Thursday, March 5, 2015
Tena Stivicic was still buzzing a day after winning the oldest and most prestigious playwriting prize for women with her sweeping play about four generations of women growing up in Croatia after World War II.
Zhizie Wu has come a long way since he first sipped — or rather chugged — a glass of wine. Back then it was mixed with soda.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
American actor Leonardo DiCaprio reportedly is now in Taiwan for the filming of Martin Scorsese's movie “Silence,” according to local media Tuesday.
Taiwanese gourmet and writer Lucille Han (韓良露) died of uterine sarcoma Tuesday, aged 62.
Natalia Revuelta Clews, the Cuban socialite who emptied her bank account and sold her diamond jewelry to support Fidel Castro when he was a little-known insurgent, has died. She was 89.
A simple Chinese vase made over 800 years ago and unveiled in Hong Kong Monday is expected to fetch HK$60 million (US$7.7 million) when it goes under the hammer next month, Sotheby's said.
While Pablo Picasso crafted thousands of ceramic pieces late in his career that reflected his Mediterranean and Spanish roots, this art was long overshadowed by his famous paintings and sculptures.
The Grateful Dead embodied the hippie spirit, but the free market has sent prices for resold tickets to the band's final shows soaring to more than US$100,000.
Ezra Laderman, a classical music composer whose works ranged from symphonies to operas to music for Academy Award-winning films, has died. He was 90.