Quantcast

Latest Soul of Shaolin Stories

2009-01-26 19:20:09

The cast of the Chinese martial arts spectacular Soul of Shaolin offered a special Lunar New Year performance on Broadway Monday night. The performance, which celebrated the beginning of the Year of the Ox, also marked the start of the show's final week in New York. The production began previews of its run Jan. 13 and opened Jan. 15. It will end its strictly limited 24-performance engagement Saturday, representatives for the show said. Featuring a cast comprised of 30 Chinese nationals who...

2008-09-01 06:00:19

By David Barboza Midway through the grand spectacle "Zen Shaolin," a blue-robed monk on a huge outdoor stage crowded with martial-arts performers appears to banish evil spirits rhythmically with his fists in an artistic meditation of motion and fury. The extravaganza, with a cast of 500, is staged after nightfall in a valley that sits before a huge mountain in central Henan Province, one of the cradles of Chinese civilization. For those who were dazzled by the opening of the Beijing...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
Related