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Music without borders: Susheela Raman’s 'Queen Between'

She's the smoky-voiced London-born Tamil diva, mixing a compelling concoction of English song writing and sounds of the Asian subcontinent. Susheela Raman joins us on set to talk about her new album, the aptly named "Queen Between".

Plus: we meet the nun-turned-R&B star. Sister Cristina Scuccia says she's got a gift from God and she hasn't been afraid to share it. The 25-year-old has appeared on popular talent show "The Voice", stunning judges with her angelic singing.

Finally, have you ever wondered what kind of music cavemen listened to? We check out a concert using prehistoric stones, which have been silent for some 8,000 years. 

By Jade BARKER

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2014-09-25 culture

Corrie Nielsen: Up and Coming Talent at Paris Fashion Week

Ninety-three shows, nine days, one fashion-crazed city. Paris Fashion Week is under way. Jean Paul Gaultier, Dior and Chanel are among the famous fashion houses showing us what...

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2014-10-01 culture

Encore's Film Show: Julie Gayet, Denzel Washington, and cartoon madness

Lisa Nesselson and Eve Jackson discuss the week's film news, including Denzel Washington in "The Equalizer", the dark French comedy "Elle l’Adore" and the best European cartoon...

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2014-09-30 culture

'All is Well' for Lisa Simone

She's the daughter of an icon. As a child she travelled the world with the high priestess of soul from Liberia to Switzerland to France. She returned to the United States to join...

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2014-09-29 culture

Encore's Music Show: Prince goes funk, rock and sci-fi

Mariam Saab talks to Eve Jackson about this week's releases including two new records from Prince and Marianne Faithfull's 20th studio album. They are joined in the studio by...

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2014-09-26 contemporary art

Brigitte Bardot turns 80

A sex icon and a rebel. A pin-up girl and a rule-breaker. In today's show we look back at French actress Brigitte Bardot's rise to stardom as she turns 80. Also on the programme,...

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