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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: Fragments of Teddy Roosevelt's son 's downed WWI aircraft to be auctioned
 
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Saumur :: France | updated 2013-06-18 01:35:54 -0700 | arts-culture-news

Parts of the aircraft piloted by Quentin Roosevelt, a son of former US president Theodore Roosevelt, are being offered at auction in France at the end of this month. Quentin Roosevelt, born 1897, was the youngest of five children of...
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Breaking News: 2013 Cannes Film Festival - Closing Ceremony (Red Carpet Photos)
 
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Cannes :: France | updated 2013-05-29 17:48:54 -0700 | arts-culture-news

(Check It Out! Pictures!) Here are stunning images and photographs at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival closing ceremony as attendees, guests, nominees and winners hits the red carpet which took place at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France on...
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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: 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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Chantilly :: France | updated 2013-06-15 18:56:52 -0700 | arts-culture-news

French Prince Louis-Henri de Bourbon of the 18th century built the most magnificent horse stables in the world called The Grand Stables. Legend holds it that he believed that when he reincarnated, he would come back to the world in...
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Breaking News: Samson Francois And Manuel Rosenthal Play Music Of Challan - 1955 - Past Daily Weekend Gramophone
 
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Paris :: France | updated 2013-07-21 19:52:42 -0700 | arts-culture-news

To him, the Piano was no place for Shrinking Violets.Click on the link here for Audio Player: Challan-Piano Concerto – French National Orchestra, Manuel Rosenthal, Conductor – Samson Francois, Piano – ORTF 1955I am only guessing when I say this...
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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: Jean Martinon And David Oistrakh Play Music Of Prokofiev, Shostakovich And Tchaikovsky 1971 - Past Daily Mid-Week Concert
 
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Paris :: France | updated 2013-07-24 16:55:17 -0700 | arts-culture-news

The heyday continues (Photo: INA) Click on the link here for Audio Player: ORTF Symphony -Jean Martinon – David Oistrakh, violin – October 10, 1971 – France MusiqueContinuing the Classic Concerts via Radio France Musique this week with another one...
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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: Jean Martinon And Maurice Gendron Play Music Of Weber, Dvorak, Debussy And Strauss - 1969 - Past Daily Mid-Week Concert
 
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Besançon :: France | updated 2013-07-17 19:40:07 -0700 | arts-culture-news

One of the legends of the Podium during the last half of the 20th Century.Click on the link here for Audio Player: ORTF Orchestra in concert at the 1969 Besancon Festival, Jean Martinon, Conductor – Maurice Gendron, CelloAnyone who has...
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Breaking News: The Girard Quartet Play Music Of Boccherini - Past Daily Mid-Week Concert
 
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Paris :: France | updated 2013-05-24 08:36:16 -0700 | arts-culture-news

The Girard Quartet – delighting the Musèe d’Orsay audience with a Boccherini feast.Click on the link here for Audio Player: [audio http://pastdaily.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/quatuor-girard-bocherini-concert.mp3]Over to Paris this week for a concert by the Girard...
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