The best global arts coverage from across the BBC.
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Nikki is joined by the international bestselling author of The Dinner, Herman Koch
Nikki is joined by DJ, broadcaster and former girl band member Éva Cléven
Colourful costumes and powerful singing led him to a life in music
Nikki is joined by hip hop artist Abra
Nikki Bedi is on stage with top performers and creative talents from Manila
Joining Nikki to play live on stage is Blues pioneer Fantastic Negrito
Dave Eggers talks to Chloe Veltman about tech giants, immigration and the age of Trump
Nikki is joined by musician Caroline Gould
Nikki Bedi is joined on stage by star guests and the best performers in the city
Nikki Bedi is joined by poet Yordanos Wolde
Composer Martin Sørensen, from Den Sorte Skole, shares his cultural gems of Copenhagen
Joining Nikki in the studio is film actress, Bhumi Pednekar
Indian comedian Anuvab Pal takes Nikki Bedi on a cultural tour of Mumbai
Joining Nikki Bedi in the studio are legendary Mexican band, Los de Abajo
Filmmaker Martha Sosa leads us through Bond locations and scenes of the recent earthquake
Comedian Igor Meerson guides us through the Russian city's cultural sights
With music from Jenia Lubich and DJ Collective Oligarkh
With live music from Kathryn Joseph and Model Aeroplanes.
Novelist Jenni Fagan guides us through the Scottish city’s cultural secrets
With music from electronic duo Love X Stereo
With music from Daughters of Reykjavik and Mammut.
The best arts-scene cities around the world
Includes video and audio clips, interviews and arts news
Nikki curates, writes and presents The Arts Hour.
Where arts and news collide
Mark Elder on how he prepares to conduct a newly discovered opera by Donizetti
Author Sophie Van Llewyn explains how beliefs in her native Romania inspired her novella
The transformation of Amsterdam's Bijlmerbajes prison into much-needed housing
Actress Gabourey Sidibe reveals one of unexpected downsides of being famous
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