Nights for Tuesday 19 April 2016
7:30 The Sampler
Nick Bollinger reviews the homegrown soul of Hollie Smith and a debut that encompasses folk and feedback from American quartet Heron Oblivion, plus a historic live set from Senegalese superstar Youssou N'Dour.
8:12 Nights' Pundit - Military History
Historian and author of 'New Zealand and the First World War 1914-1919', Dr. Damien Fenton talks about the Irish Easter Rising and why commemoration of the First World War is a lot more difficult and complicated for some countries than others.
8:30 Window on the World
"Trading Hair" - Justine Lang embarks on a journey to find out why women in India sacrifice their natural hair and why an increasing number of South African women want to buy it.
9:07 Tuesday Feature
"Salon" - Whether we view getting a haircut as a luxury or a necessity, your hairstylist is at the front line of how we think about all aspects of modern female identity - race, sexuality, beauty, class, and wealth. Because from Auckland to Invercargill, Beirut to London, everything is up for discussion in the hairdressing salon.
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
World music - African artists take center stage this week in the Global Village, with music from Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, Congolese rhumba master Papa Noel Papa Noel (with French accordionist Viviane A.), Ethiojazz creator Mulatu Astatke (Official Artist Page), and Nigerian reggae star Majek Fashek. Plus some Afrobeat inspired sounds from Australia's The Liberators, and Malian music from guitarist Leni Stern.