‘Time Out of Mind’ is rich study on Dylan

For Dylan’s many obsessive fans, who have been offered a wealth of analyses of this singular artist over the years, Bell delivers the goods. Chapters are heavy with engrossing and

DIGITAL LIFE | Tea ceremony still a respite from fast-paced world

Despite the rapid pace of our high-tech world, or perhaps because of it, the ancient Japanese tradition of tea ceremony is as popular as ever, with tea ceremony schools, demonstrations

The Biodynamic Renaissance

The heritage of Château Durfort-Vivens (Deuxième Cru) can be traced back to the 12th century, and for 7 centuries it was continuously owned by the Durfort de Duras family, which


“Ladies, the best time to eat this is before the meat gets cold. That means you have ten minutes. After that, things will taste different, so please start,” he says

How to use a smart desk? Stand up!

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Murray delights as curmudgeonly ‘Vincent’

If we were going to be curmudgeonly about it — and “St. Vincent” is, after all, a movie about a curmudgeon — we’d focus on the one major flaw in

‘Full Measure’ is realistic on every level

T. Jefferson Parker, known for his crime novels, delivers an emotional and gut-wrenching literary departure that’s miles away from what his fans and readers would expect in “Full Measure.” Patrick Norris

Jason Aldean focuses on his rock side on new album

Jason Aldean, who helped elevate hard rock dynamics and hip-hop conventions in contemporary country music, focuses on his rock side on his sixth studio album, “Old Boots, New Dirt.” Aldean has

DIGITAL LIFE | Stir Kinetic smart desk makes you stand up

The other reason the desk needs smarts is that you don't have them. Well, not you, in particular, but people like you. Apparently we know that sitting all day is

The Classicism of Modernity II

(Continued from “The Classicism of Modernity” on 20 June 2014) The birthplace of Dionysian legends, Greece is rightly proud of its ancient roots and rich heritage. Whereas during the


In my opinion, wine connoisseurs are not people who buy the most expensive bottles they can get their hands on. They are individuals who focus on value for money, taking

Bellini’s opera opens Friday in Macau | Hard to play Norma

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‘Two Faces’ builds tension, has nice cast

Who can say no to a good Patricia Highsmith adaptation? Though her 1964 suspense thriller “The Two Faces of January” is not the easiest story to bring to the screen.

Jon Land delivers with ‘Strong Darkness’

In 1883, Texas Ranger William Ray Strong, assisted by the state’s famous “hanging judge,” Roy Bean, is on the trail of a serial killer who butchers Chinese railroad workers by

Pianist Lang Lang tackles Mozart

This double-CD set is the first all-Mozart recording from the Chinese-born piano virtuoso Lang Lang, who at age 32 has achieved something approaching matinee idol popularity for his performances of

MDT FEATURE | Italian theatre brings Vincenzo Bellini’s opera ‘Norma’ to town

In Roman occupied Gaul, Norma is a powerful Druid priestess who compromises her ideals in the name of love. Upon discovering her lover’s infidelity, Norma’s tragic fate is secured, as

The Shades of Green

Situated in the northwestern edge of Portugal facing the Atlantic Ocean, Vinho Verde is a little world of intrigue unto itself. First mentioned by Roman philosopher Lucius Annaeus Seneca and


It’s the time of year for the ‘Plush for PINK’ campaign at Conrad Macao, Cotai Central again! From now to the 31st of October 2014, the hotel will offer its