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The Monocle Arts Review, 37

Tuesday 21 April

Broadcaster and music aficionado Nick Luscombe takes us on a harmonic trip of Japan where he’s sourcing some of the country’s best sounds. There is music from Tatsumi – a skateboarding monk making electronica from his…

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Culture with Rob Bound, 184

Monday 20 April

To answer this week’s question on Culture, we discover the ‘yaybahar’ – a new acoustic instrument from Istanbul that sounds electronic – we speak to oboe makers Howarth of London, piano-making masters Steinway & Sons and…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 36

Monday 20 April

Journalist and curator Francesca Gavin discusses French conceptual artist Pierre Huyghe’s upcoming rooftop installation at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, a new show in Nottingham, England, curated by American con…

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The Stack, 138

Saturday 18 April

This week we discuss quality of life, in tune with Monocle's first ever Quality of Life conference. We speak with Monocle creative director Richard Spencer Powell and Australian food stylist, author and magazine editor,…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 35

Friday 17 April

Journalist and curator Francesca Gavin discusses French conceptual artist Pierre Huyghe’s upcoming rooftop installation at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, a new show in Nottingham, England, curated by American con…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 34

Thursday 16 April

Andrew Tuck and journalist Mark Mason discuss the week in books: Mary Pilon’s ‘The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury and the Scandal Behind the World's Favourite Board Game’, Robert Douglas-Fairhurst’s ‘The Story of Alice: Lewis…

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Cinema paradiso?

Wednesday 15 April

As Australian cinema-goers anticipate an update to Melbourne’s iconic Astor Theatre, Monocle’s Ben Rylan warns of the dangers of revamping a much-loved landmark for modern audiences.

Imagine experiencing the wonders of those famous cliff-tops in Monument Valley from the constraints of the screen on your laptop. Or the beauty of Italy’s Amalfi Coast from the distance of a television screen.

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The Monocle Arts Review, 33

Wednesday 15 April

Film journalist Anna Smith reviews the week in cinema, including raw Irish drama ‘Glassland’ starring Toni Collette, Danish-American western ‘The Salvation’ and Kate Winslet as a landscape gardener for King Louis XIV in 'A…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 32

Tuesday 14 April

The Quietus’s associate editor Luke Turner gives us the lowdown on this week’s music releases from the likes of Niger’s Tal National, British post-punk group Wire and folksters from the Outer Hebrides, One More Grain.

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Monday 13 April

We ask columnists Simon Kuper, Tim Dowling and Tabatha Southey how they approach the tricky art of column writing. How do you choose your subject? How do you keep it amusing? And how do you make your own experiences rele…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 31

Monday 13 April

Cultural commentator and writer Peter York talks Georgina Godwin through ‘Sculpture Victorious’ at Tate Britain, ‘Craigie Aitchison Recreated’ – which boasted a replica of the late Scottish artist’s living room at Aldeburgh…

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