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Culture with Robert Bound, 285

27 March 2017

Robert Bound explores some of the stories from the April issue of Monocle’s culture pages, including Chinese book shops, Thai music festivals and a photography exhibition in Kyoto.

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The Urbanist, Tall Stories 49: Daily News Building

27 March 2017

‘The New York Daily News’ is no longer headquartered on East 42nd Street, but the Daily News Building still stands as a shining art deco tribute to the art of the newspaper. And while its designer left an indelible mark on…

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Meet the Writers, 68

25 March 2017

Born and based in rural Poland, Olga Tokarczuk trained as a psychologist – but after discovering she was more neurotic than her clients she quit to became an author. We visit the London Book Fair to speak to her about her…

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The Stack, 239

25 March 2017

We discuss the state of newspapers with George Brock and Jonathan Fenby. Plus: Corinne van Duin, editor of ‘Volkskrant’ magazine.

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The Sessions at Midori House, 108

25 March 2017

Multiplatinum-selling singer Katie Melua joins us in the studio to perform from her most recent album, ‘In Winter’, which she recorded with the Gori Women’s Choir in her home country of Georgia.

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The Cinema Show, 68

24 March 2017

A special screening at the Barbican in London aims to present the great French film-maker Henri-Georges Clouzot’s unfinished film ‘The Inferno’ as it might have been; we speak to its director, Serge Bromberg. Plus: Vienna’s…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 514

24 March 2017

Theatre critic Matt Wolf and writer Lucy Jones join Matt Alagiah in the studio to review this week’s West End and TV shows, we head to Amsterdam to learn about a recently solved art heist and we speak to one of the creative…

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Culture with Robert Bound, 284

20 March 2017

Robert Bound is joined by Hrishikesh Hirway, who’s the creator of the podcast “Song Exploder”, and music journalist Laura Snapes to discuss the formats, language and knowledge required to write and talk about music.

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Meet the Writers, 67

18 March 2017

It’s the Middle East’s largest celebration of the written and spoken word and brings people of all ages and backgrounds together to promote education and the love of reading and writing. We visit the Dubai festival to hear…

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The Stack, 238

18 March 2017

Australia’s daily-newspaper sector is in trouble. Dwindling sales and little interest in digital subscriptions are leading to cost-cutting measures across the board. Our Melbourne correspondent assesses the options. Plus…

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The Cinema Show, 67

17 March 2017

Olivier Assayas, last year’s winner of the Best Director award at Cannes, discusses his spooky new genre-defying film ‘Personal Shopper’ and Kristen Stewart’s high-fashion wardrobe. Plus: a look back at one of Assayas’…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 513

17 March 2017

We get this week’s film, podcast and art picks from critics Tim Robey, Pete Naughton and Jane Morris, and we head to Austin, Texas, to find out the music acts to watch at this year’s SXSW showcase.

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