NBA star Kevin Durant gestures while giving instructions to university basketball players at a stadium of National Taiwan University in Taipei, Friday, July 15. Durant, arriving on Thursday on his third visit to Taiwan, conducted two basketball workshops on the second day of the current trip.
Sam Bompas and Harry Parr, the London-based "flavor experience design" duo, have come to Taiwan to hold a creative cuisine exhibition of their spin on Taiwanese local delicacies at the Taiwan Design Center (台灣設計館) in Taipei on Friday.
Alicia Keys and a host of other stars, including Beyonce, Bono, Rihanna, Taraji P. Henson and Chris Rock, appear in a powerful video released Wednesday that describes "23 ways you could be killed if you are black in America."
To mark the 15th anniversary of the terror attacks, the 9/11 memorial museum is staging a major special exhibition. It features artists who have transformed a day of terror -- often with personal links -- into works of both grief and tenderness.
Visitors to Vienna's Belvedere Palace were confronted Wednesday with 1,005 refugees' life jackets drifting in the baroque pond -- courtesy of Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei.
US actress Zoe Saldana launched a four-letter tirade Wednesday apparently aimed at James Bond writer Anthony Horowitz, after the novelist said Idris Elba was "too street" to play the fictional spy.
Of course we are familiar with the Spanish rice dish paella, we say. It is the color of a Mediterranean sunrise, a coral red or saffron yellow. Chef Rosa Camprodon shakes her head. Or maybe that's a shudder. She is our instructor at a Barcelona cooking school that caters to tourists, and she is teaching us to make paella Catalonia-style: a rich coppery brown.
If the sound of barbershop harmony invokes Norman Rockwell images of white men singing vaudeville-style songs in straw hats, organizers of the Barbershop Harmony Society are trying to update that image.
Jennifer Aniston's takedown of tabloid culture is winning support among fellow celebrities but criticism from at least one tabloid journalist.
A Canadian singing quartet changed a lyric in its national anthem and held up a sign proclaiming "All Lives Matter" during its pregame performance at the 87th All-Star Game on Tuesday.