Pangbianr blog on art, music, food & film Posted on July 22, 2010 by Jason Li PANGBIANR 旁边儿 is a “platform for exploring the lived culture of making art, music, film & food in China.” So far they have a Twitter presence, a blog and some events coming up. Here are some highlights from their blog: 1. The rise of nerdy board game parlors in Beijing (think Settlers of Catan not Monopoly): 2. A store selling underground cultural and intellectual goods in Kunming: 3. An interview with the Dailian band Which Park, who say… Chinese rock was finished very early on. Without spirit, without a core, rock music can’t exist. Western rock music is a huge structure: from economics to culture, the influence is quite deep. And see here for the details for their indie music & film festival on July 25th in Beijing.