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Video: Former Mandarin Major Now Builds US-China Relations With a Banjo

Singer, songwriter, and claw-hammer banjo player Abigail Washburn performing at the 7th annual National Chinese Language Conference in Los Angeles. (Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging)
ArtsEducation

Watch: the singing, songwriting, claw-hammer-banjo playing, Mandarin-speaking Abigail Washburn performs at Asia Society's National Chinese Language Conference in Los Angeles on May 8, 2014.

Video: Appalachian Coal-Mining Tune Comes to Life in Rural China

Abigail Washburn performing a set of coal mining songs for a small group of guests and participants inside the Ming Dynasty-era ancestral hall in Anhui, China in November 2012. (ChinaFile)
Multimedia

Watch and listen: Nashville musician Abigail Washburn performs the folk classic "Black Waters" in the context of the Center on U.S.-China Relations' Coal+Ice exhibition.

Unlikely Harvest: An Arts Festival in Rural China Beats the Odds

A string of LED lights designed for the Harvestival by Taiwanese architect Teng Hai lit the alleyways of Bishan, providing the village with its first street light. The light remained on for three days before it was ordered turned off. (Leah Thompson)
Arts

An innovative photography festival comes to rural Anhui province in China — until the local authorities have other ideas. Can the show still go on?