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Literary critic Augustin Trapenard presents three detective novels, all written by women. Fela Kuti, founder of Afrobeat, holds a strong legacy through his children. Finally, children find an interest in art through colorful interaction.
UniFrance, an organization promoting French Cinema abroad, held the French Film Panorama in Brazil this week. Special guest Vincent Cassel shares his thoughts on his acting career and French Cinema with our host Eve Jackson
It is the 40th anniversary of superstar Judy Garland's death, Marianne Faithful revisits her music with a new outlook, Art Spiegelman shows his lifetime artwork at a Paris gallery and a Hong Kong artist makes the most of his apartment space.
Karl Lagerfeld designs the costumes for russian ballet, while in Montpellier an international dance festival has a more contemporary turn. Two historic museums opened in southeast Europe are a cause of sensation.
Our literary critic, Augustin Trapenard, presents two romance novels reflecting how far one can go with their desires. Great efforts are made in Argentina to preserve its tango heritage and the slam poetry championships are held near Paris.
This edition of Culture introduces Sofia Neonaki, who conceives artwork and commodities from used pieces of metal. It is followed by a tarzan exhibit at Quai Branly and a look at contemporary comic book artists.
In this culture magazine, The Asteroids Galaxy Tour talk about their recent success, as they get ready to perform at the legendary Olympia. Also, singer-songwriter Terry Callier reflects upon his music and his unexpected return to his scene.
The five British boys from Maximo Park released their third album ‘Quicken the Heart' in May. FRANCE 24 interviewed Paul Smith, singer of the alternative rock band, before the intimate gig at the Trabendo in Paris.
In this Edition, the photographer Kate Barry presents her exhibition "Les gueules de Rungis" in the occasion of the 40th birthday of the Rungis market. A play where Bush and De Villepin are the main characters.