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Bordeaux :: France | updated 2013-12-01 10:58:17 -0800 | arts-culture-news

The world is indeed headed towards democracy, if it is as envisioned in the Roman Empire. Wine has become so popular a shortage is impending. Roman defined a democracy as a place where even the poorest had access to wine,...
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Breaking News: First ever Canadian joins elite Académie Française, guardians of the French language
 
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Paris :: France | updated 2013-12-17 09:37:34 -0800 | arts-culture-news

The Académie Française, the august body with responsibility for preserving the French language, Thursday appointed its first Canadian to its ranks. Haitian-born writer Dany Laferrière became the first Canadian “immortal,” the term given to the select few...
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Breaking News: French performance artist to live inside a bear for two weeks
 
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Paris :: France | updated 2014-04-04 00:57:15 -0700 | arts-culture-news

After finding a pile of animal carcasses while on a previous project in the French Alps, 43-year-old Abraham Poincheval decided to do something really different and “become one with such an animal.” Poincheval has decided to live, eat and sleep...
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Breaking News: Napoleon and Josephine's marriage certificate to be auctioned
 
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Paris :: France | updated 2014-07-10 16:08:11 -0700 | arts-culture-news

The marriage certificate that preceded the tying of the knot between Napoleon Bonaparte and his first love, Josephine will be sold at auction by a Paris auction house, September 2014. French auction house Osenat is offering for sale the document,...
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Breaking News: Jeanne-Marie Darrè Plays The Music Of Faurè - 1955 - Past Daily Weekend Gramophone - Past Daily
 
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Paris :: France | updated 2013-11-03 20:13:25 -0800 | arts-culture-news

Jeanne-Marie Darrè – A lyrical interpreter.Click on the link here for Audio Player – Faurè – Ballade – Jeanne-Marie Darrè, Piano – French National Orchestra, Manuel Rosenthal, cond. – 1955 – ORTF – Gordon Skene Sound...
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Breaking News: Jean-Philippe Collard Plays Music Of Faurè, Wagner, Liszt And Chopin In Recital At Salle Rameau, Lyon - Past Daily Mid-Week Concert - Past Daily
 
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Lyon :: France | updated 2013-11-06 21:42:33 -0800 | arts-culture-news

Jean-Philippe Collard – The Dean of French Pianists.Click on the link here for Audio Player – Jean-Phillipe Collard in Recital at Salle Rameau, Lyon – October 11, 2013 – Radio France MusiqueOver to France this week for a concert by...
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Breaking News: Wearing 3D glasses to view the Mona Lisa
 
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Paris :: France | updated 2014-05-04 12:22:45 -0700 | arts-culture-news

Opinion Well, it hasn’t come to that yet, but some day it may. Or visit museums in Paris and Madrid and Instragam photos of the world’s most famous painting. After all novels have been written in this Millenium telling stories...
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Breaking News: Scientific conference on underwater cultural heritage of First World War begins in Brugues on Jun 26
 
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Paris :: France | updated 2014-06-20 09:03:54 -0700 | arts-culture-news

A scientific conference on underwater cultural heritage of the First World War will take place in Bruges (Belgium) from 26 to 28 June. The conference, organized by UNESCO with the support of the Government of Flanders, will be followed by...
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Breaking News: Andrè Clutytens And The Paris Conservatory Orchestra Play Music Of Florent Schmitt - 1950 - Past Daily Weekend Gramophone
 
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Besançon :: France | updated 2013-09-15 23:59:48 -0700 | arts-culture-news

Performed often during the first 40 years of the 20th century. After that . . .Click on the link here for Audio Player – Schmitt: La Tragèdie de Salomè – Paris Conservatory Orchestra, Andrè Cluytens, cond. 1950 Besancon Festival –...
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Breaking News: Sonny Rollins - Live In Aix-en-Provence 1959 - Past Daily Downbeat
 
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Aix en Provence :: France | updated 2013-08-11 13:29:18 -0700 | arts-culture-news

Now a National Treasure.Click on the link here for Audio Player - Sonny Rollins Trio – live in Aix-en-Provence – March 11, 1959 – Radio France InternationalSomething special and historic this weekend. The legendary Sonny Rollins in one of his...
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Breaking News: Lily Laskine, Renè Leroy And Roger Aubain Play Music Of Boieldieu - 1951 - Past Daily Weekend Gramophone - Past Daily
 
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Paris :: France | updated 2014-04-13 21:32:50 -0700 | arts-culture-news

What the early 19th Century was up to in France.Click on the link here for Audio Player – Lily Laskine, Renè Leroy and Roger Aubain play music of Francois-Adrien Boielieu – 1951 – ORTF, Paris – Gordon Skene Sound CollectionA...
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Breaking News: Music Of Yvonne Desportes With Paul Bernard And Members Of The ORTF Horns - 1953 - Past Daily Weekend Gramophone
 
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Paris :: France | updated 2013-10-13 17:41:30 -0700 | arts-culture-news

One of the shining lights among Women Composers in early 20th Century France.Click on the link here for Audio Player – Desportes: Two Serenades for Three Trombones and Tuba – ORTF – circa 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound CollectionYvonne Desportes...
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Breaking News: Vlado Perlemuter Plays Music Of Ravel - 1951 - Past Daily Weekend Gramophone - Past Daily
 
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Paris :: France | updated 2013-11-24 20:11:35 -0800 | arts-culture-news

No less than the source for the last word on Ravel.Click on the link here for Audio Player – Vlado Perlemuter – Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit – Broadcast Recital – 1950 – ORTF, Paris – Gordon Skene Sound CollectionCollectors...
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Breaking News: Jean Martinon And Vlado Perlemuter Play Music Of Beethoven and Stravinsky - 1956 - Past Daily Mid-Week Concert
 
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Paris :: France | updated 2013-10-02 20:12:36 -0700 | arts-culture-news

One of the true gifts of the concert stage.Click on the link here for Audio Player – Orchestre National de l’ORTF, conducted by Jean Martinon with Vlado Perlemuter, piano – Recorded March 22, 1956 – Radio France/INA ArchivesEven though this...
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Breaking News: Tito Ceccherini And Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France Play Music Of Bartok - Past Daily Mid-Week Concert - Past Daily
 
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Paris :: France | updated 2014-01-08 18:23:09 -0800 | arts-culture-news

All Bartok this week. Starting the year off right.Click on the link here for Audio Player – Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Tito Ceccherini, conductor – Helène Collerette, Violin – Dec. 13, 2013 – Radio France MusiqueOver to Paris this...
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