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WPKN Community Radio Top 5 Podcasts of the Week – 1/5/18  (Based on SoundCloud statistics. List prepared by david appel)
WPKN Radio 89.5-FM Podcasts on SoundCloudPODCAST — Sawyer Fredericks Interview by WPKN’s Mike Horyczun

from the Gazette Review: “American singer-songwriter Sawyer Fredericks came to the public’s attention after winning the eighth season of the NBC singing competition, The Voice. Born in Connecticut, he grew up in a New York farm surrounded by music. As such, singing was something that he naturally fell into at a young age. Later enrolling himself in voice lessons, he began performing at various events- from open mics to Local Farmer’s Markets at the age of twelve. Gradually pouring more time and effort into his hobby and passion, Fredericks eventually released his own independent LP entitled, Out My Window by the time he was fourteen. From there, he was scouted by talent agents from NBC’s award-winning series The Voice, who invited him to audition for the popular reality TV show. After gaining approval from all four of the judges, Fredericks found himself striving toward fame in the competition. Despite being the youngest contestant, he ultimately proved himself to be a worthy contender.”

WPKN Radio 89.5-FM Podcasts on SoundCloudPODCAST — State of the ARTS with Kathy Maher, from Barnum Museum, talks about The Greatest Showman film

Episode: State of the ARTS with Kathy Maher, Executive Director of Barnum Museum, talks about The Greatest Showman film.

Kathy Maher, Executive Director of Barnum Museum, talks about the film The Greatest Showman on State of the ARTS.

Show: State of the Arts

Hosted by: Richard Pheneger and Peggy Nelson

This show interviews newsmakers and participants from the world of theater and the arts.

WPKN Radio 89.5-FM Podcasts on SoundCloudPODCAST — David Chapman Long Wind Farms – What’s Organic? Digging in the Dirt Show #50

Dave Chapman from Long Wind Farms talks with me about the issue of the ongoing certification of hydroponically-grown produce as organic. Can organic be soilless?

With a two-way tie for…

WPKN Radio 89.5-FM Podcasts on SoundCloudPODCAST — Live Culture 34: The Net Neutrality Episode!

“Net Neutrality”– what does this mean and why should you care?

This month I am in conversation with Thomas Kadri, a Ph.D. in Law candidate at Yale University whose his research spans the intersection of media, technology, and the First Amendment.

The FCC has repealed consumer protections that prohibit internet service providers – or ISP’s- from discriminating against or favoring websites by blocking or throttling internet traffic. These ISP’s will also be allowed to charge fees to websites and online services for faster and more reliable network access. We will discuss the ramifications of this, in particular for artists, non-profits and other small-scale producers of online content.

To sweeten this rather sobering topic for our final show for 2017, I am including some short musical clips from my picks for the top 10 albums and songs for the year. Please join us for this live interview in a bustling downtown cafe surrounded by people sipping lattes, talking and playing with their phones, laptops and other devices.We close out this year by looking ahead to the challenges of 2018 for WPKN, creative artists and all who use the internet.
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WPKN Radio 89.5-FM Podcasts on SoundCloudPODCAST — Home Page Radio – Festive Home

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2017 NOON on WPKN 89.5 FM and streaming at wpkn.org
Host: Duo Dickinson

Our homes address “The Holidays”: whether cultural, familial or personal. History has evolved holiday use from the “Groaning Board” to the Open House. Passing trays of Hors D’oeuvres, roasting meat or mulling cider on the family hearth, watching the giant flat screen (binge watching or Yule Log Watching) – where we live has evolved in how we celebrate.

Joining me in studio is the historian and father Richard Mammana who founded Project Canterbury, which is a free online archive of out of print Anglican books, and is a full-on observer of contemporary life in a historic context. He serves the headquarters of the Episcopal Church as its Associate for Ecumenical and Interreligious relations, and is Papa to six year old and a soon to be four year old daughters. He is a distant cousin of Clement Clarke Moore, author of ’Twas the Night before Christmas.

