Month: November 2019

Life after Leo: Barca readies for post-Messi era

Club hopes superstar’s successor will come from famed La Masia academy BARCELONA, Spain – Even though Lionel Messi is still going strong, Barcelona’s club president has already started to look ahead to that unwanted day when the club’s all-time great steps off the Camp Nou field for the very...

Lily continues to blossom

Shanghai fashion house updates its vision for the modern Chinese women with an eye on the workplace On Oct 9 in Shanghai, Lily, a Chinese business-fashion brand, introduced its upgraded concept of “Chinese New Women” with a fashion show. Sun Mingyang, the vice-president of the brand, says, “The diversified...

Jackie Kennedy Fought to Keep John F. Kennedy Jr. in College

Jackie Kennedy Onassis may have had more to do with her son John F. Kennedy Jr.’s success in college than we knew. According to documents published by Page Six, the former First Lady was very involved in ensuring that JFK Jr. did not fail his classes at Brown University....

National Theatre Live to screen plays across the world

National Theatre Live will broadcast world-class theatre to cinemas in the UK and around the world. In collaboration with ATW Culture, a Beijing-based leading distributor of filmed theatrical content in China, eight live performances, including comedy, Present Laughter, featuring Andrew Scott, and Terence Rattigan’s devastating masterpiece, The Deep Blue...

Steinway piano flagship store opens in Beijing

The world’s top piano brand, Steinway & Sons, opened a flagship store in Beijing’s Shunyi district on Nov 6, aiming to gain increasing market shares in North China. Well-known Chinese pianist Li Yundi came to perform pieces by Chopin and Rachmaninoff at the opening ceremony. The facility, covering 400...

Tom Petty’s Daughter Shares Her Favorite Family Memories of Him

Hours before Tom Petty‘s death, AnnaKim Violette Petty shared photos of herself and her famous rockstar father, recalling their private moments and her cherished memories. The youngest of Petty’s two children, AnnaKim Violette, 35, commemorated her father’s life in a series of Instagram posts made as she sat in the hospital...

Farmer wins prize for tallest green Chinese onion

A farmer won the a vegetable-growing championship by harvesting the tallest green Chinese onion, which stands 2.44 meters high, in a match held Saturday at Zhangqiu, a district of Jinan, East China’s Shandong province. Song Guangbao from the district’s Wangjin village has won the title for six consecutive years....

Ciara and Janet Jackson’s Kids Bond During Adorable Disneyland Playdate

What’s a trip to the happiest place on Earth without re-finding your inner child? On Tuesday, music superstars Janet Jackson and Ciara proved that the magical kingdom can be enjoyed at any age as they joined their sons, 9-month-old Eissa Al Mana and 3-year-old Future Zahir, on a fun...