Nights for Tuesday 12 April 2016
7:12 Our Own Odysseys -Sailing Home
Dave Lawton left the UK in 1999 on a 12 metre sail boat called Beacon and cruised around the world with various crew before making it home to New Zealand in 2001.
7:30 The Sampler
Nick Bollinger talks to rodeo rider-turned-country rocker Ryan Bingham, and confronts the 48-year history of prog-rock originals King Crimson.
8:12 Nights' Pundit - Right Thinking
The rationales of individual freedom and personal responsibility with Eric Crampton, head of research at The New Zealand Initiative. This week he tackles the sticky topic of sugar tax.
8:30 Window on the World
Over the last decade, Korea has become known for a lot more than the manufactured consumer items that fuelled its economic success. Since the late 1990s, the 'Korean Wave' of popular culture has won great prominence and popularity across East Asia. And in our Window on the World tonight, British historian Rana Mitter is visiting South Korean pop producers, noise musicians and TV directors, to find out what has been driving the Korean Wave.
9:07 Tuesday Feature
David Baker travels to Silicon Valley to find out what shapes those who are shaping the way we live.
10:17 Late Edition
A round up of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Date Line Pacific from RNZ International
11:07 At the Eleventh Hour
This week Global Village pays tribute to eclectic and adventurous Brazilian percussionist Naná Vasconcelos. The critically acclaimed artist released a series of recordings under his own name and as part of the Codona trio with Don Cherry and Colin Walcott. He was a longstanding partner with both Egberto Gismonti and Pat Metheny, and a much in-demand guest artist with such diverse performers as Laurie Anderson, the Talking Heads, the Gipsy Kings, Trilok Gurtu, Gato Barbieri, Paul Simon and more.
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