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Latest update : 2013-04-18

Into the Deep

Responsible for one of the most addictive rock riffs in history, Rock titans Deep Purple speak to Georja Calvin-Smith about their new album, choral singing and what's next for them. Also on the show: a taste of France in the Gulf. The Louvre's Abu Dhabi branch unveils a sample of its growing collection.

And in the week that the Paris opera celebrates its 300th anniversary, we meet some of the young ballerinas hoping to eventually dance with the stars.

Some of Deep Purple's 2013 Tour Dates:

30 May - Rabat, Morocco (Mawazinz festival)

25 July - Monte Carlo (Sporting)

13 August - Colmar  (Foire aux Vins)

20 October - Paris (Le Zénith).

By Georja Calvin-Smith



2014-10-23 culture

All the fun of the FIAC: Contemporary art fair rolls into town

Jennifer Flay, director of the FIAC, tells us why Paris is the best place to stage an art fair. We also hear from key players in the business about how the market's going global...

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2014-10-22 culture

Encore's Film Show: Brad Pitt's 'Fury' and Woody Allen's Magic

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2014-10-20 Soul

Tony Allen: Putting the 'beat' in Afrobeat

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2014-10-17 culture

Quincy Jones on Michael Jackson and his love of France

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2014-10-16 culture

Lucinda Childs: The grande dame of American dance

She's a pioneer of post-modern movement and is credited for changing how we view dance. Lucinda Childs' production "Dance" was first seen over 30 years ago, but now it’s back on...

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