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The Monocle Arts Review, 358

27 July 2016

We find out if the magic of JK Rowling’s writing translates to stage as ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ hits the West End. Plus: we review an outdoor performance of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ and Rebel Wilson’s turn in…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 357

26 July 2016

On this week’s music review we have a trio of country break-up songs courtesy of Margo Price, Robert Ellis and Miranda Lambert.

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Culture with Robert Bound, 250

25 July 2016

The iconic Four Seasons restaurant has served its final meal in its current guise, as it leaves the Seagram Building on Park Avenue in New York. As the contents of the restaurant come up for sale we take a look around to…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 356

25 July 2016

We take a look at David Bowie’s art collection as it goes up for sale at Sotheby’s. Plus: we visit some of London’s top art shows, including Yayoi Kusama at the Victoria Miro Gallery, William Eggleston at the National…

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Meet the Writers, 33

23 July 2016

Georgina Godwin has the Demon Dog himself on the other side of the microphone. James Ellroy, master of noir crime fiction, talks about his work and intriguing – and at times horrific – backstory. He also tells us how God…

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The Stack, 204

23 July 2016

We meet the editor of ‘Positive’ magazine Giacomo Cosua, hear from Monocle correspondent Tom Burges Watson on the new kiosks in Paris and speak to Angharad Lewis, author of a new book on how to publish a magazine.

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The Cinema Show, 33

22 July 2016

Darting through the hallways of the British Museum and over the rooftop of Scotland Yard, we present a tour of Alfred Hitchcock’s London. Plus: jazz composer David Braid’s soundtrack to the Chet Baker biopic ‘Born to be…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 355

22 July 2016

Elizabeth Wood, director of the Bertha DocHouse at the Curzon cinema in Bloomsbury, joins us in the studio to talk us through this weekend’s collaboration with the Sheffield Doc/Fest.

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The lay of the land

From Colombia to Moldova and a fair few places in between, we take stock of what makes the world go round – and yes, manicures and underwear both feature prominently.

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Unpolished gem

Matt Alagiah reporting from Palermo: Sicily’s capital is far from perfect but its revival, thanks to progressive leadership and the return of youthful residents, is a joy to behold.

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The Monocle Arts Review, 354

21 July 2016

We review ‘The Tidal Zone’, the latest novel by Sarah Moss, take a look at a set of poems written by Michel Faber and released under the name ‘Undying: A Love Story’, and discuss the life of Lieutenant Colonel Tom Carew as…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 353

20 July 2016

Monocle 24’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco rounds up the shows that have piqued his interest on the Brazilian small screen recently – and we discuss upcoming coverage of the Olympics.

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The Monocle Arts Review, 352

19 July 2016

We discuss the latest singles by electronica artist Floating Points and London soul singer Eska, as well as taking a look at the recently reissued debut album by Brazilian funk group Banda Black Rio.

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