Guest details for Saturday Morning 25 September 2010

8:15: David Lublin

David Lublin is a professor at the School of Public Affairs, American University, in Washington D.C., and the author of two books (The Paradox of Representation: Racial Gerrymandering, and Minority Interests in Congress and The Republican South: Democratization and Partisan Change). He will discuss the rise of the "tea party" movement in the United States.

8:30 Farouk al-Kasim

Petroleum geologist Farouk al-Kasim spent 11 years working for the Iraq Petroleum Company before becoming advisor to the Norwegian Ministry of Industry on petroleum and related issues. He is credited with being instrumental in Norway's success in becoming the world's third leading oil producing country. He visited Auckland recently for the 2010 New Zealand Petroleum Conference.

9:05 Peter Goldie

Professor Peter Goldie is the Samuel Hall Chair in Philosophy at the University of Manchester, turning to philosophy in 1990 after a 25-year career in business in the City of London. Professor Goldie is the visiting Hood Fellow at the University of Auckland for 2010, delivering the Solomon Memorial Lecture, Oysters and Opera: How to Acquire an Acquired Taste.

9:45 Art with Mary Kisler

Mary Kisler is the Mackelvie Curator of International Art at the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, and will discuss images of children in Dutch art. To view images under discussion, click on the Art on Saturday Morning link on the right hand side of this page. Mary's book, Angels & Aristocrats: Early European Art in New Zealand Public Collections, will be published in October (Random House, ISBN: 978-1-86962-135-3), and she will give a talk on the Ron Mueck work, Pregnant Woman, at the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu on 2 October.

10:05 Playing Favourites with Charley Gray

Charley Gray founded The Island of Real Café in Auckland in 1977, and went on to manage Th' Dudes, open The Last and First Café in 1982, and Charley Gray's Pictures at the Capitol Cinema in the mid-1980s. After living in Australia and Whanganui, he now works from Hawke's Bay as a cinema consultant.

11:05 Dwight Rhoden

Choreographer Dwight Rhoden is joint artistic director of New York contemporary ballet company Complexions. As well as having created over 70 works since the company's formation in 1994, he and partner Desmond Richardson have worked with performers including Michael Jackson, Prince, Madonna and Cirque du Soleil. Complexions return to Auckland to perform a new work featuring the music of U2, Rachmaninoff, Billie Holiday and Roy Buchanan (Aotea Centre, 29 September to 2 October).

11:30 Food with Annabel Langbein

Annabel Langbein is a cook and author. Her new TV series filmed in Central Otago, The Free Range Cook, is currently screening Saturday nights on TV ONE, and on the ABC in Australia. Annabel's new cookbook is also called The Free Range Cook (Annabel Langbein Books, ISBN: 978-0-9582668-4-0).

11:45 Fashion with Laurie Foon

Laurie Foon is the founder of fashion company Starfish, which opened the tenth New Zealand Fashion Week with the event's first ever eco-show.

Music played during the programme

Playing Favourites with Charley Gray

Lennie Tristano & Wayne Marsh: Smog Eyes
From the 1996 album: Intuition
Played at around 10:10
(NB. Charley wanted another Tristano track, Line Up)

Anouar Brahem (with Lassad Hosni and Bechir Selmi): Raf Raf
From the 1991 album: Barzakh
Played at around 10:20

Nils Petter Molvaer: Axis of Ignorance
From the 2002 album: NP3
(Universal Norway)
Played at around 10:40

Murray McNabb: Anthem
From the 1990 album: Song for the Dream Weaver
(Real Groovy)
Played at around 10:50

XTC: Radios in Motion,
From the 1978 album: White Music
Played at around 11:05

Ali Mills: Mission Food
From the 2010 album: Waltjim Bat Matilda
Played at around 11:45

Studio operators

Wellington engineer: Chris Adams
Auckland engineer: Ian Gordon