Sunday, November 17, 2013
Jay Z announced Friday he'll move forward with a planned collaboration with Barneys New York despite recent allegations of racial profiling at the luxury store, an ongoing investigation into the claims and public pressure that he back out of the deal.
William Weaver, one of the world's most honored and widely read translators who helped introduce English-language readers to the works of Umberto Eco, Italo Calvino and many other Italian writers, has died.
Saturday, November 16, 2013
With elegant black and tan keys it looks like a baby grand piano, but when tinkled they release the voluptuous tones of a cello.
New York's highest court concluded Thursday that an ancient gold tablet must be returned to the German museum that lost it in World War II, rejecting any claims to the “spoils of war.”
Grammy organizers announced Thursday plans for a tribute show to the Beatles on the 50th anniversary of their iconic Ed Sullivan show appearance, with today's top stars performing Fab Four hits.
The American Film Institute (AFI) has launched a scholarship scheme allowing student filmmakers to write movies about China, saying that U.S. cinemagoers need more cultural insight than “Kung Fu Panda.”
Premier Jiang Yi-huah said Friday he regretted the controversy over singer-songwriter Deserts Chang's display of the national flag at a recent concert and hoped that China's people could better understand Taiwan through further exchanges.
The Tourism Bureau yesterday kicked off a nationwide campaign promoting various local cultures to tourists. A series of performances were staged at Bopiliao, one of the oldest districts in Taipei, to mark the start of the campaign,
Friday, November 15, 2013
Taiwanese signer-songwriter Deserts Changhas announced the cancellation of a Beijing concert originally set for Dec. 30, following a row over her display of a Republic of China (Taiwan) flag at a concert early this month in the United Kingdom.
Britain's Prince Charles turned 65 while traveling in India on Thursday and his staff teased him with a cake in the shape of a free bus pass, which he can now claim as a pensioner.