Nights for Wednesday 5 June 2013
7:10 A Bit Of Art Appreciation
Developing a scientific model so that 'art appreciation' can be measured in gaugeable quantities - with Dr Nicolas Bullot from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders at Macquarie University.
People, places and events in New Zealand.
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... it's author is unknown but Beowulf is commonly cited as one of the most important works of Anglo-Saxon literature.
9:06 The Wednesday Drama: Kathleen and Con by Meredith Hooper
When the great explorer Captain Robert Falcon Scott meets the sculptor Kathleen Bruce on his return from his first Antarctic expedition, he falls for the rather bohemian but passionate and unconventional young artist. This is the story of their rather unlikely love affair, told through their actual letters, from the early days together to the many months apart, until his ill-fated final expedition to the South Pole.
10 pm Late Edition
Joe Bev hosts an hour of rare 78 RPM jazz records from Helen Kane and Billy Costello, who were also cartoon voice actors.