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The Monocle Arts Review, 111

Monday 3 August

For some arty summer fun, critic and curator Francesca Gavin reviews ‘Alien Sex Club’ at Ambika P3 in London, Hanna Liden’s totem-pole-like bagel sculptures in New York and Maurizio Cattelan’s Italian postcard creations…

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The Stack, 153

Saturday 1 August

Tyler Brûlé speaks to the editor of ‘Elephant’ magazine and retail expert, Marc Valli, and discusses the best way to display and sell magazines. Plus we find out what Parisians might be picking up to read during their…

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The Sessions at Midori House, 22

Saturday 1 August

We listen to some live music from Texan band Old 97’s. Plus: they talk to Andrew Mueller about their career to date and the enduring themes in their songs.

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Friday 31 July

This week on The Monocle Arts Review we’ve listened to a country band enjoying a second run of success, seen a revamped theatre classic and checked out the writers vying for the Man Booker Prize.

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The Monocle Arts Review, 110

Friday 31 July

Film critic Anna Smith reviews the must-see films showing in cinemas this weekend: Disney Pixar’s latest venture ‘Inside Out’, a documentary about 93-year-old US fashion-icon Iris Apfel and all-action blockbuster ‘Mission…

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The Urbanist, 198

Thursday 30 July

There’s a set of unspoken rules of conduct that make our cities tick: standing on the right on an escalator, properly tipping in a restaurant and behaving in a certain way on public transport. But how do people manage to…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 109

Thursday 30 July

As the long list for the 47th Man Booker International Prize is announced, we review the nominees with Sharmaine Lovegrove and delve into three of the novels on the list: ‘The Year of the Runaways’ by Sunjeev Sahota, ‘The…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 108

Wednesday 29 July

Donald Hutera, theatre critic for ‘The Times’ reviews ‘What’s it all About? Bacharach Reimagined’, an all-singing, all-dancing interpretation of the songwriter’s most-loved hits, an open-air performance of ‘Seven Brides for…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 107

Tuesday 28 July

Country music expert Baylen Leonard discusses a new covers album by family duo Watkins Family Hour, Americana artist Eilen Jewell’s latest release ‘Sundown Over Ghost Town’ and a new track from Grammy-nominated country…

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Culture with Rob Bound, 198

Monday 27 July

Myths are like history only they’re not real. But they’re reasonable, kind of. To answer the question “How do you make a myth?” we talk to classicist Natalie Haynes about their enduring appeal. We also ask art historian…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 106

Monday 27 July

Cultural commentator and writer Peter York talks Robert Bound through an exhibition about British punk band The Jam at Somerset House and a retrospective of Barbara Hepworth’s sculptures at Tate Modern. Plus: as cartoonist…

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The Stack, 152

Saturday 25 July

Tyler Brûlé’s insights on Nikkei’s purchase of the ‘Financial Times’ and what this means for print. Plus we leaf through Indian mountaineering magazine ‘The Outdoor Journal’, New Zealand culture title ‘White Fungus’ that…

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The Sessions at Midori House, 21

Saturday 25 July

Jaakko Eino Kalevi is one of Finland’s brightest new pop-music makers. This week he plays us three dreamy tracks from his eponymous new album.

Opinion

Weekend Agenda

Friday 24 July

This week we’ve jumped into the best of London’s immersive art events, enjoyed Belgian-Ethiopian funk and assessed the unfolding saga of Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman.

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The Monocle Arts Review, 105

Friday 24 July

Gillian Dobias speaks to Mark Schilling, a film critic based in Tokyo, about some of Japan’s latest movie releases, including a live-action adaptation of popular manga series ‘Attack on Titan’, an anime film ‘The Boy and…

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