【节日🌎】Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 今天, 马丁·路德·金日

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Today is a federal holiday in the United States, not for any tradition or religion, but to remember and honor one of America’s greatest public figures. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 马丁·路德·金 mǎ dīng ·lù dé ·jīn is a man who did more for civil rights equality in the USA than almost anyone else save […]

【电影🎥】Movie: Arrival《降临》Arriving in China, January 20

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Earlier this month, we posted the monthly listing of Hollywood movies coming to the mainland in January of 2017 and much to our surprise, they snuck an additional one in this week… Hey, we’re not complaining! Link:【电影🎥】6 Foreign Films Release in China: Jan 2017 本月即将上映的外国电影   Friday, January 20, 2017 Arrival 《降临》 jiàng lín Director: Denis […]

【MV🎶】Music: Caroline Smith《Half About Being A Woman》新晋蓝调流行音乐皇后

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Are your ears growing tired of Katy and Taylor? (Honestly, ours aren’t either.) Either way, look no further than Caroline Smith, with a soulful blues-y style to her music that you won’t soon forget. Hailing from Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, USA, we will always remember the first time we saw her perform. Actually there to hear another […]

Pop Tarts: Foods of the World, USA 用烤面包机烤水果馅饼

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What’s rectangular in shape, delicious to eat both cold and warm, and has fruit in it so it’s healthy? Pop-Tarts, of course! Pop-Tarts are a brand of pre-baked, convenience food toaster pastries that the Kellogg Company introduced way back in 1964. Pop-Tarts have a sugary filling sealed inside two layers of rectangular, thin pastry crust. Most varieties are also frosted. Although sold […]

Why does my American boyfriend love Star Wars so much?

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We recently received this cultural question from one of our followers about Star Wars, the blockbuster film series that just released it’s eighth movie here in China. It’s really a huge question! And thanks for asking… it can actually be applied to a lot of Westerners, both girls and boys~ Link: How To Buy Movie Tickets […]

【音乐🎧】New Music: The Hamilton Mixtape

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Last year, we wrote about the wonderful new musical that’s swept the U.S. and the rest of the theater world: HAMILTON (the videos are no longer available) Link: 【音乐剧】Watch ‘Hamilton’ Make History Cool Again《汉密尔顿》双语字幕全剧 Now it’s been remixed into a fabulous compilation album! And actually, in 2009, Lin-Manuel Miranda (the writer of the play) began a project entitled The […]

【电影🎥】6 Foreign Films Release in China: January 2017 本月即将上映的外国电影

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2016 is finally over! Phew! As the cold, polluted season continues, let’s go to the movies~ Look past the people using their cell phones and tune out the crying babies behind you – this month’s film released are ON POINT. Which ones did you see from last month? As we all know, China allows just a […]

【世界美食】Foods of the World: Grilled Cheese Sandwich 烤芝士三明治有妈妈的味道

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Take a moment and stare at this picture… take a few moments if you’d like. Isn’t it beautiful? Both cheese-lovers and non-cheese-lovers can agree: this amazingly simple sandwich is not like the rest. It’s special. The freshly baked bread, the freshly churned butter, and of course, the freshly sliced cheese. That’s literally all you need […]

【世界美食】Foods of the World: Grilled Cheese Sandwich 烤芝士三明治有妈妈的味道

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Take a moment and stare at this picture… take a few moments if you’d like. Isn’t it beautiful? Both cheese-lovers and non-cheese-lovers can agree: this amazingly simple sandwich is not like the rest. It’s special. The freshly baked bread, the freshly churned butter, and of course, the freshly sliced cheese. That’s literally all you need […]

【预告片🎬】Trailer: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2《银河护卫队2》我是格鲁特宝宝(中文字幕)

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The lovable galactic misfits are back in another story of saving the universe… and do we even care what the plot is about? We’re all excited to see it! Probably most-excited to see Baby Groot, it appears like all the other actors from the first flick are back in the sequel, too. Seems to be […]