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‘Kill It Kid’ bringing the blues back

On today’s Culture show, full bodied blues courtesy of Kill It Kid – the British band taking their inspiration from legends such as Led Zeppelin join Catherine Nicholson in the studio. There are also the voluptuous bodies of Lucian Freud – a guided tour of the new retrospective on the late British artist’s paintings in London. And we have lithe and muscular bodies courtesy of the Paris Opera Ballet – who are taking on Pina Bausch’s contemporary version of Orpheus and Eurydices.

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2017-07-24 culture

Music show: Blues legend Lucky Peterson & Lollapalooza Paris

Richelle Harrison Plesse chats to contemporary blues icon Lucky Peterson, who fuses the blues with soul, RnB, gospel and rock 'n roll. Hailed as a "dangerous triple threat" for...

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2017-07-21 culture

Omar El Akkad's 'American War': A tale of US dystopia

What might happen if America were to turn its most devastating policies and deadly weapons on itself? That's the question posed by Egyptian-born Canadian journalist and author...

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2017-07-20 culture

The best of the summer's exhibitions in Paris

We take a spin around the must-see shows in the French capital's galleries and museums this summer. From the pensive pose of The Thinker to the romantic flourish of The Kiss, the...

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2017-07-19 culture

Film show: 'Dunkirk', 'Tom of Finland' and 'Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict'

France 24 film critic Lisa Nesselson joins Richelle Harrison Plesse to talk about the latest news from the world of cinema. Hitting the big screen this week is "Dunkirk", a...

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2017-07-18 Africa

Avignon Festival: African artists grab the spotlight

Encore! has decamped to the sunny south of France to check out the country’s oldest arts festival. Every summer Avignon attracts thousands of visitors to its official selection...

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