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The Drawing Room

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Retire to the eclectic environs of The Drawing Room on RN Drive, for music, musings and unexpected conversations. The Drawing Room is equal parts performance space, salon, and kitchen table confessional, presided over by host Waleed Aly.

Retire to the eclectic environs of The Drawing Room on RN Drive, for music, musings and unexpected conversations. The Drawing Room is equal parts performance space, salon, and kitchen table confessional, presided over by host Waleed Aly.
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Melbourne, VIC

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Retire to the eclectic environs of The Drawing Room on RN Drive, for music, musings and unexpected conversations. The Drawing Room is equal parts performance space, salon, and kitchen table confessional, presided over by host Waleed Aly.

Twitter:

@RNDrive

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English

Contact:

The Drawing Room ABC Radio National GPO Box 9994 Melbourne 2001


Episodes

Ai Weiwei's new film 'Human Flow'

12/12/2018
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"Humanity takes each generation to defend it, to give [a] new definition of what our humanity is about. And history always offers opportunity to give a new answer about us: who we are, how we look at ourselves."

Duration:00:22:55

Eileen Myles Afterglow

12/11/2018
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In a wide-ranging interview Myles discusses poetry, #MeToo, the end of Transparent, and dogs.

Duration:00:24:27

Jay Laga'aia makes Peter Pan go wrong in all the right ways

12/10/2018
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Actors with stage fright and bad memories, props that break, and sets that don't stay set; what happens in a play when the disasters are all part of the fun?

Duration:00:15:38

Shoeb Ahmad shares her vulnerable side

12/7/2018
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From her record label to her bands to her solo work, Shoeb Ahmad has been central to Canberra's underground music scene for more than a decade.

Duration:00:16:00

Guy Sebastian's not going anywhere just yet

12/6/2018
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The multi-platinum singer talks musical education, the Sebastian Foundation, and his new single, 'Before I Go'.

Duration:00:17:55

Rules for revolutionaries

12/5/2018
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Becky Bond, a senior advisor to Bernie Sanders and Beto O'Rourke, explores why volunteer activism is changing political campaigns.

Duration:00:18:56

Tiny Ruins performs with her Olympic Girls

12/4/2018
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Hollie Fullbrook performs her recent single, Olympic Girls, and talks about recording with David Lynch.

Duration:00:15:51

While I Was Waiting

12/3/2018
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Syrian director Omar Abusaada and actor Nanda Mohammad discuss their latest play, While I Was Waiting, and explain why they are no longer able to perform in their home country.

Duration:00:15:49

Waxahatchee and Kevin Morby

11/30/2018
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The two critically-acclaimed artists chat about collaboration, Jason Molina, and learning to treat music as a job instead of a lifestyle.

Duration:00:15:15

Australian screen legend Jack Thompson

11/29/2018
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Jack Thompson is a legend of the Australian screen.

Duration:00:16:07

Exploring the newer volcanics with The Orbweavers

11/28/2018
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Marita Dyson has been exploring the waterways of Melbourne in the name of music.

Duration:00:17:29

Setting the stage for a funeral

11/27/2018
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What happens when we die? Not in the philosophical or spiritual sense, but in the practical one. And what does it mean to be in charge of those details?

Duration:00:17:24

New film embraces Australia's Strange Colours

11/26/2018
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Strange Colours, the debut film by Alena Lodkina, follows a young woman out to Lightning Ridge and introduces viewers to a superb new talent.

Duration:00:22:50

Nadia Rose: On top again

11/23/2018
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The rising British hip-hop star talks family, Croydon and Celine Dion.

Duration:00:13:47

North by Northwest

11/22/2018
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A case of mistaken identity, a threatening crop duster, and a tense showdown on the peak of Mt Rushmore: North By Northwest is one of Hitchcock's best loved films, but it isn't the easiest one to translate to the stage.

Duration:00:16:03

Die Roten Punkte: Rock Bang

11/21/2018
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Circus Oz have teamed up with the self-proclaimed 'best band in the world' to create their very own circus-rock opera.

Duration:00:19:28

Journey Beyond Fear

11/20/2018
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What does it mean to wait for a permanent home for years, or even decades? And what changes when the waiting ends?

Duration:00:19:38

Laura Elizabeth Woollett: A Beautiful Revolutionary in Jonestown

11/19/2018
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What brought people into Jonestown? And why did it end so tragically?

Duration:00:17:52

Hawksley Workman gets nostalgic for the Battlefords

11/16/2018
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The Juno award-winning musician Hawksley Workman on the idyllic woodlands of his childhood, the changing tides of fame and why he's afraid of America.

Duration:00:21:45

Broken and Bottomless: New Australian theatre

11/15/2018
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The playwrights Mary Anne Butler and Dan Lee talk about the importance of independent theatre, the types of stories that make it the main stages, and the influence of remote Australia on their work.

Duration:00:16:42