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ISSUE #135
'Young Curtain,' a Peking opera take on the classic Faust tale, is being staged by the GuoGuang Opera Company as part of the 2015 Shanghai Experimental Xiqu Festival.
'The Assassin,' the Cannes-winning martial arts epic by renowned director Hou Hsiao-hsien, is being screened at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
An exhibition dedicated to the memory of Tyzen Hsiao, a late musician who was widely known as 'Taiwan's Rachmaninoff,' is running at the Taiwan Academy in Los Angeles.
Taiwan's integration of traditional and religious beliefs with modern values is the topic of discussion at an art exhibition hosted by the University of British Columbia.
Ministry Updates
Culture Minister meets with Japan's top event planner
Japan’s leading community designer Fukui Shouhei met with Culture Minister Hung Meng-chi to discuss sustainable urban development in Nov. 29 forum at Taipei.
NMH creative products now available at Taipei 101
The National Museum of History is now offering an outlet at Taiwan’s landmark skyscraper Taipei 101 to offer culturally creative products at the skyline observatory.
'East Coast Living Art Festival'
Curated by the National Taitung Living Art Center, the festival will offer art exhibitions, performances, workshops, film screenings, forums, and markets featuring works by roughly 50 groups of artists and performers based in Hualien and Taitung County.
Cultural Features
Once a young craftsman who dared to embrace the traditional art form at its lowest point of popularity, Chen and his expensive choice of using 99 percent pure tin instead of the usual tin-lead alloy made him Taiwan’s foremost tinsmith today.
Tinsmith | Chen Wan-neng
Freedom Beat, an innovative percussion ensemble group from Taiwan with more than ten years of experience, has been compared to STOMP from England and the BLUE MAN GROUP from New York.
Freedom Beat
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