Yacine Boularès, from the band Afro Groove Collective, talks about the different kinds of saxophones and gives a demonstration of each one. If you’d like to expand your saxophone knowledge even further, check out these Yabla videos from jazz musician Alex Terrier!
Suzy Le Blanc is a poet, novelist, and short story writer who sets much of her work in the French region of Lorraine. In this video, she talks to us about some of her books and her passion for storytelling.
Accent:French, Moroccan, West African
In this next installment of Télé Bocal’s coverage of the Python-Duvernois block party, we hear from a group of kids who’ve made a courageous trip down an enormous slide, and from a municipal advisor who shares with us her inspiring message of solidarity.
These Parisian pedestrians are asked to answer one of the questions from the 2011 philosophy baccalauréat exam: “Is art less necessary than science”? You never know when those standardized tests will come back to haunt you!
Contrary to French folklore, girls do not come from roses, nor do boys come from cabbages, nor does any baby come from a stork. These French midwives, the true “storks” of France, are demonstrating for better pay and working conditions.
A reporter interviews people on the street about their dreams. The interviewees candidly share their dreams, from the classic chase nightmares to voluptuous dreams of skinny dipping in a fountain of chocolate.
A grape harvest right in the heart of Paris? Some might call it a miracle, but the “Vendange Château Charonne” (Charonne Castle Grape Harvest) is celebrated each year with a huge block party in the eleventh arrondissement. There are plenty of prizes to win (thousands, in fact!) and delicious wines to sample.