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Monday 1 September

Robert Bound gets the lowdown on storytelling phenomenon The Moth with bestselling author Neil Gaiman, meets abstract painter Sean Scully, and enjoys a Midori House session from Boston-born dream-folk artist Marissa Nadler…

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Saturday 30 August

Tyler Brûlé sits down with Ian Birch, director of editorial development at Hearst Magazines, we also discusses the over-40s magazine market, and go to Barcelona where a pair of young editors have launched Openhouse magazine…

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Weekend Agenda

Friday 29 August

This weekend see the work of an iconic Canadian painter in Toronto, head to Hong Kong to check out the best in young art talent, and enjoy the new album from LA garage-rocker Ty Segall.

By the time of his death last year, Canadian painter Alex Colville had firmly established himself with his pastel-hued portrayals of everyday life. In Toronto the Art Gallery of Ontario is presenting the most comprehensive…

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Monday 25 August

Robert Bound assesses the best value for money in cultural performance with David Jays, editor of the Dance Gazette. We also report from this year’s Liverpool Biennial, visit Kosovo-based film festival Dokufest, head to…

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Stand up and be counted

Monday 25 August

To lead an election in Brazil, TV and comedy are two vital winning ingredients. The nation’s often comical political broadcasts are what keeps many voters interested, says Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco.

One of the secrets for ensuring success in Brazilian politics is to make damn-good TV spots as part of an on-air tradition that we call horário eleitoral gratuito, where all free-to-air TV channels in Brazil are obliged by…

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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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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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Monday 18 August

Green Man festival special: Robert Bound and the culture team head to Green Man festival in Wales with music chats and sessions from Jeffrey Lewis, Daughter, Julie Byrne, Happyness and Nick Mulvey. Plus, we learn about the…

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Saturday 16 August

Tyler Brûlé sits down for the third and final summer special with Rob Orchard of Delayed Gratification and Jeremy Leslie of MagCulture. Plus, we speak to some of the customers at the newsstand on the Greek island of Paros…

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Weekend Agenda

Friday 15 August

This weekend find the meeting point where fashion, art and photography mix in Mumbai, head to Haugesund for the best in Norwegian and Scandinavian film talent, and enjoy the debut album from new London band, Childhood.

Mumbai’s Tasveer gallery is showcasing Kaleidoscope this weekend, the first international exhibition from British fashion photographer Ram Shergill. Shergill’s lens normally focuses on illustrious personalities such as Dame…

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Monday 11 August

Folk special: Robert Bound investigates the weird and wonderful world of folk traditions including a music chat with journalist Jude Rogers and trips to some of the UK’s quirkier festivals and ceremonies including Whitst…

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Saturday 9 August

Tom Edwards sits down with City University’s director of magazine journalism Barbara Rowlands to discuss new trends including Good Housekeeping’s bricks-and-mortar presence in London. Plus, we go to Tokyo where magazine The…

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