Monday, October 27, 2014
In the West, India's Kama Sutra most often evokes an exotic bible of sexual positions regularly consulted for blush-inducing tips in glossy magazines.
Herbie Hancock enjoyed “A Great Night in Harlem” with a look to the past and the future as the legendary jazz pianist received a lifetime achievement award from the Jazz Foundation of America at a benefit concert at the historic Apollo Theater.
After a five-year closure for what was supposed to be a two-year refurbishment, Paris's Picasso Museum re-opened Saturday with arguments over the 52-million-euro (US$66-million) project still reverberating.
American pop legend Mariah Carey delighted fans in Taipei at a concert in which the diva reeled out hits including "Fantasy" and "Emotions" to rapturous applause.
Three Taiwanese bands captivated fans at the Java Soundsfair in Jakarta, Indonesia, with electronic music that blends traditional Chinese music and other elements.
South Korean pop sensation Psy and other performers from the country left Taiwan Sunday after a night of heated performances at Taoyuan County Stadium.
“Twelve Years a Slave” actress Lupita Nyong'o is lending her star power to the opposition to a minor league baseball stadium in what was once the center of Richmond's thriving slave-trading center.
The Alentejo wine region is Portugal's largest, producing about two fifths of the country's wine. A tasting in Lisbon in late October revealed how good the quality has got in recent years.
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Sixteen years after her last visit to Taiwan, American singing sensation Mariah Carey was all smiles and kisses when she arrived in the country from Singapore on a personal jet early Saturday for her upcoming Taipei concert.