China

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Threads of Heaven Exhibit at the Taft Museum

Imperial Dragon Insignia, China, 1850–1900, silk and metal thread embroidery on silk.
Provided, Taft Museum of Art

  

The Threads of Heaven: Silken Legacy of China’s Last Dynasty exhibit is now on display at the Taft Museum of Art. The exhibit illustrates the culture of the Qing dynasty and the final days of empire in China through more than 100 rarely seen items, including imperial silk robes, hats, fans, sleeve bands, rank badges, jewelry, shoes, and wall hangings. Lisa Morrisette, Taft Museum manager of School and Docent Programs, gives us an idea of some of the many beautiful pieces on display. 

Retirement living
9:58 am
Fri May 17, 2013

China moves into the retirement business with Greater Cincinnati advice

Carol Silver Elliott (right) will be the only American to speak at a retirement industry conference in Shanghai, China this week.
Credit provided

The CEO of Cedar Village Retirement Community in Mason, Carol Silver Elliott, is the only U.S. representative at the China Aging Industry Summit Forum this week in Shanghai.

The Deerfield Township woman was invited to give an overview of aging services in the U.S, in part because she serves on two national boards.

She'll talk about:

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