What's on in Beijing

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  BEIJING, Dec. 22 (Xinhua) -- The following are a selection of art festivals, shows and exhibitions available in Beijing in the coming week.

  "Two Faces Of Macbeth"

  Date: Dec. 24

  Time: 19:30 - 21:00

  Place: Longfu Theater

  Introduction: Based on Shakespeare's classic play Macbeth, "Two Faces Of Macbeth" tells a story of a king and a queen who are greedy for power and finally are overthrown. Joseph Graves will play multiple characters, portraying the story of a revered hero who departs into a tyrant.

  Flamenco Dance Drama: "Carmen"

  Date: Dec. 24-25

  Time: 19:30 - 21:00

  Place: Mei Lanfang Theatre

  Introduction: In the middle of the 19th century, the novel "Carmen" created by Prosper Merimee appeared. Composer Georges Bizet adapted the novel into an opera that became the most familiar "Carmen" for a hundred years. It is still one of the most popular elements in music, dance and film. Spanish Ballet of Murcia will recreate the flamenco classic Carmen to the audience from Beijing.

  China Pavilion at the 58th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia

  Date: Dec. 22, 2019 - March 8, 2020

  Time: 10:00 - 18:00

  Place: Guardian Art Center

  Introduction: With a history of over 100 years, La Biennale di Venezia is not only a biennial carnival in the international art world, but also a bellwether in the field of contemporary art, becoming one of the most important art events in the world today. Ralph Rugoff, chief curator of the 58th international art exhibition La Biennale di Venezia, has chosen the theme "May You Live in Interesting Times." The exhibition will express artists' understanding of life, perception of the world and admiration for civilization. It will also show the world a real "interesting China" in this era. Enditem

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