Friday, April 17, 2015
Pakistani activist for female education and Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai could visit Taiwan, possibly as early as August this year, said a government-funded foundation that has invited the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize winner to the country.
World cinema heavyweights including China's Jia Zhangke, Italy's Paolo Sorrentino and the United States' Gus Van Sant will compete for prizes at next month's Cannes Film Festival, organizers announced Thursday.
Russia on Wednesday scrapped the release of a new Hollywood movie, just a day before it was to open, with the culture minister saying it insulted the nation by describing it as "a sort of Mordor."
"Mamma Mia!" may be in its final year on Broadway, but the ABBA musical is getting a rebirth of sorts -- this time in a restaurant setting.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
A high school teacher beat two other finalists Wednesday to win what is being touted by the organizers as the "best Internship in the world" to the Northern Mariana Islands to promote travel there., 1 Comment
Sound engineer Jimmy Johnson knew he had captured something special on tape as Percy Sledge finished singing "When a Man Loves a Woman" in a recording studio in 1965.
Three artists on Tuesday demanded that New York police return a bust of fugitive U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden to public display or threatened legal action.
The world's largest music group Universal on Tuesday announced a US$11.5 million settlement with artists who alleged unfairly low royalties since the start of digital downloads.
Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell said Tuesday that the co-founder of a famed Seattle recording studio has no legitimate claim to own the master tapes of a defining album of the grunge era -- "Temple of the Dog," which Cornell recorded with Eddie Vedder and other members of Pearl Jam in 1990.