VR-dance production opens in Taipei, raises awareness of ALS

An immersive virtual reality and dance production aimed at raising awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is underway at Taiwan Contemporary Culture Lab (C-Lab) on the site of the former ROC (Taiw...

World Animal Day marked by art show at Bopiliao Historical Block

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to World Animal Day, an ongoing exhibition showcases large-scale interactive art installations of Taiwanese architects at Bopiliao Historical Block, in Taipei&...

Taiwanese VR movies to be screened at Kaohsiung Film Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Kaohsiung Film Festival (KFF) has announced six virtual reality (VR) movies to be screened at the event this year, which will take place from October 10 to 27. This...

Huge NY show honors Brazilian Modern landscape architect

NEW YORK (AP) — Through flowers, foliage and works of art, a big botanical garden show distills the genius of influential Brazilian artist and landscape designer Roberto Burle Marx. ...

Five Taiwanese VR films nominated for Venice Film Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Five Taiwanese virtual reality (VR) films, including “O,” “Only the Mountain Remains” (山行), “Inori” (祈禱), “Gloomy Eyes” (咕魯...

Review: The Flaming Lips' concept album will blow your mind

The Flaming Lips, "King's Mouth: Music and Songs" (Warner Bros.) The new album by The Flaming Lips is a head trip — literally. The ever-evolving, mind-blowing alt-r...

Yilan museum plays front-line role in promoting environmental education in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- A special exhibition titled “Eco-Rethink” is running through Sept. 3 at Lanyang Museum in northeastern Taiwan’s Yilan County. Organized in cooperation with T...

Video shows canoe crew successfully complete voyage from Taiwan to Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A team of Taiwanese and Japanese researchers who set out on a voyage by dugout canoe on Sunday (July 7) to test a theory that ancient Taiwanese people migrated to southern Japa...

Grand Ole Opry tours get updated with new immersive film

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Every year, 1 million people come to the Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee, to see a performance, and event, or take one of the backstage tours that allow fans to see behind t...

'Baby Shark Live' to tour 100 North American cities

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Baby Shark Live" is set to launch a 100-city tour in North America this fall. It is inspired by the children's song whose dance video has generated nearly 3 billi...

After all who were there are gone, what happens to history?

FORT NECESSITY NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD, Pennsylvania (AP) — There are pieces of burned wood, unearthed decades ago. There is a spoon, a wine-bottle fragment, assorted pottery shards — all carefully curat...

Immersive Rock & Roll Hall of Fame exhibit opens July 1

CLEVELAND (AP) — A new interactive exhibit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is set to open next month. Cleveland.com reports that the "Interactive Garage" exhibit opening July 1 w...

Madame Tussauds celebrates a bit of Broadway on Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — On the ninth floor of the Madame Tussauds building in New York, they've built a little piece of Broadway. A new permanent immersive attraction opened Tuesday that off...

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge offers new world at Disneyland

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge is on the same land as Disneyland, but stepping into the new attraction shows an entirely different world. The theme park offered medi...

'Move along': Stormtroopers ready for Star Wars land crowds

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disneyland's new Galaxy's Edge attraction promises to transport visitors to a new locale in the Star Wars universe, but any who overstay their visit might not catch their ride on th...