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Saturday 5 September

Ben Rylan sits down with David Plaisant to review some Icelandic magazines old and new, including ‘I booi natturunnar’ and ‘Neptun’’. We also hear why Icelanders love their magazines so much. Plus: we talk to some of the…

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Saturday 5 September

Rhodes is fast becoming a popular name on the British singer-songwriter scene, with live appearances alongside the likes of Rufus Wainwright, Laura Marling and London Grammar under his belt. This September he releases his…

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Friday 4 September

David Jenkins, editor of ‘Little White Lies’, review this week’s films: indie flick ‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’, psycho-sexual drama ‘Buttercup Bill’ and ‘American Ultra’.

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Thursday 3 September

Amanda Craig talks us through three recent books, from Tom Holland’s ‘Dynasty’ to Alice Hoffman’s ‘The Marriage of Opposites’. Plus we look back to 1920s London in the second of AC Koning’s Blind Detective Series, ‘Game of…

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Wednesday 2 September

Monocle’s Ben Rylan gives us a preview of the latest TV series, from the much-expected new season of ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ to the new ‘Supergirl’ series and the upcoming season of ‘Daredevil’.

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Tuesday 1 September

World music critic Sue Steward reviews tracks from French-Algerian singer Iness Mezel, Zimbabwe’s music icon Thomas Mapfumo and Cuban star Daymé Arocena.

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Monday 31 August

We assess the success of the Austin-Toronto Music City Alliance, and see how Toronto is building itself as a music destination through interviews with mayor John Tory, British broadcaster and festival organiser Rob Da Bank…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 131

Monday 31 August

We speak to Charlotte Burns, US news, market and business editor at ‘The Art Newspaper’, about a trio of New York’s recent art exhibitions: ‘Warriors and Mothers’, a display of Mbembe art by the master carvers from south…

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The Stack, 157

Saturday 29 August

Tyler Brûlé meets CEO and founder of London agency Protein to talk about the commercial side of funding a magazine start-up. We also hear from Malte Brenneisen, organiser of Indiecon, the independent-magazine conference…

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Saturday 29 August

British singer and multi-instrumentalist Roseau is in the studio to play a selection of songs from her debut record ‘Salt’.

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Weekend Agenda

Friday 28 August

This week on The Monocle Arts Review we’ve enjoyed gangsta rap, the meeting in Vienna of two art masters and a new take on the condition of autism. Read up and listen in.

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The Monocle Arts Review, 130

Friday 28 August

Cinema gets musical this week as we review ‘Straight Outta Compton’, the biopic about California hip-hop group NWA, and new EDM flick ‘We Are Your Friends’. We also discuss the re-issue of Michelangelo Antonioni’s romantic…

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Sayonara, Okura

Thursday 27 August

It’s finally time to say goodbye to Hotel Okura in Tokyo. Fiona Wilson laments the closure of this much-loved 1960s architectural gem.

After months of anticipation, it’s finally time to say goodbye to Hotel Okura in Tokyo. The main wing of this much-loved hotel, built in 1962, will close next week, ahead of its demolition. We’ve been talking and thinking…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 129

Thursday 27 August

We raid the bookshelf with Parul Sehgal, editor at ‘The New York Times Book Review’. Up for discussion are Steve Silberman’s exploration of the treatment of autism in ‘Neurotribes’, Ottessa Moshfegh’s ‘Eileen’ and Jonathan…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 128

Wednesday 26 August

Summary: We take a look at the week in theatre in London including Benedict Cumberbatch’s much-anticipated role in ‘Hamlet’ at the Barbican, more Shakespeare at the Globe with Simon Godwin’s take on ‘Richard II’ and a…

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