Nights for Wednesday 17 June 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 American Rust

Phillip Meyer - American author.

A tale of redemption and survival in small-town America - Meyer has had a quite a journey to becoming a writer and he talks of the inspiration behind American Rust.

7:30 At The Movies

Film reviews and movie business with Simon Morris.

8 pm News & Weather

8:15 Windows on the World:

International public radio documentaries

8:45 Gallery - art

Emma Bugden - art curator, Artspace

Gazing in wonder or wonderment at the produce of human creativity...

This week; The Venice Biennale.

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 5

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 Curtain Call

The Cairo Trilogy by Naguib Mahfouz

Omar Sharif stars in this generational, family saga chronicling the life of a middle class - and downwardly mobile - family in an Egypt adjusting to the modern world… dramatised from the novels of Naguib Mahfouz, the Nobel Prize winning Egyptian writer who died 30 August 2006 aged 94. Recorded on location in Egypt (Part 2 of 3, Goldhawk Productions)

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 6

10 pm News & Weather

10:17 Late Edition:

A review of the leading news from Morning Report, Nine to Noon, Afternoons and Checkpoint. Also hear the latest news from around the Pacific on Radio New Zealand International's Dateline Pacific.

11 pm News & Weather

11:06 The Jazz Hour

Includes Round Midnight, Jazz Footprints and Jazz at Lincoln Center.