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— Chinese writer Lao She (1899-1966) is best known for his vivid descriptions of the lives of everyday folk that reflected the social reality of his time. The Beijing native, who was born as Shu Qingchun in a Manchu family, was also a specialist in depicting local culture in Beijing with his unique humor and use of the city’s local dialect.
Because this year marks the 120th anniversary of Lao She’s birth, a series of activities are being held around the city…
Image courtesy of the Beijing Quju Opera Troupe
May 13, 2019