Saturday Morning with Kim Hill
Poetry with Gregory O'Brien: Charles Brasch and the...03/27/15
Painter, poet, curator and writer discussing his new collection, Whale Years, the Art4Vanuatu auction, and the new collection Charles Brasch: Selected Poems.
Alejandro Aravena: housing solutions
Principal of the Elemental architecture practice in Chile, who is visiting New Zealand to deliver the 2015 Futuna Lecture Series.
Playing Favourites with Alan Cumming
Actor for stage and screen, broadcaster, director, designer, producer and musician, who will be speaking about family memoir, Not My Father's Son, at the 2015 Auckland Writers Festival.
Art with Mary Kisler: William Hodges
Senior Curator at the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki discusses work by 18th century artist William Hodges.
Jim Kebbell: organics and retail
Former chaplain, who set up Commonsense Organics in Wellington with his wife Marion Wood in the early 1990s, and open their first store in Auckland next week.
Miranda July: bad men and participatory art
Writer, filmmaker and artist whose participatory work includes the messaging app, Somebody. Her debut novel is The First Bad Man.
Tim Naish: Antarctic ice shelves
Director of the Antarctic Research Centre at Victoria University of Wellington. He will discuss the new findings this week on the decrease in volume of Antarctic ice.
Listener Feedback to Saturday 21 March 2015
Kim Hill reads messages from listeners to the Saturday Morning programme of 21 March.
Children's Books with Kate De Goldi: Mal Peet
New Zealand writer Kate De Goldi is the author of many books, most recently, The ACB with Honora Lee (Random House). She will discuss the work of English author Mal Peet, who died at the start of March; his last book was The Murdstone Trilogy (David...
Frances Ashcroft: ion channels and diabetes
Professor Frances Ashcroft is a Royal Society Research Professor at the University of Oxford and director of OXION, a training and research programme on the physiology of ion channels, the proteins which are currently at the forefront of scientific...
Playing Favourites with choreographer Eric Languet
Eric Languet was a principal dancer with the Royal New Zealand Ballet from 1988 to 1998, becoming a New Zealand citizen during that time and creating a number of well-received dance works. He then established his own dance company, Dances en l'R, on...
Shakespeare with David Lawrence: Hamlet
David Lawrence is director of The Bacchanals, a Wellington theatre company he founded in 2000 to explore text-based theatre and redefine classic works. His most recent production was Richard III, last month, and he is on the board of Summer...
Daniel Mendelsohn: six of six million
Daniel Mendelsohn is an American memoirist, essayist, critic, columnist, and translator who is presently a Contributing Editor at Travel + Leisure. He is the author of the international 2006 award-winning bestseller The Lost: A Search for Six of Six...
Bryan Stevenson: equal justice
Bryan Stevenson is the founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, an Alabama-based non-profit organisation that has won major legal challenges eliminating excessive and unfair sentencing, and exonerating innocent prisoners on...
Lonnie Hutchinson: black and white
Artist of Ngai Tahu and Samoan heritage, who is working on a major commission for Christchurch's justice precinct, and has a retrospective exhibition in the Auckland Arts Festival.
Anastasia Radevich: footwear art
Avant garde shoe designer and footwear artist of Belarus origin who studied in London with fashion creators Alexander McQueen and Nicholas Kirkwood.
David Graham: Hillary Clinton
Staff writer at The Atlantic magazine, discussing the fallout from Hillary Clinton's use of a home email server.
Playing Favourites with Sean Donnelly
Auckland musician who records and performs as SJD, and this month releases his seventh album, Saint John Divine. He is joined in the studio by collaborators Victoria Kelly and Sandi Mills.
Arthur Tompkins: the Isabella Stewart Gardner heist
District Court Judge, and member of Interpol's DNA Monitoring Expert Group, discussing the 1990 theft of 13 works from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts.
Bruce Sheridan: psychology of creativity
Chair of Cinema Art + Science at Columbia College Chicago, and North American regional Chair of CILECT, the world organisation of film and media schools. He is the fourth Creative Fellow for the University of Auckland's Creative Thinking Project,...
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