Nights for Tuesday 10 December 2013
7:10 Our Own Odysseys: Penniless in Peru - Part 2
Back in the '70s, Tom White bussed, trucked, trained, river boated and hitch-hiked through South America and got as far south as Santiago, Chile, but by the time he had made it round to Peru, he ran out of money.
7:30 The Sampler
Nick Bollinger reviews recent tributes to The Everly Brothers by duos Billie Joe & Norah and Dawn McCarthy & Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy; the folk-inspired soundtrack to the Coen Brothers’ movie Inside Llewyn Davis; and a new collection from Chicago-based country singer Robbie Fulks
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 Global Neighbours: Mid-west America
Research analyst Deborah Thornton from the Public Interest Institute reporting from Iowa. Tonight, Colorado's 51st state movement failed, but 43,900 people still want to secede; why the start of the year's Christmas shopping is called Black Friday; and within the Iowa conservative community, there is a push to stop any sort of "religious" music being performed in the public schools.
9:06 The Tuesday Feature: Smart Talk: Of Gods and Men Tangaroa and Poseidon - our oceans
With the gods Poseidon and Tangaroa in mind, Wallace Chapman talks with marine scientists Dr Rochelle Constantine and Dr Tom Trnski, the musician Don McGlashan and the CEO of Sustainable Coastlines Sam Judd about the oceans which surround us. Among the many issues they traverse is the complex one of how we protect our marine reserves while still sustaining a fishing industry.
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Womad Taranaki 2013
Over three days in March 2013, the Womad Festival brought a rich mix of musical and cultural flavours from around the globe to Taranaki. Radio NZ National was on hand to record the performances and talk to the performers.
Tonight's line-up includes Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Toure, the Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Salif Keita, Italian rockers Nidi D’Arac, the legendary Hugh Masekela, the Alaev Family, Columbian Salsa band LA-33, Fly My Pretties, Antibalas, the enigmatic Jimmy Cliff and the reformed 80-person Aotearoa National Maori Choir with the Yoots. These live music performances were recorded by Radio New Zealand sound engineers at the Womad Festival, New Plymouth 2013, and are presented by Trevor Reekie.