Nights for Friday 6 March 2015
7:06 Sonic Tonic
President of the Kapiti Aeromodellers Club Alastair Rivers on the joy of building and flying one's own model aircraft, as well as the challenges faced passing on both the passion and skills to younger generations.
Alastair Rivers' Short Singapore
Even before birth we are attuned to the tone and rhythm of our mother's heartbeat and voice. Music and sound can move us in deeply profound ways and it is a language anyone can speak.
In the Secret Life of Music Therapists, Yadana Saw explores the power of sound by meeting music therapists and the people they work with. From toddlers with special needs to people overcoming eating disorders and palliative care patients, we learn that music is a powerful medicine in many different worlds.
9:06 Country Life
Rural news and features.
10:17 Late Edition
11:06 The Real Story of the Buena Vista Social Club
Most people think the Buena Vista musicians were impoverished and forgotten before the CD came out, or that the Castro government had repressed their music. But it wasn't true. Most of the musicians were successful in Cuba, playing the same kind of music that later made them worldwide hits. Producer and host Reese Erlich spent years interviewing nearly all the original Buena Vista musicians and many of their sidemen. In this documentary, he separates fact from fiction (PRX)