Category: Entertainment

French actor Claude Rich dies, aged 88

Claude Rich was born on 8 February, 1929 in Strasbourg, eastern France. He played in at least fifty plays and around 80 films, among them Les Tontons flingueurs, the famous 1963 movie directed by Georges Lautner. He was also known for Astérix & Obélix: Mission Cléopâtre (2002), Je t’aime, je t’aime (1968) and La mariée

‘Queen of the Amazon’ conquers the world

Dona Onete plays her own interpretation of the carimbó, traditional rhythm from the state of Pará, in northern Brazil, adding electric guitar and bass to the typical indigenous drums. But she also writes sexy lyrics with tongue-in-cheek, and sometimes touching, verses about love and romance. “My heart became a big thrift store/Where I kept my

Avignon Festival international and challenging in its 71st year

‘Standing in Time’ directed by Samoan-New Zealand director Lemi Ponifasio in Avignon on 6 July, 2017 Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP Podcast Download this edition The Avignon Festival, France’s large yet discreet annual performing arts event, persists with its international scope as well as challenging theatrical subject matter and form. In 2017, more space than usual is reserved

‘Queen of the Amazon’ conquers the world

Dona Onete plays her own interpretation of the carimbó, traditional rhythm from the state of Pará, in northern Brazil, adding electric guitar and bass to the typical indigenous drums. But she also writes sexy lyrics with tongue-in-cheek, and sometimes touching, verses about love and romance. “My heart became a big thrift store/Where I kept my

‘Queen of the Amazon’ conquers the world

Dona Onete plays her own interpretation of the carimbó, traditional rhythm from the state of Pará, in northern Brazil, adding electric guitar and bass to the typical indigenous drums. But she also writes sexy lyrics with tongue-in-cheek, and sometimes touching, verses about love and romance. “My heart became a big thrift store/Where I kept my