Then we talk to William Hosley the principal of Terra Firma Northeast, is a cultural resource development and marketing consultant, new media expert, historian, museologist and preservationist who’s body of work has always been primary about place – especially the Connecticut River Valley and Vermont where he spent a career that began at the VT Division for Historic Preservation in 1977. He was formerly Director of the New Haven Museum and Connecticut Landmarks where he cared for a chain of historic attractions throughout Connecticut.

Last we talk to photographer Caryn B. Davis who has just published “A Connecticut Christmas” with Globe Pequot written by Eric Lehman. She began her career in the visual arts 30 years ago as a camera-person, editor, and producer of documentaries. She has been a professional photographer since 2000, specializing in architectural photography. Her work has taken her to over 50 countries, and still counting! She often combines her images with words to create compelling articles that have been featured in more than 60 magazines.

With a two-way tie for…

WPKN Radio 89.5-FM Podcasts on SoundCloudPODCAST — “The Lighthouse” — Discussion with Kathleen Green and Ted Salmon

Valerie Richardson spoke with Kathleen Green, Executive Director of the Yale Humanist Society, and artist Ted Salmon about “The Lighthouse,” a humanist celebration of light that was unveiled in December 2017 and will be shining brightly on the New Haven Green during the summer holiday seasons.

WPKN Radio 89.5-FM Podcasts on SoundCloudPODCAST — Digging in the Dirt – Show#47 Ray Archuleta The Soil Health Academy

Kevin’s guest this episode is Ray Archuleta, a retired Soil Health Specialist and Conservation Agronomist with the USDA. He has recently co-founded “The Soil Academy” to teach Biomimicry strategies and Agroecology principles for improving soil function on a national scale.


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📻 All Time Top 10 WPKN Podcasts as of 9/1/17 📻  (Based on SoundCloud statistics. List updated quarterly by: david appel, Ketura Barron, and Steve Di Costanzo)


WPKN Radio 89.5-FM Podcast on SoundCloudPODCAST — Interview: The Rolling Stones’ Sticky Fingers ‘Unzipped’ with Corey Tippin[817 plays]

WPKN World Exclusive!
Today on Radio Base Camp (WPKN 89.5-FM and wpkn.org Bridgeport, CT) the 40 year mystery of ‘who’ is really gracing the famous Warhol-cover of the Rolling Stones ‘Sticky Fingers’ LP is put to rest.
Mystery solved- his name is Corey Tippin, a one-time Warhol ‘superstar’ and current Connecticut-based stylist and decorator. Tune is around 8am for the big reveal. (big thanks to Corey Tippin and Douglas Hovey for pulling this together, and Derek DeWitt for bringing us to Candy Darling.)

WPKN Radio 89.5-FM Podcast on SoundCloudPODCAST — WPKN’s State of the ARTS interview with Rick Shaefer- Refugee Trilogy | 9/2/16[803 plays]

WPKN’s State of the ARTS interview with Rick Shaefer- Refugee Trilogy

Artist Rick Shaefer, on his Refugee Trilogy exhibit on view at the Walsh Gallery, at the Quick Center- Fairifield University, in Fairfield, CT.

WPKN Radio 89.5-FM Podcast on SoundCloudPODCAST — Fighting Seasonal Affective Disorder — Seeking Wellness: Our Bodies Explained — Dr. Kulveen Virdee[787 plays]

Dr. Kulveen Virdee provides the science behind the winter blues and offers numerous tools to help keep minds, and bodies active and moods elevated.

WPKN Radio 89.5-FM Podcast on SoundCloudPODCAST — Sawyer Fredericks Interview by WPKN’s Mike Horyczun[699 plays]

from the Gazette Review: “American singer-songwriter Sawyer Fredericks came to the public’s attention after winning the eighth season of the NBC singing competition, The Voice. Born in Connecticut, he grew up in a New York farm surrounded by music. As such, singing was something that he naturally fell into at a young age. Later enrolling himself in voice lessons, he began performing at various events- from open mics to Local Farmer’s Markets at the age of twelve. Gradually pouring more time and effort into his hobby and passion, Fredericks eventually released his own independent LP entitled, Out My Window by the time he was fourteen. From there, he was scouted by talent agents from NBC’s award-winning series The Voice, who invited him to audition for the popular reality TV show. After gaining approval from all four of the judges, Fredericks found himself striving toward fame in the competition. Despite being the youngest contestant, he ultimately proved himself to be a worthy contender.”

