Nights for Wednesday 12 February 2014
7:10 Teeth Talk
Did you know that humans form two sets of teeth over the course of their lives? Professor of Dental Epidemiology and Public Health, also editor of New Zealand Dental Journal, Murray Thompson from the University of Otago is armed to the teeth with toothy tales – from how teeth develop to the popular misconceptions of teething.
People, places and events in New Zealand.
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 Arts Ambassador - Poetry
NMIT creative writing educator Cliff Fell recites the influence of the classic poems and poets – love poems for Valentine's week.
9:06 The Wednesday Drama: Problems by Joe Musaphia
A totalitarian state, conflicting orders for the two guards on duty protecting the Great Leader as he sleeps. Things become chaotic as they defy one of the orders and make a gruesome and dangerous discovery (RNZ)
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Jazz-O-Rama - Follow the Bouncing Ball
'Sidewalks Of New York' was written in 1894 by lyricist James W Blake and vaudeville actor and composer Charles B Lawlor in 1894. The song proved successful afterwards and is often considered a theme for New York City. Many artists, including Mel Tormé, Duke Ellington, Larry Groce and The Grateful Dead, have performed this song. The song is also known under the title 'East Side, West Side' from the first words of the chorus (PRX)