Performing Arts

Michelle Yeoh Unveils Her Kung Fu Wax Figure in Hong Kong

Actress Michelle Yeoh poses with her Madam Tussauds, Kung Fu wax figure at its unveiling to the public in Hong Kong on July 27, 2015. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)
Actress Michelle Yeoh poses with her Madam Tussauds, Kung Fu wax figure at its unveiling to the public in Hong Kong on July 27, 2015. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

International movie star Michelle Yeoh appeared at the Hong Kong popular wax museum Madame Tussauds on July 27 to unveil her second wax figure. The...




  • Jennifer Kim, Catherine Combs, and Kyle Beltran appear in “Gloria,” about making it in the publishing world, no matter the cost. (Carol Rosegg)

    Adding Injury to Insult: A Case for Tempered Violence on Stage

    “Gloria,” the latest work by the up-and-coming playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, made itself felt on the off-Broadway scene in a gut-punching way. At the center of the... Read more

  • Evergreen Symphony Orchestra at their Australian debut in Brisbane’s City Hall, July 14, 2015. (Sybille Lee/Epoch Times)

    Australians Welcome Beautiful Sounds From Taiwan

    BRISBANE, Australia—After an Australian debut performance at Sydney’s Opera House, a very warm Queensland welcome by International and local dignitaries, the local Taiwan community and... Read more

  • Konstantin Soukhovetski with his custom made Swarovski crystal shoes in Manhattan, New York, on July 15, 2015. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Fashion Savvy Pianist Brings Verve to Classical Music

    NEW YORK—He walks across the stage to the grand piano with such ease you can anticipate his performance in full confidence. But once his nimble... Read more

  • The marvelous dancers Lise Dassin and Robert Fairchild play the romantic pair in “An American in Paris.” (Angela Sterling)

    Theater Review: ‘An American in Paris’

    NEW YORK—This is the first Broadway outing for “An American in Paris,” based on the classic film directed by Vincent Minnelli and starring Gene Kelly... Read more

  • Members of Cirque Fantastic perform with musicians from Music and Beyond during the opening gala of the Music and Beyond festival in Ottawa on July 4, 2013. (Ashley Murfin)

    Above and Beyond at Music and Beyond Closing Gala

    At Ottawa’s Music and Beyond classical music festival you can expect to see almost any coupling of fine music and other cultural art forms and... Read more

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    Charenee Wade Sings the Songs of Gil Scott-Heron

    The Jazz Standard was sold out for the album release party for Charenee Wade’s CD “Offering: The Music of Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson” (on... Read more

  • Jennifer Kim, Catherine Combs, and Kyle Beltran appear in “Gloria,” about making it in the publishing world, no matter the cost. (Carol Rosegg)

    Theater Review: Gloria

    NEW YORK—In Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s new comedy/drama “Gloria,” several low echelon editorial assistants at an unnamed Manhattan cultural magazine are spending a typical day at work... Read more

  • A happy moment when 13-year-old Anne (Sophie Thatcher) dances with her older sister Margot (Lila Morse) while her mother Edith Frank (Kristina Valada-Vlars) watches, in the current Writers Theatre production of “The Diary of Anne Frank.”  (Michael Brosilow)

    Theater Review: ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’

    GLENCOE, Ill.—”The Diary of Anne Frank,” the current production by Writers Theatre, is newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman and directed by Kimberly Senior. It is... Read more

  • (L-R) Musicians Flo Morrisey and Floella Grace hang out together with a wicker dalek at Blissfields time themed festival

    Going With The Flo At Blissfields

    The two beautiful musical Flo’s, hang out at the Somewhere In Time Blissfields festival. Flo Morrissey and Floella Grace meet, connect and chat about all... Read more

  • Photo by Silvain Gripoix

    ‘An American in Paris’ on Stage and CD and ‘Gigi’

    Leslie Caron is, to the best of my knowledge, alive and well and living in Paris. Two of her most famous movie roles, in “An... Read more

  • Sir John Gielgud: "Shakespeare's Ages of Man"

    The Greatest Spoken-Word Album? Gielgud’s ‘Ages of Man’ Is a Contender

    When I go to a Shakespeare production, I pay attention to all the elements, as I would for any other play, but I especially listen... Read more

  • President Obama Joins Mourners At Funeral Of Rev. Clementa Pinckney

    Obama’s Amazing Grace Shows How Music Can Lift Oratory High

    Barely a week after Donald Trump’s presidential campaign launch provided a problematic example of music in the political sphere, Barack Obama’s eulogy at the Reverend... Read more

  • Jim Miller's rendering of Raina Petkoff from George Bernard Shaw’s “Arms and the Man” in a 1981 production. (Courtesy of James Miller)

    Coming at Costume Design From the Artist’s Perspective

    “Costumes don’t make a character; they help an actor do his job. They allow the actor to become a character,” said James Madison Miller, an... Read more

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    Natalie Cole Enchants the Audience at the Blue Note Jazz Festival

    Appearing at Town Hall with a big band (featuring Billy Stritch on piano) and two backup singers, Natalie Cole managed to make the concert feel... Read more

  • Album cover of Williams's "Dona Nobis Pacem" and
Hough's "Missa Mirabilis."

    Album Review: Williams – Dona Nobis Pacem / Hough – Missa Mirabilis

    Agnostic versus Catholic composer, yet here are two musically stunning masses suitable for any adherent. Fox and Maltman, vocalists best known for their operatic work,... Read more

  • Cover of Grieg's album 
"Lyric Pieces," performed by Stephen Hough. 
(Hyperion)

    Album Review: Grieg – Lyric Pieces: Stephen Hough

    Grieg is best known for his Piano Concerto but he composed many other fine works including 10 volumes of Lyric Pieces over 37 years from... Read more


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