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Music show: Mykki Blanco, Van Morrison & The Weeknd’s duo with Daft Punk

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FRANCE 24 exclusive: The last stand for Libya’s Oil Crescent

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Greece’s minister of tourism: ‘Tourism is a government priority’

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Terrorism, strike actions and migrant crisis: Is the EU becoming less attractive to tourists?

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Turkish foreign minister says troops to move further into Syria

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Court ruling expected on Gabon's contested election results

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Latest update : 2013-12-24

Bosco Delrey's 'Egyptian Holed Up'

Bosco Delrey is a musician who’s come to Paris via New Jersey and Memphis, and who is described as a combination of Elvis and Beck. He visits the Encore! studio as he prepares to release his first EP,"Egyptian Holed Up". He tells Catherine Nicholson why his vintage sound belies a contemporary core – as well as how working overnights on the front desk of a New York ER has inspired him to write upbeat songs.

Also on the show, we are donning our best cheesy Christmas jumpers to explore the origins of this current kitschy fashion trend. And we’re reporting from Bogota on an official attempt to make graffiti a much-loved part of the urban landscape.
 

By Catherine NICHOLSON

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2016-09-21 culture

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2016-09-20 culture

Miles Hyman on drawing inspiration from an artistic family

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