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The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, December 9, 2016

2nd Friday

11 PM (Thursday): The Temple of Sacred Sounds: Ed Flynn

2 AM: On The Heir Radio: Prince Letif

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

9 AM: Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph

12 Noon: State of the Arts: Richard Pheneger & Peggy Nelson

1 PM: Music My Mother Wouldn’t Like: Bruce Swan

4 PM: Drive Time Salsa: John Rivera

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff

Economics of Women Voting Trump – Updates on Trump gutting estate tax; capitalist outrages; Trump appoints Wall Street billionaires; Green Party victory in Austria; big oil companies’ desperation; Pope Francis on equality of opportunity; Portland, OR acts against inequality..

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

2 AM (Saturday): Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, December 8, 2016

2nd Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Bruce Swan (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

2 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: A Miniature World: Binnie Klein

12 Noon: Report To The Listeners: General Manager Steve di Costanzo

1 PM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau)

2:30 PM: Soundprint:Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau)

4 PM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for The Modern Hippy: Kyle Starkey

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: Blues In The Evening: Al Bell

A video portrait of Al Bell, The Blues According to Al Bell of WPKN is available courtesy of Mark S. Weiner.

11 PM: The Temple of Sacred Sounds: Ed Flynn

2 AM (Friday): On the Heir Radio: Prince Letif

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, December 7, 2016

1st Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici)

2 AM: The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Ebong Udoma

9 AM: The Carl J. Frano Show: Carl J. Frano

12 Noon: The Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Music, Sacred, and Profane: Nick Jacobs

4 PM: Mike Horyczun

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: North Fork Works: Hazel Kahan

Laura Klahre, scientist, bee farmer, owner of Blossom Meadow Farm and Southold resident talks about pollination and the future of native bees, not only on the North Fork but nationwide. With an extraordinary combination of passion and knowledge, Laura explains the existential role of bees and their place in our food web and ecosystem.

8 PM: Liz Becker

11 PM: Bruce Swan (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

2 AM (Thursday): Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, December 6, 2016

1st Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM: The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo

9 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

11:55 AM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

12 Noon: First Voices Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

1 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

Valerie will be hosting a return visit of British artist Peter Liversidge, who will be serving as co-host for the length of the show. Peter will also be welcoming a friend of his, musician Christopher Tignor, as well as colleague Richard Klein, Exhibitions Director at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art.

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: This Way Out: The International LGBT Radio Magazine

8 PM: First Tuesday Rainy Day Radio: Richard Hill

8:15 PMWilliam Blum, independent journalist, author and historian, will place the life and passing of Fidel Castro in a refreshingly anti-establishment historical and political context.

9:15 PMBishop John Selders, co-founder of Moral Mondays CT, will assess the new reality faced by working class Americans (of all ethnicities) and social justice activists as the agenda of the Trump administration continues to come into focus.

10:00 PMPost-Bop and Beyond: a sampling of classic and current Jazz that pushes the rhythmic and harmonic envelope.

11 PM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici)

2 AM (Wednesday): The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, December 5, 2016

1st Monday

12 AM: Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Mark Mushin

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 Noon: The New Haven Mavens: Todd Lyon and Nancy Shea

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: CounterSpin: weekly news magazine from Fairness And Accuracy In Reporting

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Nancy Altman, co-director Social Security Works talks about President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Rep. Tom Price to become the next Secretary of Health and Human Services — and prospects for the long-term GOP goal of dismantling Obamacare and privatizing Medicare and Social Security.
  2. Louis Perez, Professor of History at the University of North Carolina and Editor: Cuban Journal examines the legacy of the late Cuban leader Fidel Castro, his accomplishments and failures — as well as the future of the Cuban revolution in the face of signals of renewed U.S. aggression from the incoming Trump administration.
  3. Janaye Ingram, a national coordinator for the planned January 20th Women’s March on Washington protest rally, discusses plans and objectives for the march — as well as the origins of the idea and the groups and individuals across the U.S. involved in organizing the event.
  4. A Connecticut activist (TBA) discusses the post-election organizing in Danbury, CT, most recently the December 1st Vigil for Unity and Justice that brought together some 250 local residents, including pastors, students, new immigrants and others, gathered in response to division sown and hate crimes committed in the area and nation since the November 8th election of Donald Trump.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Mark Schapiro talks about his new book The End of Stationarity: Searching for the New Normal in the Age of Carbon Shock. Then, we talk with Greg Palast about his new book and movie, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires and Ballot Bandits.

11 PM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM (Tuesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, December 4, 2016

1st Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room – “Blue Roads”

2 AM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Integrative Wellness: Maud Joseph and Dr. Z.

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: Sunday Mix: Luis

5 PM: Between The Lines – the week’s under-reported news stories and analysis. Produced by Scott Harris

5:30 PM: Mic Check: weekly community discussion program.

