Sunday, December 14, 2014
A task force investigating the provenance of priceless paintings found in a Nazi-era art hoard said Friday it had received more than 200 queries about specific works by possible heirs.
It would seem the timing could hardly be more apt for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's new civil rights-themed piece, “Odetta,” a tribute to the late folk singer often referred to as the voice of the civil rights movement.
The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF, 美國肉類出口協會) recently partnered with the Regent Taipei hotel to launch and promote inexpensive cuts of American corn-fed beef that will be imported into the Taiwanese market.
In traditional wine-making regions younger generations of winemakers like to shake things up a bit. What is unusual in Alsace is how badly it has been in need of some shaking up.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Dark comedy “Birdman” topped nominations for the Golden Globes on Thursday, boosting its already-soaring prospects of awards season glory in the race towards the Oscars.
Streaming has rapidly transformed pop music's landscape but even more dramatic changes could be in store as companies eye the vast, barely touched markets of the developing world.
The 14th Marrakesh Film Festival in Morocco is paying tribute to Japan by showcasing a retrospective of 27 movies at an event traditionally dominated by Arab, French or American cinema.
The new 1 World Trade Center opened to great fanfare last month as the first tenants moved into the 1,776-foot tower through a vast lobby dominated by a monumental abstract mural. The color-splashed, 90-by-15-foot painting is among more than a dozen works selected or commissioned for the historic skyscraper.
Friday, December 12, 2014
Eleven Taiwan entries for the annual Golden Pin Design Award won recognition on Thursday, along with 10 designs from other parts of the Chinese-speaking world.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Malala Yousafzai, the global icon of children's rights who survived a near fatal Taliban gun attack, became the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate yesterday, adding yet another distinction to a long list.