Friday, January 31, 2014

Saturday Morning with Kim Hill: 1 February 2014 - Radio NZ National

8:15 Chris Hadfield: space and earth
9:05 Kayla Iacovino: volcanoes in North Korea
9: 9:45 Art with Mary Kisler: Frances Hodgkins
10:05 Playing Favourites with David Hepworth
11:05 Lemi Ponifasio: theatre of power
11:45 Poetry with Gregory O’Brien: summer poetry

Producer: Mark Cubey

8:15 Chris Hadfield
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield retired recently as Commander of the International Space Station. His photographs and videos about life in space (including his zero-gravity performance of the David Bowie song Space Oddity) have gained a worldwide audience. He is the author of An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth (Macmillan, ISBN: 9781447257516).

9:05 Kayla Iacovino
Kayla Iacovino is pursuing a PhD degree at the University of Cambridge in volcanology and petrology, and has participated in field expeditions to Antarctica, Ethiopia, Chile, Costa Rica and North Korea. She is science writer for, the leading Star Trek news site.

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 her upcoming project on the artist Frances Hodgkins. A link to view images under discussion follows.

10:05 Playing Favourites with David Hepworth
David Hepworth is a British writer, broadcaster and editor. As editorial director of Emap Consumer Magazines, he was involved with titles such as Smash Hits, Q, Mojo, FHM and Empire. He is now editorial director of Development Hell, which publishes MixMag and formerly published The Word, and speaks and writes on media issues around the world.

11:05 Lemi Ponifasio
Theatre artist and choreographer Lemi Ponifasio and his company MAU have been internationally acclaimed for their portfolio of works, two of which will be presented at the NZ Festival. The Crimson House (5 and 6 March) has its world premiere in advance of a world tour, and Stones In Her Mouth has its New Zealand premiere (4 and 5 March).

11:45 Poetry with Gregory O’Brien

Painter, poet, curator and writer Gregory O'Brien, MNZM, is the author of a number of books, most recently the poetry collection Beauties of the Octagonal Pool (AUP, 2012). Greg will discuss summer poetry, with reference to Lifeguard by Ian Wedde (AUP, ISBN: 9781869407698), and Book of Equanimity Verses by Richard von Sturmer (Puriri Press, ISBN: 9780908943418).

This Saturday’s team:
Producer: Mark Cubey
Wellington engineer: Shaun D Wilson
Auckland engineer: Jeremy Ansell
Pre-record engineer: Katrina Batten
Research by Anne Buchanan, Infofind

On Saturday 1 February 2014 during Great Encounters between 6:06pm and 7:00pm on Radio New Zealand National, you can hear a repeat broadcast of Kim Hill’s interview from 25 January with micro-sculptor Willard Wigan.

Next Saturday, 8 February, Kim Hill’s guests will include writer Terry Castle, filmmaker Hugh Macdonald, and saxophonist Bobby Keys.

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