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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 : 2014-01-15

Ayo lights up the studio

Singer-songwriter Ayo joins us on set for an impromptu concert. She also takes the time to chat about her fourth album "Ticket to the World", how she juggles life on the road and why she feels like it's time to start rapping. Today, the folk-soul chart-topper is a sell-out act in France but she says her arrival in Paris many years ago was something of an accident.

We also take a look at a museum in the desert of Arizona which is home to 15,000 musical instruments; as the largest collection of its kind, it's something of a Mecca for music lovers.
 

By Olivia SALAZAR WINSPEAR

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2017-10-23 culture

Music show: To 'Joon Moon' and back

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2017-10-20 culture

Contemporary art takes over the French capital and the countryside

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Inside the new Yves Saint Laurent museum in Morocco

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Film show: 'Detroit', 'Kingsman 2', 'Beauty and the Dogs'

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2017-10-17 culture

Musical maestro Philippe Jordan on bringing passion to the Paris Opera

Swiss conductor Philippe Jordan has been waving the baton at the Paris Opera for close to a decade, as the prestigious company's musical director. The maestro is currently...

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