Monday, November 24, 2014
Central Taiwan's first opera house opened Sunday with a grand ceremony to inaugurate what Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai called “the pride of Taichung.”
In the backstreets of a run-down Tel Aviv neighborhood, three Sudanese immigrants blast hip hop from mobile phones and rap about the broken promises of life in the Promised Land.
The massive, top-secret Cold War nuclear bunker of former Albanian dictator Enver Hoxha was opened to the public on Saturday, decades after it was built by the paranoid communist regime fearing an attack by the West that never came.
A watercolor of Munich's old city hall believed to have been painted by Adolf Hitler a century ago was sold for 130,000 euros (US$162,000) at an auction in Germany on Saturday.
Paintings of daily life have been discovered on columns at Greece's biggest ancient tomb at Amphipolis in the northern region of Macedonia, the Greek culture ministry said Saturday.
A sliver of Aleppo's once famous nightlife has returned to the war-torn Syrian city, with cafes and singers catering to residents of regime-held districts, and even some heavily bombed rebel areas.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Local English black box theater “The Lab Space” (實演場) has scheduled to put on poplar one-man, one-act play “The Santaland Diaries” on December, incorporated with encouraged audience donations to the “Harmony Home Association, Taiwan” (社團法人台灣關愛之家協會).
A Tunisian woman called for a free Palestine as she won a pageant exclusively for Muslims in Indonesia Friday, seen as a riposte to Western beauty contests.
As Bill Cosby's standup tour crumbled with cancellations, the embattled entertainer joked about his usual subjects of family, wives and childhood Friday to a cheering audience that greeted him with a standing ovation as he took the stage and another when he finished.
Ramallah dancer Shireen Ziyadeh wants to use pirouettes and plies to change the place where she grew up, training aspiring ballerinas to show that “something beautiful comes from Palestine.”