Dr Rolf Schmidt from Museums Victoria talks about his pieces of the Berlin Wall on display at Melbourne Museum. Author Nick Richardson discusses his book 1956: The Year Australia Welcomed the World. Children's author Sally Rippin chats to author/illustrator Graeme Base about his new book, Moonfish. Artistic director Janenne Wells shares the details of Swell for Melbourne Music Week. Plus, the monthly urban planning segment with Dr David Nichols.

Playlist for The Grapevine – 11 November 2019

About this program

Putting local issues in a global context, including weekly insights into our cities, democracy, rights, culture, energy and environment. All stitched together with a mixtape of music.

Regular guests and segments include: urban planning and history with Assoc/Prof David Nichols; Cam Walker's eco-update; Guardian Australia reporter Benita Kolovos on Victorian state politics; Jeff Sparrow on politics, society, and everything in between; freedom of information correspondent Petra Stock, and live music.

Program theme: Hugh Masekala's Grazing in the Grass

The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.