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Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Belgium museum for comic art remembers 25 years of illustration
Comics are serious business in the land of of Tintin and The Smurfs, and nowhere more so than in Europe's biggest and oldest museum dedicated to the art form as the venue celebrates its 25th birthday.
Tony Award-winning actress Marian Seldes dies
Actress Marian Seldes, the Tony Award-winning star of “A Delicate Balance” who was a teacher of Kevin Kline and Robin Williams, a muse to playwright Edward Albee and a Guinness Book of World Records holder for most consecutive performances, died Monday at age 86.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Historic Rainbow Room reopens atop NYC skyline
The Rainbow Room reopened Sunday in its historic perch atop 30 Rockefeller Plaza after a five-year absence from the New York City skyline.
Indian director Homi Adajania has thrown his support behind Bollywood star Deepika Padukone in her spat with a leading newspaper over remarks it made about her cleavage on social media.
'Mad man of rock 'n' roll' Paul Revere of Raiders rock band dies at age 76
Paul Revere, the organist and leader of the Raiders rock band, has died. He was 76.
A boy reaches out to pet a neighbor's dog. It sounds so cozy, except the dog onstage that begins the Broadway production of the National Theatre's “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” has just been murdered with a giant garden pitchfork.
National Palace Museum treasures are unveiled in Kyushu
A ceremony was held Monday to unveil an exhibition of treasures from Taiwan's National Palace Museum (NPM) at the Kyushu National Museum in Fukuoka, the second half of an unprecedented display of the museum's collection in Japan.
Monday, October 6, 2014
Hajj selfies gain popularity, spark controversy among traditionalists
Raising his arm, Yousef Ali hugs his elderly father in front of one of Islam's holiest sites as they grin for a selfie — a craze that has hit this year's Hajj.
Around 9,000 people attended a concert in Taipei Saturday inspired by the aerial documentary “Beyond Beauty-Taiwan From Above.” The concert featured performances by several artists, including pop diva A-mei (阿妹).
Glassworks, special techniques of Moser on exhibit in autumn
Copper-wheel, sand engraving and other endangered glasswork techniques were recently displayed by Tomas Lesser — master engraver at luxury glass manufacturer Moser a.s. — giving the public in Taiwan an eye-opening experience.
  
  
  
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