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AAD 252 Summer12 Week 3b ~ by: Amy Duryea Posted Jul 10, 2012 by duryea

While reading the articles, “Insole Embroidery: Introduction” and “Insole Embroidery: Insole Design,” It became clear to me that the tradition of embroidering not only relays a family’s status, but the soles also speak of messages. For example, certain symbols embroidered ...

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Qibao Shadow Play – Shadow Play Theater Shanghai Province Posted May 31, 2012 by jaclyn.bousquet

Stories: Chinese Shadow Play depicts an assortment of stories, ranging from traditional folk tales, comedies, scary stories, love stories, and stories of war and battle.  Contemporary theaters often show traditional stories as well as newer, modern stories within their plays. ...

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Qibao Shadow Play – Qibao Shadow Puppetry Today Shanghai Province Posted May 31, 2012 by jaclyn.bousquet

Today, the town of Qibao celebrates their cultural heritage and works to preserve the past traditions of Shadow Play that are such an important aspect of the town’s history. Though the Chinese government does help to keep these valuable traditions ...

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Qibao Shadow Play – History of Shadow Puppetry Shanghai Province Posted May 31, 2012 by jaclyn.bousquet

Chinese Shadow Play was first seen during the Tang Dynasty (618-907 A.D.) and grew in popularity within the Song Dynasty (960-1279 A.D.), during which time shadow puppetry spread from Northern to Southern China.  Qibao Shadow Play was the earliest form ...

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Qibao Shadow Play – Introduction Shanghai Province Posted May 31, 2012 by jaclyn.bousquet

In the Shanghai Province, the small town of Qibao was built during the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1279 A.D.), an era of great artistic and cultural enrichment.  Flourishing during the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1912) Dynasties, Qibao has been known as ...

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The Eight Sounds of Music – The First Sound, Hide Beijing Province Posted May 2, 2012 by Joel

THE FIRST SOUND (???) Hide (?/gé) Starting with hide (or leather), one can see that the Chinese instruments may not have been as different from the Western world as one may have thought.  When animal hide is wet and dries, ...

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The Eight Sounds of Music – Introduction Beijing Province Posted May 2, 2012 by Joel

            THE EIGHT SOUNDS (八音) Joel Batchler (武乔尔) Reporter’s Introduction, Acknowledgements, and Thanks Ever since childhood, Chinese culture has always grabbed my attention.  What fascinated me the most about it was that it is, today, ...

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