Sunday, June 7, 2015
The lofty tones fill a wood cabin on the outskirts of the emerald green meadow considered the birthplace of Switzerland, as three songs compete to become the country's new national anthem.
Saturday, June 6, 2015
A first edition of "The Hobbit" accompanied by a handwritten note in Elvish by UK author J.R.R. Tolkien was sold by Sotheby's at auction on Thursday for 137,000 pounds (US$211,000).
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
In 1933, the promising young Jewish-German violinist Ernest Drucker left the stage midway through a Brahms concerto in Cologne at the behest of Nazi officials, in one of the first anti-Semitic acts of the new regime.
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Pop star Rihanna drew a crowd Friday while cruising down Havana's Malecon shore boulevard in a classic American convertible from the 1950s.
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Taiwanese singer Jolin Tsai's (蔡依琳) agent said Tuesday that the singer thinks it is a pity the Singapore authorities have banned her same-sex marriage new single and music video, "We're All Different, Yet the Same."
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Monday, May 25, 2015
Excited Australians partied and sang, with some dressed up in glittering costumes as they cheered on their wildcard entry to Eurovision Sunday despite the song contest airing in the early hours of the morning.
Sunday, May 24, 2015
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Love it, hate it or both, Europe's unashamedly over-the-top and enduringly popular annual Eurovision Song Contest, which is set to shake up staid Vienna on Saturday night, is nothing if not entertaining.
Friday, May 22, 2015
Bob Belden, a Grammy-winning U.S. jazz musician, composer, arranger and producer who was the first American musician to perform in Iran since its 1979 revolution when he toured there earlier this year, died Wednesday. He was 58.