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Off the Beaten Track: Wannian Gorge: a small wonder

By Richard Saunders

Most people would probably agree that Taroko Gorge is Taiwan’s greatest tourist attraction, yet as I contemplate yet another visit (it’s naturally one of the essential elements of any tour when friends or relatives come), I’m likely to moan a little. Anticipating convoys of tour buses,FULL STORY

Art exhibition listings

By Sheryl Cheung

Chiang Hsun (蔣勳) is a prominent Taiwanese writer, poet and painter who is best known for his popular publications and lectures on art and aesthetics. In addition to his creative writing and painting practice, over the last two decades he has attained tenure at severalFULL STORY

Highlight: British singer Rhodes to play Taipei

By Noah Buchan

British singer and songwriter, Rhodes, will play a one-off show at Taipei’s The Wall on May 5 as part of his 2018 Asia Tour. Making his first visit to Asia, the Hertfordshire singer will croon tunes from his debut album, Wishes. Rhodes, whose real name is DavidFULL STORY

Robots — and dancing through life2018-04-26

By Diane Baker

Many people outside the dance world might not have heard of Blanca Li, but they have probably seen her work: She has choreographed videos for everyone from Paul McCartney to Daft Punk to Coldplay, ad campaigns for H&M with Beyonce and dance scenes for filmmakerFULL STORY

Eggbeaters and smiles2018-04-26

By John Evans

Strength. Courage. Beauty. These three words — all in Chinese — are emblazoned on Ruby Stevens’s blue swimsuit. Stevens, a 15 year old Canadian swimmer with autism, will wear the self-designed swimsuit when she shows off her synchronized swimming skills this weekend in Taichung. “It’s really intense,” StevensFULL STORY

Movie review: ‘The Scythian Lamb’2018-04-26

By Paige Lim

In the sleepy coastal town of Uobuka, the statue of a googly-eyed green sea monster named Nororo towers over a precipice. According to legend, Nororo is an evil presence from the sea and whoever looks into its eyes will be damned. In ancient times, annualFULL STORY

Children theatre group goes on spring tour2018-04-26

By Sheryl Cheung

This spring, Silver Grass Theatre Group (秋野芒劇團) is on the road again to bring the art of children theatre to elementary schools. The troupe will travel throughout eastern and northern Taiwan, making 24 appearances with three original productions: The Wishing Tree (許願樹), Missing StoriesFULL STORY

Answering the call2018-04-25

By Chris Fuchs

Haiti, one of Taiwan’s 20 diplomatic allies, is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. It’s also a place where roughly two in five Haitians lack access to essential health and nutritional services, according to the US Agency for International Development, which administers civilian foreignFULL STORY

Review: Contemporary Legend Theatre rocks Beijing opera2018-04-25

By Diane Baker

Long before James Brown, Elvis Presley, The Beatles or the Rolling Stones turned concerts in the West into seas of screaming fans, famous jingju (Beijing opera, 京劇) performers and Kabuki actors had an equally powerful, albeit quieter, impact on their audiences and loyal fan bases. ThoseFULL STORY

Bountiful South: Localize or go home2018-04-24

By Liam Gibson

Alfred Chen (陳飛龍) criticizes the attitude of many Taiwanese managers who see temporary posts in Southeast Asia as a shortcut to a promotion and a pay rise upon returning home. “You can’t get away with that in our company,” Chen says. “Once you go, youFULL STORY

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