Friday, January 25, 2013

Saturday Morning with Kim Hill: 26 January 2013 - Radio NZ National

8:15 Jonathan Freedland: Israeli election
8:30 Randy Cohen: being good
9:05 Joe Cross: juice fasting
9:45 Art with Mary Kisler: MONA
10:05 Playing Favourites with Adam McGrath
11:05 David Lawrence: remaking theatre
11:45 Helen Stead: Oamaru Scott 100

8:15 Jonathan Freedland
Jonathan Freedland writes a weekly column for the Guardian. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times and the New York Review of Books, and presents BBC Radio 4's contemporary history series, The Long View.

8:30 Randy Cohen
Randy Cohen wrote the weekly column The Ethicist for The New York Times Magazine for twelve years, won four Emmy awards for his work as a television writer, and is the host of the radio show Person Place Thing. His new book is Be Good: How to Navigate the Ethics of Everything (Chronicle Books, ISBN: 978-1-4521-0790-5).

9:05 Joe Cross
Australian documentary filmmaker and health advocate Joe Cross abandoned his career as a financial trader to travel the United States on a 60-day juice fast to lose weight and combat his debilitating autoimmune disease. He chronicles the journey in the film, Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead, which will screen in two parts on TV One (27 January and 3 February).

9:45 Art with Mary Kisler
Mary Kisler is the Senior Curator, Mackelvie Collection, International Art, at the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki. She will discuss MONA, the controversial Museum of Old and New Art, in Tasmania. Images under discussion are available for view by clicking on the Art on Saturday Morning link.

10:05 Playing Favourites with Adam McGrath Adam McGrath is a singer and principal songwriter for Lyttelton band The Eastern, who have released three albums since 2009, most recently last year's acclaimed double-album, Hope and Wire. They have played close to 200 performances a year around New Zealand, Australia and America over the past six years, and are about to embark on a six-week tour of rural New Zealand with Arts On Tour NZ, visiting Taumarunui, Opotiki, Tauranga, Kauaeranga, Coromandel Town, Whangarei, Kaikohe, Waimamaku, Whakatane, Hastings, Tahora, Fairlie, Oamaru, Twizel, Arrowtown, Riverton, Stewart Island, Ettrick Hall, Franz Josef Glacier, Okarito, Hokitika, Westport, Karamea, Richmond, Hanmer Springs, Balcairn and Ashburton (26 January to 3 March).

11:05 David Lawrence
David Lawrence is director of The Bacchanals, a theatre company he founded in 2000 to explore text-based theatre and redefine classic works. The Bacchanals' production of Shakespeare's tragedy Coriolanus will be performed at The Long Hall behind Roseneath School (7pm, 24 January to 2 February 2013, excluding Sunday), and their production of Aristophanes' comedy The Clouds will be performed at BATS Theatre in their temporary venue on the corner of Cuba and Dixon Streets (1-13 April).

11:45 Helen Stead
Helen Stead is the co-convenor of Oamaru Scott 100, a programme of events from 6-10 February commemorating the return to Oamaru of the 1913 Scott Expedition to Antarctica aboard the Terra Nova.

Preview: Saturday 2 February
Next week, Kim Hill's guests will include Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Ingrid Horrocks and Kate Camp.

Producer: Mark Cubey
Wellington engineer: Carol Jones
Auckland engineer: Jeremy Ansell

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