Love AllFri 6 Sep, 2.30pm
RMIT Kaleide Theatre
Sport has the power to turn the most level-headed of humans into shrieking, emotional wrecks. Musician Dave Graney speaks with political writer and football aficionado George Megalogenis, Tigers fan Nyadol Nyuon, and writer Ahmed Yussuf about sport’s impact on the heart.
Dave Graney played with the Moodists from 1978 to 1986. Then played with the White Buffaloes/Coral Snakes from 1987-1997. Then the Royal Dave Graney Show and Lurid Yellow Mist. Now it’s dave graney and the mistLY.Graney has been involved in roughly 30 album releases and is the author of 3 books. Graney presents a radio show on Melbourne’s RRR every week.
George Megalogenis is an author and journalist with three decades' experience in the media. The Australian Moment won the 2013 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Non-fiction and the 2012 Walkley Award for Non-fiction, and formed the basis for the ABC documentary series Making Australia Great. He is also the author of Faultlines, The Longest Decade, and Quarterly Essay 40: Trivial Pursuit - Leadership.
Nyadol Nyuon is a lawyer, community advocate, writer, and accomplished public speaker. She holds a bachelor degree in Arts from Victoria University and a law degree from The University of Melbourne.
Ahmed Yussuf is a writer and journalist. He co-edited Growing Up African in Australia, the first anthology of African-diaspora stories in Australia. His work has featured in Acclaim Magazine, The Guardian, TRT World and Jalada Africa. He was also an artist in the 2018 Digital Writers Festival.