Tibet

  1. In The City Day 1: Biz Looks To China's Music Market

    October 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT China's expanding market for western music was among the main issues discussed at day one of In The City, the U.K.'s biggest music conference, which began in Manchester yesterday (Oct.13). "China is experiencing the biggest growth i ...

  2. Stars Rock Out For Tibet At Carnegie Hall

    March 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Regina Spektor and many others contributed to a potent sonic cocktail that rocked Carnegie Hall at the 20th Annual Benefit Concert for Tibet House U.S., a non-profit organization charged with preserving Tibetan culture. An a ...

  3. Thom Yorke Writes Songs For Free Tibet Film

    January 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST Thom Yorke, Damien Rice and Philip Glass have composed songs for a documentary film about Tibet. The Radiohead frontman has written three songs for "When The Dragon Swallowed the Sun," a film about the Free Tibet movement's ongoing ...

  4. China Cancels Oasis Shows

    March 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST Oasis won't be performing its first ever shows in China after all. The Chinese government has revoked the performance licenses issued to the U.K. rock act. The band's Chinese promoters Emma Entertainment/Ticketmaster China informed them ...

  5. iTunes China Back Online

    August 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Users can once again access iTunes in mainland China. Apple's US-based online music store was fully blocked last week after it emerged that Olympic athletes in Beijing had used the store to download the compilation "Songs for Tibet." ...

  6. China Confirms Extra Scrutiny For Int'l Artists

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT China is tightening the screws on political expression, saying it will ban foreign artists and entertainers who have ever engaged in activities deemed to "threaten national sovereignty." The notice, posted Thursday on the Ministry of Cul ...

  7. Bjork's Shanghai Surprise For Chinese Authorities

    March 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Icelandic singer Bjork's first major concert in mainland China on March 2 may have been her last, after she chanted "Tibet" several times during "Declare Independence," the closing song in her set at the Shanghai Internati ...