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The Monocle Arts Review, 132

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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Culture with Rob Bound, 203

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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The Sessions at Midori House, 26

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…

Opinion

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…

Opinion

On with the show

Tuesday 25 August

As daytime talk shows abandon old-guard anchors for a new kind of host, discussions seem to have been replaced by a whole lot of bickering. Ben Rylan tunes in.

For much of the 1980s and 1990s, daytime television was dominated by a handful of personalities who often needed just one name. Donahue, Ricki, Sally, Jerry and, of course, Oprah.

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The Monocle Arts Review, 127

Tuesday 25 August

Laura Snapes, senior editor at ‘The Pitchfork Review’, reviews this week's music releases: ‘Poison Season’ by Canadian rocker Destroyer, a new collaboration between Cate le Bon and White Fence’s Tim Presley called Drinks…

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Culture with Rob Bound, 202

Monday 24 August

As nightclub numbers dwindle in the UK and licensing laws put more much-loved dance floors under threat, we take a global look at nightlife. From London to Beirut to Seoul, we discuss why a thriving nightlife is important…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 126

Monday 24 August

Monocle’s Vienna correspondent reviews the most recent exhibitions in Vienna, including the latest offering from the Leopold Museum and the Ernesto Neto show at TBA21.

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The Stack, 156

Saturday 22 August

On this week’s show we talk to Rachel Maria Taylor and Jody Daunton, the editors of lifestyle magazine ‘Another Escape’. We also pay a visit to a new magazine shop in Berlin and praise the Taiwanese title ‘Mogu’.

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