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The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, April 16, 2015

3rd Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): 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

10:30 AM: Binnie Klein interviews best-selling memorist Abigail Thomas (A Three Dog Life) about her new book What Comes Next and How To Like It, about which Anne Lamott says ““This may be the most honest book I’ve ever read, by one of the most beautiful writers I know—dizzyingly truthful, often funny, lyrical, wise.”

12 Noon: The Organic Farmstand: Richard Hill, Gregory McAvoy, Guy Beardsley and friends

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

4 PM: John Motavalli

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: In The Evening: Bob Shapiro

11 PM: Another Girl, Another Planet: Simon Hunter

2 AM (Friday): Friday Morning Live: Elijah Malone – WPKN EDMC

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, April 15, 2015

3rd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Monsoon Radio: Daniel Bass

Celebrating Tamil & Sinhala New Year with a three hour musical masala full of Southern Subcontinental Film Songs, Classical Ragas, Devotional Hymns, & Eclectic Electronic Experiments.

2 AM: Adrift In The Airwaves: DJ Dark Flow

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Ebong Udoma)

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

12 Noon: Kathy’s Corner: Kathy Connor

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

4 PM: Scott Thompson

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: The Forest And The Trees: Melinda Tuhus

8 PM: Shaki Presents

11 PM: DJ Mondavi

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, April 14, 2015

2nd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

2 AM: Kristi Hall

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 Indigenous Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

1:00 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: The Quest: Terry Hopper

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

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

8 PM: Jim Motavalli

11 PM: Monsoon Radio: Daniel Bass

Celebrating Tamil & Sinhala New Year with a three hour musical masala full of Southern Subcontinental Film Songs, Classical Ragas, Devotional Hymns, & Eclectic Electronic Experiments.

2 AM (Wednesday): Adrift In The Airwaves: DJ Dark Flow

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, April 13, 2015

2nd 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: Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson

9 AM: Dave Hogan

12 Noon: Special Community Programming: Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: CounterSpin: a weekly news magazine from Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR)

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Matthew Fogg is a retired Chief Deputy US Marshal, who won the largest ever ($4-million) employee Title VII discrimination lawsuit against the US Department of Justice. He examines the recent police shooting in North Charleston, South Carolina captured on video, the momentum of the Black Lives Matter movement and substantive steps that can be taken to hold law enforcement accountable and improve police-community relations in communities of color nationwide.
  2. Geoff Thale, program director with the Washington Office on Latin America discusses the major issues that were addressed at the recently concluded Summit of the Americas in Panama, that include improving U.S.-Cuba relations, deteriorating relations between Washington and Venezuela and the progress of ongoing negotiations to end Colombia’s decades-long civil war. He’ll also assess the status of Latin America’s grassroots progressive movements.
  3. Mathew Gardner, executive director of the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy talks about Citizens for Tax Justice recent report, “Who Pays Taxes in America in 2015,” focusing on the reduction in corporate taxation, increases in regressive taxes, how the U.S. compares to other industrialized nations — as well as CTJ’s policy prescriptions for making taxation more fair, while addressing rising income inequality.
  4. Gary Orfield, Director of the UCLA Civil Rights Center discusses the findings of his new report, “Connecticut School Integration: Moving Forward as the Northeast Retreats,” in the context of segregated and apartheid schools elsewhere across the U.S.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

James W. Russell got a shock in 2008 like hundreds of thousands of other Americans who thought their 401(k)s were going to give them a comfortable retirement. What he’s found out since, he’s put into his explosive book, SOCIAL INSECURITY: 401(k)s and the Retirement Crisis. We spend the hour talking with him about 401(k)s, pension plans, and social security — and what can be done to make sure we don’t end up poor in our old age.

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

2 AM (Tuesday): Kristi Hall

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, April 12, 2015

2nd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room: In the hands of the “Teachers” – It’s Jazz Night.

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

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

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Música Latina con Edwin o Luis

Si es nueva música (new music): Edwin
y las normas de la vieja escuela (old school standards): Luis

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

5:30 PM: Amazon Radio: Pam Smith

7 PM: Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan

10 PM: 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, April 11, 2015

2nd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): DJ Mondavi

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: It’s A Hit!: Rob Reeves

9 AM: Community Discussions: Marti Fischer & Bill McLean

11 AM: ¡Barricada! John Lugo

1 PM: Second Saturday Magazine: Bob Johnson

4 PM: Elijah Malone: WPKN EDMC (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

7 PM: Leaving The 20th Century With No Regrets: Scott Shapleigh

10 PM: Mikki’s Room: In the hands of the “Teachers” – It’s Jazz Night.

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, April 10, 2015

2nd Friday

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

2 AM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

9 AM: Irie Feeling Radio: Dave O.

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

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

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

The Worker Coop Alternative: Updates on inadequate unemployment insurance, Ted Cruz’s campaign money, law giving domestic workers real benefits, and demonizing the poor. Responses to questions on California drought and U.S. medical system’s experiments on people.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: DJ Mondavi

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, April 9, 2015

2nd Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM: A Little Bit of Everything: Bob Anderson (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: Sustainable East End: Francesca Rheannon

Host Francesca Rheannon talks with beekeeper Mary Woltz who tends to Bees Needs in East Hampton. Sustainable East End is heard on the 2nd Thursday each month and is archived at eastendreport.blogspot.com

12:30 PM: The Forest And The Trees: Melinda Tuhus

1 PM: Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau

4 PM: The Modern Hippy: Kyle Starkey

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening 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): Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, April 8, 2015

2nd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici)

2 AM: Don Duffy (fill-in for Adrift In The Airwaves: DJ Dark Flow)

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo (fill-in for Ebong Udoma)

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: The Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: Mike Zito

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: Tidings from Hazel Kahan

Hazel Kahan, in a very personal conversation with two of her school chums from boarding school days who. like her, grew up in India, Pakistan and other places and who, like her, are third culture kids, also known these days as global nomads. talks about how this experience has shaped their lives and what the idea of “home” means to them. Tidings is archived at hazelkahan.com.

