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With twelve nominations, including a nod for best picture, Spielberg's presidential drama "Lincoln" is a strong contender at the Oscars. Next, after a decade of silence David Bowie whets fans’ appetites with his surprise birthday single and the promise of more to come. Finally, Franco-American director and actress Tanya Lopert tells us about "Punk Rock", the UK play she's brought to the Parisian stage.
Our literary critic, Augustin Trapenard, presents two romance novels reflecting how far one can go with their desires. Great efforts are made in Argentina to preserve its tango heritage and the slam poetry championships are held near Paris.
This edition of Culture introduces Sofia Neonaki, who conceives artwork and commodities from used pieces of metal. It is followed by a tarzan exhibit at Quai Branly and a look at contemporary comic book artists.
In this culture magazine, The Asteroids Galaxy Tour talk about their recent success, as they get ready to perform at the legendary Olympia. Also, singer-songwriter Terry Callier reflects upon his music and his unexpected return to his scene.
The five British boys from Maximo Park released their third album ‘Quicken the Heart' in May. FRANCE 24 interviewed Paul Smith, singer of the alternative rock band, before the intimate gig at the Trabendo in Paris.