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22 August 2014
Weekend Agenda 23/24 August

This weekend see a different side to filmmaker Harmony Korine in New York, check out art and photography through the eyes of children in Tokyo, and enjoy the new album from Baltimore band, Celebration.

Gagosian Gallery’s latest New York location is presenting a little-known side of US filmmaker Harmony Korine – noted for cult films Kids and most recently Spring Breakers – with the director’s paintings on show. In his…

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Let's get together

Cities work when they let people meet, hang out and sit; they are less about the buildings than the bits in between. Monocle cracks open a chilled beer and embarks on a global tour to enjoy the best outdoor spaces for…

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Saturday 23 August

Monocle foreign-editor Steve Bloomfield chairs a discussion on the fight against Islamic State militant forces in Iraq and Syria. Featuring Shashank Joshi of the Royal United Services Institute and Iraqi commentator Zaid…

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Saturday 23 August

Tom Edwards sits down to leaf through the new issue of cult design magazine Eye with its editors and creators John L Walters and Simon Esterson. Plus, we head to Singapore where brand-new travel journal AfterGlobe has just…

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Friday 22 August

The latest from eastern Ukraine, we hear who is leading the protests in Ferguson, and discuss the roots of Islamic State in Syria. Plus, the day’s Asian front pages and we enjoy a night out in New York.

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Friday 22 August

We hear about a new concept in Milan that blurs the lines between traditional Italian restaurants and after-hours bars, meet restaurant critic and food writer Jay Rayner to shoot down myths about good food, and visit Sin…

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Culture / Entertainment

Weekend Agenda

Friday 22 August

This weekend see a different side to filmmaker Harmony Korine in New York, check out art and photography through the eyes of children in Tokyo, and enjoy the new album from Baltimore band, Celebration.

Gagosian Gallery’s latest New York location is presenting a little-known side of US filmmaker Harmony Korine – noted for cult films Kids and most recently Spring Breakers – with the director’s paintings on show. In his…

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Friday 22 August

George Brock and Tim Marshall join Andrew Mueller to debate the day’s key news stories from around the world including the question of whether governments should pay hostage ransoms, we also speak to photographer Laura El…

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The Briefing, 727

Friday 22 August

This one-hour show airs at 12 noon London time and includes analysis of the day’s news in Europe. This is also our drivetime show for the US East Coast.

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Desperate times

Friday 22 August

The brutal beheading of US journalist James Foley shocked the world and intensified the crisis in Iraq. Now the UK has a responsibility to intervene, says Matt Alagiah.

There can be no more grotesque and poignant visual example of how complex the situation in Iraq has now become than the video that emerged on Tuesday night. A man with what sounds like an unmistakably British accent, under…

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The Globalist, 735

Friday 22 August

Joseph Dana profiles Turkey’s new prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu, we analyse the latest in Indonesian politics with Shoeb Kagda and Dr Lee Jones, Loren Feldman of The New York Times talks business news, Nolan Giles reflects…

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The Monocle Daily, 729

Thursday 21 August

We discuss how a lack of diversity in US newsrooms affects coverage of events such as the Ferguson protests, assess the politics behind the US terror list, and hear how Ebola is affecting Liberian society, especially women…

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The Urbanist, 149

Thursday 21 August

Independent cities: we discuss whether London could ever become a separate city state, take a look at which areas work best for independent businesses, and visit a café in Vancouver for a digital detox experience. Plus, we…

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