On this week's podcast Program Manager for Learning and Access at the Arts Centre Melbourne Hannes Berger talks about the 2015 Winter Spring Families Program on at the NGV, Neuroscientist and director of Science Gallery London Dr. Daniel Glaser drops by to chat about the brain and the creative process, Thomas Caldwell shares his thoughts on the documentary 'Amy' about the life of musician Amy Winehouse, Writer/Director/Actor Wayne Tunks talks about his upcoming show at the Butterfly Club called "The Subtle Art of Flirting"

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Elizabeth and Lou speak with multiple award-winning Australian writer, Paddy O'Reilly. A prolific and accomplished short-fiction writer, Paddy has been widely anthologised and has recently released her second collection of short stories, Peripheral Vision, to critical acclaim.

Resident Australian literature expert Jenelle O'Callaghan discusses Sydney-born writer, Shirley Hazzard, and her 1980 book The Transit of Venus

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In order of appearance:


Comedian and Performer Lynn Ruth Miller ‘Not Dead Yet’ - Cabaret Festival



Artistic Director Andrew Ross - Darwin Festival 2015



Assistant Curator Eugenia Flynn ‘Both Sides of The Street’ - Counihan Gallery



Performer Natasha York ‘These Things Wine – Cabaret Festival



Program Manager for Creative Spaces Program Eleni Arbis and Artist Nick Athanasou - The Dirty Dozen


Performer Vanessa O’Neil  ‘In Search of Owen Roe’ – La Mama Theatre



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Is the Government above the law? This month on Right Now Radio, we discuss the hot topical human rights issues of June including the 800th birthday of the Magna Carta (and why Em is a little sick of those celebrations!), the questionable payments to people smugglers, the proposal to strip dual citizens of their citizenship without a conviction, the review into the tax status of environmental NGOs and the continued government attacks on Gillian Triggs. We also speak to Lucas Shrank, the creator of a new animation called NoWhere Line featuring the voices of two asylum seekers on Manus Island.  



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Regular guest Ben Eltham chats to Michelle about The Australia Council and funding cuts to arts and culture and more.

Sophie Black from New Media gives us the lowdown on the controversy surrounding the Q & A, Zachay Mallah program that's been in the headlines for the past week.

To finish the show Middle East monthly correspondent Marika Sosnowski tells us about her research work in Lebanon.

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A special episode of Radiotherapy with McZiff, SK, Annabolics and (a late) Tallman talking to Hunter Johnson and Benson Saulo who are two thirds of the group behind The Man Cave. SK also briefly talks about his upcoming sabbatical and his plans for a project combining his love of film and psychiatry. 

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Zero Motivation, Far from the Madding Crowd and Tangerines are reviewed. With Thomas Caldwell, Alexandra Heller-Nicholas, Cerise Howard and Josh Nelson.

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Einstein A Go Go – 28 June 2015

Dr Catherine, Dr Krystal and Dr Shane.


News Items: New Alzheimer’s disease and dementia tests through objectively tracking subtle changes in cognition over time. Researchers at the University of Melbourne have sequenced the genome of the Aussie blowfly. Love is Love - gay marriage, Are tri-corders real?


First Guest: Anne J Verbiscer Research Associate Professor from the Department of Astronomy at The University of Virginia. Anne is an expert of icy bodies in the outer solar system, and has been involved in all major current NASA missions, especially in Cassini and New Horizon, with one recent highlight being the discovery of Saturn’s largest ring (Verbiscer et al. 2009, Nature, 461, 1098) http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v461/n7267/full/nature08515.html


Second Guest: Dr Niccola Stern from the Department of Archaeology and History at La Trobe University, Melbourne, brings her scientific analysis of the Lake Mungo Area – which has been dry for the last 15,000 years. http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2011/07/13/3268249.htm


Third Guest: Dr David Ackland University of Melbourne, In an Australian-first surgical procedure, engineers from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Melbourne along with the Epworth Freemasons’ Oral & Maxillofacial surgeon George Dimitroulis, have corrected a young man’s rare congenital jaw deformity, using a 3D printed jaw joint that was designed and created in Melbourne. http://www.mech.unimelb.edu.au/people/staff.php?person_ID=57084


Remember, “Science is everywhere”, including:





and every Sunday at 11a.m AEST on RRR 102.7mHz FM


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Elizabeth and Lou speak with memoirist Abdi Aden, whose book "Shining: The Story of a Lucky Man" recounts his experience of surviving civil war in Somalia, and living as a refugee separated from his family. 

Lefa Singleton Norton discusses WILAA (Women in Literary Arts Australia) - the new organisation that seeks to support and advocate for women across all areas of writing, publishing and literature. 

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Elizabeth and Lou speak with author Eben Venter about his novel, Wolf Wolf. The story centres on Matteus - a gay, South African man - as he cares for his dying, patriarch father in their mansion home in Cape Town. 

Resident myths and symbols expert, Mike Slusher, discusses 'euhemerism' - an approach to interpreting mythology as a sort of 'garbled history' of real events and people. 

Direct download: MultiStoried_20150617.mp3
Category:Multi-Storied -- posted at: 12:33 PM


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