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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Thursday 5 August 2010

1:10 Best Song Ever Written

l'identité" - a collaboration of two great French folk-rock groups: "Noir Désir" and "Les Têtes Raides

1:15 Your Place - Tutukaka

Tutukaka in Northland; about half an hour north-east from Whangarei and the gateway to the Poor Knights Islands marine reserve, a now world-famous sub-tropical diving location.

2:10 Feature stories

Biddy Bags is a non-for-profit social enterprise that stitches together seniors who like to knit, crochet and sew with women who have grand design ideas, but can't make them. The women who make the products get over half the profit.

For 50 years Russell Campbell has worked in some of New Zealand's grand old theaters, including the Regent Theatre in Dunedin. His passion started when he was 16 years old, winding film at Dunedin's Embassy Theater. He retired from full time work, but every year Russell Campbell returns to screen the films at the New Zealand International Film Festival

2:30 Reading

Episode four ofHere at the End of the World We Learn to Dance by Lloyd Jones.

2:45 He Rourou

The welcoming speech of Rawiri Rangitauira to the thousand who turned out to the national secondary school traditional Maori performing arts competition last week.

2:50 Feature Album

Monster - REM

3:12 Arts Report

The New Zealand premiere of a play Dog Sees God where the famous Peanuts comic strip cartoon characters have finally grown up and are portrayed as angsty teens.

3:33 Christchurch story

Poet and writer, Sylvia Eastwood is drawn to the role of becoming a celebrant but what does it take to become a celebrant? In New Zealand it's not essential to study in the field, but a course has been made available in Christchurch.

3:35 Feature story

The Otago Museum has recently exhibited The Vault, a behind-the-scenes look at the collections of various museums and galleries throughout New Zealand. Neil Pardington's large format photographs were supplemented with some of the treasures from the museum's own basement collections.

Alison Ballance enlists natural sciences curator Cody Fraser for a tour of the vault.

3:47 Pre-Panel

What people are talking about on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.

4:06 The Panel with Rosemary McLeod and Denise L'Estrange-Corbet