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PoWE! – Ben l’Oncle Soul

Here is a true great stage performer (and marvellously surrounded on stage), French but definitely turned toward the black 60’s-70’s Motown style of songs and now jazz-crooners, Ben l’Oncle Soul (Ben, the Soul Oncle). He sings in French and English,

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GIF my day!

Fun - Film Sep 22, 2016

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Blue Economy
PoWE! – Céu

You may had notice but I do really like world music! Especially Brazilian one actually. Here is a great singer discovered some years ago now, Céu. She is singer and songwriter and mixes electro and instrument-sounds in her songs, sings

Biomimicry

Here we are, again, with Idriss Aberkane but this time with a conference about the biomimicry. The idea is to use nature (animal and plants) as inspiring techniques for our own (and sustainable) usage. Biomimicry: finding inspiration in nature to…

GIF my day!

GIF my day!

Fun - Film Sep 14, 2016

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GIF my day!

GIF my day!

Fun - Film Sep 12, 2016

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PoWE! – Queen

What a better excuse to play again and again Queen incredible songs that the 70th birthday that Freddie Mercury would have celebrate this week?! Cover picture: It seems that it was taken in Rotterdam, the 17th May 1977 but didn’t

Freddies’s his own plaque

This 5th September, Freddie Mercury would have celebrated his 70th birthday. To mark this day, English Heritage launches this video showing the creation of its famous blue plaques, these ceramic circles that you can find on the walls of some

PoWE! – The Ronettes

If I tell you Veronica Bennett-Ronnie Spector, Estelle Bennett and Nedra Talley, you’ll answer..? Answer is one of the most famous group in the 1960’s, the Ronettes. They were incredibly famous and mothers of many Billboard Hot 100 hits and…

Observation tower

As a first time mother and with my best friend who is teacher for young children, I read about child development, childhood and, of course, Montessori activities. One thing that I really like is the concept of observation tower (or

PoWE! – Soundtrack

Here is a strange PoWE! this week. I came to watch Love Me like you Do (no no! Not the Fifty Shades of Grey music, the British version of Jackie & Ryan film) that is, well… not the best film

Knowledge Economy

Here is a very interesting (and not boring explanation!) of the knowledge Economy by Idriss Aberkane. He is present among the most famous universities in the world but works also for “civil” companies and on his own projects. But, if

PoWE! – Chucho Valdés

All hail for the monument of the Cuban Music, Chucho Valdés! Over 50 years of activity, tons of awards and even more of projects! Something else to add? Chucho Valdez & Joe Lovano – Exclusive Rehearsal Footage from International Music

Aleppo before/after

We all know that Syria is facing a terrible war since March 2011. Yes, guys, 5 years of “civil” war and still going on… But Syrian refugees don’t do any effort to go back to their country (or what still

Pop-up the stories!

Robert Sabuda is an American children illustrator and an amazing pop-up books designer! Here are some of his works: Alice’s adventures in Wonderland The Wonderful Wizard of Oz You can find his books on his Amazon page

PoWE! – Cyrille Aimée

Cyrille Aimée is a jazz singer who has a delicate voice as the one of Stacey Kent. She was shortlisted or won several worldly recognised jazz awards (as the Montreux Jazz Festival Competition, the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition or

Be human

Homeless people are not lazy-under-drugs-violent guys who think better to live on the humide, cold and unfriendly streets than under a warm and cosy roof! (shame on you so much Nottingham council! ERK!) Yes, of course, everyone knows that… or

Transforming the city

Here is a really interesting bunch of transforming in the city and as city, collected by Francesca Perry for The Guardian. To give you the taste of her article, here are her illustrated examples: 1. Pokémon Go phenomenon “In ArchDaily,

GIF my day!

GIF my day!

Fun - Film Aug 02, 2016

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Our attitude towards wealth played a crucial role in Brexit. We need a rethink

The great Stephen Hawking offered us an inspiring text about the need to share and rethink our societies in the Guardian. Here are some extracts: “Does money matter? Does wealth make us rich any more? These might seem like odd

PoWE! – Fat Freddy’s Drop

Let’s come back to more established musicians after these two big likes that are Emma Bladon Jones and Paul Carbuncle with this great Neo-Zealander band, Fat Freddy’s Drop. Their YouTube channel is quite a good one with different studio versions,

Who’s first?!

Who’s first?!

Urbanism Jul 27, 2016

Really interesting and edifying article about the impact of the car parking places in a city when there is no urban planning. “Parking Bombs. More! That’s the scream of merchants and others who believe that a downtown without an endless

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