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March 19, 1989 | MARTIN A. DAVID
The British Crown Colony of Hong Kong is racing toward its prearranged remarriage to the rest of China at the end of the 20th Century with a surge of frenzied building. Everywhere one looks, construction cranes tower over the bamboo scaffold-clad shells of buildings-in-progress. It is difficult to pick out a building on either side of the harbor that is more than 10 years old.
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March 19, 1989 | MARTIN A. DAVID
The British Crown Colony of Hong Kong is racing toward its prearranged remarriage to the rest of China at the end of the 20th Century with a surge of frenzied building. Everywhere one looks, construction cranes tower over the bamboo scaffold-clad shells of buildings-in-progress. It is difficult to pick out a building on either side of the harbor that is more than 10 years old.
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June 9, 2006 | Min Lee, The Associated Press
Clustered together on an unadorned stage, the dancers kneel and rise, their arms outstretched like hawks. In another routine, black-clad dancers simulate flowing, kung fu fighting. Welcome to "Cursive I," part of the Taiwanese Cloud Gate Dance Theater's "Cursive" trilogy. The company encourages its dancers to use their bodies for pure expression over storytelling.
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August 27, 1995 | Walter Wager, Walter Wager is a free-lance writer based in New York
Wouldn't it be wonderful if people could defy ethnic and religious hatreds and rise above the divisions of politics and culture? If gender, wealth and social connections didn't matter; only talent and civility? If optimism and friendship ruled, and if everyone pulled together creatively for the common good? Such a utopia does exist, in the form of the Asian Youth Orchestra, and you can watch it in action Wednesday night at the Hollywood Bowl.
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