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30 avril 2020

Covid-19 : deux initiatives pour l'accès en ligne à la culture en Pays-de-la-Loire

"Culture chez vous" et "Culture chez nous" : en cette période de confinement, la ville de Nantes et la région Pays-de-la-Loire ont chacune lancé leur portail culturel numérique accessible gratuitement.

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10 novembre 2012

Syhem Belkhodja: “Bring the world on Tunisia's doorstep”

Where to start with Syhem Belkhodja? Deep down she is a passionate dancer and choreographer. But the Tunisian artist is also the founder of Ness el Fen association and the Director of three festivals: the Choreographic Meeting of Carthage, the documentary film festival Doc in Tunis and Design & Fashion in Carthage. Sometimes depicted as an 'Iron Lady', she gave a warm welcome to LabKultur while she was hard-working in France on her last creation Turbulences, before the Forum Avignon. Interview.

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08 mars 2012

Clement Lesort: "Unique because multidisciplinary"

Three weeks and 50 events centred around hip-hop in Nantes - from rap concerts to graffiti classes, debates to break-dance battles. Like every February the city buzzes 'peace, unity, love and having fun'. This year 20 000 hip-hop lovers flocked to Loire Atlantique between the 9th and the 25th of the month for the 2012 edition of Hip Opsession. Clement Lessort, Head of PR and partnerships at Pick Up Production, organizer of the festival, looks back over this year’s event.

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03 mars 2012

Hip-hop is not dead

A gloomy porch, leading to an old, paved backyard. The uninspiring entrance of the Pol'N artistic workshop stands here, in the heart of Nantes and a stone's throw away from local teaching hospital Hôtel Dieu. A large crowd is gathered inside this unlikely building for Hip Opsessions' opening night. Pick Up Productions, the festival organizer, is based here. But as this year’s three-week long festival kicks off, doubts remain -the four decade-old hip-hop movement, is it dead?

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