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The Leonard Lopate Show

Picasso, Montmartre, and the Rise of Modernism

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Sue Roe's new book, In Montmartre, brings readers to the Bohemian art world of Paris, where painting, writing, music and dance inspired Picasso, Braque, Matisse, and other great artists.

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WQXR Blog

Paris Philharmonie Wins Legal Battle Against Architect

Friday, April 17, 2015

The Philharmonie de Paris, the sleek concert venue in the outskirts of Paris which opened in January amid much controversy, has won a court battle with its architect.
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FT Big Read

French politics in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks

Friday, January 16, 2015

French politics in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks

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On The Media

Terror Reporting and Technological Paranoia

Friday, January 16, 2015

On the narratives we expect after a terrorist event, double standards for free speech in France, and the eerie technology of Black Mirror's not-so-distant future.

WQXR Blog

As Critics Weigh in, a Video Webcast from Philharmonie de Paris

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Watch the archive of the third gala opening concert from the Philharmonie de Paris, the new concert venue in Paris, and read a summary of reviews.
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WQXR Blog

Video Webcast: Opening Concert of the Philharmonie de Paris

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

A concert venue opened Wednesday, the Philharmonie de Paris, with a dedication to those killed in last week's terrorist attacks. Watch the archived webcast.
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The Takeaway

Al Qaeda and ISIS Unite in Paris Terror

Monday, January 12, 2015

The terrorist behind the attacks on Charlie Hebdo and other recent attacks in Paris included unlikely cooperation between Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State.

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The Takeaway

Multicultural Mix & Europe On Edge

Friday, January 09, 2015

French politicians have moved quickly to blame "radical Islam." Germany's budding anti-Islam movement has called for sympathizers to wear black arm bands.

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On The Media

The Attack on Charlie Hebdo, Reckoning with Free Speech, and More

Friday, January 09, 2015

After the massacre at the French weekly Charlie Hebdo, a look at the symbolic weight of French satire and true freedom of speech.

The Brian Lehrer Show

'Je Suis Charlie'

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Political cartoonists reflect on yesterday's attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris and the central role of satirical cartoonists in French politics. Plus, see cartoons created in response.

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The Takeaway

Listen to The New Yorker’s Bob Mankoff Reflect on the Shooting at Charlie Hebdo

Thursday, January 08, 2015

The legendary cartoon editor spoke to The Takeaway's John Hockenberry about cartooning and the Charlie Hebdo attack.

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The Takeaway

Full Interview: The New Yorker's Cartoon Editor on Charlie Hebdo

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Bob Mankoff, cartoon editor at The New Yorker, reflects on the Charlie Hebdo attack and considers how cartoonists and cartoon editors balance questions of creative freedom.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

A Charlie Hebdo Update From Paris

Thursday, January 08, 2015

The New York Times' Rachel Donadio reports on the Charlie Hebdo attacks from Paris - including the mourning in France today and the manhunt for the two suspects who are still at large.  

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The Takeaway

Terror in France Highlights Tensions in Europe

Thursday, January 08, 2015

This week's terrorist attack in Paris underscored the longstanding tensions between immigrants—particularly Muslim immigrants—and citizens of the European Union.

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The Takeaway

French Terrorists Armed and Trained In Syria

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Muslims account for ten percent of France's population but politicians refuse to have a debate about Islam's role. Will that change after Wednesday's attack? 

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WNYC News

Police: 12 Dead in Shooting at Satirical Newspaper in Paris

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Twelve are dead at Charlie Hebdo, a weekly that received threats for its caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed. French President Francois Holland called the incident a terrorist attack.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: An Attack in Paris, America's Day in the Sun, and Relics from The Past

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

The Takeaway looks at a terrorist attack in Paris, a bright spot shining on the U.S. economy, and we explore the contents of a 220-year-old time capsule.

The Jonathan Channel

A Very Parisian Thanksgiving

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

How does a working musician celebrate Thanksgiving in Paris? Jonathan Schwartz has first hand experience. Enjoy his holiday how-to guide. 

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PRI's The World

Gunmen pull off a movie-style heist on a Saudi prince's motorcade

Monday, August 18, 2014

Heavily armed men pulled off a dramatic heist near Paris on Sunday. The attackers hit a Saudi prince's motorcade and made off with cash and sensitive documents — but no one has figured out why.

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PRI's The World

In France, Ferguson protests stir memories of suburban riots

Friday, August 15, 2014

The death of Michael Brown and the protests in Ferguson have provoked lots of conversation about the militarization of the police in the United States. France has its own history of racial tensions and riots, and the week's events have reminded some French people of tenser times.

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