Nights for Monday 28 May 2018
7:30 My Best Dead Friend
Anya Tate-Manning is taking her award winning one woman show to Escape! at the Tauranga Arts Festival. She's here to tell us all about it.
Composer and jazz musician Lucien Johnson recently completed Doctorate of Musical arts from the New Zealand school of Music.
He focused on Ethio-jazz, which combines 60s and 70s funk and soul with traditional Ethiopian music.
Lucien spoke to Nick Tipping about the inspiration behind his studies, where the Ethio-jazz sound came from and the implications of playing the music of a different culture.
8:10 Night Mail
8:15 Dateline Pacific
RNZ Pacific's daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.
8:30 Window on the World
A look at mass catering and cooking on a grand scale. Emily Thomas visits a Sikh temple to see how volunteers serve up to a thousand free meals per day without even breaking a sweat. A professional caterer breaks down the economics of mass catering for us. Plus, a foodie chemist gives us his take on mass cooking on a molecular level.
9:10 Nights Sport
Peter Lampp is on the line with this week's sports digest.
Anusha Bradley takes a look at a new approach to policing family violence.
Lately with Karyn Hay is a late night radio show on RNZ National, with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories.
11:07 Nashville Babylon
On this week's show Mark says happy birthday to John Fogerty, spins classic country from Bobbie Gentry, blues courtesy of Johnny Otis and Bo Diddley, drops a brand new track from Neko Case and plays homegrown tunes from Miles Calder and Tami Neilson