WPKN Radio 89.5-FM Podcast on SoundCloudPODCAST — The Emotion Roadmap with Chuck Wolfe 3 1 17 The Emotion Revolution In The Workplace[576 plays]

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WPKN Radio 89.5-FM Podcast on SoundCloudPODCAST — The Emotion Roadmap and Chuck Wolfe A Scottish Woman Manages Anger 3/8/17[554 plays]

Emotional intelligence and Emotion Roadmap explained. Example of how the Emotion Roadmap helped a Scottish woman manage her anger.

WPKN Radio 89.5-FM Podcast on SoundCloudPODCAST — Home Page Radio with Duo Dickinson | 4/27/17[435 plays]

We want where we live to be ours. We want our homes to reflect us, There are over 70 million free-standing homes, but very few of them were built by those who live in them, and no apartment, condo or co-op was built with anyone in mind. So we Decorate: color, furniture, lighting, carpet our stuff- us.

But there is an ethic in design, one where the making is itself an art experience: where the way of creating, building, experiencing a home is richly evolved. It’s ornament, it’s craft, it’s architecture: Its origin, it’s meaning and it’s design is not to create a surface of frozen time – here, design is used and has beauty in its essential utility in use and function.

Three of the most accomplished, skillful and engaging design/architecture/artist creators in the world are with HOME PAGE this week. In studio is Yale-trained architect Louis Mackall – for 50 years his unbridled creativity was in everything he did – but he managed to also create Breakfast Woodworks with Ken Field about 40 years ago. Although Breakfast has new owners the founders still work on site. The work is incredible, award winning in every environment and in many regions.

A special treat this week will be an interview with sculptor, artist, craftsman Kent Bloomer – he trained at Yale and never left the area: teaching at the school for two generations. He may be the greatest definer and builder of architectural ornament in the world: In fact, he is. Bloomer’s book with co-author Charlie Moore, “Body, Memory, Architecture” is required reading (www.amazon.com/Body-Memory-Architecture-Yale-Paperbound/dp/0300021429). His insights into why we decorate, why ornament is an extreme leap to the universal, the intimate, the alive is both compelling and fascinating.

Lastly, architect Barry Svigals, is also Yale trained in architecture school. He started his own firm a generation ago and his work exploded to have a huge impact on everyone who uses them. His work can be seen in schools, apartment buildings, institutions, but completely in his art: the exquisite, evocative personal expression they embody goes beyond embellishment to inspire the entire building composed under Barry’s hand. His most famed project is the just-completed Newtown Elementary School, where healing and hope found their essential beauty in Svigals’ ethic.

WPKN Radio 89.5-FM Podcast on SoundCloudPODCAST — HOME PAGE RADIO- GROWING- At Home[281 plays]

Whether inside or out, the outside has come into our lives and where we live.

There are people devoted to growing things: making beauty with plants, landscape, climate and the culture that results becomes rich and rewarding when expertise is part of the garden. This show has 3 extraordinary visionaries of the growing world – their insights enrich any plant choice, garden creation or site perspective.

Balancing weather, sustainability, resilience and the love of growing things can be quite daunting, and these experts have fertilized literally thousands of scenarios for every budget, type of site and client idiosyncrasy – hearing their perspectives and anecdotes can take any planting obsession and add joy to the risk/reward scenario of growing things in New England.

We lead off with garden designer Lucy Van Liew who owns her own garden design firm– she has a direct link to English gardens and gardening and in 15 years has become used to marrying gardening aspirations with reality. She divides her time between Connecticut, London and her family home in Essex UK where the lessons are well learned in how gardens develop and change over time. She is a plantaholic who is fascinated by both the history and future of gardens and how they reflect changes in society and technology.

Next a Landscape Designer, who has had a 30 year career – Anne Christie will talk about the New England growing experience, especially in coastal and tough site conditions, and her special perspective on naturalizing and design. Christie trained at Temple University and she had a grandmother who was a landscape architect and a father who was an architect, Anne grew up with a deep appreciation for both. She works on homes, institutions and in full integration wit Sustainability.

