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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

Description:

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

Albert Lee: Country Boy

8/15/2018
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There aren't many guitarists with a signature instrument, and there's probably only one who was described by Eric Clapton as "the greatest guitarist in the world": Albert Lee.

Duration:00:20:06

Don Watson: On Indignation

8/14/2018
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A decade after the original release of On Indignation, Don Watson revisits the emotion to see how it continues to shape the world.

Duration:00:19:17

Undermined: Tales from The Kimberley

8/13/2018
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Nicholas Wrathall's new documentary looks at the cost of development in Australia's North.

Duration:00:19:43

Bente Kahan tells stories of Home

8/10/2018
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The legendary Norwegian performer traces 700 years of family history in her show, HOME.

Duration:00:14:02

Carey Gillam: Whitewash

8/9/2018
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Carey Gillam is a veteran journalist, whose new book looks at the conflicting information around glyphosate.

Duration:00:19:19

Kaki King: The Neck is a Bridge to the Body

8/8/2018
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She's one of the best guitarists in the business, but in her latest work, Kaki King, is breaking away from the confines of sound and bringing her audience a unique visual experience as well.

Duration:00:19:36

Caroline O'Connor: The girl from Oz

8/7/2018
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From the Opera House to Broadway, Westside Story to Chicago, Caroline O'Connor has raised her voice in some of the world's biggest musicals.

Duration:00:19:14

Tina Brown: United Skates

8/6/2018
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Racial politics, hip-hop, and amazing dance moves: United Skates shows that roller-skating in America has a thriving underground scene that's been going for generations.

Duration:00:16:35

A short history of eavesdropping

8/2/2018
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Technology may have sped up the process, but eavesdropping has a long history.

Duration:00:15:52

Debra Granik: Leave No Trace

8/1/2018
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Debra Granik, the filmmaker behind Winter's Bone, discusses her latest film, Leave No Trace, and why she's attracted to the drama of the everyday.

Duration:00:19:06

Elizabeth Willing: The Strawberry Thief

7/31/2018
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With work inspired by, and often including, food, Elizabeth Willing's exhibitions can offer audiences a unique chance to participate: by eating the art.

Duration:00:16:14

Creating a new kind of STE(A)M

7/30/2018
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According to much of the current advice, STEM is the educational path for a successful career. But with STEAM on the rise, that's the addition of arts to the acronym, is there a need to re-evaluate what it takes to be involved in technology?

Duration:00:19:20

Franz Ferdinand: Always Ascending

7/27/2018
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Alex Kapranos and Paul Thomson talk about dance music, protest songs, and Scotland's restaurant scene.

Duration:00:17:25

Footscray Brooklyn Block Party

7/26/2018
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Jive Poetic & Bigoa Chuol talk poetry, community, and the importance of telling your own truths.

Duration:00:19:55

Sammy J and Randy get charitable

7/25/2018
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The comedy duo reunite for a good cause, after taking time away to work on their solo projects.

Duration:00:22:08

Contest

7/24/2018
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On a netball court, somewhere in Australia, five women train, play, fight and make up. Contest is a netball play, but it's not really a play about netball.

Duration:00:20:59

The world's best food writer

7/23/2018
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Jonathan Gold used food as a conduit to get to the heart of the city he loved and the people that live in it.

Duration:00:14:50

Aerials: Drawing Blood

7/20/2018
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Jackson Walkden-Brown talks about Drawing Blood, playing with brothers, and the changing nature of entertainment law in the music industry.

Duration:00:16:12

Series Mania

7/19/2018
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Catriona McKenzie and Nikki Tran talk about the changing nature of television and their new shows, which are screening at the Series Mania festival.

Duration:00:15:57

We'll Show the World: Expo 88

7/18/2018
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But how did Brisbane attract Expo 88 over its bigger Southern siblings? And how did an event that was so mired in politics become a successful party?

Duration:00:17:06