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Master of movement: Carolyn Carlson on her visual poetry

She’s created over 100 works, a large number of which are landmarks in the history of dance. Among her many awards she’s been given one of France’s highest honours - she’s a knight of the order for arts and letters. American-born choreographer and dancer Carolyn Carlson joins us on set to discuss what she describes as her "visual poetry", how at the age of 71 she couldn’t imagine not dancing and why she is first and foremost a nomad.

Her show "Dialogue with Rothko" is on tour, and will be in Paris on June 4th and 5th at the "Théâtre de l'Aquarium". Click here to find out more about Carolyn Carlson's company.

Also on the show, we check out the sing-a-long saint. Ahead of John Paul II's canonisation this weekend, the extraordinary life story of the former playwright has been set to music in several theatre shows in the Italian capital.

By Jade BARKER

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2014-12-22 culture

Encore’s Year in Music

Music critic Mariam Saab gives Eve Jackson the music highlights of 2014.

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2014-12-19 cinema

Child brides, the people of Syria and New York’s homeless

In this focus on film we are at the Dubai International Film Festival where we hear from the winner of the top prize. Yemen's first female film director Khadija Al-Salami’s film...

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2014-12-18 culture

Forget Harry Potter, Jeff Kinney's 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' sells millions

One of the biggest children's authors in the world talks to Eve Jackson about how he went from being a newspaper cartoonist reject to writing bestsellers, being named as one of...

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2014-12-17 culture

"Charlie's Country" director Rolf de Heer on the contemporary Aboriginal condition

The Dutch Australian film maker talks to Eve Jackson and film critic Lisa Nesselson about his acclaimed drama "Charlie’s Country", Australia’s responsibilities to indigenous...

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2014-12-17 culture

'Charlie's Country' director Rolf de Heer on the contemporary Aboriginal condition

The Dutch Australian film maker talks to Eve Jackson and film critic Lisa Nesselson about his acclaimed drama "Charlie’s Country", Australia’s responsibilities to indigenous...

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