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Six cultural events to check out this month, from star-gazing to Kafka-esque cabaret

By Prospect   December 2011

We Have a Pope: the new comedy from Italian director Nanni Moretti is a gentle, subtle film rather than a savage satire about Catholicism

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Rabindranath Tagore: Poet and Painter Victoria & Albert Museum, 11th December-4th March, Tel: 020 7942 2000

The 150th anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore’s birth this year has seen a resurgence of interest in his work. Yet two of his most prominent champions, Amartya Sen and Amit Chaudhuri, have complained that his poems—written in Bengali and difficult to translate—are under-read in the west.

Unlike his poetry, Tagore’s paintings do not suffer from the language barrier; he…

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