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‘A Beggar's Holiday’ in the French capital

The French baritone David Serero tells us about playing the lead in Duke Ellington's musical. Also on the show: the reverberations of the Arab Spring on the big screen at the North African festival "Maghreb des Films" in Paris, and the orchestra that's taking Beethoven, Mozart and Schubert into the 21st century.

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2014-11-28 photography

David LaChapelle on ditching celebrity to criticise consumer culture

He’s been dubbed the "Fellini of photography", having immortalised some of the world’s biggest stars - from Michael Jackson to Paris Hilton, Elton John and Lady Gaga - with his...

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2014-11-27 art

'An American in Paris', a truly transatlantic collaboration

We check the Broadway-bound musical "An American in Paris" as it has its stage debut here in the French capital. We take you behind the scenes of this real-life Franco-American...

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2014-11-26 cinema

Film Show: 'Nobody From Nowhere', 'Asterix and Obelix' and 'In The Family'

Film critic Lisa Nesselson talks to Eve Jackson about the week’s releases, including our French pick "Nobody From Nowhere", "Asterix: The Land of the Gods", "In The Family" and...

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2014-11-25 Booker Prize

Man Booker Prize Winner Eleanor Catton

The youngest ever winner of one of the English-speaking world's top literary awards speaks to Eve Jackson about her novel "The Luminaries", being inspired by astrology and what...

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2014-11-24 music

Music Show: Beyoncé, David Guetta, Eminem and Iggy Azalea

Music critic Mariam Saab talks to Eve Jackson about the week’s music releases, including Beyoncé’s low budget home-made video "7/11", French DJ-producer David Guetta’s "Listen",...

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