Lastly we talk to Nancy DuBrule-Clemente, a passionate garden creator and advocate who created Natureworks naturework.com. Nancy DuBrule-Clemente is the owner of Natureworks Horticultural Services, an organic garden center, landscape design, consultation, installation and maintenance service in Northford, CT, started in 1983. Nancy has a degree in floriculture from UCONN. She has dedicated her life to the challenge of being fully organic, indigenous and expressive.

WPKN Radio 89.5-FM Podcast on SoundCloudPODCAST — Digging In The Dirt #16 WPKN – Slow Money- Derek Denchla – Funding Sustainable Food[279 plays]

Host Kevin Gallagher speaks with Executive Director Derek Denchla of Slow Money New York

Derek Denchla is an investor and social entrepreneur with a unique focus on environmental sustainability. As the founder and co-chair of NYC LION (NYC Local Investing Opportunities Network), Denchla and his investors concentrate on funding small, sustainable food and farm businesses in and around New York. He is an advocate for urban agriculture and impact investing.

Denchla serves on many boards that invest in environmental sustainability, including King of the Ghosts, a holding company for farm-to-table restaurants and farms, and Mouth Foods, an online store for local, small batch artisanal foods made in and around NYC. He is also the co-chair of Slow Money NYC, a non-profit chapter of Slow Money Alliance, whose motto is “Everyone is an investor in food.” Slow Money NYC’s goal is to build an elaborate network that focuses their investments into local, sustainable food businesses.

In 2010, Denchla also founded Farm City, an action-research project that enlisted artists, agrarians and food justice advocates to create events and activities that explore the social, cultural and economic possibilities for enhancing urban agriculture in NYC. From 2009 to 2010, Denckla also blogged for Thegreenest.net, a forum dedicated to business policy and solution for sustainability.

Denckla also has his hand in green real estate in a significant way. He was the founder and former principal of Propeller Group, a sustainable consulting firm with a focus on green real estate and economic development. He has taken many other active parts in community improvement and development as well. Denckla attended Columbia University as an undergraduate, and he received his law degree at Fordham.

WPKN Radio 89.5-FM Podcast on SoundCloudPODCAST — Burning Out And Feeling Overwhelmed Cary Cherniss And Jamie[264 plays]

New study showing how emotional intelligence benefits mental health. We also explore with Dr. Cary Cherniss burnout and life balance and listen to Jamie as I help him cope with feeling overwhelmed.


📻 All Time Top 5 Downloaded WPKN Podcasts as of 12/16/17 📻  (Based on SoundCloud statistics. List updated semi-annually by: david appel)


WPKN Radio 89.5-FM Podcast on SoundCloudPODCAST — New Haven Mavens: the “Slow Fashion” movement[52 downloads]

Time to tune in to the “New Haven Mavens Radio Hour”- The Mavens, Todd Lyon, and Nancy Shea, have been pondering some questions about various fabrics, materials and processes used in production of clothing, and their relative environmental impacts. We decided to check in with some experts to see what they have to say about the “Slow Fashion” movement. We’ll be chatting with Tracy Bonosconi, owner of eco-friendly clothing boutique, The Lovet Shop, and Sage Calamari, owner of BedStraw, a design studio that provides sustainable textiles for the home. The Mavens will also be bringing back a quiz segment of the show to “test” public perception. We’ll see how well our in-studio “contestant,” Christina Maria does with some questions on the subject. Be sure to tune in to WPKN, 89.5-FM, or the live stream at wpkn.org, Monday, February 6th, at Noon. Or you can download a podcast of the show, and listen whenever, and wherever you please.

WPKN Radio 89.5-FM Podcast on SoundCloudPODCAST — Digging In The Dirt #16 WPKN – Slow Money- Derek Denchla – Funding Sustainable Food[21 downloads]

Host Kevin Gallagher speaks with Executive Director Derek Denchla of Slow Money New York

Derek Denchla is an investor and social entrepreneur with a unique focus on environmental sustainability. As the founder and co-chair of NYC LION (NYC Local Investing Opportunities Network), Denchla and his investors concentrate on funding small, sustainable food and farm businesses in and around New York. He is an advocate for urban agriculture and impact investing.

