Nights for Monday 28 September 2015
7:15 Feature guest : The Kingdom of Spacemoths
Leto Xavier is a Canterbury raised, Wellington based painter and multi-media artist. He has used his paintings to express his passion for physics and astronomy, as well as his struggles relating to others. Leto has Asperger's, bipolar, an anxiety disorder, and for the last couple of years has suffered from panic attacks. Life at times has been extremely difficult but Leto's passion for science and creating art has been a focal point.
7:35 Upbeat Feature : Pene Pati
One of the members of the opera star trio, Sole Mio, talks about singing with Dame Malvina Major.
8:10 Windows on the World
The best radio documentaries from overseas. In 1995 Didier Queloz became the first astronomer to confirm the existence of a planet outside the solar system.
8:40 After dinner science : Computing
9:10 Eat My Lunch - Lisa King
Eat My Lunch is an initiative where customers can pay to have a lunch delivered to them at work as well as to a child at school. Currently they make between 1300-1700 lunches a day and have just raised nearly $130 thousand through crowd funding.
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Beale Street Caravan - Chicago blues and Gospel-influenced blues
The Chicago sound is from Sugar Ray and the Bluetones with a set from at the Blues Music Awards show, after that is 84 year old Leo "Bud" Welch with his N. Mississippi blues, then we hear from AJ Ghent, a sacred steel artist celebrating his debut record with us this week. Also on the program, BSC contributor David Less will continue his series, The Memphis Beat. (PRX)