Monday, October 27, 2014
After a five-year closure for what was supposed to be a two-year refurbishment, Paris's Picasso Museum re-opened Saturday with arguments over the 52-million-euro (US$66-million) project still reverberating.
American pop legend Mariah Carey delighted fans in Taipei at a concert in which the diva reeled out hits including "Fantasy" and "Emotions" to rapturous applause.
Three Taiwanese bands captivated fans at the Java Soundsfair in Jakarta, Indonesia, with electronic music that blends traditional Chinese music and other elements.
South Korean pop sensation Psy and other performers from the country left Taiwan Sunday after a night of heated performances at Taoyuan County Stadium.
“Twelve Years a Slave” actress Lupita Nyong'o is lending her star power to the opposition to a minor league baseball stadium in what was once the center of Richmond's thriving slave-trading center.
The Alentejo wine region is Portugal's largest, producing about two fifths of the country's wine. A tasting in Lisbon in late October revealed how good the quality has got in recent years.
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Sixteen years after her last visit to Taiwan, American singing sensation Mariah Carey was all smiles and kisses when she arrived in the country from Singapore on a personal jet early Saturday for her upcoming Taipei concert.
At a cafe and sweet shop in central Prague, Zuzana Auerova brings a chocolate-banana crepe to a guest, then hesitates: does the fork go on the right or the left of the plate?
A millennium of Jewish history in Poland was obliterated by Nazi Germany in the Holocaust. Now, a new Warsaw museum is celebrating a lost Jewish community that was the world's largest and most vibrant., 1 Comment
William Walters made a fortune in rye whiskey, railroads and banking in the 19th century, and along the way he also developed a passion for collecting art and antiquities. His son Henry was an avid collector, too, and built a memorial to his father in Baltimore to display their treasures.