Friday, April 24, 2015
M.H. Abrams, an esteemed critic, teacher and tastemaker who helped shape the modern literary canon as founding editor of the Norton Anthology of English Literature and joined the elite himself by writing one of the 20th century's most acclaimed works of criticism, has died. He was 102.
Sandra Bullock was named the World's Most Beautiful Woman for 2015 by People magazine Wednesday, following in the footsteps of Gwyneth Paltrow, Julia Roberts and last year's Lupita Nyong'o.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The New York Times on Monday won three prestigious Pulitzer Prizes and a St. Louis newspaper took the breaking news photography award for its coverage of the racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.
Stephen Adly Guirgis's "Between Riverside and Crazy" has won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for drama, a play hailed by the judges for using "dark comedy to confront questions of life and death."
In their ruffled tuxedo shirts, the Los Angeles musicians Chicano Batman sport a retro look that evokes decades past of performers in the working-class Latino neighborhoods of their hometown.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Miranda Lambert won four awards, including album and song of the year, but Luke Bryan took the night's top prize at the Academy of Country Music Awards.
A special Cloud Gate Dance Theater (雲門舞集) train made its debut yesterday afternoon, featuring strong Cloud Gate images on the exterior and interior of the train, celebrating the grand opening of its new headquarters in Tamsui.
Even in its debut weekend, Kevin James's "Paul Blart" sequel couldn't outpace "Furious 7."
Belgium's Stromae brought in a fellow superstar from across the Atlantic, Kanye West, in a surprise Sunday on the final day of the Coachella festival.