Archive for November 2009

Artistic Approach and Martial Arts Approach to Taijiquan

Taijiquan was invented as a martial art, but it is both a good martial art and a good exercise for health, with the latter becoming even better known and perhaps even more important during the last 50 years, especially for senior citizens and for people in the West.  Taijiquan is also a performing art, known […]

Audience Reactions to the Film “Autumn Gem” on Qiu Jin (秋瑾)

In the August 2009 issue of this website, we reported on a new documentary film “Autumn Gem” about the life story of Qiu Jin (秋瑾), China’s first feminist.[1]  This film was made by a young couple from California, Rae Chang and Adam Tow, who dedicated one and a half years of their young lives and […]