Michael Marshall has kept Beijing as his home base for nearly nine years. As a musician, he’s performed with major acts like Catcher in the Rye, Casino Demon, and Omnipotent Youth Society’s Dong Ya Qian. He currently performs with a tight little garage psych outfit called Boss Cuts. He is also currently the booking manager for Temple Bar in Beijing, a position he’s held for three years, and the managing editor of CUE, a local serialized comic publication partnered with the literary collective Spittoon.
Mark Rowswell a.k.a. Dashan Live at the Bookworm Literary Festival
China’s most famous Canadian, Mark Rowswell, became famous — or at least “feimerse” — after appearing in the Spring Festival Gala on CCTV in 1990. In recent years, he’s pioneered a hybrid between the xiangsheng (相声 xiàngsheng; crosstalk) for which he’s known and Western-style stand-up comedy. Mark joined Anthony Tao and David Moser at the storied […]