Performers on stilts and dressed in traditional costume and ...
Jan 23rd, 2012
(Reuters) - Performers on stilts and dressed in traditional costume and wearing make-up take part in Chinese new year celebrations at the 700-year-old Dongyue Temple in Beijing January 23, 2012. The temple is the largest of its kind in northern China for the Zhengyi school of Taoism, and was originally built by Taoist monks in the 14th century. The Lunar New Year, or Spring Festival, begins on January 23 and marks the start of the Year of the Dragon, according to the Chinese zodiac. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY) -
LONDON (Reuters) - Actress Helen Mirren has delivered another show-stopping performance as Britain's Queen Elizabeth after storming out of a London theatre dressed as the monarch to deliver an expletive-riddled tirade at a group of drummers ruining the play. Infuriated by loud drumming outside the Gielgud Theatre, where Mirren is portraying th... [Full Article]