Saturday, September 26, 2015
A free outdoor concert featuring local and foreign musical talents will be staged in Taipei this weekend to commemorate late Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, who lost his life in 2002 while on assignment in Pakistan.
Nearly two centuries ago, Belgium launched continental Europe's first commuter train line connecting Brussels to Mechelen, a small city halfway to the port of Antwerp.
In a poor township of Cape Town, Nasreen Riley cooks up butter-fried chicken livers in a full-cream tomato sauce as part of the controversial "banting" diet often seen as the preserve of the middle-class.
Friday, September 25, 2015
British-Indian artist Anish Kapoor has covered anti-Semitic graffiti on a controversial sculpture that was vandalized in France with gold leaf -- but just barely.
U.S. inmates at a prison in the state of Oklahoma said Wednesday they are hoping a documentary featuring President Barack Obama's July visit to the facility and in-depth interviews with six of the prisoners will influence policymakers to re-examine harsh sentences for nonviolent drug offenders.
South Africa's Sindiso Khumalo hopes you like the fact that her clothes are made in Cape Town and "sweatshop-free."
The Taiwan Academy Los Angeles and the Tyzen Hsiao Music Foundation will co-sponsor an exhibition next month in memory of the late Taiwanese composer Tyzen Hsiao (1938-2015).
Thursday, September 24, 2015
The music publishing company that has been collecting royalties on the song "Happy Birthday To You" for years does not hold a valid copyright on the lyrics to the tune that is one of the mostly widely sung in the world, a U.S. federal judge ruled Tuesday.
Diddy is said to be working on a long-awaited album but, even without his music, he was the top-earning rapper of the past year.
Country music king George Strait wants to be clear.