Laurie Smith's Archive

The China Singer

By / August 2013

Laurie Smith on one man’s uphill efforts to introduce the world to the songful traditions of rural Fujian province.


The Feast in the Trees

By / April 2013

Laurie Smith attends a pre-wedding feast in far northern China: “Tomorrow there will be a line of BMWs parked at the foot of the mountain, but navigating by foot is still essential in the heights.”