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The Stack, 181

Saturday 13 February

One of the legends of his field, George Lois is often considered the original “Mad Man”. He’s credited with developing the political brand of Robert Kennedy and helping to spearhead what became known as the “creative rev…

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The Sessions at Midori House, 50

Saturday 13 February

We welcome the best new band in the world: Sunflower Bean. This cool-as-anything New York three-piece look like they mean business and sound like they have a very good record collection starring Television, The Velvet…

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The Cinema Show, 10

Friday 12 February

Spurred on by the paranoia of an America at war and the arrival of European film-makers in Hollywood, pulpy detective pot-boilers took on a genre of their own in the 1940s – and the classic film noir was born. Author and…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 240

Friday 12 February

We shine our critical light on Tom McCarthy’s newsroom drama ‘Spotlight’ and Luca Guadagnino’s psycho-sexual drama ‘A Bigger Splash’. Plus: we see Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson strutting their stuff in ‘Zoolander 2’.

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The Monocle Arts Review, 239

Thursday 11 February

Sarah Shaffi, online editor and producer at ‘The Bookseller’ reviews debut novels by Sunil Yapa and screenwriter Shirley Barrett as well as ‘The Ballroom’ by Anna Hope, which explores the love story between two asylum…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 238

Wednesday 10 February

In this week’s theatre review Monocle’s Ben Rylan talks to Matt Wolf, theatre critic for the International New York Times, about the 50th anniversary Broadway production of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’, the latest incarnation of…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 237

Tuesday 9 February

Together with broadcaster and country-music aficionado Baylen Leonard we listen to new tracks by US musician Anderson East, Grammy award-winning blues singer Bonnie Raitt and UK folksters Treetop Flyers.

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Culture with Rob Bound, 226

Monday 8 February

A picture’s worth a thousand words, they say, so how do political and topical cartoonists drill down into the core of a news story, a scandal or a cover-up to reveal its essence? How do they transform the news into somet…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 236

Monday 8 February

Fresh off the plane from Milan, Ossian Ward, head of content at the Lisson Gallery talks us through some of the art exhibitions in the city. We cover shows at Fondazione Prada, HangarBicocca and the Milan branch of the…

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Meet the Writers, 9

Saturday 6 February

This week actor and author Richard E Grant talks about his books and the shocking events of his childhood in Swaziland, which were later depicted in the film ‘Wah-Wah’. He also discusses his memoir of the film that launched…

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The Stack, 180

Saturday 6 February

Touching down in Brazil, we take a closer look at what makes the country’s voracious readers leaf through their favourite magazines. Plus: as the Olympic Games draw closer, we ask how the nation’s daily newspapers are…

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The Sessions at Midori House, 49

Saturday 6 February

US singer Lissie is in the studio this week to play tracks from her new record ‘My Wild West’ and to tell us why she’s switched Hollywood for her own wild mid-west.

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The Cinema Show, 9

Friday 5 February

Alongside the team behind Monocle 24’s ‘The Urbanist’, we’re trekking through a metropolitan maze as we explore how cities are depicted on screen. We hear from ‘Detroit Free Press’ on how its city has been given the cine…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 235

Friday 5 February

Film critic Anna Smith and Monocle’s Gillian Dobias talk about this weekend’s cinema. ‘Trumbo’ is a look at Hollywood in the 1940s when many leading industry figures were blacklisted for their political beliefs; ‘Janis:…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 234

Thursday 4 February

The Independent’s literary editor Arifa Akbar reviews the latest book releases: ‘The Noise of Time’ by Julian Barnes; ‘The High Mountains of Portugal’ by Yann Martel; and ‘The Passion of Mademoiselle S: Letters to a Lover’…

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