Nights for Tuesday 17 December 2013
7:10 Our Own Odysseys: Artist Abroad
Artist Daniel Phillips prepared for several years for his trip abroad to experience cultures and galleries that he'd only ever read about.
7:30 The Sampler
A weekly review and analysis of new CD releases.
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 Global Neighbours - Russia
Neil McGowan is our British born Moscow-based expert on classical music and Russia. Tonight, riots in the Ukraine; and the run-up to the Sochi Winter Olympics.
9:06 The Tuesday Feature: Smart Talk: Of Gods and Men Athena and Ares: War and Violence
Filmmaker Gaylene Preston, writer Nicky Hagar, Professor Kevin Clements (Foundation Chair of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Otago) and RSA head Dr Stephen Clarke consider the place of conflict in our history and our consciousness with Wallace Chapman. A lively discussion of role of the gods Athena and Ares in our New Zealand history and culture.
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Womad Taranaki 2013
Over three days in March 2013, the Womad Festival brought a rich mix of musical and cultural flavours from around the globe to Taranaki. Radio NZ National was on hand to record the performances and talk to the performers.
In this final episode, Trevor Reekie features music from some of the much-anticipated artists coming our way in March 2014, as well as an interview with Drew James, the Artistic Director for Womad NZ about putting this event together.