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Beijing Blogs   Tucked away under the stairs, this high-end nail salon prides itself on offering the latest innovations in nail art from Japan (the owners go to the industry expos there every year) and the complete OPI product experience (there are 19 steps).   Beauty Pick: Oriole &nbs...

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In The Kitchen: Great Leap #45

Beijing Blogs   Brewmaster Carl Setzer, executive chef Kin Hong and pizza crust consultant Daniel Gutter on GLB #45.   In The Kitchen: GLB #45 Yeast Meets West   How did this collaboration get started? Carl Setzer (CS): We were doing kitchen testings on pizza four and a half month...

Performance: Sharon Shannon

Beijing Blogs   Who knew the accordion could be so dynamic? In Irish musician Sharon Shannon’s hands, this instrument, long lost to the world of musical geekdom in our minds, has been resurrected as a grand thing of aural beauty and power.    Performance: Sharon Shannon &nbs...

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