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Monday 29 September

Robert Bound investigates the art of the written word with Angela Webb from the National Handwriting Association, novelist Alex Preston and graphologist Caroline Murray. Plus live music from Sarah Jane Morris.

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The Stack, 109

Saturday 27 September

A state-of-the-newsstand special: we investigate the demise of the London newsagent, look to Milan and Paris where the edicola and kiosques are as stacked as ever, speak to the vice-president of the UK’s National Federation…

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Weekend Agenda

Friday 26 September

This weekend see where fashion and politics meet in Toronto, check out the best of local and international art in Istanbul, and enjoy a new album of melodic, fuzzy rock from Philadelphia’s Purling Hiss.

Toronto’s Design Exchange museum is exploring how fashion can be a transformative force not only in society but politics, too. On display are over 200 pieces of clothing including former Canadian first lady Margaret Trud…

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Monocle Presents, 3

Wednesday 24 September

DJ and broadcaster Nick Luscombe spins new releases from Mexican producer Macross 82-99, Sweden’s Neneh Cherry, Welsh band the Anchoress, and a new remix of a classic DJ Shadow track.

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Culture, 154

Monday 22 September

We get lost in the inner thoughts of comedian Tim Key and investigate our own through the medium of sound with writer Sean Street. Plus an exploration of documentary hit All This Mayhem and live music from country musician…

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Culture / Arts

Art on show

Issue 77

The distinct portraiture of American painter and sculptor Eric Fischl helped define US art during the 1970s and 1980s by defying concepts, fads and fashions. Here he talks about a new series inspired by art fairs and his…

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The Stack, 108

Saturday 20 September

Tom Edwards and Steve Bloomfield roam around some of Tokyo’s niche magazine outlets and Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco reports from MagCulture’s Modern Magazine conference in London.

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Weekend Agenda

Friday 19 September

This weekend head to Berlin for the best and boldest from the art world, check out a modernist take on mysticism in London, and enjoy the new album of slinky disco-pop from New York’s The Juan Maclean.

Philadelphia Museum of Art is presenting a survey of works on paper created by 20th-century American surrealist Richard Pousette-Dart. Known best as a painter, he was a contemporary of greats such as Jackson Pollock, Mark…

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Monocle Presents, 2

Wednesday 17 September

Broadcaster, DJ and new-music aficionado Nick Luscombe presents an international mix of tunes including Canadian producer Ryan Hemsworth, LA’s Flying Lotus, Ballet School from Berlin, and Norwegian duo Mona & Maria.

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Culture / Society

Spoiled for choice

Tuesday 16 September

More choice as a consumer can be a good thing but for Monocle’s Ed Stocker, who recently moved from Buenos Aires to New York, it has led to an unexpected anxiety.

I never thought it would be like this. That feeling of dread in the stomach – the same back-to-school sickness I used to feel as a child after the summer holidays had ended. Yet ever since arriving in New York at the end…

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Culture, 153

Monday 15 September

As the Mercury Prize shortlist is announced, we ponder the importance of national music awards, plus Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgård talks about new film In Order of Disappearance, we head to Brazil for ArtRio and there’s…

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Culture / Film

Censored cinema

Monday 15 September

Film censorship in Singapore is an increasingly ineffective tool that exposes the country’s inability to participate in meaningful political discourse, says Jason Li.

Singapore’s film industry is not exactly globally renowned so it’s always intriguing when I hear one of my fellow countrymen’s names pop up at a leading festival. This year at the Toronto International Film Festival I…

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The Stack, 107

Saturday 13 September

Tom Edwards sits down with the editor of The Gentlewoman, Penny Martin, to find out about the latest issue. We also take an in-depth look at the Brazilian newsstand, including titles Época, Piauí, Junior and Plástica &…

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