Denchla serves on many boards that invest in environmental sustainability, including King of the Ghosts, a holding company for farm-to-table restaurants and farms, and Mouth Foods, an online store for local, small batch artisanal foods made in and around NYC. He is also the co-chair of Slow Money NYC, a non-profit chapter of Slow Money Alliance, whose motto is “Everyone is an investor in food.” Slow Money NYC’s goal is to build an elaborate network that focuses their investments into local, sustainable food businesses.

In 2010, Denchla also founded Farm City, an action-research project that enlisted artists, agrarians and food justice advocates to create events and activities that explore the social, cultural and economic possibilities for enhancing urban agriculture in NYC. From 2009 to 2010, Denckla also blogged for Thegreenest.net, a forum dedicated to business policy and solution for sustainability.

Denckla also has his hand in green real estate in a significant way. He was the founder and former principal of Propeller Group, a sustainable consulting firm with a focus on green real estate and economic development. He has taken many other active parts in community improvement and development as well. Denckla attended Columbia University as an undergraduate, and he received his law degree at Fordham.

WPKN Radio 89.5-FM Podcast on SoundCloudPODCAST — Spotlight on Arts & Culture | March 2017[12 downloads]

Tune in at Noon, Mon. March 13th for the FCBuzz.org Spotlight on Arts and Culture LIVE radio show on WPKN Radio 89.5-FM where I get to have a lively, informative conversation with Rose Marie Fox, of Silvermine Arts Center Michael Barker, of the Westport Country Playhouse, and Stephanie Coakley of the Pequot Library about how Arts & Culture organizations manage challenges and change over the years – and remain connected and relevant to the community.

WPKN Radio 89.5-FM Podcast on SoundCloudPODCAST — Interview with Carl J Frano- 2nd Annual Birthday Bash[12 downloads]

WPKN GM, Steve di Costanzo, interviews Carl J. Frano, who will be celebrated and spinning discs for the Party & Dance at the Milford Arts Council on Friday, May 13th (2016).

WPKN Radio 89.5-FM Podcast on SoundCloudPODCAST — Radio Something: Peter Liversidge (artist), Richard Klein (curator), Christopher Tignor (musician)[9 downloads]

In July of 2016, Richard Klein and Peter Liversidge were guests on my show: Richard, the Exhibitions Director at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, and Peter, a multifaceted “Projects” artist who is based in the UK. At that time, we talked about having Peter come back and guest-host a show, which he did on December 6, 2016. Peter also invited a friend of his to come in as a guest, musician and composer Christopher Tignor (possibly the only musician to have sponsorship from a tuning fork company!). Richard Klein came back as well, and we spent three hours talking about art, creativity, and politics. We shared some of Christopher’s music, and Peter spun a couple of music sets of his own creation, including a set created by his eight and ten-year-old sons.

Music selections are sprinkled throughout the show. Christopher Tignor gave permission for his music to be included in the podcast. The other music has been removed because of copyright restrictions.

(Not in the podcast)
Bombino – Iwaranagh (We Must) – Azel
Bombino – Inar (If You Know the Degree of My Love for You) – Azel
Brazilian Girls – The Critic – The Critic – Single

Christopher Tignor – Arrow in the Dark – Along a Vanishing Plane
Christopher Tignor – Shape Shifting – Along a Vanishing Plane

(1 hour and 38 minutes/not in the podcast)
Aerial M – Wedding Song No.2 – Aerial M
Rachel Grimes – Far Light – Book of Leaves
Charlie Poole & The North Carolina Ramblers – If the River Was Whiskey – Let’s Get Drunk Again

(Two hours/not in podcast)
PJ Harvey – The Devil – White Chalk
Fire! – Orchestra – Enter, Pt. Four
The Breeders – Invisible Man – Last Splash
Holden – The Caterpillar’s Intervention – The Inheritors

Christopher Tignor – The Will and the Waiting – Along a Vanishing Plane

For more information about the guests and their activities:

Peter Liversidge: www.peterliversidge.com
Christopher Tignor: www.wiresundertension.com
Richard Klein/Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum: aldrichart.org/


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