Keyword: Arts

Resignations and cuts leave France's feted theatre scene in crisis

Prominent figures in French theatre are vacating their posts amid tough public budget cuts that suggest the country's cultural scene is losing its once cherished status with central and local authorities.

Avignon theatre fest a stage for angry 'intermittents'

The yearly cultural high-spot is the latest battle front for arts performers and technicians defending their unique and threatened welfare system.

Why France is gearing up for a culture war with the United States

France says that it will not start negotiations on transatlantic trade talks if cultural industries are not excluded from the start.

Bruce Willis fires salvo at French Socialists’ ‘millionaires tax’

In France to get Commander of the Arts award, Die Hard star takes swing at socialist president Francois Hollande’s planned 75 percent tax rate.