The Man Who Helped Bring Shakespeare to China

Lang Shiqiu, the man who helped introduce Shakespeare to China, once lived in Neiwubujie Hutong.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 26 July 2021

Meet the Spanish Filmmaker Capturing China in its Rawest Form

Luis Castro set out on a mission to document the lesser observed parts of China through the lens.

by Lars James Hamer, 13 July 2021

Photos of Beijing Capture 34 Years of Change in China’s Capital

Scottish photographer Bruce Connolly first came to Beijing in 1987 and has photographed changes in the city until today.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 15 June 2021

Wan Rong, Wife of Last Emperor Puyi and Her 'Progressive' Father

Wan Rong was the wife of China's last emperor Puyi and once lived in Beijing's Mao’er Hutong.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 27 May 2021

The Mysterious Death of Chinese Warlord Wu Peifu

Warlord Wu Peifu once lived in Beijing's Shijin Huayuan Hutong until his somewhat mysterious death in 1939.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 10 May 2021

How a China-based Arts Collective is Growing Around the Globe

Follow Spittoon's journey from a hutong bar to a rapidly growing literary and arts community in the PRC and abroad.

by Ryan Gandolfo, 07 April 2021

Meet the Man Who Created 'Beijing Monopoly'

Ian Steele is the founder of Custom Beijing, a creative project which features customized maps, board games and more.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 23 March 2021

Tian Han – The Man Who Wrote the Chinese National Anthem

Tian Han's Beijing ancestral home lies in Xiguan Hutong, Dongcheng district.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 26 February 2021

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