Opposition can be life threatening

Those were the warning words of the Libyan Pulitzer prized author, Hisham Matar, to a mesmerized public at the American Library in Paris this freezing January evening. His book The Return had just been translated into French.

Josephine Baker in Stockholm

The ”black wave” or Noir & Blanc is the name of this informative and striking exhibition at Stockholm Dance Museum. Baker was introduced to the Parisian public thanks to the Swede Rolf de Maré who invited her to come and dance at his Parisian theatre, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, in 1925. The success was such that she decided to definitely move from the USA to France.