8 PM: Jeff Wignall

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. – & WPKN EDMC

2 AM (Thursday): A Little Bit of Everything: Bob Anderson (fill-in for Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli)

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, April 7, 2015

1st Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

2 AM: Kristi Hall

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: Connect, Grow, Influence: Women with Impact
Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) Radio Show: Fran Pastore.

guests include: Jenna Gerstenlauer, Managing Partner of Sound Mark Partners, a commercial real estate investment management firm; Allie Schieffelin Walker, CEO and President of the The Lighting Quotient; Amanda Brow, the Executive Director of the National Women’s Business Council and Beverlee F. Dacey, President & CEO of Amodex Products Inc., Bridgeport, CT

1:00 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

4:30 PM: ­ Kevin Repp, a curator at Yale’s Beinecke Library, talks about the exhibition Fun on the Titanic: Underground Art and the East German State, which runs through April 11.

5:00 PM: ­ An hour-long interview with musician Jolie Holland, interspersed with selections from her most recent CD Wine Dark Sea. She will be playing at the Ridgefield Playhouse on April 12, along with Gregory Alan Isakov.

6:00 PM: ­ A short interview with Lys Guillorn. Lys is a co-organizer and performer at WPKN’s “Late Night Double Feature Picture Show” benefit, taking place on Friday, April 17, at Best Video in Hamden, Connecticut.

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

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

8 PM: First Tuesday Rainy Day Radio: Richard Hill

8:30 PM: Interview with Gareth Porter, award-winning investigative reporter and author of “Manufactured Crisis: The Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare,” will discuss the benefits of and background to the Iran nuclear deal just announced last Thursday.

9:15 PM: WPKN’s Monthly Diner Update with diner maven Mike Kachuba.

10:00 PM: Hard Bop and beyond — selections from the Jazz archives with a sampling of new releases.

11 PM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici)

2 AM (Wednesday): Don Duffy (fill-in for Adrift In The Airwaves: DJ Dark Flow)

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, April 6, 2015

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: Report To The Listeners: General Manager Steve di Costanzo

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

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

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Paul Kawika Martin, Political Director with Peace Action, talks about the framework of the international Iran nuclear agreement announced last week, assessing the details of the accord, as well as efforts by Congressional Republicans and Israel to derail the agreement, in the face of recent public opinion polls finding a majority of Americans support a nuclear deal with Iran.
  2. William Picard, Executive Director of the Yemen Peace Project discusses the current escalating civil war in Yemen, between forces aligned with the Houthi movement and former president ‘Ali’ Abdullah Saleh on one side, and Yemen’s recently-ousted president ’Abdu Rabu Mansur Hadi, where Saudi Arabia, with U.S and other Gulf states support, has intervened with airstrikes and the threat of a ground invasion.
  3. Aquene Freechild, co-director of Public Citizen’s Democracy Is For People campaign, talks about the campaign by a coalition of advocacy groups across the country that are calling on President Obama to issue an executive order requiring federal government contractors to disclose their political spending. Dozens of rallies advocating such action were held across the country on April 2, the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s McCutcheon ruling, which greatly expanded the amount of money that can be donated to federal politicians.
  4. Peter Montgomery, a Senior Fellow at People For the American Way, discusses the recent controversy and widespread opposition to the “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” bills recently passed by the Indiana and Arkansas state legislatures. He’ll examine the Republican party’s history with regard to the promotion of intolerance and discrimination against the LGBT community, as well as racial and ethnic minorities — standing in stark contrast to the direction of majority American public opinion.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

ABC anchorman and meditator Dan Harris talks about his book, 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works—A True Story. Then, psychiatrist, meditation practitioner and author Mark Epstein discusses his latest book, The Trauma Of Every Day Life. It’s about how Buddhist meditation can help us deal with trauma.

11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

2 AM (Tuesday): Kristi Hall

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, April 5, 2015

1st Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room: 1st Saturday of April

Marvin Gaye was born April 2, 1939; and almost 10 years later to the day, April 1, 1949, Gil Scott-Heron was born. – On April 1, 1984, Marvin Gaye died by his Father’s hand. Scott-Heron died in NYC, May 27, 2011. Tonight I’ll share my air time between them; perhaps a piece or two of Miles will slip in…
Stop by and we’ll share the memories together – Blues Roads.

2 AM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Bertho Joseph (fill-in for Solidarity: Garnett Ankle)

10 AM: A Little Bit of Everything: Bob Anderson (fill-in for Morning Maniac Music: David Golden)

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Música Latina con Edwin o Luis

Si es nueva música (new music): Edwin
y las normas de la vieja escuela (old school standards): Luis

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

5:30 PM: The Modern Hippy: Kyle Starkey

7 PM: Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan

10 PM: David Schwartz

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

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