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Playful visual theatre by Mummenschanz

Surreal theatre mime artists Mummenschanz join us in the studio - we find out why their shows are still so popular after 40 years. Also, the curtain goes up in London for Roland Petit's iconic ballets. Finally, were stolen Picasso paintings actually gifts? The mystery of the artist's generosity continues to cause controversy.

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2015-06-01 culture

La Fine Equipe: French beatmakers merge hip-hop and electro

Encore! says bonjour to La Fine Equipe. The French DJs and producers are launching their album "La Boulangerie 3", a collection that takes in hip-hop, funk and electro. They talk...

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2015-05-29 culture

Edith Piaf tribute's encore run, and jazz festival season in full swing

The Edith Piaf tribute "Hymne à Piaf" is back at Paris' Essaïon Theatre for an encore season, to coincide with the centenary of the iconic French chanteuse's birth. Jazz singer...

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2015-05-28 culture

Rapper's delights: 'Hip-Hop, from the Bronx to the Arab Street'

Calling all b-boys and fly-girls! FRANCE 24 checks out a new Paris exhibition entitled "Hip-Hop, from the Bronx to the Arab Street", and it's a real rapper's delight. Currently...

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2015-05-27 culture

Film Show: 'The Measure of a Man', 'My Golden Days' and vintage Spielberg

The curtain's down on Cannes and film critic Lisa Nesselson is back in Paris to speak to Richelle Harrison Plesse about her festival highlights, including two films currently...

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2015-05-26 culture

Music show: Sweden's Eurovision 'Hero' and French festival 'Papillons de Nuit'

Music critic Mark Thompson chats to Richelle Harrison Plesse about Sweden's man of the moment, Mans Zelmerlow, who took home the Eurovision crown with his upbeat electro-pop...

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