Nights for Wednesday 31 July 2013
7:10 Playing with the Poor
Filmmaker Evan L Katz on his dark comedy Cheap Thrills, which tells the story of one long, awful night in the life of Craig, an out-of-work writer facing desperate measures.
Cheap Thrills is screening at the New Zealand International Film Festival
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.
Poet and educator at NMIT Cliff Fell on the influence of the 'classic' poems and poets – troubadour poetry, courtly love and the (re)emergence of personal lyrical poetry after the Dark Ages.
9:06 The Wednesday Drama - Te Wherowhero (Part 5 of 15)
The story of the warrior who became the first Maori King, adapted from King Potatau: An Account of the Life of Potatau Te Wherowhero the First Maori King by Pei Te Hurinui and read by Selwyn Muru and Rangi Chadwick.
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 New Jazz Archive - Louis Armstrong
Delving into the many shades of jazz. Digging in the archives and selecting from the standards and classics to the modern masters and future movers and shakers.
The Louis Armstrong House Museum has more than 1,200 hours of archive audio, and we'll take a step back in time with a guided virtual tour of Louis' perfectly preserved former home (PRX)