Category Archives: Arts & Culture

US Shoppers Find Some Groceries Scarce Due to Virus, Weather

| January 12, 2022 | tnadmin | 0

Benjamin Whitely headed to a Safeway supermarket in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to grab some items for dinner. But he was disappointed to find the vegetable bins barren and a sparse selection of turkey, chicken and milk.”Seems like I missed out on every…

Taipei Performing Arts Center to open doors for trial run in March

| January 11, 2022 | tnadmin | 0

The much-anticipated Taipei Performing Arts Center will soon open its doors for a trial run period from March to May to test all three of its auditoriums, a top city official said Tuesday.The 59,000-square-metre cultural landmark, which cost NT$6.75 bi…

Artworks by contemporary Filipino artists to show at Taiwan exhibition

| January 7, 2022 | tnadmin | 0

Art by a group of contemporary Philippine artists offering insight into the country’s history and traditions will be shown at a special exhibition in Taipei, which will open Saturday and mark the relocation of an art gallery that promotes work by Taiwa…

Pingtung breaks ground on King Boat cultural museum

| December 23, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

The Pingtung County Government broke ground on the King Boat cultural museum Wednesday, which will be the first museum in Taiwan about a 300-year-old plague-expelling religious ritual involving specially built vessels.At the groundbreaking ceremony for…

New exhibition to light up Taichung starts Christmas Day

| December 23, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Light-themed art events have become popular across Taiwan in recent years as city governments seek to attract tourists, but curator Tseng Yu-chuan (???) decided it was time to make a change when she started working on the third-edition of the Taiwan In…

Leehom Wang apologizes, vows to take break from entertainment

| December 20, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taiwanese-American singer-songwriter Leehom Wang (???) said Monday that he will be bowing out of the entertainment industry for a while and was sorry for “failing” his fans and family.In a post on the social media platforms Facebook and Weibo, Wang sai…

Mandopop queen A-mei to go on ‘epic’ world tour next year

| December 13, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taiwanese singer A-mei (???) will embark on a new world tour next April, starting in Taiwan with her first performance at Taipei Arena since a controversial concert there in 2015, her agents announced Monday.”Stay tuned for something epic,” her publici…

Suspect Arrested in Death of Philanthropist Jacqueline Avant

| December 2, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA — A 29-year-old man has been arrested in the death of philanthropist Jacqueline Avant, who was fatally shot this week at the Beverly Hills home she shared with her husband, legendary music executive Clarence Avant, police said…

Ang Lee receives Presidential Culture Award

| November 30, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taiwanese-American film director Ang Lee (??) received the Presidential Culture Award from President Tsai Ing-wen (???) in Taipei Tuesday, saying he is proud to be a product of Taiwan’s culture.Lee received the honor in the arts and culture category. H…

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