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The Vatican Joins the Hipsters at the Venice Biennale

For first time, the Vatican has entered the world's most prestigious art fair, becoming one of the 88 nations taking part. American artist Lawrence Carroll, who is one of three involved, speaks to Eve Jackson about the surprisingly free experience.

Also on the show, in the first in our series of reports from the Edinburgh festival, we catch up with an 80-year-old stand up comic and a French troop who are giving new meaning to 'May the Force be with you'. Also, man meets machine in Enki Bilal's futuristic exhibition in Paris.

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2014-12-23 Christmas

Christmas Show: Food, films and festivities

Join Eve Jackson on Paris' Champ Élysées Avenue for some of culture's Christmas highlights.

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2014-12-23 culture

Film Show: "Whiplash", "Pasolini" and Max Linder

Film critic Lisa Nesselson talks to Eve Jackson about Damien Chazelle's music thriller, "Whiplash", Abel Ferrara's "Pasolini" and the man some say was the world's first...

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2014-12-22 culture

Encore’s Year in Music

Music critic Mariam Saab gives Eve Jackson the music highlights of 2014.

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2014-12-19 cinema

Child brides, the people of Syria and New York’s homeless

In this focus on film we are at the Dubai International Film Festival where we hear from the winner of the top prize. Yemen's first female film director Khadija Al-Salami’s film...

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2014-12-18 culture

Forget Harry Potter, Jeff Kinney's 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' sells millions

One of the biggest children's authors in the world talks to Eve Jackson about how he went from being a newspaper cartoonist reject to writing bestsellers, being named as one of...

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