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Paper trail

Thursday 20 August

As Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post sends its last copies of 48 Hours magazine to press, Aisha Speirs leafs through the recent history of the city’s struggling English-language print media scene.

Today is the final day that readers of Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post will be receiving their copy of 48 Hours – a magazine that since 2013 has accompanied the Thursday edition of the city’s daily, English-language…

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Thursday 20 August

Up for discussion on this week’s books review we have Edward Lucas’s ‘Cyberphobia: Identity, Trust, Security and the Internet’ and Mark Mason’s upcoming factual adventure about Britain’s postcodes, ‘Mail Obsession’. Plus…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 123

Wednesday 19 August

August is a notoriously quiet month for television so Alice Vincent, writer for ‘The Daily Telegraph’, recommends a couple of classic documentaries available to watch online, for those cooler summer nights. Plus: we look…

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Ready for a close-up

As Globo, Brazil’s most powerful broadcaster, celebrates its 50th birthday, there are whispers of it becoming a monopoly. With its coverage of next year’s Olympics high on the agenda, we paid a visit to find out how it…

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Revival school

The Savannah College of Art and Design produces graduates full of inspiration and savvy – and the surrounding city feels much the same. Monocle visited for a lesson in considered development.

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Tuesday 18 August

Music consultant Rebecca Grierson talks us through new releases from British R&B artist Dornik and LA synth-poppers De Lux. Plus: she analyses Daniel Pemberton’s soundtrack for Guy Ritchie’s new film, ‘The Man From U.N.C…

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Monday 17 August

We delve into the world of the animator as we undergo this week’s cultural investigation. We speak to Jude Brownbill at Disney Pixar; director of ‘Moomins on the Riviera’, Xavier Picard; and House of Cool animation studios…

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Monday 17 August

Ossian Ward tells us about three group exhibitions that have caught his eye in London this week at the Zabludowicz Collection, the Lisson Gallery and Luxembourg & Dayan.

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Saturday 15 August

On this week’s Stack we speak to our editor in chief Tyler Brûlé about Pearson selling its 50 per cent stake in The Economist group and take a look at the best titles on the Swiss newsstands. Plus we look at the best travel…

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The Sessions at Midori House, 24

Saturday 15 August

Finnish saxophonist Timo Lassy and his jazz band hit the Monocle studios to play us three brilliant tracks from their new album ‘Love Bullet’.

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Weekend Agenda

Friday 14 August

This week we’ve laughed at the Edinburgh Fringe, the world’s largest arts festival, danced to Owiny Sigoma Band’s new electro-Kenyan fusion album and explored ancient art with a modern twist at In Part at the Fondazione…

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Friday 14 August

On this week’s film review Karen Krizanovich and Gillian Dobias discuss Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig’s collaboration ‘Mistress America’, Amy Schumer’s booze-fuelled sexual misadventure ‘Trainwreck’ and car chases and…

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Thursday 13 August

Up for discussion on this week’s books review is ‘Beneath the Earth’, a series of short stories by the ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’ author John Boyne, and a posthumous collection of work by horror writer Shirley Jackson…

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Thank you for the music

Wednesday 12 August

The number of nightclubs has halved in a decade and we’re all the poorer for it, says Robert Bound

In the UK, we’re not making like Iggy Pop and going nightclubbing anymore. Yesterday it was announced that half of the nightclubs in Britain have taken down their glitter balls in the last decade – from 3,144 in 2005 to 1…

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