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Friday 15 May

Cassam Looch, film and entertainment journalist, reviews some of this week’s cinema releases, including ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’, ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ and ‘Clouds of Sils Maria’.

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Thursday 14 May

Cathy Rentzenbrink, books editor at The Bookseller, talks Tom Edwards through a trio of novels: Kate Atkinson’s ‘A God In Ruins’, Ryan Gattis’s debut ‘All Involved’ and the latest from Man Booker prize-winning author Anne…

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Wednesday 13 May

John Doyle, television critic for ‘The Globe and Mail’, talks TV with Tom Edwards. Including sinister drama ‘Wayward Pines’, ‘Bessie’, the new HBO biopic about legendary blues singer Bessie Smith, and a discussion of how…

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Culture / Books

Tours de force

Tuesday 12 May

Ahead of the launch of Monocle’s inaugural guide books, Josh Fehnert revisits some of the most reliable travel companions to date.

This week marks the launch of Monocle’s inaugural guidebooks to New York and London, with new publications on Tokyo and Hong Kong to follow in the coming months. To honour the much adored travel companion I’ve gathered a…

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Tuesday 12 May

We talk Japanese hip hop and rap with broadcaster and DJ Nick Luscombe. He introduces us to tracks by Shinekosei, DJ Shark and Evisbeats that he discovered on a recent trip to Asia.

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Monday 11 May

We speak to Christopher Howse about the letters to the editor section in ‘The Telegraph’, Julien Planté about making letters relevant to a new audience through ‘Letters Live’ and our Hong Kong bureau chief Aisha Speirs…

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Monday 11 May

Art writer Claire Rigby speaks to Georgina Godwin about a trio of art exhibitions in São Paulo including Tonico Lemos Auad at Pivô, Mayo Bucher at Lama and Piero Manzoni at Sao Paulo's Museum of Modern Art.

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Saturday 9 May

We hear from new culture magazine ‘Amuseum’ and Irish journal ‘Guts’ and Rob Bound speaks in praise of cricketing journal ‘Nightwatchman’.

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Saturday 9 May

The Canadian indie-electro trio play tracks from their new record ‘Deep in the Iris’ and chat to Monocle about the differences between Montréal and Calgary’s music scenes and their new approach to songwriting.

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Weekend Agenda

Friday 8 May

This week on The Monocle Arts Review we’ve enjoyed powerful French cinema, a look ahead to this weekend’s Venice Biennale and the soothing sounds of Chicago’s Ryley Walker. Read up and listen in.

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Friday 8 May

Tim Robey, film critic for ‘The Telegraph’ joins Gillian Dobias to review French coming-of-age film, ‘Girlhood’, Chris Rock’s latest comedy ‘Top Five’ and German psychodrama ‘Phoenix’.

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Thursday 7 May

Sharmaine Lovegrove, literary consultant for Dialogue Berlin, scopes the bookshelf with Tom Edwards to discuss Ian McEwan’s latest release ‘The Children Act’, screenwriter Jesse Armstrong’s first venture into novel-writing…

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Wednesday 6 May

We discuss the month’s best plays on show in London with Donald Hutera, critic for ‘The Times’. He chooses reproductions of ‘Gypsy’ and ‘American Buffalo’ plus new show ‘Golem’, which melds theatre together with animation…

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Tuesday 5 May

Music critic and broadcaster Pete Paphides gives us his top three tracks from the albums to listen out for this week. His picks include Monocle 24 favourite Saint Etienne, whose lead singer has gone solo, and the latest…

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Monday 4 May

Great works and well-loved products are always being rewritten, redesigned, remixed or remade. But how do you do this successfully? How subtle or brash should you be about reworking something the public are so au fait with…

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