Nights for Wednesday 19 February 2014
7:10 World Peace Diet
Former Zen monk Will Tuttle on making the connections with what we eat to living harmoniously on this planet.
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 Ambassador - Hip Hop
University of Auckland ethnomusicologist Dr Kirsten Zemke raps about Hip Hop music and culture.
9:06 The Wednesday Drama - Exchange, by Lauren Jackson
The trials and tribulations of four Kiwi teenagers during their turbulent year as exchange students in Germany (RNZ)
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Jazz-O-Rama - Al Jolson Meets Cab Calloway
Al Jolson, born in Lithuania, Russian Empire, was a highly acclaimed American singer, comedian and actor and the first openly Jewish man to become an entertainment star in America. His career lasted from 1911 until his death in 1950, during which time he was commonly dubbed "the world's greatest entertainer". Cab Calloway was a master of energetic scat singing and led one of the United States' most popular African American big bands from the start of the 1930s through the late 1940s. Calloway continued to perform until his death in 1994 at the age of 86 (PRX)