Discover Beijing's hidden culture ... before the bulldozers get there

By Lara Farrar, CNNUpdated 10th April 2012
Peter Tan, in his Kaffa Cafe
Peter Tan, in his Kaffa Cafe.
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In a picture taken on April 14, 2010 artist Mo Yi, a former professional footballer born in Tibet, shows off his latest artwork at his studio in Beijing.
Artist Mo Yi in a Beijing studio.
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Fu Da Wei is a 22-year-old dance instructor from Hubei Province. He comes to Purple Bamboo every morning to teach dance to Chinese couples.
Fu Da Wei teaches dance at Purple Bamboo park.
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