Nights for Wednesday 16 August 2017
7:12 The Magic Taro
We're not going to have a drama at nine tonight - but here's a litle story by way of compensation.
Here's Isobel Kalolo with the tale of The Magic Taro by Alice Tawhai.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris wonders why the rise of popular women film-makers seems to have stalled. He reviews two highlights from the Film Festival - from France, Let The Sunshine In, and from Ireland A Date For Mad Mary. And he also checks out the spectacular Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets.
This week focuses on the young adult - the dating years - although these days, that demographic is more likely to describe the process as "hooking up" - as you will discover..
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8:30 The Bang Breakdown
Expert Dr Parni Farvid from AUT is in the studio discussing your questions after episode 3 of Bang!
9:07 The Drama Hour
Our 9 o'clock hour this evening is something a bit different. A selection of the top stand-up comedy performances from the world's biggest arts festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. Comedians from Africa, Asia, North America, Europe and Australasia are all there - no matter where they're living, they're all trying to find unique and hilarious reflections on where our lives are today on the planet.
10:17 Late Edition
A round up of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Dateline Pacific from RNZ International,
11:07 Inside Out
Nick Tipping hosts a two-hour journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way.
This week Nick takes a look at some of the many jazz musicians who have gone by the nickname 'Red'- including the Reds Norvo, McKenzie, Garland, and Nichols.