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  • Culture

    Ibeyi talk their joined heritage and the music that made them

    20 October 2017

    Born of French-Cuban heritage, twin sisters (and the daughters of legendary Cuban percussionist, Anga Díaz of Buena Vista Social Club-fame)

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    Step into Melville’s noir drenched world of fatalistic heroes and smooth criminals

    19 October 2017

    JEAN-Pierre Melville only made thirteen full length films during his 25 year long career. Jean-Pierre Grumbach (1917-1973) adopted his name

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    Paris’ growing hidden bar scene

    10 October 2017

    And the secret handshakes for the best of them Although Paris didn’t experience a Prohibition era as per the United

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    The art of good museum

    24 September 2016

    BEYOND Mona Lisa’s enigmatic smile at the Louvre, the shock of the new at Centre Pompidou, and glittering hall of

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    Paris precint

    07 June 2016

    EVERYONE thinks they ‘know’ The City of Lights but how can you ever truly know a city as mysterious, enigmatic

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    Ruinous Beauty

    26 March 2016

    WHAT is it about ‘the abandoned’? Dilapidated farmhouses, a lone brick chimney, ruins of any kind remind us of the

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    Beyond the frame

    15 March 2016

    UNGUARDED, playful, intimate. The images making up the Revealed exhibition capture some of the world’s greatest modern artists right in

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    Mon Roi

    05 March 2016

    AFTER the acclaimed Polisse in 2011, My King is the fourth film by French actress and director Maïwenn. This dramatic

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    The lighter side of Gondry

    26 February 2016

    SETTLE in for more fun with Microbe & Gasoline, the 11th film by the influential director Michel Gondry. Faithful to

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    France on film

    16 February 2016

    WHAT is it about French cinema and their innate affinity with using film as a powerful way to tell stories?

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    PICASSO MANIA

    29 December 2015

    THOSE intense dark eyes, the furrowed brow; the face may be instantly recognisable, but it is Pablo Picasso’s (1881-1973) influential

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    Secret gardens of Paris

    17 December 2015

    WHEN travelling, sometimes getting lost can make a good trip a great one, turning it into something remarkable. Straying off

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    Wild Women of Paris: Lou Doillon

    17 December 2015

    IS there anything this woman cannot do? Lou Doillon, one of several headline acts at So Frenchy So Chic festival,

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    Love Style Life by Garance Dore

    13 December 2015

    THE French blogger and style icon can now add another string to her bow: book author. With over three million

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    Sketching Paris

    02 December 2015

    PARIS is the perfect city to sketch. From its sprawling skyline, small cafes and arrondissements to iconic buildings including Notre

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    Set sail 

    17 November 2015

    French artist Mathieu Briand’s stunning exhibition is like stepping into a surreal picture postcard. Et in Libertalia Ego Vol. II,’

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    Fantastic Femmes Pt2: Josephine Baker

    16 November 2015

    SHE may not have been born in France, but by her death, Josephine Baker would be remembered as an iconic

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    The Paris Wife

    09 November 2015

    THIS fictional account about the love affair between Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley follows the early years of their

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    Blown away by photographer Laurent Chehere

    01 November 2015

    EMBRACING whimsy and estrangement, French conceptual photographer Laurent Chehere’s latest exhibition Flying Houses explores the “anonymity of the street”. Inspired

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    Book review – How The French Think

    01 November 2015

    How The French Think: An Affectionate Portrait of an Intellectual People by Sudhir Hazareesingh Allen Lane, $49.99 FROM Descartes to

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    Fantastic Femmes

    01 November 2015

    FRANCE has more than its fair share of free spirited, sensual, and outrageously stylish women; from Joan of Arc to

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    New art Seine

    26 October 2015

    WHILE Paris is known the world over for a single artwork featuring a woman with an enigmatic smile, it also

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    Beauty and the book

    21 October 2015

    AWARD-winning French photographer Franck Bohbot has turned his lens away from his usual work – swimming pools, theatres, train stations

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    Falling for France

    01 October 2015

    FRANCE is gorgeous all year round, but autumn is a particularly beautiful time to visit. Summer fades and gives way

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    Running on the Edge

    08 September 2015

    From the streets of Paris to the big screen and beyond, discover the art of free running, Parkour style.

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    Timeless Tati

    07 September 2015

    The legend of French comedy only directed six films, yet his contribution to cinema continues to influence and entertain.

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    Paris and the page: top five bookshops

    07 September 2015

    FOR the French, browsing in bookshops is a national pastime, so if you’re looking for the real Parisian experience, drop by

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    From Dior to Dore

    04 September 2015

    THEIR names may not be as familiar as Coco or Dior, but fashion illustrators such as René Gruau have helped

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    Wild at art

    02 September 2015

    ART comes in many forms. The visible, the audible, and of course the edible. A perfect croissant is a true art

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