Tuesday, June 11, 2013
The feel-good musical “Kinky Boots,” with songs by pop star and Broadway newcomer Cyndi Lauper, strutted away with a leading six 2013 Tony Awards on Sunday, including best musical, best original score and best leading man.
Women's prison workshops across Italy are joining up under a new commercial fashion brand they hope will help encourage more detainees to learn the trade and give them hope for a future on the outside.
The suspense thriller “The Purge” topped the weekend box office with a shocking US$36.4 million that doubled industry expectations, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Hobbits, elves and dragons appear to be luring tourists to New Zealand as fans await their first glimpse of the second movie in “The Hobbit” trilogy.
Vadym Kholodenko of the Ukraine has won the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, just four months after the death of the contest's namesake.
Monday, June 10, 2013
Among the washer women, carpenters, busy waiters and squabbling children sweltering under the midday sun on this dusty Dakar street is an Internet revolution taking place in the world's first tablet cafe.
Swedish Princess Madeleine fell in love in the Big Apple. Now she has said “yes” to New York banker Christopher O'Neill in a lavish and emotional wedding ceremony in Stockholm.
Auctioneers are pinning their hopes on “uber-collectors” to help London summer art sales top last year's US$1 billion total when the series kicks off later this month.
Bruno Paumard, the cellar master at a vineyard in China, can't stop laughing while describing a bottle of supposedly French wine a friend gave him two years ago.
A judge has ordered a probe into the welfare of late pop icon Michael Jackson's daughter, Paris, after she tried to kill herself last week, U.S. media reported.