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Outgoing culture minister Aurélie Filipetti
26/08/2014 - France - government crisis

France’s culture minister joins anti-austerity rebels to quit Valls government

France’s outgoing culture minister Aurélie Filipetti has joined Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg in blasting President François Hollande’s economic policy

Madeleine Peyroux's Bare Bones
23/08/2014 - The Sound Kitchen

Madeleine Peyroux's Bare Bones

On today’s menu: singer and songwriter Madeleine Peyroux talking about writing the song Bare Bones. Click on that little “Listen” arrow above, and feast your ears!

South Korean choreographer Eun-Me Ahn with her troupe of dancers, after their performance at Théâtre de la Colline in Paris.
20/08/2014 - Report: Culture

Korean Eun-Me Ahn strikes common beat with Dancing Grandmothers

The Paris Quartiers d'été Festival in August brightened the arts scene during the French capital’s theoretically cultural off-season.

Dr. "Robin Hood"
16/08/2014 - The Sound Kitchen

Dr. "Robin Hood"

On today’s menu: Paul Farmer, a doctor who does not believe that quality health care is only for those who can afford it, and who has dedicated his life to ensuring that everyone has the ...

A couple embraces during sunset on the Pont des Arts with its fence covered with padlocks clipped by lovers over the River Seine in Paris, in this August 10, 2013.
11/08/2014 - France

Selfies, the new Paris love-lock?

Paris is asking love-struck couples strolling around the capital to refrain from affixing a lock to a city bridge and rather, snap a selfie in the name of love.

Up, Up and Away! Part 2
09/08/2014 - The Sound Kitchen

Up, Up and Away! Part 2

On today’s menu: French explorer Dr. Jean-Louis Etienne, the first person to cross the North Pole in a hot air ballon!

06/08/2014 - Report: France

The homeless become Parisian guides

Former homeless people are becoming guides in Paris as part of their rehabilitation process.

The Flight of the Dragon is on at the Musée Guimet in Paris, until 15 September 2014
03/08/2014 - Report: Culture

A chance to catch fleeting Vietnamese dragons

A feast of culture, art and history exhibition is open to all at the Asian Arts Museum in Paris, The Musée Guimet, in the year of Vietnamese culture in France.

Meet 'ordinary guy' folk singer Dick Annegarn
03/08/2014 - World music matters

Meet 'ordinary guy' folk singer Dick Annegarn

Dick Annegarn, a multilingual Dutch-born folk singer,  is a star in France with a career spanning more than 40 ...

Up, Up and Away! Part 1
02/08/2014 - The Sound Kitchen

Up, Up and Away! Part 1

On today’s menu: French explorer Dr. Jean-Louis Etienne, the first person to cross the North Pole in a hot air ballon!

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