Articles: Art & Culture

Confessions of an Interracial Couple

Confessions of an Interracial Couple

Mid Morning Mix

Tineka Smith and Alex Court are co-authors of audiobook “Mixed Up: Confessions of an Interracial couple” - now out on audible. WRS's Katt Cullen spoke to Tineka and Alex to ...

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UN Roundup - Worsening security in Ethiopia

UN Roundup - Worsening security in Ethiopia

UN Roundup

16 November 2020. 1 : News - Worsening humanitarian and security situation in Ethiopia with fighting and reported missile strikes on Eritrea from the northern Tigray region. Amid reports of mass...

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Claudia Balla releases her new EP Fix You

Claudia Balla releases her new EP Fix You

Mid Morning Mix

Swiss singer-songwriter Claudia Balla has released her brand new country-pop EP 'Fix You' ‘Fix You’ delivers a strong message about the pitfalls of love and the spectrum of h...

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Big Screen, Little Screen - Billie & Contradict

Big Screen, Little Screen - Billie & Contradict

Mid Morning Mix

Today Suzi reports back in to Katt about two documentaries both out at the cinema this week: 'Billie' and 'Contradict'

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The Offbeat - gigs we'll mask-up for this October

The Offbeat - gigs we'll mask-up for this October

Mid Morning Mix

  On today's OFFBEAT show we look at US born Kali Malone who will be in Bern on 2nd Oct   Then we switch vibe and look at the energetic band Too Many Zooz who will p...

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UN Roundup - SDG exhibition #YouNeedToKnow & $95m appeal

UN Roundup - SDG exhibition #YouNeedToKnow & $95m appeal

UN Roundup

7 September 2020. Today Daniel Johnson talks to Katt Cullen for the UN Roundup. 1: SDG exhibition #YouNeedToKnow at the Place des Nations. This one-week only exhibition on the Sustai...

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UN Roundup - Humanitarian Heroes and an urgent oil tanker issue in Yemen

UN Roundup - Humanitarian Heroes and an urgent oil tanker issue in Yemen

UN Roundup

17 August 2020. Today Rhéal LeBlanc tells us about: 1 - World Humanitarian Day - 19 Aug. The UN are celebrating real-life heroes. A small ceremony in Geneva at the Palais des Nati...

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UN Roundup - Nelson Mandela virtual lecture

UN Roundup - Nelson Mandela virtual lecture

UN Roundup

13 July 2020.  On today's UN Round-up: 1 - COVID update & UNAIDS warns that the world’s HIV response is still failing children. 2 - Waiting to declare famine &lsquo...

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Making Carouge part of your staycation

Making Carouge part of your staycation

Mid Morning Mix

Today we speak to Cecilia Campeas from the Ville de Carouge about the architecture, ambiance and activities in Carouge that make it a perfect place to visit for this summer's staycation. Tod...

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ART SEEN - Meissen Porcelain at the Ariana

ART SEEN - Meissen Porcelain at the Ariana

Mid Morning Mix

  The Ariana Museum in Geneva is currently hosting an attractive exhibition on Meissen Porcelain. The exhibition covers the very beginnings of porcelain manufacture in Europe and draws...

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Fête de la Danse is ON!-line this weekend

Fête de la Danse is ON!-line this weekend

Mid Morning Mix

Susanne Ernst, Coordinator for Fête de la Danse, joins Katt Cullen to talk about the new online programme for the event this weekend. She explains why the festival cancelled, but then decided...

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'Books Books Books' - the first day open post-Covid-19 lockdown

'Books Books Books' - the first day open post-Covid-19 lockdown

Mid Morning Mix

Matthew from Books Books Books speaks to WRS about the first day of his bookstore re-opening post coronavirus lockdown.  He talks to Katt Cullen on the Breakfast Show about the wa...

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Gadget Guru - coding music with Sonic Pi

Gadget Guru - coding music with Sonic Pi

Gadget Guru

The innovative folks behind Raspberry Pi have now given us a way to make music, from the comfort of our homes. Get coding and get creative with sonic-pi.net... 

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FIFF - Thierry Jobin, Artistic Director

FIFF - Thierry Jobin, Artistic Director

Mid Morning Mix

Following the cancellation of the 34th edition of the Fribourg International Film Festival, the organisers shifted their focus to creating a 34.5 abridged edition of their 2020 programme. This w...

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Andy Cohen on his film Beijing Spring (2020)

Andy Cohen on his film Beijing Spring (2020)

Mid Morning Mix

Filmmaker, and Geneva local, Andy Cohen talks about his film Beijing Spring, which chronicles China’s first democracy movement and forgotten struggle for freedom of expression. The film ...

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YouTuber Jamie Raines (AKA Jammidodger) talks about his transgender journey

YouTuber Jamie Raines (AKA Jammidodger) talks about his transgender journey

Mid Morning Mix

Jamie Raines has been documenting his personal trangender journey on his YouTube channel - Jammidodger - for nearly a decade. He openly talks about testosterone and top surgery, penises and pr...

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Vinokilo - a new way to shop

Vinokilo - a new way to shop

Mid Morning Mix

Here's a new concept for your shopping! This weekend in Geneva, there's a second hand clothing sale that you can go to where you won't find price tags on the clothing. That'...

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The FIFDH will happen in a drastically revised format.

The FIFDH will happen in a drastically revised format.

Mid Morning Mix

The 18th edition of the International Film Festival & Forum for Human Rights has now been cancelled. Following the federal decision to ban any events with more than 1000 people to ...

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ART SEEN - Things Fall Apart

ART SEEN - Things Fall Apart

ART SEEN

Things fall apart: Does Art reflect a crumbling worldview? How do groundbreaking revelations in science and their repercussions on the human self-perception reflect in the art of the respective ...

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GEDS - The Great Gatsby

GEDS - The Great Gatsby

Mid Morning Mix

The Geneva English Drama Society perform The Great Gatsby on the 25 - 29 February 2020 at the Théâtre Pitoëff in Geneva. Directed by Christina Vasala Kokkinaki, the show brings...

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Dechen - Tibetan mantras from Switzerland

Dechen - Tibetan mantras from Switzerland

Mid Morning Mix

Dechen Shak-Dagsay began singing tradutional Tibetan mantras with modern melodies 20 years ago. Her music is soft, meditative and calm, even trance-like at times. Her most recent album has introduc...

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Rachel Gordy on Louis(e)

Rachel Gordy on Louis(e)

Mid Morning Mix

Louis(e) is a theatrical biography of the artist Louise Bourgeois - a brilliant artist, who lived to the great age of 98 and who is particularly known for her bronze sculptures of enormous spiders,...

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The Offbeat - gigs we love this February

The Offbeat - gigs we love this February

Musician Maximillian Haft brings us three more gigs happening this February. 

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Bernard Trontin talks Bowie & Le Fanfareduloup Orchestra

Bernard Trontin talks Bowie & Le Fanfareduloup Orchestra

Mid Morning Mix

This Thursday & Friday, the Fanfareduloup Orchestra will take on the music of David Bowie for a two-night run of their show SOUND & VISION. The show will be a homage to Bowie and an inte...

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