Study reveals music's universal patterns

World / Social Issues Nov 22, 2019

Study reveals music's universal patterns

From love songs to dance tunes to lullabies, music made in disparate cultures worldwide displays certain universal patterns, according to a study by researchers who suggest a commonality in the way human minds create music. The study, published on Thursday, focused on musical recordings and ...

Reina: Dancing the dream

Stage Sep 19, 2019

Reina: Dancing the dream

by Chisato Tanaka

Hip-hop dancer Reina has dispensed with school in favor of dedicating her life to her art, and regularly travels across Asia to deliver dance classes and workshops

Mexicans set world record for biggest folk dance

World / Offbeat Aug 25, 2019

Mexicans set world record for biggest folk dance

Nearly 900 people twirled and stamped their feet to mariachi music in the Mexican city of Guadalajara to set a Guinness record for the world's biggest folk dance. Searing heat failed to dampen the enthusiasm of the 882 men and women, who turned up Saturday ...