France 24’s Culture Editor Eve Jackson is an award winning journalist specialising in film, music, literature, theatre, art and everything in between in the world of culture. She’s reported from all over the world but in this blog she gives you a glimpse of what she sees here in the city of light – on and off the radar in Paris.

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SomeFINK different

SomeFINK different - the DJ turned singer-songwriter 'Fink' aka Fin Greenall is in the studio to talk about his new album 'Perfect Darkness.
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A minute with the writer, John Burnside

It's very rare for a writer to be equally good at poems and novels. John Burnside is brilliant at both.

A minute with actor, producer, humanitarian Danny Glover

An actor, producer and humanitarian who's been a commanding presence on screen, stage and television for more than 30 years. A minute with Danny Glover.
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Never Smoke in Bed

The Welsh Wonder kid, Gruff Rhys talks about his new album, building a hotel out of shampoo bottles and sleeping in it.

How To Read The Air

A minute with the award winning author Dinaw Mengestu
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Meeting the Jazz legend Herbie Hancock

From revolutionising jazz to wanting to change the world - Herbie Hancock comes to France 24.
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Time for a Cultural Revolution?

After 23 years under Ben Ali, suddenly Tunisia’s artists, actors, musicians and dancers are free. But new found liberty is not always easy.
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Dance Music's Mr Nice

Talking fame, religion and why he winds so many people up. The dance music icon Moby comes to France 24. .
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Talking Jewishness with the Author Howard Jacobson

The best guests are always the ones who don’t take themselves too seriously – even better are ones who can laugh at themselves. Meet the Man Booker prize winning author Howard Jacobson.

The maid's tale: Kathryn Stockett examines racism in America's Deep South in her hugely successful debut novel.

She never intended to write a best-selling novel. But since it came out The Help has been a huge hit. A Minute With Kathryn Stockett.
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Confessions of a Prairie Bitch

Alison Angrim aka Nellie Olsen from Little House on the Prairie is today's guest.

A Minute with Sami Yusuf

His albums sell by the million. He has a huge fan base across the Arab world and Turkey. Sami Yusuf spoke to Eve Jackson in the studio.
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The Cannes Film Festival 2011

With a cracking line-up, Robert De Niro at the head of the jury and a flurry of stars expected on the red carpet – the 64th Cannes film festival has left us all with some pretty high expectations.
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A Moment with Maggie O’Farrell

Maggie O’Farrell has written five novels - the most recent won the prestigious literary Costa Novel Award. 'The Hand that First Held Mine' weaves together two stories, one set in the present day, the other in post-war London.
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The x-man

We all know those sayings 'we shouldn’t judge a book by its cover' and 'beauty is only skin deep' - but the British artist Nick Veasey actually strips back the layers and shows us what it's like under the surface...using x-rays.
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Delirium by Lauren Oliver

The cure for love. The author Lauren Oliver is in the studio to talk about her captivating second book... Delirium.
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From Africa With Fury

From Africa with Fury - Seun Kuti is in the studio to talk about his new album - one that forecast revolutionary events in Africa
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The internationally acclaimed artist Robert Longo

"The embodiment of a brave new art." Meet the internationally acclaimed American artist Robert Longo.
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"The King of the Cartoon."

Enter the surreal world of the designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac....also known as JC/DC, the Marquis of Castelbajac, and "the king of the cartoon."

Grief, pride and the other woman

The Irish writer Peter Sheridan joins Eve Jackson to talk about the dramatisation of his memoirs 'Forty Seven Roses' and '44.'
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