"Hamilton," the hip-hop stage biography of Alexander Hamilton, has won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for drama, honoring creator Lin-Manuel Miranda for a dazzling musical that has captured popular consciousness like few Broadway shows.
The settling dust from renovations and the banging of tools aren't ideal sights and sounds for a library -- but this is no ordinary library.
This year, as the World Design Capital (WDC, 世界設計之都), Taipei is bursting and blooming with design-related events. The Creative Expo Taiwan 2016 (CET, 臺灣文博會) kicks off today at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914文創園區) and will last until Sunday, April 24.
If you had just one day to spend in Taipei, what would you do? Those who want to enjoy a walk around the city can take advantage of a new bilingual, user-friendly app ...
Actor Johnny Depp's wife Amber Heard pleaded guilty Monday to providing a false immigration document amid allegations she smuggled the couple's dogs to Australia, but managed to avoid jail time over what was dubbed the "war on terrier" debacle.
Her parents didn't hail from the planet Krypton, and she was never bitten by a radioactive spider, but that hasn't stopped Elizabeth Warren from starring as a comic book hero.
Lemlem speaks with her eyes, which say more than she would like. Her name has a soft sound: in her fathers' language, she explains, it means "green." It is hard to say if this color means hope to her as well. Eritrean, she escaped almost three years ago from Ethiopia and from war. At the pre-nursery in Chiasso she is a mom like many others -- a mother who tries to speak some words of Italian and to pass a bit of serenity onto her kids. But she is still a woman split in two parts: One is here with her baby who was born during her diaspora. The other part is in a camp for displaced people in Ethiopia, with her other child is now being looked after by an aunt.
With a guitar in hand rather than a notebook, rocker PJ Harvey has taken on the role of a journalist on a forceful new album that crosses continents to explore modern-day destruction.
Oops. The idea lasted about as long as a Snapchat text: the head of AMC Theatres mulled openly about creating texting-friendly movie theaters to appeal to smartphone-addicted youngsters. Two days later, after a backlash on social media, the company says it's leaving the idea on "the cutting room floor."
Taiwanese pop diva A-mei (張惠妹) on Saturday brought her Utopia World Tour to the Thai capital of Bangkok, drawing 4,000 fans to her concert at the Royal Paragon Hall.