Nights for Wednesday 2 April 2014
7:10 Save the Seas Sculptures
The rise of indigenous peoples/artist-driven environmental activism due to the amount of marine debris entering coastal areas of Northern Australia and negatively impacting fish and wildlife - with Sue Ryan, art programme director for Ghost Net.
Gallery: Saving the Seas Sculptures
Ghostly art made from debris
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 - Jamaican Music
Placing the needle on the one drop of riddim, rocksteady, ska and roots and culture with deejay and toaster Miles Buckingham. "Chatty 'pon the Mic" - the influence of deejays in Jamaican music.
9:06 The Wednesday Drama
The Train Set, by Joe Musaphia (RNZ)
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Jazz-O-Rama - Make Believe Ballroom Hits
Featuring Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington and Artie Shaw. Alton Glenn Miller was an American big band musician, arranger, composer and bandleader in the swing era. He was one of the best-selling recording artists from 1939 to 1943. Benjamin David "Benny" Goodman was an American jazz and swing musician, clarinettist and bandleader; widely known as the "King of Swing". Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was an American composer, pianist and big-band leader. Ellington wrote over 1,000 compositions. Arthur Jacob Arshawsky (May 23, 1910 - December 30, 2004), commonly known by his stage name, Artie Shaw, was an American clarinettist, composer and bandleader (11 of 12, PRX)