March 31 – April 13
Shannon Shapiro wrote an oral history of the popular Beijing bar 4corners, this after checking out a rehearsal with Plus One for Beijing Improv Festival. Beijing air quality may be bad, but how obsessed are we in repeating that fact? Something dumb: #CancelColbert.
The Beijing Ducks celebrated their second CBA championship, while star point guard Stephon Marbury was made an honorary Beijing citizen. To wrap up our season of CBA coverage, Beige Wind wrote about Xinjiang guard Shiralijan’s obscene gesture at the end of his team’s Game 5 win in Beijing, which caused a storm and a meme.
Comment of the Week:
Tiu Fu Fong on post about Falun Gong practitioner making a Chinese media headline:
I don’t think any religious group should be persecuted for their beliefs or their perceived threat to the CCCP as an alternate organisation.
That said, if I was forced to choose one religion/spiritual practice to persecute, FLG would probably be it.