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The Monocle Arts Review, 380

26 August 2016

We review the weekend in film with critic Karen Krizanovich, who looks at Spanish family drama ‘Julieta’, music-industry spoof ‘Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping’ and the final instalment of the Purge franchise.

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The Monocle Arts Review, 379

25 August 2016

In this week’s book review we have two wartime reads, Elizabeth Buchan novel ‘The New Mrs Clifton’ and Anne Sebba’s look at women in 1940s Paris, ‘Les Parisiennes’. We also leaf through CJ Skuse’s new teen thriller ‘The…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 378

24 August 2016

We head Off Broadway to discover theatre critic Matt Wolf’s top New York productions and check out Dominic Maxwell’s favourite comedy shows at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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The Monocle Arts Review, 377

23 August 2016

Music critic Laura Snapes swings by Midori House fresh from this year’s Green Man festival to give us her highlights. Plus: we discuss two new albums by Scott Hirsch and Exploded View.

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Culture with Robert Bound, 254

22 August 2016

This weekend the Culture team took their tents and waterproofs and set up camp in the Welsh valleys for this year’s Green Man. Robert Bound meets the team behind one of the best independent UK festivals to find out what…

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Meet the Writers, 37

20 August 2016

Georgina Godwin introduces cultural heavyweight Jonathan Levi. Levi is a co-founder of literary magazine ‘Granta’ and also a musician, librettist, theatre director, journalist and now author of the fascinating new book…

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The Stack, 208

20 August 2016

Some say we’re in a post-fact age – but what does that mean for journalism? Along with John Owen, chairman of the Frontline Club, and Juan Señor from Innovation Media Consulting, a firm helping media organisations transi…

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The Sessions at Midori House, 77

20 August 2016

As the team hits the Green Man festival this weekend, Robert Bound remembers some of his favourite past Midori House sessions by musicians on this year’s line up, including Songhoy Blues, Julia Holter and Unknown Mortal…

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The Cinema Show, 37

19 August 2016

Actor Daniel Klemens reads an essay by Australian film critic Glenn Dunks recalling his first childhood visit to the cinema. Meanwhile, we hear from actor-turned-director Brady Corbet about his striking debut ‘The Childhood…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 375

19 August 2016

We get to grips with the weekend’s film releases, including a directorial debut from Brady Corbet in dictator drama ‘The Childhood of a Leader’, an adaptation of Arthur Ransome’s family adventure ‘Swallows and Amazons’ and…

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Germany’s financial powerhouse has a lesser-known face as a quietly influential news hub giving Munich and Hamburg a run for their media money. Monocle pays a visit to discover a city rich in newspapers and broadcasters…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 374

18 August 2016

We discuss Hiromi Kawakami’s quirky Japanese novel set in a second-hand shop in Tokyo, discover an award-winning short work from Icelandic writer Sjón and meet Eileen, the titular character of US author Ottessa Moshfegh’s…

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