Nights for Wednesday 23 January 2013
7:10 The Sky Is The Limit
Aero-artist Melissa Pemberton talks about the joys and challenges of being an aerobatics pilot.
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: Jamaican Music
Getting the one drop on riddim, rocksteady, ska and roots and culture with deejay and toaster Miles Buckingham... the beginnings of rocksteady
9:00 News & Weather
9:06 The Wednesday Drama: Rio Story, by Chris Thorpe
Corrupt ex-cop Marcelo (Charles Paraventi) keeps pregnant teenager Liza (Julia Bernat) in this apartment. Rafael (Matheus Oliveira) an idealistic street-kid wants to rescue her and take her far away.
Set in one of Rio de Janeiro's most crowded favelas, this ambitious ensemble drama by Chris Thorpe is part love-story and part thriller revolving around a single day in the lives of a couple of thieves, a crooked policeman, a charity worker, a priest, a blind revolutionary and a pregnant teenager.
10:17 Late Edition
11:00 News & Weather
11:06 The New Jazz Archive
A weekly series of music, stories and interviews that relates the past, present and future of jazz to the things that shape our daily lives—from movies, television and pop culture, to important social issues, to the economy, technology, and even other forms of music.