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Classic rocker launches new venue to rekindle love for playing music
On Saturday nights the haunting chords of “Hotel California” may be heard at the Music Corner (角落音樂餐廳), performed by the establishment's resident band, captivating audiences familiar with the seminal single by the Eagles.
2014/2/10
Band of brothers eye summit, turn to new page in story of their lives
Identity is oftentimes defined by our relations to others. Given that we are social animals, the answer to that perennial question of who we are depends to a large extent upon this network of relations. Not surprisingly, the thing that most people look for in life is a sense of belonging.
2014/1/27
Wrestling lover promotes sport in Taiwan
Even though its popularity may not be able to rival that of other mainstream sports, wrestling has always been one sport that many Taiwanese love.
2014/1/20
Restaurateur aims to cook up gastronomic storm
Han Lee opened EIEIO gastropub about six months ago in an effort to promote authentic western cuisine, as well as educate locals about what real western or American food tastes like.
2014/1/13
A team of three brings crowdfunding to the island's dreamers and visionaries
Sometimes the last stepping-stone that dreamers need to turn themselves into achievers is filthy lucre, a thing many feel can “taint” their dreams. But for many, yet-to-be-paid bills are stacked even higher than the blueprints for their next big projects, a fact especially true for those who are mapping out a future based solely on creativity, an intangible that even President Ma is encouraging the nation to invest in.
2014/1/6
Nurse-turned-dog-trainer leads those in the dark toward a brighter future
Imagine being trapped in a world with no light, filled with people and obstacles that you cannot see, yet you fearlessly explore the world because you have your best friend to guide you through all the ups and downs.
2013/12/30
Indie band The Frengers seeks to make friends among strangers through music
“I was falling from the air / Can't find the reason / Cannot find where you are / I was falling from the air.” Teng Ting-yu (小宇), the 28-year-old vocalist of The Frengers, stood on the stage of The Wall Live House in Taipei singing her song “Irina Palm” (洞裡春光) with her eyes closed and telling the story of her life through melodies.
2013/12/23
Echo sends lasting reverberations throughout local indie music scene
“I have always wanted to be a rocker,” said Wu Po-chang (吳柏蒼), singer and frontman of “Echo” (回聲樂團), one of the most influential bands in the independent music scene in Taiwan.
2013/12/16
One woman's quest to bring the concept of 'fair trade' to Taiwan
It might sound like the straightforward story of a young entrepreneur: a loving couple set up a cafe promoting social responsibility and healthy products in Taipei, and their effort gains traction in a society increasingly conscious of civic participation, social righteousness and food safety.
2013/12/9
'Red-faced King of Go' overcomes challenges, cultivates local talent
33-year-old Chou Chun-hsun (周俊勳) was born with a huge red birthmark that covered the right side of his face. Since Chou was a child, the sight of the birthmark often scared people when they first saw him, making him a “monster” to other children.
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