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The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, March 8, 2017

2nd Wednesday

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

2 AM: Keep Driftin’: DJ DaySix

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Ebong Udoma

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: The Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: The Mark Naftalin Show: Mark Naftalin

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

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

7:30 PM: Tidings from Hazel Kahan

In this conversation about the art, craft and practice of letter writing, Hazel Kahan, an avid letter writer herself, and Jenny Bhatt, a kindred spirit, share the significance of writing and receiving letters and the parts letters have played in each of their lives.

8 PM: Preservation Sound: Chris Ruggiero

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM (Thursday): The Quest: Terry Hopper (fill-in for Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli)

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, March 7, 2017

1st Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Sean Corvino (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

4:30 PM — Musicians Shula Weinstein and Ben Ross will be doing some live music, and we’ll play tracks from Shula’s 2015 album Small and Taller Tales.

5:30 PM — An interview with AJ Epstein, a Seattle film and play producer, who is one of the foremost collectors of the work of kinetic light artist Thomas Wilfred (1889-1968, whose work is currently on display at the Yale Art Gallery in Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light, through July 23.

6:00 PM — The WPKN radio debut Kryssi Battalene, who has frequently guest-hosted on the Shaki Presents show. She is a local musician and avid record collector.

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

8:30 PMKevin Alexander Grey, civil rights and labor activist, will assess the new political realities under a Trump administration and the breadth and depth of the resistance to date.

9:15 PMKara Rochelle of CT Progressives, an organizer with Occupy Wall Street, will compare that 2011 movement with the current national resistance to Trump agenda.

10:00 PMPost-Bop and Beyond — contemporary and classic Jazz.

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

2 AM (Wednesday): Keep Driftin’: DJ DaySix

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, March 6, 2017

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: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner (fill-in for The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone)

4 PM: Pete Stewart

5 PM: Pete Stewart will interview Richard Klein, Exhibitions Director at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, about four new shows that have just opened.

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. James S. Henry, is a senior fellow at Columbia University’s Center for Sustainable International Investment, Global Justice Fellow at Yale University and a senior adviser to the Tax Justice Network. Henry will discuss his recent article, “Wilbur Ross Comes to DC with an Unexamined History of Russian Connections,” as well as his assessment of the credibility of Congressional investigations into President Trump’s links with the Russian government.
  2. Richard Eskow, Host, Zero Hour Radio and a Senior Fellow with the Campaign for America’s Future talks about the important points raised in his article, “Principles for progressives to follow on Trump’s Ties to Russia,” exploring concern that the political fight in the U.S. over Trump’s Russia connections could revive a new, dangerous Cold War.
  3. Jon Rainwater, Executive Director with Peace Action, responds to President Trump’s recent speech before a joint session of Congress where he advocated more military spending, decreased funding for the State Department and diplomacy, an escalation of US involvement in Middle East wars — and awarding large government contracts to the defense and aerospace industries.
  4. Luis Luna, an organizer with the group Make The Road Connecticut, will discuss the work he’s doing on immigration issues in the state, and the current campaign to make Bridgeport a sanctuary city.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Sebastian Barry talks about his acclaimed new novel Days Without End. It won the prestigious Costa Book of the Year prize in January. Then, Adelia Saunders discusses her debut novel, Indelible. And we hear a poem by Erika Jo Brown, “Art.”

11 PM: Sean Corvino (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, March 5, 2017

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: Solidarity: Garnett Ankle

9 AM: What’s Your Point?: Garnett Ankle

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: Sunday Mix: Edwin or 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, March 4, 2017

1st Saturday

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

2 AM: 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: Second Saturday Magazine: Bob Johnson (fill-in for Annette Szczesiul)

4 PM: A Little Bit Of Everything: Bob Anderson

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

As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, Caroline celebrates the music of the British Isles and beyond — featuring renown fiddler Aly Bain, Irish pop star Sinead O’Connor, The Chieftains, and others.

8 PM: Soca Showcase: Icon

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Blue Roads”

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, March 3, 2017

1st Friday

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

2 AM: On The Heir Radio: Prince Letif

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

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

9 AM: Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph

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

Unfinished Revolution: Women’s Paid Labor – Updates on Takata airbags and auto company misdeeds, Trump’s defense spending, deepening inequality, why capitalism provokes govt “mandates.”

