The best of the world's arts, film, music and literature brought to you every day. Presented by Mark Coles

Brian Eno,
Brian Eno talks to Mark about his new album Lux which began its life as an installation in an Italian palace and ended up getting its world premiere in a Japanese airport lounge.

Rome Film Festival
Jury member Chris Fujiwara talks about the films that he and his colleague's awarded prizes to, including And They Call It Summer, which won the best director and best actress awards but the became the subject of some controversy.

Juan Gabriel Vasquez
Colombian novelist Juan Gabriel Vasquez talks about his book The Sound Of Things Falling, which explores the violent drug wars in 1990s Bogata and their legacy today.

Africa for Norway
We talk to the creators of a new viral video Africa for Norway, a musical request for Africans to ship their old radiators to Norway who might otherwise freeze during the winter..give generously!

Cecilia Bartoli
Talks about the release of her new CD Mission, the music of baroque composer Agostino Steffani, which is being released with a thriller novel by Donna Leon as well as multimedia treats.

Book Prizes
There are over 300 book prizes awarded around the world every year. For The Strand, literary critic Alex Clark rounds up just a few of them.

'Saving' Indian Music
Ankur Malhotra and Ashu Sharma spend all their spare time making field recordings of traditional music and musicians around India which they fear might disappear forever unless they capture and preserve it.

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Mon 26 Nov 2012 04:05 GMT