Shola Adisa-Farrar: Jazzing up Paris
Culture / In English / Portraits

Shola Adisa-Farrar: Jazzing up Paris

Released last April, Shola Adisa-Farrar’s debut album Lost Myself is an exploration of her eclectic musical self, under the spotlight of a renewed French jazz scene. Paprika tea room in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris shares some common points with Shola Adisa-Farrar – both are welcoming, elegant and comfortable to be around. These are the same feelings one … Continue reading

The Colored Theater of African-Americans
Cultural Diversity / Sociology of the Media / Theatre

The Colored Theater of African-Americans

Why are African-American theaters still numerous in America, putting their cultural background up front? When looking at the missions and productions of these theaters, one can notice that specific groups of people are being targeted. Their vision of community thus tends to be different from other theaters in general. Theaters can either claim to address a … Continue reading

<em>Cimarron</em> (1960): Anthony Mann Revisits the Western with an  Atypical and Romantic Saga
Cinema / Culture / Westerns

Cimarron (1960): Anthony Mann Revisits the Western with an Atypical and Romantic Saga

  Portraying a hero eager for adventures and somehow reckless, Cimarron (1960) becomes a real ode to love when a wise and sensible woman enters the scene. The incredible love between two characters that seem to have nothing in common is what makes Cimarron an original must-watch. Oklahoma, 1889. Yancey Cravat (Glenn Ford), known as … Continue reading