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August 28, 2007

Sweets take center stage

from Beijing Weekend By Viva Goldner(China Daily) Updated: 2007-06-01 06:32 What does a busy playwright, producer and girl-about-town do in her rare downtime? Gorge herself on chocolate, of course! But Elyse Ribbons has come out of the closet with her sweet tooth’s addiction and turned it into something far more social. The vivacious American – [...]

August 26, 2007

“I Heart Beijing”Shows Expats Lives in China

Creaders.NET Like many expats who came to Beijing to explore the charm of this ancient and modern city, 26-year-old American blonde Elyse Ribbons began work in Beijing after her graduation. However, she has brought her real life onto the stage just as Chinese filmmakers tackled the subject of Chinese struggling to adapt to western culture [...]

August 3, 2007

Frozen In Time

Great Olympic moments come to life at new exhibit o Olympic artifacts from the IOC museum in Switzerland There are a lot of questionable exhibits being held around Beijing as part of the warm up to the Olympics. The migrant worker art exhibit and the disabled person sculpture show being a few of the more [...]

August 1, 2007

Advertisements for Ourselves

(I’m posting an old article from the Nov 2006 IHBJ up at 798, just wanted to archive it) New play celebrates the beauty of, well, us Jonny Haagen The director, Elyse, pulled me aside at our first rehearsal. “All right Jonny, you’ll be playing the role of John.” “What’s he like?” “Loud, obnoxious American guy [...]