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Summer 2024 European Music Festivals Light Up Major Cities

Summer 2024 European Music Festivals Light Up Major Cities

Sure, Glastonbury and Rock Werchter dazzle with pastoral grandeur, but if you’re more of a city-dweller, check out the best European music festivals this summer.

‘Left Bank’ Explores Ideas, Art and Passion in the City of Light

‘Left Bank’ Explores Ideas, Art and Passion in the City of Light

The artists and writers of Paris' Left Bank brought scandal and controversy in their time. In so doing they shaped the artistic and intellectual milieu of the modern world.

Poetry and Imagery in Abdellah Taïa’s ‘Another Morocco’

Sleater-Kinney: Live in Paris

Sleater-Kinney: Live in Paris

Sleater-Kinney celebrates their 2015 reunion with a live album that captures the excitement and mood of their concerts without any hint of their decade-long hiatus.
Another Kind of Horror: ‘When Paris Went Dark’

Another Kind of Horror: ‘When Paris Went Dark’

When Paris Went Dark is a penetrating history of the anxiety, confusion, claustrophobia, and uncertainty experienced by a city in the grip of an unpredictable menace.
Roger Michell’s Homage to Godard Leaves Its Characters Literally Breathless

Roger Michell’s Homage to Godard Leaves Its Characters Literally Breathless

Roger Michell and Hanif Kureishi reunite in Le Week-End, a surprisingly uncompromising portrait of a long, restless marriage.
Modernity, Rising: ‘Lifted: A Cultural History of the Elevator’

Modernity, Rising: ‘Lifted: A Cultural History of the Elevator’

Lifted is an absorbing exploration into how the introduction of elevators into buildings transformed cities and the experience of living and working in them.
A Little Ominous Noir Music Makes Jules Dassin’s ‘Rifif’ Nearly Perfect

A Little Ominous Noir Music Makes Jules Dassin’s ‘Rifif’ Nearly Perfect

This benchmark of the heist genre shows that for the criminal, elegance and brutality go hand-in-hand, never more vividly depicted than in this tightly structured ode to Paris.
Paris Tonight: Anna Domino’s “Paris” (1990)

Paris Tonight: Anna Domino’s “Paris” (1990)

A moody, passionate ode to the city of lights, "Paris" remains one of Anna Domino's many overlooked gems.

The Passionate Objectivity of ‘Le joli mai’

‘To the Wonder’: New World Redux

Andre and Gildas: Kitsune Parisien II