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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

Language:

English

Contact:

The Drawing Room ABC Radio National GPO Box 9994 Melbourne 2001


Episodes

Transforming small towns

4/24/2018
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A group of Indonesian dancers are heading to Rainbow in North-West Victoria as part of a performance called The Embodied Landscape.

Duration:00:16:38

No Stone Unturned

4/23/2018
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A new documentary aims to find out why six men were killed while watching the 1994 world cup in a pub in Loughinisland, and why no one was ever charged.

Duration:00:18:55

Stella Donnelly and Alex the Astronaut take-off

4/20/2018
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Sometimes it's not enough to tour Australia as one of the best up-and-coming musicians in the country. Sometimes you need to double-down and invite a friend.

Duration:00:14:24

Sampa the Great

4/19/2018
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She came to Australia to do a degree in audio production, but her latest album has seen her hailed as one of the best talents in the country.

Duration:00:13:03

Musical Cities

4/18/2018
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Is live music just a natural part of city life? How can governments foster a vibrant music industry?

Duration:00:15:19

The human and the posthuman

4/17/2018
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When our experience of the world is constantly mediated by technology, what does it mean to be human?

Duration:00:21:56

Indian All-Star Comedy

4/16/2018
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Sorabh Pant and Azeem Banatwalla talk about the beginnings of Indian standup, the unfortunate reality of death threats, and why you should never tell a comedian what not to do.

Duration:00:22:31

Lady Rizo takes on her 'bad boyfriend': America

4/13/2018
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Part chanteuse, part comedian with a love of the lowbrow, Lady Rizo talks politics, personas, cabaret and cruise ships.

Duration:00:16:20

Taking art to the streets

4/12/2018
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What drives artists to create in this public space? And what separates art from graffiti?

Duration:00:16:48

The psychosocial factors of pain

4/11/2018
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How does mood, sleep, and even the reactions of other people influence the way pain is experienced?

Duration:00:17:37

The art of judging

4/10/2018
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Prizes can make a big difference in the arts. But when opinions can be so subjective, how do judges pick a single winner?

Duration:00:21:20

Briefs: From cabaret to kids carnival

4/9/2018
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With acrobatics, drag, and an irreverent sense of humour, Briefs have been blending the worlds of cabaret and circus for a decade.

Duration:00:17:01

Newton Faulkner hits the ground running

4/6/2018
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At the point where a lot of artists are settling in and getting comfortable, Faulkner has decided to shake everything up.

Duration:00:19:38

Comedy in character

4/5/2018
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Comedians can get away with saying pretty much anything. But what can you say, when you aren't quite yourself?

Duration:00:19:49

An act of reconstruction

4/4/2018
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When a city is hit by a significant moment of destruction, how should it be rebuilt?

Duration:00:17:22

Dami Im hears a song

4/3/2018
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Dami Im recollects the early days, playing piano at a Chinese restaurant, and explains how she picked the songs on her latest album.

Duration:00:16:03

The funny side of parenthood

4/2/2018
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Parenthood can be exciting, frightening, joyous and forbidding. But it can also be very funny.

Duration:00:18:50

Hung Le: The Crappiest Refugee

3/29/2018
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In his new book Le tells the story of his life, beginning in Vietnam before the end of the war that forced his family to flee the country.

Duration:00:23:34

Jamelle Wells: Court reporter

3/28/2018
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In her new book, Jamelle Wells looks back at the cases that have stayed with her and gives readers a glimpse behind the scenes at the life of a court reporter.

Duration:00:21:00

Youssou N'Dour

3/27/2018
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Youssou N'Dour isn't just one of the best known singers in Africa. He's a media mogul and a special advisor to the President, with a history of activism and politics.

Duration:00:15:29

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