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La Promenade by Pierre Bonnard.
30/03/2015 - France

Bonnard paintings fetch almost a million euros each at French auction

A collection of about 100 paintings, sketches and memorabilia from French painter Pierre Bonnard were fetched 5.5 million euros at an auction in Fontainebleau near Paris on Sunday.
The Edge of the World, pt II
28/03/2015 - Culture in France

The Edge of the World, pt II

What do Lady Gaga’s wigmaker and an imaginary world cartographer have in common?
Nigeria goes to the polls
28/03/2015 - The Sound Kitchen

Nigeria goes to the polls

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the question about the Nigerian presidential contenders.
The contract for Dieudonné's show in Avignon has been cancelled by the venue's manager.
25/03/2015 - Culture/FRANCE

French court backs ban on Avignon show by controversial comedian Dieudonné

A show by controversial French comic Dieudonné will not open in the southern city of Avignon Saturday as scheduled after a court ruled that the venue's operator could cancel the lease.

The Edge of the World
22/03/2015 - Culture in France

The Edge of the World

What do a rock balancer and a spider scientist have in common?
The Greeks have spoken: Down with austerity!
21/03/2015 - The Sound Kitchen

The Greeks have spoken: Down with austerity!

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the question about the January elections in Greece. There's a surprise guest, some great music, and of course, the new quiz question.
Inside the Musée d'Orsay in Paris
19/03/2015 - France

Musée d'Orsay drops photo ban after culture minister snaps Bonnard

The Musee d'Orsay has dropped its ban on visitors taking photos of artworks after France's culture minister openly flouted the restriction on Monday, sparking criticism.

Jimmy Somerville sparkles in his disco ball album
15/03/2015 - World music matters

Jimmy Somerville sparkles in his disco ball album

Somerville got a whole generation dancing in the 80s with his bands Bronski Beat and The Communards, bringing his distinctive countertenor to disco classics like Don’t Leave Me This Way or You ...
Tyger Tyger, burning bright
14/03/2015 - The Sound Kitchen

Tyger Tyger, burning bright

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the question about tigers.
Happiness = positive vibes, respect and music
07/03/2015 - The Sound Kitchen

Happiness = positive vibes, respect and music

Feast your ears on listener Samuel Francis’ This I Believe essay. All it takes is a little click on that “Listen” arrow above!

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