The Monocle Weekly

The Rails, Venetia Rainey, Sara Shamsavari and Jo Wallace

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20 August 2017

Episode 424

56 minutes

We meet singer-songwriters The Rails, whose new record ‘Other People’ continues the husband-and-wife duo’s smart update on folk traditions. Plus, a report on how the Amsterdam brewing scene hots up for summer and we speak with artist Sara Shamsavari and creative Jo Wallace about their new exhibition ‘There’s a Good Immigrant’, which highlights the benefit of mixing cultures.

20 August 2017

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Chapter 1

Introduction

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Monocle’s Henry Rees-Sheridan discusses next week’s news with Tom Edwards and Chris Lord.

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Chapter 2

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The Rails

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This summer, musical duo The Rails will return with their second album ‘Other People’. Husband and wife James Walbourne and Kami Thompson join the Weekly team to talk us through it.

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Venetia Rainey

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Monocle’s Amsterdam correspondent has been seeing how the city cools off in summer with music and a brew at the Planet Oedipus beer festival.

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Sara Shamsavari and Jo Wallace

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Artist Sara Shamsavari discusses how her immigrant heritage enriches London’s arts scene and how she became involved in new exhibition ‘There’s a Good Immigrant’.

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