Thursday, October 16, 2014
Renowned Japanese poet Shuntaro Tanikawa is set to grace this year's Taipei Poetry Festival, which will kick off a series of poetry events around the city beginning Oct. 18.
In 1953, at the height of the Cold War, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg died in the electric chair after being convicted of conspiring to pass secrets about the atomic bomb to the Soviets. The government's star witness at their trial: Ethel's own brother, David Greenglass.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Punk godfather Iggy Pop on Monday urged young performers to relax about industry changes and set their financial expectations low, saying that music was never meant to make money.
When the recession took hold six years ago and consumers stopped eating high on the hog, the giant meatpacker Hormel Foods began ratcheting up production to meet a surge in demand for Spam, its low-cost processed pork product in the familiar blue tins.
Mexican artist Alex Dorfsman leads you to an optical game of macrocosm and microcosm in Taiwan exhibit 'One eye on the Telescope, Two on the Microscope'
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai (龍應台) will not comment on China's reported ban on Taiwanese novelist and film director Giddens Ko (九把刀) and Chinese American historian Yu Ying-shih (余英時) unless the news is substantiated, she said Monday.
The gate opens and the bull charges into the arena, two cowboys on horseback in hot pursuit.
A rare feature-length animation film produced entirely in France, “Yellowbird” premiered on Sunday at the London Film Festival, a heartwarming tale of an orphaned bird leading a migration across the world.
A troubled detective hunting a serial killer in rural Louisiana, a chemistry teacher with inoperable lung cancer reinvented as a drugs kingpin, a bisexual woman doing jail time for aiding and abetting her drug mule ex-girlfriend.