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Books and Arts - Full program podcast

ABC Radio National

Arts, Literature, Performing Arts, Visual Arts

Complete episode: Join Michael Cathcart and Sarah Kanowski for ABC Radio National's Books and Arts: Australia's only national broadcast devoted to literature and the arts. Published Mondays to Saturdays.

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The Productivity Commission, Common Threads Exhibition, reimagining Vis and Ramin

May 9th, 2016

Episode 497 of 664 episodes

Productivity Commission recommendations will allow the bulk importation of cheap books, but how will that impact on writers and publishers? The Common Threads Wearable Art Competition puts elaborate garments in the spotlight, in a fully-staged theatrical production; Vis & Ramin, the ancient Persian love story, remade for Australia; and a fictional take on the Hindenburg disaster.

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