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The Drawing Room

ABC (Australia)

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


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Duration: 00:13:42


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Duration: 00:16:48


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Duration: 00:14:49


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Duration: 00:10:17


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Duration: 00:14:55


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Duration: 00:18:05


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Duration: 00:14:48


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Duration: 00:17:54


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Duration: 00:16:25


Masego shares his Loose Thoughts

11/22/2017
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Duration: 00:12:34


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What's the difference between a science story that captures the imagination and one that loses the reader shortly after the headline?

Duration: 00:15:04


Puppet people

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Puppets have been used for millennia, but how are modern technologies changing the art?

Duration: 00:14:48


Eddie Rayner: The songs of Split Enz

11/17/2017
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Eddie Rayner, the keyboardist for Split Enz, explains why he created an orchestral version of the band's songs, and how the latest performance sees him finding his groove again.

Duration: 00:16:25


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A new exhibition is showing off a century's worth of images from Australian movies.

Duration: 00:17:27


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The story of how Pixar went from a struggling tech company into one of the most successful film studios in the world.

Duration: 00:15:55


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Duration: 00:15:26

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