Nights for Wednesday 20 June 2018
7:12 The Rebirth of Avant Garde
Italian composer and musicologist Luciano Chessa is visiting New Zealand as artist in residence at The Audio Foundation. He talks to Bryan about the rebirth of early 20th century attempts at futurism.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris reviews American comedy Tag, featuring Jon Hamm and Jeremy Renner, and two contrasting films from France. Double lover is an ice-cold psycho-drama, while C'est la vie is a warm, inventive comedy about a banquet.
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
Fifty-four years on from a report into the assasination of John F Kennedy - there are still lingering doubts on the findings presented and whether the findings had been pre-determined. Vincent Dowd speaks to three men who worked on the report, now in their 80s - Burt Griffin, Sam Stern and Howard P.Willens - who now openly consider its merits and whether it uncovered the truth.
'Toxic masculinity' is a phrase that gets thrown around a lot these days but a lot of guys seem not to like it... Maybe it's the 'toxic' part?
9:40 Post Bang Discussion
Bryan is joined by Jon Brewerton from The Essentially Men Education Trust to talk through some of the issues raised in this week's episode.
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 Inside Out
Nick Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way. This week Nick checks out a new album from Auckland band Dog, and a previously undiscovered track by the John Coltrane Quartet.