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Meet the Writers, 25

28 May 2016

Imagine growing up as part of the Rothschild dynasty, surrounded by great art and great minds. Contrary to what some might think this family has had its struggles, namely the fight to reclaim its paintings from the Nazis…

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The Stack, 196

28 May 2016

This week on ‘The Stack’ we look at two of the biggest print markets in the world – the US and Japan – with our New York and Asia bureau chiefs. Plus: the booming regional magazines market in North America.

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The Sessions at Midori House, 65

28 May 2016

Acclaimed guitarist Teddy Thompson (son of Richard Thompson) and LA musician Kelly Jones have joined forces to produce ‘Little Windows’, an album of duets. The duo visit Midori House to play us a trio of tunes from it.

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The Cinema Show, 25

27 May 2016

Broadcasting from the Cannes waterfront, this special edition wraps up this year’s glittering film festival. We look at the surprising award winners and hear from Edouard Waintrop and the European Commission about how…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 315

27 May 2016

We round up the winners of this year’s controversial competition at the Cannes Film Festival. Plus: we find out how Whit Stillman has tackled Jane Austen in his new period comedy ‘Love & Friendship’ and discuss ‘Alice…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 314

26 May 2016

Monocle’s Matt Alagiah and writer Amanda Craig get to grips with this week’s literary picks: a historical romance by Sarah Perry called ‘The Essex Serpent’ and Elena Lappin’s memoir ‘What Language Do I Dream In?’. Plus: we…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 313

25 May 2016

In the past few weeks everyone has been talking about ‘Locked Up’, the Spanish drama set in a women’s prison that has been making its way on to international television sets. But back in Spain the real TV drama is a result…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 312

24 May 2016

We get up to speed with upcoming album releases from Canadian pop twins Tegan and Sara, Brooklyn newcomers Big Thief and Dum Dum Girls’ frontwoman Kristin Kontrol.

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Culture with Robert Bound, 241

23 May 2016

Robert Bound is on board the ‘MSC Preziosa’, somewhere between Rome and Marseille, to find out about the most misunderstood area of the arts: cruise-ship entertainers.

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The Monocle Arts Review, 311

23 May 2016

We round up a trio of US artists on show in London. We visit Damien Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery to see just how many pieces of Jeff Koons’ art he owns, take a look at the work of Cory Arcangel at the Lisson Gallery and…

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Meet the Writers, 24

21 May 2016

Former spy, film producer and 95-year-old doyenne of publishing Robin Dalton tells us about growing up in Sydney and Booker Prize nominee Justin Cartwright discusses his latest book ‘Up Against the Night’, and gives us his…

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The Stack, 195

21 May 2016

For most of the year Cannes is like any other sleepy city on the French Riviera – until the prestigious Cannes Film Festival ramps up that is. From ‘Variety’ to ‘The Hollywood Reporter’, we take a closer look at the daily…

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The Sessions at Midori House, 64

21 May 2016

Australian singer Sarah Blasko has been making music under various guises since the 1990s. She has performed under her own name since 2002 and in late 2015 she released her fifth album as a solo artist, ‘Eternal Return’.…

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The Cinema Show, 24

20 May 2016

We shine a spotlight on the 69th Cannes Film Festival, recorded at the Festival du Palais. Boo Junfeng discusses his Singaporean feature ‘Apprentice’ and renowned Swiss critic Edouard Waintrop reflects on his fifth year at…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 310

20 May 2016

Monocle’s Ben Rylan has very selflessly been down on the French Riviera this week soaking up the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival. Back in Midori House he talks Gillian Dobias through some of his highlights of this year’s…

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