June 17 – June 23
Pete DeMola reviewed Ai Weiwei’s new album, The Divine Comedy. Galaxy Soho, the Beijing LGBT Center, and Craft Beer Festival took the story of the week. It turned out to be a mistake of a mid-level manager though, they who ruin everything.
David Beckham caused a stampede at a Shanghai university. Chinese soccer is terrible: a 5-1 loss to Thailand’s junior team. People at a Sanya beach took pictures with an injured dolphin, which died.
Jerome Cohen and others respond to Chen Guangcheng. Jesse Appell did this. And finally: a video art project from a bus ride in Hong Kong.
Comment of the Week:
Blake, on the six-year-old girl who watched her mother kill her father, then herself, in a parking accident:
That poor child, whenever she hears someone say “Dao, dao, dao, dao, dao”, she will think of her father’s last words.