Friday, December 13, 2013
The National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) is teaming up with world-renowned German conductor Reinhard Goebel to bring a historically informed performance of celebrated classical music to Taipei.
Beginning tomorrow and running until Dec. 22, The Escape Artist (藝甸園娛樂繪畫空間), an art studio where the public may experience the joy of painting, will be holding a charitable auction in conjunction with Yahoo! Kimo for the benefit of disadvantaged children.
Shooting has started in Taipei for Hong Kong director John Woo's (吳宇森) big budget historical drama “The Crossing,” (太平輪) with Taiwanese-Japanese actor Takeshi Kaneshiro (金城武) and a Japanese actress spotted filming in the mountains around Taipei Tuesday.
Nativity scene artisans in Italy have taken Pope Francis's social message to heart this Christmas, giving a bigger role to ordinary people in their work and reviving the tradition's simple origins.
Movie producers Bob and Harvey Weinstein have sued Time Warner Inc. for at least US$75 million over its decision to divide the screen adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's book “The Hobbit” into three parts, and refusing to pay them for the second and third films.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Through eons spent roaming Borneo's rainforests, Malaysia's Penan people became supremely adapted to surviving, and thriving, in the wild.
Influential jazz guitarist Jim Hall, who recorded with the likes of Ella Fitzgerald and Sonny Rollins in a career spanning over half a century, died Tuesday aged 83, media reports said.
Bosnia's most popular musician — a man whose international career has been built on music inspired by Balkan and Gypsy tunes — is searching for talented Roma children to help them get an education in music.
The chairman of the Hong Kong-Taiwan Economic and Cultural Co-operation and Promotion Council, Charles Lee (李業廣), yesterday arrived in Taiwan for a two-day visit to promote cultural exchanges between Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Well-known Chinese writer Xu Zhiyuan has ended his relationship with Kao Chin Su-mei, a Taiwanese lawmaker, but the two remain “good friends,” according to a friend of Xu.