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Let’s raise a glass to a craft beer gamble!

LEE Tseng’s craft beer business was twice in danger of falling apart. The 40-something co-founder of Shanghai’s Boxing Cat Brewery had grappled with severe cash flow problems and the death of a key founding ...

April 28, 2019, Sunday

The writer walking inside her story and owning it

Brené Brown’s books on shame, vulnerability and courage have given her A-list fans like Oprah and Melinda Gates and made her a go-to leadership consultant for both Pixar and the Seattle Seahawks....

April 21, 2019, Sunday

Backstage on Broadway still a man’s world

As another season on Broadway draws to a big finish, the opening of “Hadestown” marks a milestone of sorts — it’s the only new musical directed by a woman, Tony Award-nominee Rachel Chavkin....

April 21, 2019, Sunday

Actor defies gender norms in ball gown

BILLY Porter, speaking to Vogue before he walked the Oscars red carpet, knew what he was in for among some social media users. “People are going to be really uncomfortable with my black ass in a ball ...

March 3, 2019, Sunday

More Oscar success for Mexico’s ‘three amigos’

ALFONSO Cuaron’s big Oscars night — three golden statuettes for his personal film “Roma,” including his second for best director — once again highlights the major success in Hollywood for Mexican filmmakers. This ...

March 3, 2019, Sunday

Female composer hits key note in men-dominated music arena

Camille Pepin is part of a very rare breed. She is a female composer....

February 24, 2019, Sunday

Boxing legend is a fighter, not a lover

American boxing legend Marvelous Marvin Hagler may be 64 but he said that age won’t stop him hunting down more roles in action adventure movies — on condition he doesn’t do love scenes....

February 24, 2019, Sunday

Glenn getting Close to scooping Oscar honor

GLENN Close stands doubled over laughing in the doorway to her Manhattan apartment while her loyal white Havanese, Pip, circles an arriving reporter. Close is one of the most accomplished performers ...

February 17, 2019, Sunday

‘Souvenir’ a family affair for Swintons

TILDA Swinton and a childhood friend prepared for months to make a film about a traumatic experience from their youth before realizing that the actress’ daughter would be perfect for the starring role. Swinton ...

February 17, 2019, Sunday

Jiang proud to have been part of ShContemporary

JASMINE Jiang of Bolognafiere Exhibition Co Ltd witnessed the huge success of ShContemporary and its decline in later years. A major in hotel management from Shen Zhen University, Jiang said she took ...

January 13, 2019, Sunday


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