25 May '11, 10pm

Monocle mag.

Culture Report: Founding Fathers-Hong Kong In under four years the Hong Kong International Art Fair has become a key date on dealers' and buyers' calendars. Founding director Magnus Renfrew tells us about his work life, and how billionaires and airplanes helped him create a prize show. Culture Report: Keep on playing-Ethiopia Ethio-jazz was the thrilling sound of Ethiopia in the 1960s and '70s, blending traditional music with funk and soul. James Brown impersonators yelped and pelvic-thrusted their way around stages before a communist dictatorship killed off the genre. Unti Culture Briefing: Verite is stranger than fiction Escapist blockbusters or quirky documentaries? When it comes to cinematic viewing this summer, choose reality over fantasy. Culture Briefing: Street Smart The Monocle photography briefing. Culture Briefing: Film Briefing What films are recommended by Mon...

Full article: http://www.monocle.com/Magazine/volume-05/issue-44/

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