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We take a personal look at the Paris attacks. Arianne Dollfus, a Parisian resident who lives near a cafe that was attacked on Friday night, recounts her experience.

Then, we broaden the perspective with foreign policy and Middle East experts to look at what we know about the planners and perpetrators, and how these attacks may affect Europe, U.S. foreign policy, and domestic politics.

Next, we talk to world-renowned choreographer William Forsythe about his plans to teach at a new school of dance at USC.

And we finish with a brief conversation about Eagles of Death Metal, the band that was playing at Paris’ Bataclan theater when terrorists attacked and killed as many as 100 concertgoers.

Paris, A Personal Account 8 MIN, 37 SEC

Arianne Dollfus lives a block away from La Bonne Biere, a cafe in Paris that was attacked on Friday night by terrorists. At least five people died there. We spoke with Arianne about her experience of the events.

Arianne Dollfus, resident of Paris

What Happened in Paris, and What’s Next? 20 MIN, 56 SEC

French President François Hollande has said the attacks were “planned in Syria, organized in Belgium, perpetrated on our soil with French complicity.” Who planned and executed these attacks? Will they force the U.S. and other Western nations to up the ante against ISIS? What does that mean for the thousands trying to escape a terrible civil war? We touch on these and other questions related to the Paris attacks.

Yochi Dreazen, Foreign editor for Vox (@yochidreazen)
Aaron David Miller, Wilson Center (@aarondmiller2)

William Forsythe 10 MIN, 5 SEC

William Forsythe is one of the world’s most renowned choreographers. This year, at 66, Forsythe left the company he founded in Germany 10 years ago. But he’s still creating work around the world, for the Paris Opera Ballet and right here in L.A. For two months each year, he’ll teach undergrads at the brand new Glorya Kaufman School of Dance at USC.

William Forsythe, USC's Glorya Kaufman School of Dance

Eagles of Death Metal 6 MIN, 48 SEC

Eagles of Death Metal was the band playing at the Bataclan concert hall when the terrorists attacked. As many as 100 people were killed at the sold-out concert. The band escaped unharmed, but their merchandising manager, Nick Alexander, was killed. Lead singer Jesse Hughes spent his formative years in Palm Desert. Guitarist Dave Catching owns a recording studio in the desert. And the band plays regularly at Pappy and Harriet’s, a roadhouse in nearby Pioneertown.

Robyn Celia, Pappy and Harriet's (@pappy_harriets)

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