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Sean Nicholas Savage on the beauty of question marks

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As he explores all-new forbidden fruits on his new record, the prolific pop balladeer talks Prince, poetry, and why you should never stand in fate’s way

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The Chicago footwork dancers at the dawn of a new era

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House music changed the world when it appeared 30 years ago, but the stories of its dancers were left behind. Today, dance crew The Era are reminding the world of the culture’s history

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Vince Staples is the rapper who tells it like it is, always

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Hailing from Long Beach, California, Staples’ lyrics prove he has no time for anything other than matter-of-fact honesty – he tells us why none of this fuckin’ matters anyway

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Tavi Gevinson on the theatre of growing up

Arts+CultureProfile

Fresh from bewitching on Broadway, the Rookie editor-in-chief and actress explains why performing on stage is as much about self-actualisation as it is about becoming a girl possessed

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Talking TV, trans visibility and sex with Paris Lees

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We go deep with the UK’s premier trans campaigner on selling sex to get through uni, the changing landscape for trans people and the state of the stale, homogeneous UK media

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Léa Seydoux on why fantasy and filmmaking are one

Arts+CultureProfile

As Hollywood’s favourite Gallic girl she has conquered the mainstream and embraced the bizarre – she talks taking her talent to the ends of the earth in Xavier Dolan’s latest

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Soko is the anti-it girl making a strength of her demons

Arts+CultureProfile

Singer-turned-actress Soko is a vital voice for a socially anxious generation – she talks Cannes, The Dancer and living each day without a filter

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We Skyped all the kids from Stranger Things

Arts+CultureFeature

It’s the surreal sci-fi show starring Winona Ryder that everyone’s talking about. One of the best things about it is that it’s anchored by five amazing actors in their early teens. Here, over Skype, we meet them all...

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Lessons in togetherness and creativity from India Menuez

Arts+CultureProfile

From New York’s DIY art scene to the year’s most incendiary youth culture movie, India Menuez is the girl-of-the-moment determined to spread opportunity and support her peers

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Hanging out with raucous rap ingenue Lil Yachty

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As his new EP Summer Songs 2 crash-lands, the flame-haired ATLien from a space-pop stratosphere talks #boatlife, being in the moment and making it happen with Madonna

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Talking politics, posters and techno with Wolfgang Tillmans

Arts+CultureLongread

As the dust settles on Britain’s decision to leave the EU, Jefferson Hack talks to an artist who campaigned tirelessly for a cause that he believes in

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Meeting menswear’s most criminally underrated label

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Born from Tumblr, inspired by sportswear fetishism and with an impressive list of creative collaborators, get to know the compelling, overlooked world of Cottweiler