Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, the prizefighter whose racially tinged wrongful murder conviction made him a symbol of injustice and a pop culture cause, died on Sunday at the age of 76.
A sand sculpture festival set to kick off May 3 at a beach on the northeastern coast of Taiwan will highlight artists' “aspirations for great journeys beyond time and space,” organizers said yesterday.
Monday, April 21, 2014
This year's Urban Nomad Film Fest will open May 9 in Taipei, featuring a diverse lineup of independent films from Taiwan and abroad.
Around 10,000 excited fans crowded the Taipei Arena on Sunday to attend a concert initiated by four well-known pop divas to show their support for abused women and girls.
The dark hall inside Christianity's holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles on Saturday as worshippers participated in the holy fire ceremony, a momentous spiritual event in Orthodox Easter rites.
John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He was 95.
Marching in dragon dances, cheering on buffalo fights, singing folk songs with villagers, an enamored traveler ticked off the sights during a three-week tour of Chinese ethnic minority festivals.
On a small rock wall a short drive from the Philippine capital, enigmatic carvings that are believed to date back 5,000 years are in danger of disappearing before their mysteries can be solved.
Even for a 1964 New York World's Fair that celebrated “The World of Tomorrow,” Andy Warhol may have been ahead of his time.
Jack White played his new single “Lazaretto” for a couple of hundred fans on Record Store Day, and four hours later a copy of the performance was available on a limited run of vinyl.