Shen Yun Artist: Cheng Tao-yung found fulfillment in classical Chinese dance

Classical dance performers who connect with audiences are a special breed of people. A good example is Cheng Tao-yung, a talented Taiwanese dancer who has performed in numerous performing arts venues across the world including the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., the Lincoln Center in New York, and the […]

Artist James Prosek: Why Categorize and Limit Nature into File Cases?

Artist James Prosek is someone who defies classifications. You can regard him as a writer playing music, a painter who likes fishing, or a naturalist or explorer sculpting and making films.

Newsletter – Sept 2013 – Shen Yun

IN SEVEN YEARS of Shen Yun’s history, the company has become a global phenomenon, leading the theatrical world with stage inventions and inspiring performances. See where our inspiration comes from and the challenges we have to overcome on our path… BEGINS NEXT WEEK!Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra Now Touring US Cities THE ORIGINAL SHEN YUN MUSIC […]

Top classical violinist will judge Miss America 2014

Why is Joshua Bell, one of the world’s most popular classical violin artists, judging Miss America 2014? This is one of today’s most uncanny (and most mind-bothering) news: One of the judges of Miss America 2014, which will be held in Atlantic City on September 15, will include not just a former boy-band member and […]

Jamie Barton Wins Prestigious 2013 BBC Cardiff Singer Of The World

Out of thousands of hopefuls, 31-year old Jamie Barton from USA bags the prestigious 2013 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World title along with the prize money of 15,000 pounds.   The contest has been known to showcase world-class opera and concert talents and launch their careers internationally.   Check out NPR.org website to get […]

Classical Music And Miss America

The Miss America pageant is one of the few beauty pageants that really has a major impact on pop culture. It is a pageant that first got people to associate tiaras, sashes, and plastic surgery with American beauty. What many people don’t know is that this famous pageant is that many of the judges which […]

Associated Press Cuts Back On Dance, Opera And Off-Broadway Coverage

The Associated Press (AP) has found out through a survey that their reviews of opera and off-broadway performances are rarely being used.  Thus, AP chief theater writer Mark Kennedy is starting to consider their reader’s suggestion that their resources may be used elsewhere. This can significantly hurt artists in this field as AP has the […]