Alexander Kantorow on a cloud

Five years after his first prize at the prestigious Tchaikovsky Competition, the French pianist, only 26 years old, was crowned instrumental soloist of the year for the second time. He…

The BnF in search of rock and punk archives

By Olivier Nuc Published 2 hours ago, Update 2 hours ago Detail of the cover of the album Concerto pour déréqués by Bérurier Noir, 1985 Élie Ludwig / BnF NARRATIVE…

Poet Jean-Michel Maulpoix convicted of domestic violence experiences “a deep feeling of injustice”

Winner of the Goncourt Prize for poetry in 2022, the writer received an 18-month suspended prison sentence in early February for the violence against his wife. The prosecution requested a…

The Louvre acquires Chardin’s Basket of Wild Strawberries thanks to record donations

The painting was acquired by the American gallery owner Adam Williams for 24.3 million euros. STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP Announced in a press release on Thursday, the Louvre got…

Faced with budget cuts, the Ministry of Culture draws on its reserve credits

Rachida Dati, Minister of Culture, at the Elysée Palace, in Paris, January 17, 2024. STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP It was September 27, 2023. All smiles, Rima Abdul Malak announced…

Alexander Neef reappointed head of the Paris Opera until 2032

Alexander Neef’s new mandate will be marked by major renovation projects of the technical and stage installations of the Palais Garnier and the Bastille opera house. The general director of…

Judith Godrèche asks the Senate for a commission of inquiry into violence

The actress was received at the Palais du Luxembourg to submit concrete proposals to the senators. She demands, among other things, the resignation of Dominique Boutonnat from the CNC and…

Anne Hidalgo opposes Rachida Dati by not clifying the Eiffel Tower as a historic monument

By Figaro with AFP, Bertrand Guyard Published 42 minutes ago, Update 14 minutes ago The PS mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo refused Thursday to request clification as a historic monument…

The Saint-Eustache church, a place of worship and culture

The Luminiscence sound and light festival, at the Saint-Eustache church, in Paris, in February 2024. NICOLAS DUFFAURE One is wearing red jogging pants, the other is wearing purple. Their two…

Bronca to France Inter around a new partial merger project with the editorial staff of France Info and France Culture

After having brought together the international, sports and investigation services, within cross-functional editorial teams for France Inter, France Info and France Culture, will the management of the public radio group…

Richard Berry discusses the legal conflict between him and his daughter, Coline

Coline Berry accused her father of incest, triggering a legal case that lastingly affected the actor. For the first time in three years, he explained it on the set of…

for Vincent Lindon, “we are still in the Stone Age”

For Vincent Lindon, we are “much too far from gender equality”. LOIC VENANCE / AFP In an interview given to West France for the release of his next film Like…

“It’s hell, worse than the Hallyday family”

By Peter Simon Published 12 minutes ago, Update just now Anouchka Delon says she has been living in personal hell since September, caught between the illness of her father, that…

two men convicted of 2002 murder of Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay

According to the prosecution, the two men had acted out of revenge, after being excluded from a cocaine sale. Prosecutors relied on two witnesses who remained silent for a long…

Guided tour of the “Chez les Zoaques” manor, the Norman residence of Sacha Guitry

By Anthony Palou Published 8 hours ago, Update 8 hours ago All the rooms in this residence have a clear view of the belvedere which dominates the arm of the…