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Simple Minds' new gold dream

Don't you forget about them! Scottish rockers Simple Minds are alive and kicking. We speak to frontman Jim Kerr about their exclusive tour.

Emmanuel Renaut is the only French chef to have been awarded three Michelin stars this year. The prestigious restaurant guide gave the honour to his Flocons de Sel restaurant in the Alps. It takes the total number of eateries with the coveted rating to 26 in France, with ten of them here in Paris.

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2014-04-18 rap/hip-hop

Hip-hop musician Beat Assailant on mixing the sounds of the city

Hip-hop musician Beat Assailant has always been an urbanite. From Atlanta to Miami and Paris, he's used his travels to create a unique yet universal sound. Now he’s taken that...

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2014-04-17 US cinema

Fast cars and slow trains

On today’s show we take you on a high-speed, behind-the-scenes chase through actor Aaron Paul's latest film, "Need for Speed". Jade Barker sat down with the "Breaking Bad" star...

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2014-04-16 cinema

Art, sex, money, memory and manga

On today’s cinematic Encore! Lisa Nesselson discusses two movies for grown-ups. "The Best Offer" is the first English-language film by Giuseppe Tornatore who gave us "Cinema...

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2014-04-15 theatre

“Booty Looting” memory and mediums

Today’s guest weaves music with movement, dialogue with dance, photography with philosophy and myth with imagery. Film-maker and choreographer Wim Vandekeybus joins Jade Barker...

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2014-04-14 rap/hip-hop

Meet France’s newest indie darlings: "François and the Atlas Mountains"

France is known worldwide for its electro scene but in recent years these bands have also been enjoying success outside of the French-speaking market, with the likes of Phoenix,...

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