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The French style of music "Bal Musette" fell out of favor in the 1960s for being un-hip. Now one French band is changing that. The World's Adeline Sire has today's Global Hit.

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Geo answer

Today's answer is Roquefort, a village in southwestern France that's been producing "the king of cheeses" for centuries. The price in the US has gone up quite a bit lately. That's because the Bush administration hiked the import duty on this French cheese during its final days. The World's Adeline Sire has the story.

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The band Les Sans Culottes pretends to be French. But the faux-French band has never actually performed in France� that is, until last week. The World's Adeline Sire has more.

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Julie and Julia

The film �Julie and Julia� tells the story of a blogger, Julie Powell, who cooks her way through Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking. The World's Adeline Sire has more.

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Male harpists are a rare breed. And male JAZZ harpists even more so. The World's Adeline Sire tells us that the latest album from Colombian musician Edmar Castaneda is making its mark in the world of jazz.

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Charlotte Gainsbourg

Charlotte Gainsbourg has been defining her own path as an actress and singer. she's come out with a new album. The album is called IRM French for MRI As The World's Adeline Sire explains, it deals with a frightening time in Gainsbourg's life.

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Madame White Snake

A new opera will premiere in Boston on Friday. It's based on the ancient Chinese legend that has never been brought to a Western audience. Sung in English with projected English and Chinese titles. The World's Adeline Sire has more.

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The Kronos Quartet

The Kronos Quartet is known for its wild, wide-ranging collaborations. The latest one took the San Francisco string quartet on a trip of sorts to Central Asia. The World's Adeline Sire recently caught up with Kronos's artistic director David Harrington.