Georges Brassens, in the wood of his heart on LCP

CRITICAL – In “Rembob’INA” a fascinating program, Patrick Cohen evokes the singer in depth, via precious archives and the testimony of Maxime Le Forestier. Not to be missed this Sunday, October 24 on LCP at 9 p.m. The centenary of the birth of Georges Brassens is the ideal opportunity to dive back into the work […]

the town hall removes a statue of Thomas Jefferson for his slave past

The monument bearing the image of one of the founding fathers of the United States, after having been enthroned for more than a century in the council chamber of the municipality, will be debunked because of its slavery past. The city of New York approved Monday, October 18 the removal of the statue of Thomas […]

Threat to the Swedish Church in Paris

On pressure from the Social Democrats, the Swedish clergy wanted to sell the Lutheran church built in Paris in 1913. Heritage lovers are worried about its possible destruction. Removing a church is never trivial. Yet this is what is likely to happen to the Swedish Lutheran Church, this large red brick building where the Swedish […]

Culture stars in New York call for release of three Iranian writers

Writers, actors, musicians demanded, Tuesday evening, the release of Baktash Abtin, Keyvan Bajan and Réza Khandan Mahabadi, on the occasion of the Pen America gala, the organization for the defense of literature and human rights. Jodie Foster, Awkwafina, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Wole Soyinka: Writers, actors, musicians from all over New York on Tuesday evening demanded the […]

Culture stars in New York call for release of three Iranian writers

Writers, actors, musicians demanded, Tuesday evening, the release of Baktash Abtin, Keyvan Bajan and Réza Khandan Mahabadi, on the occasion of the Pen America gala, the organization for the defense of literature and human rights. Jodie Foster, Awkwafina, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Wole Soyinka: writers, actors, musicians from all-New York on Tuesday evening demanded the release of […]

Culture stars in New York call for release of three Iranian writers

Writers, actors, musicians demanded, Tuesday evening, the release of Baktash Abtin, Keyvan Bajan and Réza Khandan Mahabadi, on the occasion of the Pen America gala, the organization for the defense of literature and human rights. Jodie Foster, Awkwafina, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Wole Soyinka: writers, actors, musicians from all-New York on Tuesday evening demanded the release of […]

From slavery to police violence, a museum exposes the dark side of American history

Sexual violence, lynchings … The Legacy museum, which has just opened in Alabama, draws a direct link between the racist past of the United States and the inequalities of today. Slavery, lynchings, segregation, but also the overrepresentation of African Americans in prison and victims of police violence: a museum, open since Friday in Alabama, traces […]

Outcry in New York after teenage suicide at Vessel, emblem of Hudson Yards

Criticized for its lack of reaction after three previous accidents, the real estate group in charge of the building could permanently close the building to the public, two years after its inauguration. With its segmented scales that enclose a flared set of stairs and balconies, the Vessel (“the ship”) anchored in New York’s Hudson Yards […]

Property of the Toulouse-Lautrec castle in Aveyron: the public prosecutor appeals

The painter’s descendants demanded the restitution of the house where the artist grew up. They were turned down in front of husbands Corinne and Jean-Claude Putzola, whom they accuse of “fraud” and D’”abuse of weakness and trust», But do not want to stop there. The prosecution appealed against the court decision dismissing the Toulouse-Lautrec family, […]

On heritage days, Seine-Saint-Denis highlights its industrial past

The Parisian suburbs department is opening the doors this weekend to several emblematic sites of its economic and social history. Guided tour in preview. In Seine-Saint-Denis, during the 38th edition of heritage days, on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 September, several places are made accessible to the public, some for the first time. They are […]