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Saturday 22 November

Tom Edwards meets Seb Emina, editor in chief of new magazine Happy Reader, and design critic and editor of Creative Review Patrick Burgoyne. Plus: we go to Helsinki as the new edition of Fat magazine is sent to print.

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Weekend Agenda

Friday 21 November

Suburbia, sex and scarlet sashes all feature prominently in this weekend’s rundown of the best ways to fill your time and fuel your imagination.

Taking place in two London galleries, The Photographers 2014 celebrates the diversity and beauty captured in a single frame. The annual group show displays the works of 63 master photographers, starting with iconic images…

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Thursday 20 November

Monocle 24’s Paul Noble recently took a fresh bite out of the Big Apple at Luksus restaurant in Brooklyn. He heartily recommends it – not least the craft beer that’s on offer.

I spent last week in New York, dividing my time between a mix of pre-Christmas shopping, a few meetings and plenty of good eating. This time was different as I kicked off a busy dining schedule not with a trip to the much…

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Wednesday 19 November

Nick Luscombe takes you on a whistle-stop tour of musical delights, including synth-pop from Chile, Helsinki-based musician Lavender Worm, a Peaking Lights remix from singer-songwriter Bart Davenport, a reissue of a classic…

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Monday 17 November

Author Hassan Abdulrazzak talks Arabic science fiction, we take the temperature of Contemporary Istanbul and head to a literary festival in Rio. Plus we check out a new exhibition in London that explores the city of Lagos…

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Saturday 15 November

Tyler Brûlé reviews some varied titles with George Brock, professor of journalism at London’s City University, and author Robert Shore, editor of arts magazine Elephant. Plus: we hear from Vienna on the launch of new imm…

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Weekend Agenda

Friday 14 November

This weekend enjoy the prospect of books in biscuit tins, audio installations inspired by Lagos, an artistic exploration of war and much more besides.

Former military base-turned-cultural destination Gillman Barracks in Singapore welcomes back the annual Singapore Art Book Fair for its second edition this weekend. Expect a veritable array of books and magazines from…

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Ill winds

Friday 14 November

Monocle transport editor Tristan McAllister used to work in American TV news – but since he left he has become increasingly dispirited by its sensationalist approach, not least when it comes to reporting the weather.

I’ve strayed pretty far from letting American TV news be a part of my days. I find it funny that I – a journalist who cut his teeth in TV news as a reporter, producer and even cameraman – seem to have strayed so far from…

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Wednesday 12 November

The latest global musical finds by Nick Luscombe include South London’s Andreya Triana, French classical-pop artist Chapelier Fou, Norway’s up-and-coming Highasakite and American songwriter and producer BC Camplight.

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Monday 10 November

Andrew Mueller talks us through his memoir of life as a music journalist. We also head to CPH:DOX in Copenhagen to see which documentaries should be on our must-watch list, profile female electronic-sound pioneers from the…

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Too much information

Monday 10 November

Thanks to modern technology, both the media and those following the news can react online to stories in an instant. But Monocle’s Markus Hippi thinks there’s still value to be found in thinking before you speak.

There is something romantic about the old days of personal correspondence: the time of letters, postcards and the era before smartphones. I recently was reminded just how much things have moved on from that period thanks…

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Saturday 8 November

David Plaisant sits down with the founder and editor of the influential BUTT magazine and Tom Edwards checks out the new issue of So It Goes with its editor and creative director James Wright.

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Weekend Agenda

Friday 7 November

This weekend check out the more functional but no less beautiful side of art in Chicago, get to one of Vienna’s creative spaces to enjoy the city’s month-long celebration of photography, and enjoy the new album of inventive…

Now in its 21st year, the Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design fair (SOFA) returns to Chicago’s Navy Pier this weekend to showcase works from nearly 70 galleries. SOFA focuses solely on three-dimensional works that…

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