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Singer 'Christine and the Queens' aims to become music royalty

We take you to a new exhibition in Paris featuring dazzling tiaras and other jewellery as worn by Princess Grace of Monaco, and the former Empress of Iran. Next, French singer Christine and the Queens tells us how drag queens and Michael Jackson inspire her shows. Finally, we take you to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, where legendary photos of the Great Depression of the 1930s have found a new home.

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2014-08-20 Luc Besson

Luc Besson back in action with Scarlett Johansson in 'Lucy'

In Encore’s weekly film show, Lisa Nesselson goes through the latest releases with Eve Jackson. Find out her take on Lucy Besson’s "Lucy", which mixes a drug-infected superhuman...

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2014-08-19 contemporary art

Montreal Stories

Two languages, two cultures, two perspectives: France 24’s French culture editor Louise Dupont joins Eve Jackson in this special show from Montreal. Together they explore the...

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2014-08-18 South Korea

Move over Miley: Basement Jaxx's new album features Japanese twerk-bot

Diane Sagnier from new band Camp Claude joins Eve Jackson in the studio to talk about Encore’s albums of the week: Basement Jaxx's "Junto" and French singer Bénabar’s "Inspiré de...

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2014-07-22 music

Tunisia's Carthage International Festival turns 50

As one of North Africa's biggest arts and music festivals celebrates half a century, Eve Jackson discovers the local talent, speaks to the star of this year's event, George...

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2014-07-25 theatre

Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday : The Best of the Bard

He wrote 37 plays, 154 sonnets and several narrative poems. Shakespeare’s influence on the English language is unmatched. This year all the world's his stage with an explosion of...

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