Friday, November 15, 2013
Cirque du Soleil opened their tents to the press during a backstage, behind-the-scenes tour yesterday to promote one of the company's most vibrant shows, “Ovo,” set to run from Nov. 19 to Jan. 5 in Taiwan.
A popular seven-minute short film set in the UK, titled “A Memory to Remember,” was recently revealed to be the work of a local advertising company, which actually shot the film in Taiwan.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Famed impressionist painter Claude Monet's works can be viewed today at the National Museum of History (NMH) in the “Monet: Landscapes of Mind” exhibition, which will run from Nov. 14-Feb. 16.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
“Beyond Beauty: Taiwan From Above” has overtaken “Go Grandriders” as the highest grossing documentary in Taiwan history, the distributor said yesterday.
Two-time Oscar-winning director Ang Lee returned to Taipei from New York Monday to screen films nominated for the 50th Golden Horse Awards, the most prestigious cinema awards in the Chinese-speaking world.
Friday, November 8, 2013
Classical music fans in Taipei will be able to watch a live feed of the Berlin Philharmonic's concert in the city today, as the orchestra asked to add Taipei to the list of cities and counties across Taiwan where its concerts will be shown live on huge screens.
The aerial documentary “Beyond Beauty: Taiwan From Above” continued its strong box office performance after its Nov. 1 opening, raking in NT$17 million (US$577,884) in just six days, the distributor said yesterday.
The works of Nick Veasey, a British artist specializing in X-ray photography, made their debut yesterday in Taipei at the Bluerider Art gallery.
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Berlin Philharmonic's chief conductor Sir Simon Rattle on Wednesday touted the Taiwanese music audience as one of the greatest in the world, as the orchestra prepared to perform in Taipei later this week.
Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai will set off on a four-day trip to Hong Kong on Friday to promote Taiwan's performing arts groups and deepen cultural exchanges between the two sides.