Thursday, July 24, 2014
Fathers often see their daughters as royalty. But a few months ago, when Emily Heaton said she wanted to be a princess, her father Jeremiah quickly found her a kingdom.
Woody Allen's late period has been defined by a quality you wouldn't have expected from the man who produced the inspired chaos of “Bananas” or the Fellini-esque carnival of “Stardust Memories”: tidiness.
Argentina's last captive polar bear will remain in the country despite a petition by more than a half million people asking that it be moved to Canada.
Visiting a retired Frank Capra at his Sierra Nevada hideaway, Clint Eastwood was baffled. “I always thought: He could be making a film right now. He's as lucid as could be. Here's the great Frank Capra not doing it,”' Eastwood recalled of the famed director, who died in 1991 at 94, three decades after his last film. “I always thought, 'I wonder why that is?'”
Model and TV personality Peaches Geldof died from a heroin overdose after relapsing from a battle to give up the drug, a British coroner ruled Wednesday.
The Macau Orchestra will perform in Taiwan for the first time during a concert tour that opens Thursday, bringing with it works by Rachmaninoff and other masters.
Four Taiwan-produced films will be screened at the upcoming 37th Asian American International Film Festival in New York, with each showing a different side of Taiwanese society.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
More than 700 million women alive today were married before they turned 18, the United Nations' children agency said Tuesday, as it co-hosts a London summit calling for more progress to end child marriages and the practice of female genital mutilation.
Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn “Little Big Man” and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The Taipei Book Fair Foundation (財團法人台北書展基金會, TBFF) said yesterday that youths under 18 years old could attend the 2015 Taipei International Book Exhibition (2015 TIBE) for free, with various New Zealand authors and award-winning animation effects teams having been invited.