Weekday programme Morning Brew is a chat and music show. Hosted by Phil Whelan, guests include regular contributors and drop-ins, who span topics from earnest current affairs to cookery to the arts.
Catch it live:
Monday to Friday 9.30am - 1pm
Good morning! Welcome to a new week on Morning Brew. At 10:10, we'll receive our weekly dose of rugby news from Robbie McRobbie. After that, our New York correspondent Tracy Quan will take us to the Cooper-Hewitt Museum at the Smithsonian, plus we've got book club and other assorted bits as well from the Big Apple. After 11:30, we're gonna meet bilingual actor, singer, and composer Micah Sandt, who's starring in "The Bonn Man" this Saturday, with the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong. It's the story of Beethoven's battle with deafness, as told by his right-hand man, Ferdinand Ries. After 12, we'll chat with Neil Runcieman, who's joining us live from Ho Chi Minh City.
Today on Morning Brew our weekly catch up with New York correspondent and best selling author, Tracy Quan at 10.10. At 10.40 we meet three "composer fellows", that is extremely talented young composers who faced very stiff competition to win places at this year's Intimacy Of Creativity Festival, hosted by the UST. Once a year some of the world's greatest musicians come to town for a couple of weeks to work on and perform new pieces by these guys. At 11.10 we meet author and academic Dr. Deepa Vanjani, who's visiting from India to launch her new collection of poetry "Shifting Sands". It's off to the races at 11.40, as we find out about the APQEII Cup which is coming up this Sunday. We chat with two of the world's foremost racing journalists, Steve Moran (Aus) and Acacia Courtney (USA) about HK's biggest racing day. This week we go to the movies a couple of days early. After 12, James Marsh will be in to talk about "Truth", "Hardcore Henry", and the Korean drama "Inside Men".(9:30am-1pm, ,email firstname.lastname@example.org)