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Dyslexic dancer writes his own language

For British choreographer and dancer Aakash Odedra, dyslexia is the source of his creativity....

June 23, 2019, Sunday


Frenchman walks fine line defying gravity

Weeks from his 70th birthday, and a few decades from his famous high-wire walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, French tightrope artist Philippe Petit continues to defy gravity....

June 23, 2019, Sunday


Clip, clip. How a haircut benefits charities

GETTING a haircut is usually a straightforward occasion. In the chair. Snip, snip, snip. And off you go feeling well groomed. A group of Taiwanese hairdressers calling themselves “the Walkers” are adding ...

June 2, 2019, Sunday


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




 

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