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The Monocle Arts Review

Daily cultural nourishment with Monocle 24’s international critics in the fields of art, music, theatre, literature, film and television. They’ll tell you the shows to see, books to read and music to hear each week in a tasty 15-minute chunk.

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The Globalist: 

News and comment from Europe, the Middle East and beyond.

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Midori House: 

The agenda from Monocle's editors and correspondents.

Weekly shows

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Section D: 

A review of design, architecture and craft.

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The Urbanist: 

What makes cities tick, from city hall to the suburbs.

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The Menu: 

Monocle's guide to food, drink and entertaining.

Weekend shows

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The Curator: 

The best of the week on Monocle 24, compiled into one show.

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The Stack: 

The people and players shaping the future of print media.

Catch up

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The Voyager: 

Your guide to the world's most dynamic emerging cities

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The Rundown: 

From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide.

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28 Sep 2016
00:15:00

The Monocle Arts Review - Theatre: Matt Wolf: 

Theatre critic Matt Wolf rounds up London’s latest on-stage offerings, including ‘Imogen’ at the Globe, Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart in ‘No Man’s Land’ and ‘Jess and Joe Forever’ at the Orange Tree Theatre.

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27 Sep 2016
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily - Tuesday 27 September: 

Sets the agenda in Asia and considers what’s been dominating the day in Europe and North America. The programme is sometimes co-hosted out of our Toronto and New York bureaux and features regular interviews with special guests both there and across the Americas, as well as experts and analysts at our studios in London.

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27 Sep 2016
00:30:00

Section D - London Design Festival: The highlights: 

Britain may have opted to leave Europe this summer but there’s a global feel to the London Design Festival. We drop into a few choice exhibitions from the 400 or so events that unfolded here last week, speak to designer Marcel Wanders and find out why architect Asif Khan and gardener John Tebbs are going green.

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27 Sep 2016
00:30:00

Midori House: 

Join Monocle’s editors and guests drawn from our unrivalled pool of international commentators, analysts and experts to unpack the issues dominating the day’s agenda. From diplomatic wrangles and border disputes to big business and frontline politics, this is the programme you need to hear to make sense of a dynamic and sometimes volatile world.

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27 Sep 2016
00:14:44

The Menu - Food neighbourhoods #3: Lower East Side, New York: 

An area in flux, the once grungy Lower Manhattan neighbourhood is quickly becoming the best place to eat, drink and be merry in New York. Richard Martin, editorial director of ‘Food Republic’, guides us around the neighbourhood.

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27 Sep 2016
00:30:45

Does wealth make us rich anymore? - Why provenance matters: 

Why does provenance matter? We meet entrepreneurs from the US, Serbia, Russia, Brazil and beyond to assess the importance of storytelling in buoying brands and the value of understanding the origins of the products we surround ourselves with. This is the second episode in Monocle 24’s series of podcasts for Unlimited – a new forum powered by UBS – which challenges notions of wealth, ownership, luxury and legacy.

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27 Sep 2016
00:30:00

The Briefing - Tuesday 27 September: 

We outline the most significant moments of last night’s US presidential debate and discuss Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi’s push to keep his job. Plus: the Saudi movement that could put an end to the male-guardianship system.

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27 Sep 2016
00:58:51

The Globalist - Tuesday 27 September: 

We analyse last night’s US presidential debate, learn how the EU could improve its ties to Russia without dropping sanctions and hear what UK CEOs expect from the post-Brexit future.

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27 Sep 2016
00:15:00

The Monocle Arts Review - Music: Alice Vincent: 

We check out the latest tunes from Warpaint, Lady Gaga and Cherry Glazerr with Alice Vincent, arts and entertainment writer for ‘The Telegraph’.

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26 Sep 2016
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily - Monday 26 September: 

We assess the historic peace deal between Colombia’s government and the Farc rebels and ask why one of Europe’s most democratic nations has endorsed mass surveillance. Plus: India’s ambitious space project.

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26 Sep 2016
00:30:00

Culture with Robert Bound - Are the arts responsible for gentrification?: 

We take a look at the relationship between the arts and gentrification in Madrid, Belgrade and London. Are artistic communities the driving force behind new neighbourhoods or is it the developers? And how well do the two work together?

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26 Sep 2016
00:30:00

Midori House - Monday 26 September: 

Andrew Mueller, Isabel Hilton and James Boys discuss the day’s top news stories, from tonight’s US presidential debate and Russia’s role in the Syrian war to the situation in Calais and the Colombian Farc peace deal.

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26 Sep 2016
00:05:04

The Urbanist - Tall Stories 25: Singapore’s Parkview Square: 

Between Singapore’s financial district and cosmopolitan Rochor you’ll see one of the city’s most eccentric buildings: Parkview Square. Or, as it is commonly known, the Batman Building.

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26 Sep 2016
00:30:00

The Briefing - Monday 26 September: 

We look to Colombia as the country signs a peace accord with Farc rebels. Meanwhile, we get a Chinese perspective on the US presidential elections and find out why the Swiss canton of Ticino has voted for tougher control of foreign workers.

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26 Sep 2016
01:00:00

The Globalist - Monday 26 September: 

We look to Russia as the country faces accusations of war crimes in Syria. Meanwhile, Sweden decides to return permanent troops to the island of Gotland. Plus: Bosnia’s less successful train project.

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