6 PM: Ralph Nader Radio Hour: Ralph Nader with David Feldman and Steve Skrovan

7 PM: Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan

10 PM: Railroad Dave Radio: David Schwartz

12 AM (Monday): Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM (Monday): The A List: Sam Hopkins

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, December 3, 2016

1st Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

2 AM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

6 AM: The Carousel: Dave Z.

9 AM: The Car Bob Show: Bob Costanzo, Doug Echols and the Car Bob Crew

11 AM: ¡Barricada!: John Lugo

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: A Little Bit Of Everything: Bob Anderson

7 PM: Songtrails: Caroline Doctorow with folk and roots based music.

8 PM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl (fill-in for Soca Showcase: Icon)

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Blue Roads”

2 AM (Sunday): Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, December 2, 2016

1st Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM: Sean Corvino

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for Doug Echols)

9 AM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for Irie Feeling Radio: Dave O.)

12 Noon: State of the Arts: Richard Pheneger & Peggy Nelson

1 PM: PURE w/howard thompson

4 PM: Connections: Eric Cocks

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff

Mass Media: the Critique – Updates on Maggie’s Farm, John Lewis coop in UK, Trudeau on Castro, economics of immigration, Deutschland Bank and Trump, fake arguments to cut corp tax rates

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

2 AM (Saturday): My Other Music: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, December 1, 2016

11 PM (Wednesday):

2 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: A Miniature World: Binnie Klein

12 Noon: The Organic Farmstand: Richard Hill, Guy Beardsley, Bill Duesing and friends

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

3 PM: Dave Hogan Radio: Dave Hogan

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: In The Evening: Bob Shapiro

11 PM: Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM (Friday): Sean Corvino

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, November 30, 2016

5th Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

2 AM: The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Ebong Udoma

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: Digging In The Dirt: Kevin Gallagher

1 PM: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: The Music Never Stopped: Martha Nachman

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: East End Ink

“Easter 1916” W B Yeats’ poem about the 1916 Rising plus a tribute to James Connolly and other fallen soldiers of the defeated Irish rebellion Speakers are Scott Chaskey, Kevin Coffey, Richard Lawless, Rob and Dylan Cleary, and Terrance Sullivan. Programs are archived at eastendink.blogspot.com. Podcasts are at https://soundcloud.com/wpkn895/sets/east-end-ink-on-wpkn

8 PM: Shaki Presents

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM (Thursday): Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, November 29, 2016

5th Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Mark Mushin (fill-in for Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham)

2 AM: The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo

9 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

11:55 AM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

12 Noon: First Voices Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

1 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: Jazz It Up: Oscar Gonzalez Barreto

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: This Way Out: The International LGBT Radio Magazine

8 PM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for Jim Motavalli)

11 PM: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

2 AM (Wednesday): The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, November 28, 2016

4th Monday

10 PM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson

9 AM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli

10:30 AM: Soundprint:Asia: Joseph Celli

12 Noon: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Pete Stewart

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: CounterSpin: weekly news magazine from Fairness And Accuracy In Reporting

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Chip Berlet, an investigative journalist, research analyst, scholar and activist who has written about racism and intolerance for over four decades, analyzes the rise of hate crimes since the November 8th election; President-elect Trump’s appointment of white nationalist Stephen Bannon as his chief White House strategist, and concern about the normalizing of racist and fascist ideology in mainstream U.S. politics.
  2. Steven Rosenfeld covers national political issues for AlterNet, including America’s democracy, voting rights, campaigns and elections. Rosenfeld, who is the author of “Count My Vote: A Citizen’s Guide to Voting,” discusses his recent articles covering progress being made on initiating recounts in key midwestern swing states, the role of Green Party candidate Jill Stein, and the larger questions looming over the legitimacy of the 2016 election results.
  3. Lindsay Farrell, Executive Director of the Working Families Party chapter of CT, reviews Connecticut legislative election results re: her party’s endorsed candidates, and the WFP legislative agenda in the new year.
  4. Robert Jensen, Professor of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, and author of the forthcoming book, “The End of Patriarchy: Radical Feminism for Men,” assesses corporate media’s coverage of the 2016 presidential election campaign, and shares his expectations and concerns about the mainstream media’s future coverage of the Trump administration when it takes office in January 2017.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Katherine Harvey talks about the book she co-authored, The Bare Bones Broth Cookbook. Then Francesca reads her story “The Food Philosophe.” And finally we continue our Thanksgiving tradition with native American scholar Marge Bruchac telling us the real story behind the holiday. Then a teaser from our interview with Nancy Altman of Social Security Works about her article, “Medicare Will Be Gone By Next Thanksgiving If Republicans Have Their Way.”

11 PM: Mark Mushin (fill-in for Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham)

2 AM (Tuesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning