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Taiwanese artist's spiritual show to enlighten Four Four South Village

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan VJ Cheng Hui-pu (鄭惠璞) tells her life story through a light show that is set to take place in Xinyi District for two months, ending in September. The three-year-l...

Young Ukrainians use techno parties to rebuild villages

YAHIDNE, Ukraine (AP) — In a village in northern Ukraine that was devastated by Russian occupation only months ago, a techno party is in full swing. In a bombed-out building, more t...

Depeche Mode founding keyboardist Andy Fletcher dies at 60

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andy “Fletch” Fletcher, the unassuming, bespectacled, red-headed keyboardist who for more than 40 years added his synth sounds to Depeche Mode hits like “Just Can’t Get Enough” and ...

Earthfest returning to Taiwan in July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Earthfest is returning July 21-24 for three days of music, dancing, camping, and arts and crafts. A fixture of Taiwan'...

"Ear Up Incubation" Fostering New Hong Kong Music

Five Grand Awards at the "Ear Up Music Festival" 13 New Voices of Hong Kong that Must Be Heard HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 16 May 2022 - Now in its fifth year, the "Ear Up Incubation" music m...

Rodrigo, Drake, Ye early winners at Billboard Music Awards

Olivia Rodrigo, Kanye West and Drake are already big winners before the Billboard Music Awards officially kicks off. Rodrigo and West, known as Ye, both have taken home the most awa...

Western luxury brands squeezed by Ukraine conflict may look further east

In a time-lapse video set to electronic music, influencer Victoria Bonya severs the flap of her handbag with a pair of oversized scissors. "Never seen any brand acting so disrespectful towards th...

Saweetie, Haddish lead Grammys red carpet in pink, sparkle

NEW YORK (AP) — Bright pink and all-over metallics were the fashion stories of the Grammys red carpet led by Saweetie in fuchsia Valentino and Tiffany Haddish in sparkling one-shoulder Prada as the m...

Super Bowl ads go heavy on nostalgia and star power

NEW YORK (AP) — On the field, the Los Angeles Rams and Cincinnati Bengals played a nail biter during Super Bowl 56, with the Rams emerging victorious. Off the field, Super Bowl adver...

Pioneer in electronic and electro-acoustic music dies

A composer, professor and pioneer in electronic and electro-acoustic music, who helped develop the Synclavier, an early digital synthesizer, has died. Jon Appleton died Jan. 30 in Wh...

LeDuc to become 1st openly nonbinary US Winter Games athlete

BEIJING (AP) — Adam Rippon delivered one of those quintessential Olympic moments four years ago in Pyeongchang, when his dazzling free skate helped to clinch the bronze medal for the U.S. in the team ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 17, the 17th day of 2022. There are 348 days left in the year. This is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Today’s Highlight in Hist...

All eyes on Taiwan's LÜCY

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There are millions of Lucys but only one LÜCY, a promising new singer-songwriting talent who was recently nominated at Taiwan’s Golden Indie Music Awards (GIMA)...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, July 16, the 197th day of 2021. There are 168 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 16...

Lawsuit says police caused asphyxiation death of naked man

ATLANTA (AP) — Police officers who encountered a naked man walking down a Georgia street repeatedly fired their stun guns at him and pinned him to the ground by kneeling and standing on him, ultimatel...