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Searching for redemption with author Dinaw Mengestu

In today’s show, the award winning, acclaimed author Dinaw Mengestu talks to Eve Jackson about identity, love, isolation and why his book is NOT an immigrant novel. Also in the programme: the political power and escapism of Pakistan's music scene, and why run-of-the-mill restaurants are so pre-recession.

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2014-07-11 Paris Fashion Week

Haute Couture: the hand-stitched clothing made in Paris that sells for the price of small yachts

Jennifer Lopez, Charlize Theron and Sean Penn were among the A-listers at the Haute Couture fashion shows this week. This 150 year-old Parisian tradition of making unique,...

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2014-07-09 cinema

How a comedy dud became one of France's biggest box office hits

In Encore’s film show, Lisa Nesselson joins Eve Jackson to talk about the French film "Serial (Bad) Weddings", which is breaking box office records despite the critics saying...

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2014-07-08 cinema

Bertrand Tavernier: Filmmaker and film lover

He’s renowned for lending his films introspection and humanity, establishing him as one of French cinema’s most compassionate and progressive figures. It’s this vision that...

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2014-07-07 rock music

The Sounds of Summer

The temperatures are rising here in the northern hemisphere, so it’s time to check out what music people are blaring out of car windows, clubs and on stereos at the beach. On...

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2014-07-04 music

Jazzing it up in Montreal

Encore takes you to the 35th Montreal International Jazz Festival. Eve Jackson met with the greatest voices in jazz today: Diana Krall, Oliver Jones, young prodigy Daniel Clarke...

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