Dheepthika Laurent chats to American choreographer and dancer Trajal Harrell about his retrospective at Paris's Festival d'Automne. They also talk about vogueing, the focus of his seminal eight-year project "Twenty Looks or Paris is Burning at the Judson Church" and his current field of interest: Japanese dance style Butoh.
As the team behind the latest magical Disney adventure "Wish" present their film in Paris, we're talking about 100 years of the biggest media company on the planet. We learn about Walt's French ancestry and how the name Disney came from two French words – D apostrophe Isigny – which was combined into Disney.
In this edition of arts24, we discover the French version of the global smash hit musical seen by more than 65 million people and based on Abba's catchy tunes, which is on stage in Paris. Also on the programme, we visit the new queer, unapologetic and inclusive Paris exhibition of Austrian artists Jakob Lena Knebl & Ashley Hans Scheirl. Plus we investigate the growing cultural phenomenon of kidulting.
After "Alien", "Gladiator" and "Thelma and Louise", director Ridley Scott presents "Napoleon" to the French, with Oscar-winner Joaquin Phoenix in the title role and Vanessa Kirby as his Josephine. The filmmaker talks about his fascination with the brilliant and destructive emperor of France.
This week on Arts24, Marjorie Hache speaks to up and coming French pop artist Blowsom who has independently released two EPs and garnered millions of streams. We also catch up with American rock band Rival Sons who have released two albums this year and take a look at Queen Of Pop Madonna's opening Paris show and country royalty Dolly Parton's new album Rockstar.
Two tenors, eight years, President Mohammad Buhari definitely had an eventful turno being president of Nigeria between 2015 to 2023. Many Nigerians are not quick to forget the stewardship of the nation in a hurry. GuardianTV stepped out to ask Nigerians how they feel about his administration.
Culture Editor Eve Jackson reviews Madonna’s first night in Paris during her 78-date Celebration Tour. At 65 – she’s still got it – she totally blew the 20 thousand fans away in Paris’ Accor arena with a two and a half hour show that was an emotional journey through some of her biggest hits.
Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.
Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday.
Clash of the Titans! This Saturday, South Africa will face New Zeland during the Rugby World Cup final. A repeat of 1995 final But if the Springboks are hoping for the same outcome with a fourh title, they are far from underestimating their adversaries.
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With less than a year to go until France hosts the 2024 Olympic Games, thousands of job vacancies remain unfilled, including those for security personnel. The country's public employment agency, Pôle Emploi, has subsequently embarked on an ambitious programme to recruit 15,000 security officers. But it is being accused of summoning job seekers without properly considering their profiles.