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Special Features, 9

Tuesday 3 May

For the second show in our four-part weekly series leading up to Eurovision in Stockholm on 14 May, our correspondents Fernando Augusto Pacheco and Georgina Godwin discuss how the competition has become so important for gay…

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Culture with Robert Bound, 238

Monday 2 May

As we approach summer we summon some cultural experts to find out what films are worth missing a bit of sunshine for, what music we should soundtrack our holidays to and which exhibitions we should be wandering. Ossian Ward…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 296

Monday 2 May

We visit New York to investigate the ancient art of the Hellenistic period at the Met before heading to the museum’s roof to learn about a new installation called ‘PsychoBarn’ that’s altering the Manhattan skyline. Plus:…

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Meet the Writers, 21

Saturday 30 April

Dom Joly, UK author, journalist and creator of comedy series ‘Trigger Happy TV’ bares all on his life and career. He talks about his troubles with anxiety, how he’s “so egotistical it’s insane” and his latest spontaneous…

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The Stack, 192

Saturday 30 April

When you’re designing and building your architecture pages, deciding on your materials is a challenge. But whether it’s the abundance of design prowess inside the pages of ‘Lobby’ or the expertly crafted minimalism of…

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The Sessions at Midori House, 61

Saturday 30 April

Parisian musician and producer Alma Elste is one to keep a beady eye on. Drawing influences from her classical upbringing and the French electro scene, she keeps her production slick but her breathy vocals make the final…

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The Cinema Show, 21

Friday 29 April

How did the work of Russian auteur Andrei Tarkovsky inspire London’s stunning Curzon Bloomsbury? We ask Takero Shimazaki, the architect behind the design. We also catch up with the 82-year-old star of Tarkovsky’s 1986…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 295

Friday 29 April

David Jenkins, editor of ‘Little White Lies’ magazine, reviews Jake Gyllenhaal’s performance as a widower in ‘Demolition’, Miguel Gomes’s second installment of his anthology on Portugal in ‘Arabian Nights: Volume 2 – the…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 294

Thursday 28 April

Up for discussion on this week’s books review is Decca Aitkenhead’s ‘All At Sea’, a moving memoir about the sudden loss of her husband, and Curtis Sittenfeld’s ‘Eligible’, a re-telling of a Jane Austen classic. Plus: the…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 293

Wednesday 27 April

Ben Rylan and Alice Vincent, arts and entertainment writer for ‘The Telegraph’, discuss the latest series of ‘Game of Thrones’ and tech comedy ‘Silicon Valley’. Plus we discuss Louis Theroux’s sobering new documentary…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 292

Tuesday 26 April

We get the lowdown on some of April’s Latin American releases with Diego Jalfen and Estefi Panizza from Radio Cascabel. We listen to tracks by Brazilian 10-piece Nomade Orquestra, Catalan musician BeGun and Chilean popstar…

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Culture with Robert Bound, 237

Monday 25 April

We’re heading out of the city for a breath of fresh air and an assessment of village culture. We take a tour of Lebanon’s Modern and Contemporary Art Museum in the bucolic surroundings of Alita and check out the headlines…

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Special Features, 8

Monday 25 April

It’s all about Eurovision on our four-part weekly series leading up to the competition in Stockholm on 14 May. For the first show our Eurovision correspondents Fernando Augusto Pacheco and Georgina Godwin will talk to the…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 291

Monday 25 April

A round-up of the best art shows in London with private dealer Kathlene Fox-Davies. We visit the V&A Museum for a mammoth retrospective of work by one of the great 20th-century photographers Paul Strand, learn about the…

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