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Alsarah: East African retro pop

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Jermaine Jackson: a brother's story

Think you know about Michael Jackson and his famous family? The King of Pop's big brother Jermaine wants you to think again. He tells Culture's Catherine Nicholson about the Jackson five brothers' journey from a humble home in Indiana to global stardom. Jermaine Jackson opens up about his family, his memoirs, and how he's combining the lot into his own intimate stage show.

By Catherine Nicholson

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2017-12-07 culture

Alsarah: East African retro pop

The reigning queen of East African retro pop: Nubian-Sudanese-American singer Alsarah folds the heart of old and new African musical traditions into the soul of Arabic rhythms....

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2017-12-06 culture

Who was the 'French Elvis,' Johnny Hallyday?

As France’s airwaves and news headlines are wall to wall with tributes and reactions to the death of French rocker Johnny Hallyday, FRANCE 24’s culture experts look back at his...

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2017-12-05 culture

Ibrahim Maalouf tips his hat to iconic singer 'Dalida'

He’s brought the brass section to the front of the stage: Ibrahim Maalouf is a multi-award winning instrumentalist who’s fused jazz, oriental sounds, funk and classical music...

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2017-12-04 culture

Postmodern Jukebox: Speaking to the band that serves up 'gramophone music for a smartphone world'

Postmodern Jukebox reimages modern pop in retro styles. Think a doo-wop rendition of Céline Dion's "My Heart Will Go On" or a bluesy version of Soundgarden's "Black Hole Sun."...

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2017-12-01 Palestinian Territories

Video: In the Palestinian Territories: Hope and resistance through culture (Part 2)

This is a region few travellers visit. For a century it’s been the centre of tension and a land fought over. But this tiny area packs in more historical, religious and cultural...

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