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Cultural festival showcases Caribbean and Latin American delicacies, performing arts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The one-day Culture Uma Fest, held on Saturday (April 17) at Taipei's Maji Square, was a resounding success that drew a large crowd eager to learn more about Caribbean...

LA Phil's Dudamel to become music director of Paris Opera

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gustavo Dudamel will become music director of the Paris Opera while continuing his commitment to the Los Angeles Philharmonic. The Paris Opera and the Venezuelan d...

NY Philharmonic gives 1st concert with audience in 13 months

NEW YORK (AP) — Esa-Pekka Salonen walked on stage to join the New York Philharmonic, which had not gathered before an audience for exactly 400 days. “On behalf of all us on stage, we...

Australian portrait photographer June Newton dies at 97

BERLIN (AP) — The Australian photographer and actress June Newton — also known under her pseudonym Alice Springs — has died at 97, the Helmut Newton Foundation said Saturday in Berlin. ...

"Ear Up Incubation" helps 12 local groups to four awards at the "Ear Up Music Festival"

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 9 April 2021 - Now in its fourth year, the "Ear Up Incubation" music mentorship programme reached another milestone for the local music industry when 12 Hong Kong b...

The pandemic ruined one musical's debut plans. Not for long

NEW YORK (AP) — Huge waves couldn't stop Tori Murden McClure from becoming the first American to row across the Atlantic Ocean solo in 1999. So it's only fitting that a global pandemic couldn't stop a...

British guitarist Thompson's memoir revisits golden rock era

In 1968, the year “Hey Jude” hit the charts, Richard Thompson turned down an invitation to Paul McCartney’s birthday party. On other occasions over the years, Thompson shared the st...

Myanmar junta charges celebrities with promoting protests

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar’s ruling junta stepped up its campaign against celebrities who support nationwide protests against its seizure of power, publishing wanted lists in the state press and w...

Robot artist sells art for $688,888, now eyeing music career

HONG KONG (AP) — Sophia is a robot of many talents — she speaks, jokes, sings and even makes art. In March, she caused a stir in the art world when a digital work she created as part of a collaboratio...

Coronavirus: Barcelona holds music concert with 5,000 to test hygiene measures

Barcelona held a large concert by the band Love of Lesbians with 5,000 people in attendance on Saturday, for the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The concert took place at th...

Shots, and a musical serenade, at NYC vaccination center

NEW YORK (AP) — On a recent weekday, the sounds of Vivaldi, Mozart and Bach greeted hundreds of just-inoculated New Yorkers as they entered a medical observation area at one of the city's biggest COVI...

US court sides with photographer in fight over Warhol art

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. appeals court sided with a photographer Friday in her copyright dispute over how a foundation has marketed a series of Andy Warhol works of art based on her pictures of Prince. ...

'A reset button' — Black theater leaders push for change

NEW YORK (AP) — What's better than a powerful voice from the Black theater community singing about change? How about 13 such voices? Vanessa Williams, Billy Porter and Audra McDonal...

Taiwan actors under fire for joining Chinese boycott against global brands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several Taiwanese actors have joined China's boycott campaign against global apparel makers for their allegations of forced labor in Xinjiang. Anger with Western fa...

Taiwan's Cloud Gate ropes in circus for weekend party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan dance troupe Cloud Gate launched a party featuring circus performances and dancing classes over the weekend (March 20-21). Inside the 1.5 hectare Cloud Gate Thea...