Misty sun, incense and priest of the summer solstice at Stonehenge

slideshow – Crowds flock to this megalithic monument ten miles north of Salisbury each year to watch the sun rise behind the site’s famous Heel Stone. The sun is late, but when it appears, faces light up: clamor and arms rise among the thousand-year-old stones at the English site of Stonehenge at the summer solstice. … Read more

In Cuba, a few female DJs have found their audience

On the rooftop of a restaurant in the heart of Old Havana, the Bauza duo mix traditional Cuban sounds and electric rhythms: on the island, there are still few female DJs but they find their audience. In an elegant setting in contrast with the neighborhood’s poverty, the clients – mostly new middle-class Cubans with the … Read more

At the Pompidou Center, the fearsome faces of the new objectivity

A river exhibition featuring 900 works and documents! The Center Pompidou did not skimp on introducing the German art movement of New Objectivity (1), little known in France. In the interdisciplinary tradition of Beauburg, the curators, Angela Lampe and Florian Ebner, of Germanic origin, wanted to show how, in the Weimar Republic, this cold realist … Read more

‘Amateur’ restoration of Prague clock turned into controversy

The colors, the gender of the characters, the clothes… The version made of this monument is freely inspired by the original. To the extent that an investigation is opened and the city plans to resume work from scratch. Changes that have gone unnoticed for four years but are being talked about more and more. In … Read more

Atiq and Alice Rahimi father and daughter

A father and his son. Two intensity. He has clear eyes full of sunshine, a frank smile that regularly bursts into laughter, a clear appetite to share with others. She has jet black hair, touching beauty, a look that dives into herself in search of the word before lighting up with a generous smile. They … Read more

Twenty mayors of Lyon and Rhone sign a podium against the burkini

This is one of the most divisive topics in French society. Last week, EELV Mayor for Grenoble, Eric Peul, held a city council vote on new bylaws for the city’s swimming pools. The latter especially allows women who want to wear a burkini to go swimming. In response, the LR head of the Auvergne region, … Read more

“There are more people without hair than Rastas than those who suffer from dread.” (Ras Sambosh)

Robert Nesta Marley was born on February 6, 1945 in Nine Miles, known to everyone under the pseudonym Bob Marley, on May 11, 1981 at the age of 36. To memorialize the work of the reggae legend, his fans around the world celebrate every May 11th the anniversary of his death. And on May 11, … Read more

“The water in the lake is never sweet” by Giulia Caminetto: Angry Teen

The water in the lake is never sweet Julia Caminito Translated from Italian by Laura Perignon Gallmeister, 352 pages, €23.40 Here is another, if necessary, evidence of the vitality of Italian feminist literature. Giulia Caminito, born in 1988, adds her name to the list of talented novelists, with gritty writing, who recount the harshness and … Read more

“There are more people without hair than Rastas than those with dread.” (Ras Samboush)

Robert Nesta Marley was born on February 6, 1945 in Nine Miles, known to everyone under the pseudonym Bob Marley, on May 11, 1981 at the age of 36. To memorialize the work of the reggae legend, his fans around the world celebrate every May 11th the anniversary of his death. And on May 11, … Read more