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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 : 2014-02-06

Picasso, Francis Bacon and more unravel the art of tapestry

On today’s show we check out wall-to-wall art in Paris. Carpets, rugs and tapestries are looming large at an exhibition dedicated to all things woven, and we’re taking you on a guided tour.

Also on the show: French photographer and street artist J.R. presents his vision of dance at the New York City Ballet, with a monumental photomontage of more than 80 dancers in perfect still motion.

We also find out about the taboo-tackling Egyptian film that’s the country’s first ever to feature a gay lead character.

And as New York fashion week starts, designer Kenneth Cole tells us why he thinks the fashion world should also put its mind to the charitable cause of AIDS and HIV research.

By Catherine NICHOLSON

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2017-09-26 culture

Colombia: How culture is helping to change a nation

For the past 50 years Colombia was talked about for all the wrong reasons: the FARC, cocaine and kidnappings. But as FRANCE 24 opens its fourth channel, this time in Spanish with...

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2017-09-25 culture

Music show: Lucy Rose live, Ibeyi and Miley Cyrus

No town was too small and no fan too big for English singer Lucy Rose who set off on a shotgun tour across Latin America last spring. The indie folk star's guiding principle was...

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2017-09-22 culture

Jennifer Lawrence on why she's unafraid to speak out

Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence speaks to Eve Jackson about fainting on set in "Mother!", playing a weak woman for the first time and why she wanted to speak out for gender pay...

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2017-09-21 culture

This week’s not-to-miss exhibitions

From the life and career of the Greek opera singer, Maria Callas, at Paris's new concert hall on the river Seine to Monet’s secret art collection and Berlin’s new graffiti...

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2017-09-20 culture

Film show: 'It', 'Loveless', 'Nothing to Hide' and 'The Party'

Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week’s film releases, including "It", "Loveless", "The Party" and "Nothing to Hide".

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