Nights for Tuesday 13 May 2014
7:10 Our Own Odysseys - Poster Boy
Chemical engineer and businessman Simon Marsters was encouraged to become a VSA volunteer by his daughter and is now halfway through a nine-month stint working for Empreza Di'ak, a Timorese NGO in Timor-Leste...
7:30 The Sampler
A weekly review and analysis of new CD releases.
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 - Argentina
Freelance journalist and keen surfer Charles Newbery reporting from the eighth largest country by landmass, the federal republic of Argentina, located in south-eastern South America, pop. 41,660,417 (est. 2013). The Argentine economy is spinning out of control, theatre in the time of dictatorship, fears of failure at the upcoming Football World Cup, and the traditional soul surfer expedition.
9:06 The Tuesday Feature: The TED Radio Hour - What is Beauty (NPR/TED)
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Global Village
Cumbia-influenced chicha style from '60s Peru and some contemporary cumbia from Argentina, music from Malian kora player Ballake Sissoko's latest release and Malian-inspired jazz from violinist Regina Carter and Balkan reggae remixed from Mahala Rai Banda (6 of 12, KMUW)