Nights for Monday 20 July 2015
7:15 How to Survive Armageddon
Founder of the Armageddon conventions Bill Geradts on the joys and challenges of running the Trans-Tasman pop culture event (which is celebrating its twentieth anniversary), also his obsession with comics and whether he can reveal if "Winter is coming" since visiting the Game of Thrones set.
7:35 Upbeat Feature: Julian Bliss: Clarinettist
Hotshot British clarinettist Julian Bliss played with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra last week in their 'Inspired by Jazz' programme. Julian made his television debut at the age of five. He talked with Eva Radich about his career and taste ahead of his perforrmance in Auckland last week.
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 Computer Science
Prof. Mark Apperley from University of Waikato spreads out the silicon chips to expose how computers switch us on. Data mining: exploiting the power of modern computers to extract useful information from some of these big data sets, and how one of the pioneers was Florence Nightingale.
9:10 The Silences
Growing up in a house of secrets: memories and mementoes of a childhood to understand the unhappiness of her parents, with Sydney-based filmmaker Margot Nash on her personal essay compilation documentary.
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Blues Unlimited
Exploring the wonderful world of the Blues and its history, heritage and rich cultural traditions (11 of 12, PRX)