Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Pianist Conrad Tao has played top concert halls from an early age but after the release of his latest album, he chose to perform for a casual crowd in a crypt under a New York church.
Samantha Bee of "The Daily Show" fame will be a featured guest at next year's BookCon, along with such popular authors as Meg Cabot and Marissa Meyer.
Archaeologists in Peru have unearthed a 1,500-year old frieze with human figures believed to be from the indigenous Moche culture, the latest find at a site famous for its pre-Incan treasures.
Internment camps, racial discrimination and an atomic bomb blast are challenging topics to incorporate into a satisfying night of theater.
British soul singer sensation Sam Smith desperately wants to take a year off. But he just can't stop working on his new album.
Monday, November 9, 2015
A craving for fast food presents few obstacles to most people, but for Japan's dainty, doll-like geishas, it calls for a daring undercover operation -- and a cunning disguise.
A guitar beloved by John Lennon for writing Beatles hits such as "She Loves You" and "All My Loving" sold for a record US$2.41 million on Saturday, a U.S. auction house said.
Catherine Hardwicke is not bitter.
The Alentejo produces about 45 percent of all wines consumed in the Portugese market in terms of both volume and value. Yet only 6 percent of the population lives on this vast, mostly flat plain.