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The Stack, 112

Saturday 18 October

Tom Edwards and Steve Watson review some of the newest independent magazine titles to hit the shelves including Gimesport, Michō, Scragg Egg, Fat and Rabona.

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Weekend Agenda

Friday 17 October

From a London pop-up showcasing a new way to engage with music to a fashion flashback to Italian Vogue’s finest moments plus the advent of the Chicago International Film Festival, here are this week’s global cultural hig…

Michael Kutza, the founder of the Chicago International Film Festival, has once again selected 150 features from more than 50 countries for the 50th edition of the extravaganza. Scandinavian films make a substantial appe…

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Down with the kids

Thursday 16 October

Becoming a father has reawoken the child in Monocle’s Dan Poole. He ponders whether his new-found love of toys is healthy for a man in his early 30s.

Yesterday, knowing I needed something to talk about and having no idea what that might be, I visited the Guardian website for inspiration. Perhaps I’d find the results of an intriguing bike-riding survey, news of an insp…

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Monocle Presents, 6

Wednesday 15 October

Join Nick Luscombe as he travels the international new-music highway. Plus: an exclusive interview with legendary Swiss producer Boris Blank from the band Yello.

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A stitch in time

Wednesday 15 October

We live in a consumerist society where damaged clothes are replaced rather than fixed, says Gaia Luiz, who was forced to resort to a needle and thread on a recent trip - and struggled.

Last week I headed to Madrid for the launch of The Monocle Guide to Good Business. I packed lightly, taking just one option for the evening and nothing else that would suit the occasion. Having arrived quite late I headed…

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The good old days?

Tuesday 14 October

With the rise of ‘antisocial’ smartphones there’s a tendency to look back at the past with rose-tinted glasses – but life has never been better, says Daniel Giacopelli.

There’s an old black-and-white photo that went viral online last year. The scene is a train carriage packed with sitting commuters, each with his or her face buried deep in the ink and folds of the morning newspaper. No one…

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Culture, 157

Monday 13 October

Monocle culture editor Robert Bound takes an international look at the latest in film, music and the arts. Plus – weekly Midori House music sessions.

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On the money

Monday 13 October

With Norway’s new banknotes causing something of a flutter in the design world, Monocle’s Tom Hall examines how much we spend on making coins and notes look unique.

When there’s not an abundance of money around – as has roughly been the case since 2008 when the people in charge of that kind of thing somewhat carelessly misplaced it all – one way to ease the strain is to simply try and…

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The Stack, 111

Saturday 11 October

The Stack takes to the skies and reviews in-flight magazines with help from creative strategists at Winkreative and leading airline-magazine publisher Spafax.

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Weekend Agenda

Friday 10 October

This weekend see Filipino artists playing with texture in Singapore, enjoy a retrospective of US sculptor Lousie Nevelson in Milan, and check out the new album from Copenhagen band, Iceage.

Being one of the world’s most highly regarded cinema festivals, the 248-strong film programme on offer from London’s BFI this weekend features narratives on love, journeys and experimentation as well as a selection that…

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Monocle Presents, 5

Wednesday 8 October

In this week’s edition DJ and broadcaster Nick Luscombe brings a fresh selection of sounds including French folk music and new-wave singer Mina Tindle, Norway’s Thea and the Wild, Vesuvio Solo from Canada, and an exclusive…

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Culture, 156

Monday 6 October

The team behind Little White Lies magazine tell us about their new book, we take the temperature at the Festival do Rio and meet sculptor Willard Wigan. Plus live music from British folk singer Roo Panes.

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The Stack, 110

Saturday 4 October

In the second part of our newsstand review, we visit Cannes for the annual Distripress congress and Tyler Brûlé discusses the print industry with Monocle’s editor Andrew Tuck and associate producer David Plaisant.

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Weekend Agenda

Friday 3 October

This weekend seek out the dream-like works of US photographer Maura Sullivan in Istanbul, enjoy comic book-influenced images from Iceland in Lyon, and check out the new album from Canadian musician Lydia Ainsworth.

Canadian creatives are using a multimedia approach to explore the urban-suburban relationship in a new exhibition at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre entitled Making Arrangements. A highlight is the work of Toronto-based…

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Monocle Presents, 4

Wednesday 1 October

Nick Luscombe presents dynamic new music from around the world including Iceland’s Ásgeir, LA-based producer Daedalus and Vienna’s Dorian Concept, plus the return of Aphex Twin.

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