Nights for Wednesday 1 February 2012
7:10 Chemical-Free Life
After some family health scares, mother and author Deanna Duke decided to undetake a mission to dramatically reduced her family's exposure to everyday chemicals, her recently published book is The Non-Toxic Avenger: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You.
People, places and events in New Zealand.
8:00 News & Weather
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 Arts: Poetry
Poet and educator at NMIT, Cliff Fell recites the influence of the "classic" poems and poets... we continue with the works of Roman lyric poet, satirist, and critic Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus), born in Apulia, Italy, in 65 B.C.
9:00 News & Weather
9:06 The Wednesday Drama: Player One: What is to Become of Us by Douglas Coupland (CBC)
Hour Two: The Best of the Rest of Your Life
Karen, Rick, Luke and Rachael are in the bar of the Airport Camelot Hotel in Toronto. Karen is almost 40, a single mum and she's flown in for an internet hook-up with the possibly disappointing Warren. Rick is the barman with a whisky sun tan, lonely and bankrupt. Reverend Luke has looted his church of twenty thousand dollars and is making a run for it. Rachael is the most beautiful woman in the world but because of her brain she isn't sure if she herself IS a human being...and there's a fifth character: Player One, Rachael's avatar, the person she is about to become. (Part 2 of 5, CBC)
10:00 News & Weather
10:17 Late Edition
11:00 News & Weather
Bringing vinyl archives back to the foreground, and celebrating the work of jazz pioneers from throughout the eras.