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Gnaoua Festival: A melting pot of musical fusion

On today’s music show our correspondents check out a festival that's a little different from the likes of Glastonbury or Coachella. The Gnaoua Festival is in its 17th year and showcases music that has its roots in ancient Africa.

Plus: we find out why critics are getting a bit sick of Lana Del Rey’s melancholy persona, as she claims she wants to die young.

And musical storytelling at its most spectacular: we check out a new version of Verdi’s operatic masterpiece "La Traviata" as it comes to the Paris stage.

By Nicola HEBDEN , Mariam SAAB , Jade BARKER

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2017-05-27 Culture

Cannes 2017: What the critics say

From Nicole Kidman's multiple perfomances to a contemporary Russian tale that's tipped for the big prize, film critics Lisa Nesselson and The Guardian's Peter Bradshaw speak to...

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2017-05-26 Cannes Film Festival 2017

Cannes 2017: Pitch Perfect's Brittany Snow becomes an urban warrior

The American teen idol Brittany Snow speaks to Eve Jackson about her new film "Bushwick", getting injured on set and the upcoming "Pitch Perfect 3".

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2017-05-26 Cannes Film Festival 2017

Cannes 2017: Stars dig deep at AIDS gala dinner

The annual charity dinner to raise money for HIV/AIDS research took place last night at Cannes. The star-studded amfAR gala is one of the highlights of the festival. Nicole...

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2017-05-25 Cannes Film Festival 2017

Cannes 2017: Nicole Kidman, Queen of the festival

She's been Grace of Monaco, Lars Von Trier's fugitive and a Moulin Rouge dancer but this year Nicole Kidman dominates the Cannes Film Festival. We find out more about her four...

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2017-05-25 Cannes Film Festival 2017

Cannes 2017: Robert Pattinson stars in Safdie brothers heist 'Good Time'

It's the ninth day of competition at the Cannes Film Festival and teen heartthrob Robert Pattinson is starring in "Good Time", a crime thriller directed by brothers Josh and...

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