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How do artists and writers see the world? We take you to the crossroads where culture meets the news and engages with what's happening in our lives today. From Monday to Friday at 12.15 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2012-05-01

Reggae royalty

With a career spanning 50 years and 25 million albums sold, Jimmy Cliff is perhaps the greatest reggae star alive today. In this show, Eve Jackson retraces his half-century of success, from the film "The Harder They Come" - which brought reggae to an international audience - to his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and his new album "Re:Birth". To top it off, he plays live at the end of the show.


Many thanks to The Walt Disney Company for “The Lion King” film images. “The Lion King 3D” is currently showing in cinemas worldwide.

“Hakuna Mata” as interpreted by Jimmy Cliff & Lebo M. features on the album “Rhythm of the Pride Lands”.

Many thanks also to Potemkine Films for “The Harder They Come” film images.



2018-03-16 culture

Fantasy novelist Robin Hobb among guests at France's biggest book fair

Readers, writers and industry insiders have it marked in their calendars: Paris's annual book fair is the networking opportunity of the year. It’s also a chance to hear talks and...

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2018-03-15 culture

Celebrating French gastronomy on all five continents

France is renowned for having the best cuisine in the world. To celebrate this fact, every year in March, restaurants in 150 countries cook a French meal as part of an event...

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2018-03-14 culture

Film show: 'A Wrinkle in Time', 'Roman J. Israel Esq.', 'Razzia', 'Tomb Raider'

Long-awaited Disney super-production "A Wrinkle in Time" propels girl power to an interplanetary level with a little help from Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and newcomer Storm...

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2018-03-13 culture

'I want to see strong women on screen': Nabil Ayouch puts feminism first in 'Razzia'

Tackling sexuality, women's rights and the constraints of a conservative society have got Moroccan filmmaker Nabil Ayouch in hot water in the past. Yet that hasn’t deterred him:...

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2018-03-12 culture

Music show: Star soprano Barbara Hannigan, Snoop Dogg & Meshell Ndegeocello

Whether she’s singing, conducting or doing both at the same time, Barbara Hannigan is a force to be reckoned with. Fresh from clinching a Classical Grammy, the Canadian soprano...

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