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The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, January 4, 2017

1st Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (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: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

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

This month, Hazel Kahan’s guest on North Fork Works is Dave Berson: sea captain, celestial navigator, author, skipper of the solar-charged boat Glory. He talks about his life and work and why Greenport is the only place in the world he wants to live. Music by Dave Berson.

8 PM: Connecticut Rocks: Bob D’Aprile (fill-in for Liz Becker)

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

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, January 3, 2017

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: The Quest: Terry Hopper

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

11 PM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, January 2, 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: 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. Richard Silverstein of the progressive blog Tikun Olam, discusses the controversy surrounding the Obama administration’s decision not to veto a UN Security Council resolution condemning Israel’s illegal settlements in the Palestinian West Bank, Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech on the issue and US media coverage of this story.
  2. George Lakey, a visiting professor at Swarthmore College is the author of many books on nonviolent social change including, “Strategizing for a Living Revolution,” talks about his newest book, “Viking Economics, How the Scandinavians Got it Right- and How We Can, Too,” which describes the inner workings of the Nordic economies that boast the world’s happiest, most productive workers, and explains how, if we can enact some of the changes the Scandinavians fought for surprisingly recently, we, too, can embrace equality in our economic policy.
  3. Chip Gibbons, Policy and Legislative Counsel with the Defending Dissent Foundation/BORDC talks about his recent article, “Meet Trump’s Worst Nominees For Civil Liberties,” as well as his group’s projects and priorities as the new Trump regime takes power on January 20.
  4. Cultural activist Arlene Goldbard, “chief policy wonk” with the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture, talks about her group’s mission and the upcoming “People’s State of the Union,” an annual civic event in which hundreds of individuals and organizations host Story Circles, reflecting on the state of our union, and share these stories to inspire the collaboratively composed Poetic Address to the Nation.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

2016 is passing into history. The New Year is just around the corner. And it’s time for a year-end review. We play excerpts from some of our Top Ten of 2016 interviews. Also, Francesca tells a story about New Year’s Day in Provence.

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, January 1, 2017

1st Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room – “Sacred Spirits”

2 AM: Music My Mother Wouldn’t Like: Bruce Swan (Fill-in for 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 or Edwin

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 (fill-in for 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 31, 2016

5th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko

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

12 PM: What A Story: Ina Chadwick

1 PM: Dancing Barefoot: Deb Guhl

4 PM: Icon In The Domain

7 PM: Don Duffy

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Sacred Spirits”

2 AM (Sunday): Music My Mother Wouldn’t Like: Bruce Swan (Fill-in for Shut up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, December 30, 2016

5th Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Connecticut Rocks: Bob D’Aprile (fill-in for The Temple of Sacred Sounds: Ed Flynn)

2 AM: PURE w/howard thompson

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for Del ‘In Transition’)

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: Music My Mother Wouldn’t Like: Bruce Swan

4 PM: Chris Frantz: The Talking Head

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

We Can Do Better Than Capitalism – Updates on mistreated homeless, keeping millions from voting, ‘I, Daniel Blake,’ 3000 water systems like Flint, Trump’s foreign employees, unequal retirement USA, Sen Whitehouse on anti-science.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Bob Chamenko

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, December 29, 2016

5th Thursday

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

2 AM: On The Heir Radio: Prince Letif (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: Special Programming: Community Radio, The NFCB, and “Give Big to My Station”

Join Valerie and Rod Richardson and Steve DiCostanzo, for a discussion about the larger world of community radio with special guest, Ernesto Aguilar, Membership Program Director for the National Federation of Community Broadcasters. NFCB is a loose consortium of like-minded independent radio stations located around the country. Fifty of these stations are joining together today and tomorrow for ““Give Big to My Station.” While each station is raising money for different efforts, such as WPKN’s current drive to replace its aging transmitter, we are celebrating our collective good work and the communities who support us.

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

4 PM: 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: In The Evening: Bob Shapiro

11 PM: Connecticut Rocks: Bob D’Aprile (fill-in for The Temple of Sacred Sounds: Ed Flynn)

2 AM (Friday): PURE w/howard thompson

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, December 28, 2016

4th Wednesday

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

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: Harry Minot (fill-in for Wednesday Night Fish Fry: Early Bird Edition: Rod Ross)

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

“O. Henry’s Christmas Gift”, two short stories, “The Cop and the Anthem” and “The Gift of the Magi”,
read by Diana Heinlein and David Houston. Recorded at Southampton’s Rogers Memorial Library. Information about David Houston’s literary readings for schools and libraries is available at davidhouston.net. East End Ink is archived at http://eastendink.blogspot.com. Podcasts are at soundcloud.com/wpkn895/sets/east-end-ink-on-wpkn

8 PM: JMS Jams: Justin Shay

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM (Thursday): On The Heir Radio: Prince Letif (fill-in for Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli)

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, December 27, 2016

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: Jeep Ward (fill-in for 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: The Quest: Terry Hopper

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: Jim Motavalli

11 PM: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, December 26, 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: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino (fill-in for My Other Music & Soundprint:Asia: Joseph Celli)

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

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Dave Hogan Radio: Dave Hogan (fill-in for 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. Greg Palast, is an investigative reporter and best-selling author whose new documentary film is titled, “The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires and Ballot Bandits.” Palast discusses his recent article, “The Republican Sabotage of the Vote Recounts in Michigan and Wisconsin,” addressing important questions about Election 2016 that the corporate media are anxious to ignore.
  2. Wendell Potter, a consumer advocate, bestselling author, consultant, and former health insurance industry executive, discusses the incoming Trump administration and Republican party controlled Congress’ stated goal to repeal ObamaCare, the likely effect on the 26 million current recipients of ACA health insurance, what the GOP may have in mind to replace the program, and the reaction of the insurance industry. He’ll also discuss his new project “Tarbell,” an independent, nonprofit news platform with a focus on money in politics.
  3. Jon Rainwater, executive director of America’s largest peace organization, Peace Action, examines the disturbing twitter interchange between President-elect Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin on the issue of expanding the two nation’s nuclear weapons arsenals — and Peace Action’s concerns about Trump and his national security team’s views on US nuclear doctrine and proliferation.
  4. Long time Green Party activist, Mike DeRosa, who ran for Connecticut’s 1st District Congressional seat in the 2016 election, talks about how Green candidates fared locally and nationally — and the CT party’s agenda in 2017.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Ani Tuzman talks about her novel based on the life of the 18th century Jewish mystic, the Baal Shem Tov. It’s called The Tremble of Love. Then, we re-air an excerpt from our 2008 interview with Terry Tempest Williams about her book, Mosaic.

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, December 25, 2015

4th Sunday

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

2 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for The A List: Vinny)

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham (fill-in for Solidarity: Garnett Ankle)

10 AM: Bob Johnson (fill-in for Morning Maniac Music: David Golden)

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: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, December 24, 2016

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: ¡Barricada!: John Lugo

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: Shutup & Listen: Mystery Girl (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

6 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Rivers”

2 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for The A List: Vinny)