Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Gunther Schuller, a horn player, educator and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer who was the leading proponent of the Third Stream movement fusing jazz and classical music, died Sunday at age 89.
Admiring paintings or photographs by Africa's greatest contemporary artists is a luxury in Benin, where museums are scarce and most people lack money to travel farther afield.
American agricultural and food products will be showcased at the upcoming annual 2015 Taipei International Food Show (TIFS) kicking off tomorrow at the Nangang Exhibition Hall, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) announced yesterday.
Seventy years after the Battle of Okinawa, Yoshiko Shimabukuro still has terrifying nightmares of watching friends and Japanese soldiers die as they hid in caves to escape fierce American shelling.
Monday, June 22, 2015
When actor Michael Douglas learned that he had been chosen to receive the "Jewish Nobel Prize," he pointed out a small problem: Under strict religious law, the Oscar-winning actor isn't Jewish.
Glastonbury, one of the world's biggest music festivals, gets under way Wednesday facing angry criticism from some fans after rapper Kanye West was booked for the prime Saturday night headline slot.
James Salter, who died Friday at 90, had a small but exquisite literary output, earning him distinction as a contemporary American master.
Joanna Rein knew there was a way to prevent her rambunctious Labrador-collie mix from tracking in mud, water and drool from the soggy outdoors.
Paul McCartney dedicated a Beatles ballad to the victims of the Charleston church massacre as he voiced hope for peace among races.
A 29-year-old Taiwanese pastry chef has received an offer to work at the Elysee Palace in Paris next month after a month and a half internship there, the United Daily News reported Sunday.