Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Friday 3 March 2017

1:10 First song: Cleve Cameron performs live

Songwriter and Producer, Cleve Cameron has sacrificed all electronic instruments to perform a new show at the Auckland Fringe Festival, with songs using only the reverb of a large white room to amplify his guitar and voice. He performs on those songs, 'Lighthouse in the Storm' live in our Auckland studio.

Cleve Cameron

Cleve Cameron Photo: supplied

1:15 The Lego Women of NASA

Lego has announced that it will developing a "Women of NASA" set. It will feature figurines of Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, and Katherine Johnson, the African American physicist and mathematician whose work was vital to NASA's space programme.

This project was created by Maia Weinstock, a science editor and writer at MIT News, who entered the Lego Ideas contest

New Zealand Microbiologist Siouxsie Wiles has also spent several years lobbying Lego to end gender stereoptyles.

1:25 What our electricity use exposes about us

In the first project of its kind our habits and behaviour is to be analysed through our electricity use. In a public private partnership between Simply Group, Callaghan Innovation, Counties Power and Creative HQ  - people's half hourly energy use will be studied to work out how we use power and what the future needs might be for this country. Stephen Peterson is the managing director of Simply Group.

1:35 The Coffin Club

They're a bunch of oldies who are 'giving the finger' to over-priced funeral directors. A Rotorua group of rebellious, creative Kiwi seniors, have started The Coffin Club. Filmmaker and educator, Briar March, is making a documentary about the elderly bunch.

 

1:40 Favourite album: Richard O'Brien chooses West Side Story

Today our favourite album has been chosen by Richard O'Brien  - who wrote the musical, The Rocky Horror Show - and starred as RiffRaff in the film version.  And its a musical he has chosen as his favourite album, West Side Story.

Richard is currently working on a birthday concert 75 Years of Frock and Roll to raise money for Starship hospital.

2:10 Film Review with Richard Swainson

Richard reviews The Great Wall and Silence.

2:20 NZ Live French for Rabbits

French For Rabbits

French For Rabbits Photo: Supplied

Wellington based dream-pop band French for Rabbits are about to release their second album "The Weight of Melted Snow"  next week.   That will be followed by a twelve date tour of the country with the band then planning to tour Australia and Europe after that.

They are not in The Capital this afternoon though, neither are they a duo anymore.  This is the new extended French for Rabbits, playing in Auckland today,  heading back to the windy City for a festival tomorrow.  

3:10 Seasonal fruit vege report

What's crispy, crunchy, tasty, and in abundance this Autumn?

The president of United Fresh, Jerry Prendergast tells us what's the best buying and eating right now.

3:20 Wine: Yvonne Lorkin on harvest time

3:25 Critter of the week: the Sigaus Grasshopper

Sigaus Childi (grasshopper)

Sigaus Childi (grasshopper) Photo: supplied/Simon Morris

The genus Sigaus is endemic to New Zealand and with all but one species endemic to the South Island.  There are nine species of Sigaus.
Sigaus childi was described as a new species in 1999.  It is closely related to S.minutus from the MacKenzie Basin.  There are 16 species of grasshopper in NZ.  Sigaus are distinguished by the marked differences in appearance of the male genitalia.

DoC's endangered species ambassador, Nicola Toki tells us all about this critter.

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show

4:05 The Panel with Megan Nicol-Reed and Lisa Scott

 

Music played in this show

JESSE MULLIGAN - AFTERNOONS:
1:00pm - 4:00pm
FRIDAY MARCH 3rd 2017

1:10pm - FIRST SONG:
ARTIST:    Cleve Cameron
TITLE:      Lighthouse In The Storm
COMP:     Cleve Cameron
ALBUM:   Welcome to the Primal-Digital
LIVE:       RNZ Auckland

1:45pm - FEATURE ALBUM:
ARTIST:    Original Cast with Johnny Richards Orchestra (Feat: Jim Bryant)
TITLE:      Maria
COMP:     Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim
ALBUM:   Westside Story (Soundtrack)
LABEL:    Sony

ARTIST:    Original Cast with Johnny Richards Orchestra (Feat: Jim Bryant & Marni Nixon)
TITLE:      Tonight
COMP:     Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim
ALBUM:   Westside Story (Soundtrack)
LABEL:    Sony

ARTIST:    Original Cast with Johnny Richards Orchestra (Feat: Russ Tamblyn)
TITLE:      Gee Officer Krupke
COMP:     Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim
ALBUM:   Westside Story (Soundtrack)
LABEL:    Sony

ARTIST:    Original Cast with Johnny Richards Orchestra (Feat: Betty Wand & Marni Nixon)
TITLE:      A Boy Like That / I Have A Love
COMP:     Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim
ALBUM:   Westside Story (Soundtrack)
LABEL:     Sony

2:20pm - ADDITIONAL SONG:
ARTIST:    Beirut  
TITLE:      Vagabond
COMP:     Zach Condon.
ALBUM:   The Rip Tide
LABEL:    Pompeii

2:25pm - NEW ZEALAND LIVE:
ARTIST:    French For Rabbits
TITLE:      The Weight of Melted Snow
COMP:     Brooke Singer, John Fitzgerald
ALBUM:   The Weight of Melted Snow
LIVE:        RNZ Auckland

ARTIST:    French For Rabbits
TITLE:      It Will Be OK
COMP:     Brooke Singer, John Fitzgerald, Ben Lemi, Hakurangi Schaverien-Kaa, Penelope Estlin
ALBUM:   The Weight of Melted Snow
LIVE:        RNZ Auckland

ARTIST:    French For Rabbits
TITLE:      Close My Eyes
COMP:     Brooke Singer, John Fitzgerald, Ben Lemi, Hakurangi Schaverien-Kaa, Penelope Estlin
ALBUM:   The Weight of Melted Snow
LIVE:       RNZ Auckland

ARTIST:    French For Rabbits
TITLE:      Goat
COMP:     Brooke Singer
ALBUM:   Spirits
LIVE:       RNZ Auckland

3:10pm - FEATURE:
ARTIST:    Lorde
TITLE:      Green Light
COMP:     Ella Yelich-O'Connor, Jack Antonoff, Joel Little
ALBUM:   Melodrama
LABEL:    Lava

4:30pm - THE PANEL : HALFTIME SONG:
ARTIST:    The Rolling Stones
TITLE:      Little Red Roster
COMP:     Willie Dixon
ALBUM:   The Rolling Stones Now
LABEL:    London