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Highways and Byways: The sweet little town of Shanhua

By Steven Crook

Like many places in Taiwan, Shanhua (善化) has had more than one name in its history. The first recorded was Bakaloan, a toponym used by the local Siraya indigenous people, and written 目加溜灣 by Holo-speaking Han settlers. The Dutch East India Company in 1635 seizedFULL STORY

Art exhibition listings

By Sheryl Cheung

Breaking the Rules (顯影。破格而出:台北電影節20印記特展) is a retrospective that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Taipei Film Festival. The show includes over a hundred manuscripts and memorabilia from Taiwanese filmmakers, as well as film excerpts from past participating works of the festival. It has been aFULL STORY

Highlight: Making music out of technology

By Diane Baker

The National Theater Concert Hall’s (NTCH) Innovation Series Music this year is a three-part program focusing on the integration of music and technology, and inspired by the idea of “from human to machine.” The first two shows — The Battle of XYZ and A Playground ofFULL STORY

A focus on folk — and songwriters2018-09-20

By Diane Baker

This year’s edition of the Migration Music Festival is a “mini festival,” but its two concerts at Taipei’s Zhongshan Hall on Saturday are still likely to pack quite a punch. Since the independent record label Trees Music and Art (大大樹音樂圖像) launched the festival in 2001, itFULL STORY

Southbound rock policy2018-09-20

By Han Cheung

With his bandmates either back in Indonesia or working long hours in Taiwanese factories, Haris doesn’t have many opportunities to perform these days. In his heyday between 2009 and 2011 as the lead singer of the rock band Relix, comprised of Indonesian migrant workers, HarisFULL STORY

New York expo on conspiracy theories aims to capture zeitgeist2018-09-20

The Kennedy assassination, Watergate, 911 and the war in Iraq: all these landmark events in US history fueled public suspicions about the elites and fostered conspiracy theories that inspired artists, and are the focus of a new exhibition at New York’s Met Breuer museum. Everything IsFULL STORY

Book review: A Hong Kong ghost story2018-09-20

By Bradley Winterton

Ghost stories all tend to follow a similar pattern. Once the hauntings have started, they can only get worse, and then, finally, after an appropriate climax, the ghosts are put to rest. Inhospitable, recently published by British-Taiwanese independent publisher Camphor Press, predictably follows this lineFULL STORY

‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Mrs. Maisel’ triumph at Emmys2018-09-19

Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel became the first streaming series to win top Emmy comedy honors and HBO’s Game of Thrones recaptured the best drama series award yesterday at a ceremony that largely slighted its most ethnically diverse field of nominees ever. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,FULL STORY

And the winners are ...2018-09-19

Drama Series: Game of Thrones Comedy Series: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Actor, Drama Series: Matthew Rhys, The Americans Actress, Drama Series: Claire Foy, The Crown Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Thandie Newton, Westworld Writing, Drama Series: Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg, TheFULL STORY

Myers-Briggs personality tests: what kind of person are you?2018-09-18

By Tim Lewis

Merve Emre was 22 when she found out she was an ENTJ, though she was yet to understand what an impact it would have on her life. Emre had recently graduated from Harvard University and was working as an associate consultant at Bain & Company,FULL STORY

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