Friday, September 24, 2010

Saturday Morning with Kim Hill:
Radio NZ National , 25 September 2010
8:15 David Lublin: tea party activism
8:30 Farouk al-Kasim: oil and Norway
9:05 Peter Goldie: acquired tastes
9:45 Art with Mary Kisler: children in Dutch art
10:05 Playing Favourites with Charley Gray
11:05 Dwight Roden: New York dance
11:30 Food with Annabel Langbein
11:45 Fashion with Laurie Foon

Producer: Mark Cubey
Wellington engineer: Chris Adams
Auckland engineer: Ian Gordon

Saturday Morning guest information and links:

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 Cafe* in Auckland in 1977, and went on to manage Th' Dudes, open The Last and First Cafe* 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 Roden
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

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.


Saturday Morning repeats:
On Saturday 25 September 2010 during Great Encounters between 6:06pm and 7:00pm on Radio New Zealand National, you can hear a repeat of the second part of Kim Hill's interview with Sister Sheila O'Toole, from Saturday 18 September.

Preview: Saturday 2 October 2010
Kim Hill's guests will include Cordelia Fine on sex discrimination, Norman Meehan and Mike Nock on jazz, and John Saker on pinot noir in New Zealand.

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