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How do artists and writers see the world? We take you to the crossroads where culture meets the news and engages with what's happening in our lives today. From Monday to Friday at 12.15 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2013-11-13

A cultural passage to India

There’s so much more to India than Bollywood, curry and cricket! Come with us as we take a snapshot of some of the hottest current cultural trends from films to fashion, folk music to food, and plenty more in between. Leading independent film actress Nandita Das tells us why she thinks India needs to have more tough cinematic conversations about homosexuality, arranged marriage and women’s rights.

Also, internationally renowned fashion designer Ritu Beri talks about the Parisian inspiration that she brings to her 100% Indian designs. And hot young taste-making chef Gresham Fernandes dishes the details on how he thinks India can become a foodie destination to rival the Michelin-starred best in Paris, London and Copenhagen.

By Catherine NICHOLSON , Vikram Singh , Nicola HEBDEN



2017-06-22 culture

Diana Krall: 'I find romance in everything'

The smoky-voiced pin-up girl of the jazz world speaks to Eve Jackson about her new album, "Turn Up The Quiet"; finding romance in everything and juggling music, motherhood and...

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2017-06-21 culture

Film show: Horror, Disney archives and a big bad fox

From the apocalyptic, psychological horror "It Comes at Night" to the Champs-Élysées film festival, critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week’s movie news.

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2017-06-20 culture

Grease director Randal Kleiser and Palme d'Or winner Jerry Schatzberg on the golden years of film

On the occasion of the Champs-Élysées film festival, two legendary directors join Eve Jackson in the studio. Randal Kleiser reminisces about directing the most successful movie...

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2017-06-19 culture

Singer Frank Carter on migrants, his daughter and new album 'Modern Ruin'

Fronting British hardcore punk for more than a decade, singer and tattoo artist Frank Carter left an indelible mark on the scene. After breaking out with Watford band "Gallows",...

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2017-06-16 culture

Nadine Sierra, the new face of opera

American soprano Nadine Sierra has been tipped as the new face of opera after stealing the spotlight at the world's top opera houses and in the pages of Vogue. At just 29, she's...

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