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

2 AM (Saturday): Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, March 2, 2017


1st Thursday

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

2 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for 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

4 PM: 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: Mark Mushin (fill-in for In The Evening: Bob Shapiro)

11 PM: Mark Muller’s New Music Network

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, March 1, 2017

1st 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: 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: Snap, Crackle, and Pop!: Alec Cumming

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

7 PM: Days of Revolt: The General’s Son (in lieu of WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News)

Host Chris Hedges interviews Miko Peled, Israeli peace activist and author of The General’s Son: The Journey of an Israeli in Palestine.

7:30 PM: North Fork Works: Hazel Kahan

This month, Hazel’s guest on North Fork Works is Diana (Dinni) Gordon, Greenport resident and author of Village of Immigrants, Latinos in an Emerging America in which she places the relatively recent wave of Latino immigration to the Long Island’s North Fork in historical context and then, through intimate profiles of Latino residents and their adaptation to Greenport life, provides a poignant antidote to the grim anti-immigration actions coming out of the White House.

8 PM: Dave Hogan (fill-in for Liz Becker)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, February 28, 2017

4th Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): 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: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone (fill-in for Jazz & Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner)

4 PM: The Quest: Terry Hopper

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

7 PM: Black History Special: The Manor: Three Centuries at a Slave Plantation on Long Island (in lieu of WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News)

Mac Griswold talks about her research at a Shelter Island estate.

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

8 PM: Connecticut Rocks: Bob d’Aprile (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, February 27, 2017

4th Monday

10 PM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins>

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson)

9 AM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli

10:30 AM: Soundprint:Asia: Joseph Celli

12 Noon: Band Together Radio: Andy Kadison & Jerry Vigorito

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

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

7 PM: Black History Special: Bob Zellner – A White Southerner in the Freedom Movement (in lieu of WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News)

Zellner grew up in Alabama where his parents were former Klu Klux Klan members. After college he joined the Student Non Violent Coordinating Committee in Mississippi.

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

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Bob Dreyfuss, co-editor, The Populist Buzz, reflects on how the Democratic Party should move forward in opposing Trump after electing former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as DNC chair — and the future of the Trump Resistance movement that has exploded across the U.S.
  2. Ben Schreiber, senior political strategist with Friends of the Earth, discusses his group’s response to the Senate confirmation of Scott Pruitt to be EPA administrator, the recent release of emails exposing his close relationship with the fossil fuel industry while he served as Oklahoma’s Attorney General, and how environmental groups plan to counter the Trump/Pruitt plan to broadly dismantle EPA regulations.
  3. Our Revolution’s Executive director Shannon Jackson assesses the results of Saturday’s election for Democratic National Committee chair where Rep. Keith Ellison lost to former Labor Secretary Tom Perez, and how his group’s work fits into the widespread protest and activism seen across the U.S. in opposition to Donald Trump and his administration’s reactionary agenda.
  4. Tom Swan, Executive Director of the Connecticut Citizen Action Group talks about CCAG’s 2017 legislative agenda, the recent DUE Justice Coalition’s “It’s Not Too Late to Have a Heart” action — and the special elections scheduled for Tuesday, 2/28/17 in the 2nd & 32nd Senate Districts and the 115th State House District.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Kimball Taylor talks about his book The Coyote’s Bicycle: The Untold Story of 7,000 Bicycles and the Rise of a Borderland Empire. It shows how human ingenuity and the humble bicycle are defeating the most expensive the U.S. has ever built. Then, its the 75th anniversary of the decree ordering the mass incarceration of Japanese-Americans during World War II. Richard Cahan tells us about his book Un-American: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II. It’s a collection with text of images by Dorothea Lange, Ansel Adams, and other government photographers.

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, February 26, 2017

4th Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room – Black History Month “Rivers”

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

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

3 PM: Sunday Mix: Edwin or 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: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, February 25, 2017

4th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko

12 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: The Rod Ross Show: Rod Ross

9 AM: Seeking Wellness : Our Bodies Explained: Dr. Kulveen Virdee

10 AM: Cosmic Perspective: Andy Poniros

11 AM: Live Culture: Martha Lewis – ideas in and around contemporary art

12 PM: What A Story: Ina Chadwick

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: Icon In The Domain

6 PM: The Millennials Take Over: DJ Millennial

7 PM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – Black History Month “Rivers”

2 AM: The A List: Vinny