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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 : 2018-02-02

Jeff Koons' tulips wilt as art world slams the sculpture

He offered it as a gift, but Jeff Koons' sculpture "Bouquet of Tulips" could end up costing French taxpayers some of their hard-earned euros – that's just one of the reasons a group of art world insiders are against the project. We take a look at why the sculpture's making waves here in Paris.

We also meet Claire McFall, the Scottish schoolteacher who’s become an international literary sensation with more than a million sales in China and a Hollywood movie deal in the works.

Meanwhile, Terra Kulture Arena is the one-stop cultural centre in Lagos that's injecting new energy into Nigeria's performing arts scene.

And from the slums of Nairobi to working with the United Nations to get young people into music, we check out East Africa's rising hip-hop star, Octopizzo.

By Olivia SALAZAR WINSPEAR

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2018-07-27 ENCORE!

Hot picks from Paris: Tips for a cultural summer

As temperatures rise in the French capital we head to the banks of the River Seine for a round-up of what to read, see and listen to this summer. Abigail Altman joins us from the...

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2018-07-26 ENCORE!

Here they go again: 'Mamma Mia' returns to the big screen

Ten years after the sing-along success had the world humming Abba's greatest hits, Meryl Streep, Amanda Siegfried and Colin Firth are back. We take a look at the sequel to the...

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2018-07-25 ENCORE!

Film show: 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout', 'Under the Silver Lake' & 'The Wild Pear Tree'

Film critic Lisa Nesselson serenades us with her thoughts on Tom Cruise’s latest outing as Ethan Hunt; the mega spy franchise has come to Paris for its sixth instalment. We also...

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2018-07-24 ENCORE!

Ziggy Marley: 'We have to rebel for love'

Ziggy Marley is a five-time Grammy award-winning artist with reggae royalty roots. He's been flying the green, yellow and black flag for laid-back Jamaican beats around the...

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2018-07-23 ENCORE!

Depeche Mode, Gorillaz, Kasabian & Bastille headline Lollapalooza Paris

Legendary music festival Lollapalooza returns to the French capital for a second year, establishing itself as one of the summer highlights of Paris’s cultural calendar! In this...

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