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Argo

When militants seize control of the U.S. embassy in Tehran during the height of the Iranian Revolution, CIA agent Tony Mendez… Read More

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The tale told in the hostage drama “Argo” is so far-fetched — no one would believe all its twists and turns — and yet it really happened. It takes

A musician who lost both arms in a childhood accident and plays the piano with his toes won the first season of the Asian TV talent show China’s Got Talent at Shanghai Stadium on Sunday night, thanks to his wistful rendition of James Blunt’s ballad “You’re Beautiful.” Liu Wei, who turned 23 last Thursday, learned [...] Continue reading Liu Wei — Armless Pianist — Wins “China’s Got Talent” Season 1

Jazz Pianist, Hank Jones Dies at 91

Hank Jones passed away in the Cavalry Hospital Hospice, Bronx at the age of 91. His death was announced by his manager, Jean-Pierre Leduc and Mr. Jones had lived in his Manhattan residence and also owned a home in Hartwick, New York.
His career was mostly shaped in the background and he almost spent 35 years [...] Continue reading Jazz Pianist, Hank Jones Dies at 91