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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

Chicks On Speed, their shoe guitars and other 'objectinstruments'

10/17/2019
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Alex and Melissa discuss why it was time to torture high-heel shoes

Duration:00:16:54

Auras on film — what does your occupation look like?

10/16/2019
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Believed to be an invisible force, or field, around an individual, someone's aura is the indication of their energy

Duration:00:11:31

The End of Eddy

10/15/2019
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Young, poor and stuck in a conservative rural French village. Eddy decides it's time to break out.

Duration:00:12:00

Composer Luke Howard opens up about inspiration and honouring simplicity in music

10/14/2019
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Luke Howard is an accomplished improvisational composer who has just been nominated for an ARIA award for his new album The Sand that Ate the Sea. He talks about inspiration, distraction and how he tries to achieve simple beautiful music.

Duration:00:19:37

Musical duo create soundscape of queerness

10/11/2019
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Performance group GIRL is set to release their debut album Masc, which seeks to create a soundscape of queerness and a conversation around what is masculinity and its force in society.

Duration:00:16:20

Grammy Award-winning Kronos Quartet come to Australia

10/10/2019
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Kronos Quartet's violinist David Harrington joins Patricia Karvelas to share the secrets of the group, and the inception of their live documentary.

Duration:00:16:17

Composing music for video games

10/9/2019
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Ever thought about the work that goes into making that catchy soundtrack to a video game?

Duration:00:09:41

Women in Vogue

10/8/2019
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To mark its 60th birthday, Vogue Australia is working with the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra to show-case some of its most iconic portraits.

Duration:00:18:30

An Adventurous Life — Valerie Taylor on marine conservation, climate protests and shark bites

10/7/2019
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She began her career as an animator and became a pioneering marine conservationist, photographer and shark expert.

Duration:00:18:58

Boom Crash Opera reunite 30 years on

10/4/2019
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'These Here Are Crazy Times' has inspired Boom Crash Opera to get the band back together for a national tour.

Duration:00:18:30

The Devil's Grip

10/3/2019
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A true story of shame, sheep and shotguns

Duration:00:19:06

William Crighton, William Barton & Amy Montgomery: touring with musos who move you

10/2/2019
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William Crighton & The Family Band - featuring the legendary William Barton on didgeridoo - tour the east coast with Belfast songwriter Amy Montgomery.

Duration:00:22:11

Roots explores the dark side of fairy tales

10/1/2019
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Fairy tales are usually known for their happy endings. But they always involve a sense of danger, darkness, and often an attempted murder.

Duration:00:11:51

Solve an augmented reality murder mystery in Melbourne!

9/30/2019
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It's like Agatha Christie meets Pokémon Go and involves a murder mystery dating back more than 100 years.

Duration:00:18:32

Lucie Thorne's 'Kitty & Frank'

9/27/2019
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The Melbourne musician's new album tells the tragic love story of a frontier woman and her bushranger lover with synthesizers.

Duration:00:18:45

20 years of Laser Beak Man!

9/26/2019
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Created by Brisbane artist Tim Sharp when he was 11, this superhero's latest feat is an Off-Broadway stage show starring puppets.

Duration:00:16:41

Gulpilil: a life on screen and unseen

9/25/2019
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Author Derek Rielly on how he tracked down the iconic actor from Arnhem Land and wrote the first book about his life.

Duration:00:17:26

Jess Hitchcock on Eurovision and Bloodline

9/24/2019
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The award-winning opera singer is performing her own show in Melbourne, as well as touring nationally singing backing vocals for Kate Miller-Heidke.

Duration:00:17:30

A Midnight Visit: step into a nightmare inspired by Edgar Allan Poe

9/23/2019
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The immersive theatre experience has spooked audiences in Sydney, Perth and Melbourne.

Duration:00:15:54

Megan Washington on curation and collaboration

9/20/2019
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The ARIA Award-winning musician is curating Sydney City Recital Hall's 20th anniversary concert with Australian artists Electric Fields, Luke Howard and Topology.

Duration:00:15:45