Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Asia's most influential film festival kicks off Thursday in the South Korean port city of Busan, celebrating its 20th anniversary at a time of growing regional clout in the global movie market.
With verve and a touch of humility, South African comic Trevor Noah has taken over as host of "The Daily Show," filling the gigantic shoes of award-winning satirist Jon Stewart.
Pop legend Madonna has added an additional concert in Taipei in February next year, the local promoter of Madonna's concerts, announced Tuesday.
In an industrial zone among the hills of Galilee in northern Israel, a ponytailed sociologist with an intolerance for gluten explained what he was up to: beer made with chickpeas and dates.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
September has a new North American box office star in "Hotel Transylvania 2." The PG-rated animated pic earned a robust US$47.5 million in its debut weekend, making it the top September opener of all time, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.
An Arizona music festival was held without problems Sunday, a day after several people were injured when a crowd rushed a stage.
Chris Brown's plans to tour Down Under were in jeopardy on Sunday after the Australian government formally warned the troubled R&B singer that he is likely to be denied a visa because of his criminal conviction for assaulting pop star Rihanna.
Sheri Goldhirsch, who rose from an intern to help lead the Young Playwrights Inc., which has nurtured and developed playwrights ages 18 and under, died, according to the group. She was 55.
Local fans of Bon Jovi were left heartbroken Monday after the rock giants canceled the first of two concerts in Taipei due to safety concerns over the approach of Typhoon Dujuan.