Saturday, September 27, 2014
Li Bao-chun (李寶春) will perform two revised Peking Operas, “The Confidants” (知已) and “Yun Lo Mountain” (雲羅山), this weekend at the National Theater. “Yun Lo Mountain” will be performed today at 7:30 p.m. and tomorrow at 2:30 p.m.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Archibald Snatcher, “The Boxtrolls” villain voiced by Ben Kingsley, did not walk between sets during filming. Instead, he was delicately perched on a pillow and wheeled gingerly through the studio.
Conductor Christopher Hogwood, who pioneered the performance of music by 18th-Century composers such as Bach and Handel on historically authentic instruments, died Wednesday. He was 73.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
An Indonesian cabinet minister praised Taiwan's music, film and animated film industries Tuesday, saying that there is much her country can learn from Taiwan.
Taiwanese musicians are set to captivate an American audience at this year's CMJ Music Marathon, one of the largest music events in New York City.
Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper said Tuesday that they'll work to reduce the calories Americans get from beverages by 20 percent over the next decade by more aggressively marketing smaller sizes, bottled water and diet drinks.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
“Downton Abbey,” the British period drama that has attracted a cult following worldwide, is back this week, with 8.4 million Britons watching the first episode of the new series.
The backstory of Batman's many villains came to life Monday in a new U.S. television drama series that Fox hopes will help lift its prime-time ratings out of the doldrums.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Poles have long been a staple of smoky strip clubs, but the women scaling and swinging from them in Las Vegas earlier this month weren't doing it for dollar bills.
The young-adult adaptation “The Maze Runner” raced to the top of the box-office with US$32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate.