The passion of pastel by CHRIS from the Société des Pastellistes de France, which he paints in his kitchen , in Mayenne, a painting of some fruit from his garden ...
On the A6 highway, around Charnay-les-Mâcon, a man wearing monk clothes stands on a bridge and waves a white woodmade dove to salute cars and trucks driving away below.
Though still fairly unknown in Europe, Toussaint Louverture was the first great Black leader, prior to Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela.
Born a slave in the French settlement of San Domingo - present-day Haiti - Louverture had an extraordinary career, becoming General of the French army and eventually the Governor of the colony. Opposing Napoleon, wishing to reestablish slavery, he died in 1803; a prisoner of a French Jura fortress.
« My Life As A Double Bass » is a musical « Road Movie » following the 140 year career of a double bass.
My Life As A Double Bass is a musical « Road Movie » following the 140 year career of a double bass. She carries her bassist on the trail of her history meeting instrument makers, musicians and historians along the way. Through her story we discover the evolution of music making in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.