Arts and Culture

Coffee and quacks served up at Chengdu duck cafe

CHENGDU, China (AFP) — Crowds in a Chinese eatery ignore their drinks to gather adoringly around four fluffy white ducks, phones poised ready for pictures, at the latest addition to the country’s growing list of popular animal cafes. “Hey! We …

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“Guerrero” wins Best Foreign Feature in Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards

  By Allen Basallaje EBC Los Angeles Bureau HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (Eagle News) — Stars were shining brightly in Hollywood both in the night sky and at Raleigh Studios where the EBC Film “Guerrero” won Best Foreign Feature on Saturday, August …

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INCenter Stage theatrical production My American Dream debuts in Las Vegas

  By Anna Cui EBC Las Vegas Bureau LAS VEGAS, NV (Eagle News) — INCenter Stage, a theatrical production, debuts in different parts of the world in celebration of the 105th Anniversary celebration of the Iglesia Ni Cristo – Church …

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INCenter Stage play Back Into Your Arms emphasizes personal conviction and love for family

  By Alfred Acenas (Hawaii) and Irishdale Radam (Guam) EBC Hawaii Bureau HAGATNA, Guam (Eagle News) – Produced by members of the Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church of Christ) in Micronesia through INCenter Stage, the theatrical play “Back Into Your Arms” …

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Theatrical play “The Lesson Plan” touches on personal loss and relationship challenges

By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii Bureau (with photos from Noel Espiritu, EBC London/UK Bureau) HONOLULU, Hawaii (Eagle News) – “The Lesson Plan,” a theatrical production of the Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church of Christ) through INCenter Stage, was presented at the …

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In a London workshop, artisans craft bespoke globes

by Joe JACKSON LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — In 2008, Peter Bellerby set out to buy his father a high quality handmade globe as an 80th birthday present. When he could not find one, the Briton decided to make it …

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Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dead at 88

  By Peter Hutchinson Agence France-Presse NEW YORK (AFP) — Toni Morrison, the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature and one of America’s best loved writers, has died following a brief illness, her family said in a …

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EuroAsia Shorts 2019: Weaving cultures together, one tale at a time

WASHINGTON, DC — (Eagle News) Set in the District of Columbia, it is described as an international cinematic dialogue that is uniquely Washingtonian.  This year, with the theme Youth, EuroAsia Shorts brings to the U.S. capital short films about experiences …

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Oh, the people you’ll meet … at BookCon

  By Joanne Soriano EBC New York Bureau NEW YORK (Eagle News) — Long lines and crowds wrapped around the different booths within the main hall of the convention center. The scene was typical for a designer sample sale with …

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Mules, tools and old bricks: Rebuilding China’s Great Wall

by Leo RAMIREZ BEIJING, China (AFP) — Nature, time, neglect and millions of footsteps have taken their toll on the Great Wall of China leaving much of it crumbling, but repairing it can be painstaking — and controversial — work. …

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Celebrities promote literature in a digital era during book expo

  By Abigail S. Vital EBC New York Bureau NEW YORK (Eagle News) — Living in a world dominated by technology and owning the latest gadgets, it is oftentimes hard to encourage people to read physical paperback books. At the …

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Last section of elevated High Line park opens to public

By Emil Valerio EBC New York Bureau NEW YORK  (Eagle News) — The final section of the High Line, called “The Spur,” officially opened to the public on June 5, 2019. After a decade of community grass root efforts and …

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