy banks of the ... ( read original story ...)