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Mega dance company bred culture of sex, silence, dancers say

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Every year, one of the world’s leading dance competition companies sells the dream of Hollywood fame to hundreds of thousands of ambitious young dancers hoping to launch careers on ...

500 Filipinos parade in Taipei to honor Santo Niño

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hundreds of Filipinos participated in a parade and dance competition to celebrate the Philippine feast of Santo Niño de Cebú in Taipei on Sunday (Feb. 20). ...

Filipino parade to be held in Taipei Sunday to honor Santo Niño

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A parade and dance competition to celebrate the Philippine feast of Santo Niño de Cebú will be held by the local Filipino community in Taipei on Sunday (Feb....

Russians heavy favorites for Olympic figure skating medals

Kamila Valieva began her run-up to the Beijing Olympics by heading to the lower-level Finlandia Trophy in early October, where the 15-year-old Russian superstar broke the world record for the free ska...

American skater Chen eyes elusive Olympic gold in Beijing

Nathan Chen has accomplished just about everything that one can accomplish in the sport of figure skating. Six consecutive national championships, the most since two-time Olympic cha...

Scholarship created to honor choreographer Ann Reinking

NEW YORK (AP) — Long before she became a Tony Award-winning choreographer, Ann Reinking waited tables to save up enough money to move to New York City. She arrived with $500, no job lined up and no co...

Tony-winning choreographer, actress Ann Reinking dies at 71

NEW YORK (AP) — Ann Reinking, the Tony Award-winning choreographer, actress and Bob Fosse collaborator who helped spread a cool, muscular hybrid of jazz and burlesque movement to Broadway and beyond, ...

Carole Baskin of 'Tiger King' fame sued for defamation

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Carole Baskin, who became a pop culture sensation due to Netflix’s docuseries “Tiger King,” is being sued for defamation by a former assistant. As part of the lawsuit, the daughte...

The Latest: India reports 933 deaths as cases near 2.1M

NEW DELHI, India — India has recorded 933 COVID-19 fatalities in the past 24 hours as fresh infections surged by another 61,537 cases to reach nearly 2.1 million. The Health Ministry...

Review: Another dull go-around with ‘The Kissing Booth 2’

We all like bad movies when we’re young and sometimes we like good movies for the wrong reasons. I can pretend my 11-year-old self loved “Clueless” when it came out in 1995 for its smart satire of tee...

Flower festival on Taipei’s Yangmingshan opens amidst Wuhan coronavirus fear

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Late Taiwan Cherry blossoms and double-flowered cherry blossoms are blooming on Yangmingshan to coincide with the 2020 Yangmingshan Flower Festival, which opened last Satu...

Gilles, Poirier overcome wardrobe snafu to lead short dance

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario (AP) — Piper Gilles leaned in to inspect one of the bottom buttons on Paul Poirier's shirt Friday and pulled a silvery hair from the outfit. "There's still hair ...

Taiwan flag grayed out at International dance contest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese street dancer was selected as one of the top 16 contestants in the annual Red Bull BC One International Dance Competition on Saturday (Nov. 9), but the Taiwan ...

Upcoming events in Taipei, August 8-18

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – It is now halfway into the summer vacation, which means that kids might be feeling bored at home and parents are running out of plans. Nevertheless, there is still a lot t...

Taoyuan Minnan Festival to present rich Taiwanese cultural activities and entertainment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Minnan, or “Southern Fujian,” atmosphere will fill the air in Taiwan’s Taoyuan City in June and early July when the 2109 Taoyuan Minnan Festival unleashe...