Montreux Jazz kicked off a bit more than a week ago. The 52d edition is inaugurating a House of Jazz placed within the Petit Palais premises facing the entrance of Montreux Palace. I had the privilege to experience three massive pop-art performances by Charlotte Gainsbourg, Massive Attack and Etienne Daho. Before the Breton singer, there’s […]Lire la suite de "FUTURISTIC POP & ITALIAN PRESTIGE"
This is the story of a suprising and beautiful journey on the footsteps of Antonio Pidone. A man who could not leave Sicily for the « New World » with his wife back in the 19th century. Amy Mosher Araya, great granddaughter of Antonio tells us what happened to her when she first entered « her Sicilian hometown ». […]Lire la suite de "SICILY STATE OF MIND"
In 2016, Swiss people woke up with the breaking news that some of their piggeries were growing swines in horrible conditions. One year later, groups of activists and associations made it known that despite the media exposure and the intervention of the local authorities of Canton of Vaud, the pig farm owners did not really […]Lire la suite de "THE SWISS SWINE SCANDAL"
The parisian publishing company « (Book is) Conspiration » recently released the complete journal collection of the French art brut musician-comic book writer and author Jean-Luc Lecourt, publicly known under the moniker of Jean-Luc Le Ténia. The artist was born in 1975 in Le Mans. He was raised in the city of the « 24 Hours » car race within […]Lire la suite de "INTRODUCING THE BEST FRENCH SINGER IN THE WORLD"
Legal weed is pretty much everywhere in the cities of Suisse romande, in Lausanne or in the rest of Canton de Vaud, also in Geneva for several months. Retail shops carrying CBD hemp, with almost no THC substance in it (the one that makes you high), have popped up here and there alongside regular « kiosques » […]Lire la suite de "SOFT WEED"
Le Lacustre is now called « The Lacustre ». It is one of the best scenery you could get in Lausanne-Ouchy area. With « La Jetée (de la Compagnie) », it is a very trendy food and relaxing lakeside spots nowadays. I have tried it for you last Sunday. I was expecting a typical hipster Sunday brunch but it […]Lire la suite de "THE LACUSTRE: (UN)COOL TEMPO?"