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The Monocle Arts Review, 19

Thursday 26 March

Writer Mark Mason chats with Andrew Tuck about three new non-fiction releases. Michael Bloch’s book about the scandalous life of British politician Jeremy Thorpe, a biography of American entertainer Bob Hope by Richard…

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Culture / Arts

Best in show?

Wednesday 25 March

With the arrival of Art Basel, development of a new creative district and a new blockbuster museum on the way, Hong Kong appears to have been reborn as a major cultural player. Yet establishing a lasting legacy will require…

If you have picked up a newspaper in Hong Kong over the last couple of weeks, you may be thinking that the current state of the city’s cultural output is fairly strong.

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The Monocle Arts Review, 18

Wednesday 25 March

Matt Wolf, theatre critic at the ‘International New York Times’, gives us his critique of a pint-sized performance of ‘Sweeney Todd’ on Shaftesbury Avenue and a West End revival of Mary Chase’s classic comedy ‘Harvey’, as…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 17

Tuesday 24 March

CEO of the British Underground Crispin Parry reviews some of his highlights from this year's SXSW music showcase in Austin, Texas. Plus a report on the festival's increasing relationship with big brands.

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Culture with Rob Bound, 180

Monday 23 March

This week Rob Bound asks writer Charlie Porter, chief fashion critic at the 'New York Times' Vanessa Friedman and online style guru Nick Wooster how to write about fashion.

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Culture / Television

Screen romance

Monday 23 March

Despite smaller audiences and its fair share of critics over the years, Brazilian broadcaster Globo still maintains a key part in the nation’s political, social and cultural psyche says Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco…

This year, Brazil’s main broadcaster, Globo, is celebrating its 50th anniversary. A significant milestone, yes, but also a time for some searching questions: how does a company like this remain influential in the face of…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 16

Monday 23 March

Charlotte Burns from ‘The Art Newspaper’ gives us the lowdown on three exhibitions worth visiting in New York, including the Buddhist Art from Myanmar at the Asia Society, ‘The Plains Indians, Artists of Earth and Sky’ at…

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The Stack, 134

Saturday 21 March

Discussing the advertising landscape with Tyler Brûlé and two industry creatives: Rik Moran and Nils Leonard.

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The Sessions at Midori House, 3

Saturday 21 March

American country-folk singer Vikesh Kapoor drops by the Monocle 24 studios to play tracks from his latest record ‘The Ballad of Willy Robbins’, a collection of songs inspired by a local news story of a construction worker…

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Culture / Food & Drink

The Monocle Restaurant Awards

Friday 20 March

Here’s one to get your teeth into: Monocle’s new restaurant ranking that ignores the obvious choices to delve a little deeper for the ingredients that really matter.

When was the last time you were surprised by a list ranking the best restaurants in the world? Such lists receive a lot of criticism. The same names appear on them again and again and the restaurants on them are usually…

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