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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Friday 11 March 2011

1:10 Best Song Ever Written

Big River by Jimmy Nail as chosen by Simon Loudon.

1:15 NZ Music - Live

Thomas Oliver Band

Audio of NZ Music Live can be found on our music web page.

2:10 Feature stories

The stoush in New York between the proprietor of Upper Breast Side, a shop that sells breast feeding products (including NZ's own Hotmilk brand) and the powerful, apartment owners in her building.

What's behind the boom in DIY cheesemaking? Sue Arthur from NZ Cheese School.

2:30 Festival Review

Reviews of Maguy Marin's dance May B, the pianist Xiang Zou, and The Manganiyar Seduction, a concert from Rajasthan.

2:50 Feature Album

Brotherhood by New Order

3:08 One Stop Shop

Fresh Fast Food, Weekend Wine, Weekend Weather, Movie Review and This Way of Life

Yvonne Lorkin wine selections:
Cheap and Cheerful: Shag Rock Nelson Sauvignon Blanc 2010
Mid-Price Madness: Rolling Merlot 2008 from New South Wales.
Treat Yourself to something Fab: Wither Hills Benmorven Marlborough Pinot Noir 2007

Sarah McMullan reviews the romantic drama, Blue Valentine, starring Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams.

3:35 NZ Society

Mira Star helped set up Wellington's Down-stage in the sixties, pioneered the home-birthing movement in the seventies and survived the 2002 Bali Bomb. Jason Moon talks to the kiwi pioneer about her magical life.

Mira with her grand daugther and great grand daughter.
Mira with her granddaughter and great granddaughter.

4:06 The Panel

Michelle Boag and Brian Edwards