3:59 pm April 22, 2015 | No Comment
Many US soldiers who fought in Vietnam will remember Hanoi Hannah, the silky-voiced communist radio correspondent who urged young American GIs to stop fighting and go home.
4:10 pm April 21, 2015 | No Comment
Cirque du Soleil, the ragtag group of street performers in Canada that grew into a global circus and entertainment colossus, is selling a majority stake to a U.S. private equity fund and its Chinese partner, Cirque du Soleil said on Monday.
1:09 pm April 21, 2015 | No Comment
All the servers, the impeccably dressed guests and even the kitchen staff sending out elaborately decorated plates are in fact students at one of Switzerland’s famous hotel management schools.
7:30 am April 21, 2015 | No Comment
Driven by the need to exhibit their friends’ and their own artwork, Dutch artist Mella Jaarsma and her partner, Javanese artist Nindityo Adipurnomo, held an exhibition in the front room of their rented house in Yogyakarta in 1988, in what would be the first art exhibition at the location dubbed Cemeti Gallery.
2:02 pm April 20, 2015 | No Comment
When Prince William and his wife Kate emerge from hospital cradling Britain’s new royal baby for the cameras, the picture will be on the front of newspapers worldwide. But don’t expect many photographs after that.
1:57 pm April 20, 2015 | No Comment
Pin Phunam, 23, who plays the title role in the circus show “Sokha”, says every movement aims to tell the story of a period of recent history she did not live through, but that hangs over her country.
8:00 am April 20, 2015 | No Comment
“The creativity shown by the artists [in ‘Nalar, Sensasi, Seni”] often take unexpected turns, both in their artistic or conceptual execution. Their creative impulses give room for new artistic perspectives and innovations,” said curator Soewarno Wisetrotomo.
7:30 am April 20, 2015 | No Comment
From 2006 onward Wardani has been the director of the Indonesian Visual Art Archive (IVAA) in Yogyakarta, the first digital archive of Indonesian contemporary art. Other accolades to come include consulting curator for the exhibition “Indonesian Eye: Fantasies & Realities” at London’s Saatchi Gallery in 2011, and artistic director of Biennale Jogja in 2013.
2:54 pm April 19, 2015 | No Comment
The festival is one way the Cahuilla people are keeping their culture alive — from language to culinary traditions, to song and dance — amid encroaching influences from mainstream American society.
7:45 am April 17, 2015 | 2 Comments
Senoaji and Aryo are among the members of Indonesia’s Sketchers, a 13,000-strong community of sketch artists. Their work is currently on show in the exhibition “The Kingdom of the Netherlands: 200 Years of Legacy and Heritage Witnessed by Indonesia’s Sketchers,” a collaboration between the artists and Erasmus Huis, the Dutch cultural center.
4:33 pm April 16, 2015 | No Comment
Aurelie Dupont, a principal ballerina for the Paris Opera, will step down from the star position next month at age 42 after performing “L’Histoire de Manon”, which will be shown in hundreds of cinemas across Europe and North America.
2:18 pm April 15, 2015 | No Comment
France’s famous wax museum, the Musee Grevin, is adding a slew of South Korean celebrities -- including Psy of “Gangnam Style” pop fame -- to its still-life line-up ahead of opening a Seoul museum.
4:08 pm April 14, 2015 | No Comment
In his tiny apartment in the city of Dohuk in Iraq’s Kurdish region, Salim has attempted to put the collective memories of his community to canvas in a series entitled “The Yazidi Genocide”.
2:29 pm April 14, 2015 | No Comment
Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano, an icon of the Latin American left who chronicled the region’s injustices in a career that spanned decades and crossed genres, died Monday at age 74.
1:50 pm April 14, 2015 | No Comment
Germany’s Nobel-winning author, Gunter Grass, who acted as a moral compass for many in the postwar nation but later provoked criticism over his own World War II past, died Monday aged 87, his publishers said.
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