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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

Charlemagne Palestine

6/22/2018
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Charlemagne Palestine, who emerged as part of New York's avant-garde scene in the 60s and 70s, discusses after-parties, teddy bears and the importance of ritual.

Duration:00:23:03

Brothers' Nest

6/21/2018
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The first film to reunite Clayton and Shane Jacobson since the 2008 smash-hit Kenny, Brothers' Nest, follows two brothers who return to their childhood home with murder on the agenda.

Duration:00:19:12

Kingdom of Olives and Ash

6/20/2018
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Geraldine Brooks shares her story from Kingdom of Olives and Ash, about two families, one Israeli and one Palestinian, torn apart by a single violent act.

Duration:00:16:52

China Australia Millennial Project

6/19/2018
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The China Australia Millennial Project was created to build long-term personal relationships between the two countries, gathering together 100 young entrepreneurs each year.

Duration:00:13:48

MoMA at the NGV: The changing shape of design

6/18/2018
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A new exhibition at the NGV shows that when good design rises beyond utility, it can become art.

Duration:00:17:18

Gabriella Cohen: Pink Is The Colour of Unconditional Love

6/15/2018
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Celebrating the release of her second solo album, Cohen talks about collaboration, rubbing shoulders with power in LA, and the creative possibilities of cooking rice.

Duration:00:13:03

China Love

6/14/2018
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Pre-wedding photography hsa become a multi-billion dollar industry in China. A new documentary explores the transition from collectivism to the dream of the individual.

Duration:00:16:49

Helena and Walter Cass

6/13/2018
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A pioneering journalist, a decorated soldier, and the campaign to preserve their records.

Duration:00:15:46

The House of Bernarda Alba

6/12/2018
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A new adaptation of Lorca's play, which was perhaps the first written for an all-female cast, sees four daughters trapped in their family home in rural WA, under the gaze of their domineering mother.

Duration:00:20:29

Nubya Garcia: When We Are

6/8/2018
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As both a saxophonist and bandleader, Nubya Garcia is becoming a leading voice in the London Jazz Scene.

Duration:00:13:05

Where Are You Really From?

6/6/2018
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What does it mean to have your identity as an Australian questioned? To be asked, not just where you're from, but where you're really from?

Duration:00:18:54

Knower: getting down to funkmaster Stravinsky

6/5/2018
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Knower fuse a very modern electronic sound with all of the complexity and musicianship of jazz to produce something that's sure to have everyone dancing.

Duration:00:12:21

Hugh Mackay: Reimagining Australia

6/4/2018
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Why do so many feel that Australia isn't all that it could be, or perhaps all that it once was?

Duration:00:18:06

Xylouris White: A Cretan folk and modern rock fusion

6/1/2018
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Together, Jim White and George Xylouris have created a unique sound.

Duration:00:12:48

The rules of language

5/31/2018
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What are the stories behind the words we speak? How does a word enter the lexicon? And does it really matter where you put that semi-colon?

Duration:00:18:38

Waste of a Nation

5/30/2018
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What cultural and historical factors have led to India's problems with pollution, and where do the solutions lie?

Duration:00:19:03

The Naked Self

5/28/2018
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What do you like about your body? What do you hate? And would you be prepared to take off your clothes and tell other people the answers?

Duration:00:16:39

Sadness and impermanence with No Mono

5/25/2018
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Tom Snowden and Tom Iansek have joined forces again in No Mono.

Duration:00:16:38

Balancing Acts: Stories of women in Australian sport

5/24/2018
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Sport has, for a long time, traditionally been the domain of men. But are things changing, and if so, are they changing fast enough?

Duration:00:15:22

How to keep teens interested in science

5/23/2018
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One science museum is enlisting the help of teenagers to build an exhibition that appeals to young adults.

Duration:00:13:38