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Latest update : 2014-04-25

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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2014-09-16 culture

Margaret Atwood: A Prophetic Writer in Paris

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2014-09-15 Apple

U2's Free Album Annoys Some Fans

In Encore's weekly music show we're talking about the "dramatic step forward in music distribution" as U2 release their new album for free on iTunes. We also have the round up of...

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2014-09-11 International festival of photojournalism

An Artist’s View of the Central African Republic

When sectarian violence thrust the Central African Republic into the spotlight last year, there were few journalists on the ground covering what was to become a massive...

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2014-09-12 culture

Richard Ford: From Mississippi to 'Canada'

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author speaks to Eve Jackson about being normal, destiny and how he never wanted to be a writer. Richard Ford is in Paris for the Festival America. His...

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2014-09-10 US cinema

Kristen Stewart stars as a Guantanamo guard and Helen Mirren as a French chef

In Encore’s weekly film review, France 24’s critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to us from the Deauville American Film Festival. She brings us all the highlights, including Kristen...

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