Nights for Tuesday 25 November 2014
7:10 Our Own Odysseys - Shia Shrines
7:30 The Sampler
A weekly review and analysis of new CD releases.
8:10 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 - India
Our correspondent in the second-most populated nation of the world, India, pop. 1,210,193,422 (census. 2011) is Bangalore-based, Shoba Narayan. 2014 in review, including Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) becoming prime minister in the longest election in the country's history.
Political protest and general social unrest seem to have moved almost exclusively online in the 21st century. Is this enough? Are politically-flavoured tweets a sign of our lack of engagement or the new face of political and social activism?
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Global Village
Global Village heads to the Balkans for music from early music master Jordi Savall’s Balkan Spirit project, the Brooklyn-based Raya Brass Band, and one of the premier Balkan brass bands on the scene today – the Boban & Marko Markovic Orchestra. Plus stops along the way in Lisbon, the Caribbean, Celtic Spain, and a “Saturday Night on Saturn” date with exotica legend Les Baxter. (9 of 13, KMUW)