Pablo Picasso’s oldest daughter is to donate a drawing and a sketchbook to Paris’s Picasso museum when it opens after five years of closure that were dogged by controversy.
Paris’s Louvre and d’Orsay museums and the Versailles Palace could soon open every day of the week as visitor numbers grow and state subsidies fall, sources at the French culture ...
South African choreographer Robyn Orlin directs the Senegalese JANT-BI troupe in the heftily-titled At the Same Time We Were Pointing a Finger at You, We Realised We Were ...
Beauty .... on stage and off, in Satoshi Miyagi’s telling of one of the stories told in the ancient Indian epic, the Mahabharata. RFI’s Rosslyn Hyams reports.
A key priority of the new management at the Avignon Festival under stage director Olivier Py, is encouraging and showcasing young people’s talents.
One of the thrusts of the new management at the Avignon Festival under stage director Olivier Py, is youth, including stage-craft by and/or for young people.
Six of the thirteen performances scheduled for this Saturday at the renowned Avignon Festival have been cancelled over strikes, according to the festival’s director Olivier Py.
Vitrioli, in Greek by Greek-Canadian Yannis Mavritsakis, is directed by Olivier Py, who heads the Avignon Festival for ...
A biting comedy with topical references and a philosophical ring - not to mention a sado-masochistic culture minister is director Olivier Py's offering at this years Avignon Festival.
Avignon's famed arts festival is now in full swing after the two opening shows were cancelled on Friday due to strike action.
German fans are gearing up for the upcoming clash against France in the World Cup quarter-finals this Friday, including Volkswagen employees who can go home early to watch the match starting at ...
France on Thursday allowed employers to ban wine from the workplace. The traditional office drinks party might be a thing of the past.
Vineyards in Burgundy were ravaged by hail during storms that hit much of France on Saturday night.
French MPs on Thursday unanimously voted to stop online retailers like Amazon from offering free deliveries on discounted books, in a move to protect the country’s small bookshops.
A French cave containing the oldest known paintings in the world has been declared a World Heritage Site but the UN’s cultural arm, Unesco.
Disgruntled Paris bar owners were to boycott France’s annual day of music in the streets, the Fête de la Musique, on Saturday.
The Avignon theatre festival and France’s other summer arts festivals may not take place due to a strike threat by stage-hands and other arts-support workers.
A 71-year-old Frenchwoman is to undergo psychiatric testing after killing her husband and cooking his heart, nose and genitals.
"Should we do everything to be happy?" or "Is an artist the master of his work?
Stage and screen actors as well as theatre and film technicians are protesting around France on Monday against planned reforms to their special unemployment scheme.