Shirley Bruno: A Reeling tribute to Haitian culture
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Shirley Bruno: A Reeling tribute to Haitian culture

American-Haitian film-maker Shirley Bruno is part of a new multicultural generation of artists who can help change perspectives on Haiti.  With six short-films to her credit so far, her modern work contributes to the artistic revival of the Haitian culture while also asserting a strong and independent artistic voice.                  … Continue reading

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Sama Abdulhadi: “I have a track inspired from the Gaza War”

Growing up in an unpeaceful atmosphere doesn’t prevent talent from  blooming , it creates a distinguished inspiration. When searching for Palestinian techno music, Sama Abdulhadi’s name comes first. Being a female Arab artist from an under war country is what gives its  specificity to her career.    Sama or “Skywalker”is a well known Dj in Ramallah. Everybody knows … Continue reading

Miggles : Out of the shadow and into the spotlight
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Miggles : Out of the shadow and into the spotlight

Rock band leaders make the show and attract limelight, the band musicians keep music going. The new bass player in Pete Doherty’s Puta Madres, Michael Bontemps,  gives us a glimpse at what playing alongside one of Britain’s famous rock star means. “It’s rock and roll”, says Michael Bontemps, or Miggles as everyone calls him, drinking from his glass of red … Continue reading

From Graham to Maggie Boogaart
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From Graham to Maggie Boogaart

Knowing, understanding, and mastering your body’s movements will liberate your creative potential. These are the fundamental principles of contemporary-dance groundbreaker Martha Graham. At the Paris Marais Dance School, Maggie Boogaart, one of the few certified teachers in the Martha Graham Technique, preaches and practices all of them.  A tall and thin woman with a sophisticated … Continue reading

British Cinema Enters the Roman Arena
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British Cinema Enters the Roman Arena

Isabelle Cases has introduced us to an adventure she has been living for the last twenty years, the British Screen Festival. An event centered around screen productions from all over Great Britain. An introspection into the challenges of presenting a small British film festival in a small French city and how they can be overcome … Continue reading

Chuck Berry, the Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll, dies at 90
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Chuck Berry, the Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll, dies at 90

Rock ‘n’ Roll legend just like Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Bo Diddley or Bill Haley, Chuck Berry marked the history of this musical genre by his rousing rhythms and his unbeatable footwork. He passed away on March 18, 2017 in Wentzville (St. Charles county, Missouri). Charles Edward Anderson “Chuck” Berry was born on October 18, … Continue reading