Performers in the famed cabaret Crazy Horse Paris pose for a photo at a press conference in Taipei on Wednesday, May 18. Crazy Horse Paris, renowned as representing the French elite of beauty and seduction since 1951, will be performing in Taiwan for the second time.
French fashion house Louis Vuitton is launching two travel publications this month that celebrate Paris and South Africa with watercolor paintings. The stunning new titles are illustrated by Brecht Evans, a Belgian author of graphic novels who revisits the city of Paris with a fresh perspective, and Chinese painter Liu Xiaodong, who unveils the wilderness of South Africa though outdoor paintings.
Israel's Antiquities Authority on Monday displayed cargo from a merchant ship that sank off the ancient Mediterranean port of Caesarea 1,600 years ago, including rare bronze statues and thousands of coins.
South Korean author Han Kang won the Man Booker International Prize on Monday, sharing the ￡50,000 (US$72,000, 63,500 euros) award with her translator -- who had only taught herself Korean three years before.
Representing "discreet European luxury," European porcelain master Meissen showcases master painter Detlef Ritter's latest work in a new special exhibition, "Gallant Meissen."
With this year's finalists highly praised by the judging panel, the Young Pin Design Award (金點新秀設計獎) announced its winners on Sunday, May 15 at the Young Designers' Exhibition (YODEX, 新一代設計展), the largest student design exhibition worldwide.
Traditional foods enjoyed by generations of Romanians -- including Transylvanian cheese, plum jam and succulent salami, a favorite of the son of late Communist leader Nicolae Ceausescu -- are getting an unexpected boost thanks to the European Union.
ATLANTA -- A discussion about politics upset actor Wendell Pierce so much that he followed a group of people to their hotel room, tried to force his way inside, hit a woman in the head and ripped the hood off of her hoodie, she told Atlanta police in a report released Monday.
ATLANTA -- Jane Little, an Atlanta Symphony Orchestra bassist whose career spanned a world-record 71 years with a single orchestra, has died at age 87 after collapsing onstage during a performance.
Scottish actor and activist Alan Cumming says he's pleased to be hosting the first LGBT gala ever held at the United Nations, but he also finds it a bit silly that it's taken so long.