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The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, November 30, 2017

5th Thursday

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

2 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: FlowwolF: (fill-in for A Miniature World: Binnie Klein)

12 Noon: Bridgeport Generation Now: Callie Heilmann

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

4 PM: The Modern Hippie: 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: Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable (fill-in for The Temple of Sacred Sounds: Ed Flynn

2 AM (Friday): Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable, (continues as a fill-in for On The Heir Radio: Prince Letif)

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, November 29, 2017

5th Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable (fill-in for 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

Today’s Show presents 2 shows from The Best of DITD:

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: Sustainable East End: Francesca Rheannon

Bringing our resources to bear on building community resilience is the goal of the East End Resilience Network. We talk today with the organizer of that network, Michael McDonald. As Coordinator of the Global Health Response and Resilience Alliance and Chairman of Global Resilience Systems, Inc., McDonald has been involved in building resilience networks all over the world. Sustainable East End is heard monthly on the 3rd Wednesday at this time and is archived at sustainableeastend.blogspot.com

8 PM: Shaki Presents

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, November 28, 2017

4th Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Connecticut Rocks: Bob D’Aprile (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: My Other Music (MOM): Joseph Celli (fill-in for 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: Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable (fill-in for Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, November 27, 2017

4th Monday

10 PM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson, continues (as a fill-in for 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

5 PM: Digging In The Dirt: Kevin Gallagher’s guest on Digging in the Dirt “is a neighbor of ours here at WPKN, just up the road off I-95… He’s Mark Bromford, the Director of Yale’s Sustainable Food Program. As a farmer, educator, advocate and leader, Mark has spent the last two decades immersed in creating sustainable food systems. Mark was the founding Director for the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at the University of British Columbia. Mark joined Yale University as the Director for the Yale Sustainable Food Program in late 2011. Under the theme of ‘Food Literate Leadership,’ Mark aspires to position the Yale Sustainable Food Program at the forefront of a global movement for change in the food system.”

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. Barbara Maclean, a socialist feminist, manager of Oakland, California’s One Stop Career Center and a founder and organizer with Planning Beyond Capitalism discusses her recent thought provoking article, “Beyond Harvey Weinstein: What Can be Done?” with a focus on her proposal to form a Women’s Solidarity Network that could offer legal and educational assistance to groups of women combating sexual harassment and assault.
  2. Doyle Canning, cofounder of the Center for Story-based Strategy and Patrick Reinsborough, strategist, organizer and creative provocateur discuss their recent book, “Re: Imagining Change: How to Use Story-Based Strategy to Win Campaigns, Build Movements, and Change the World,” and article, “The best way to fight Trump is to challenge his narrative.”
  3. Alex Main, Senior Associate for International Policy at The Center for Economic and Policy Research assesses the November 26th Honduran presidential election, charges of human rights violations, corruption and drug trafficking linked to incumbent candidate Juan Orlando Hernández Alvarado — and the U.S. government’s relationship with the Hernández government and military.
  4. Stanley Heller, Promoting Enduring Peace administrator and producer of “The Struggle,” public affairs TV program talks about PEP’s upcoming Mark Shafer Lecture, Tuesday evening, November 28, at the United Church Parish House, Great Hall, 323 Temple St. New Haven, which will be delivered by Timothy Snyder, author of “On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century,” Snyder, one of the leading American historians and public intellectuals is the Housum Professor of History at Yale University, and a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. The event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 PM for the 7 PM lecture.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Poet Rita Dove talks about her Collected Poems 1974–2004, published by WW Norton. Then, we honor our Thanksgiving tradition of airing Marge Bruchac’s true story of Thanksgiving and a reading of Francesca’s story, The Food Philosophe.

11 PM: Connecticut Rocks: Bob D’Aprile (fill-in for Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, November 26, 2017

4th Sunday

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

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Mike Merli (fill-in for Solidarity & What’s Your Point?: Garnett Ankle)

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Edwin o 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): To Be Announced (fill-in for The A List: Sam Hopkins)

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, November 25, 2017

4th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko

2 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: Free Form Frenzy: Bob D’Aprile (fill-in for What A Story: Ina Chadwick)

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

Join Annette for a festive afternoon as she will be joined by phone at 2 PM with musical brothers Owen and Moley O’Suilleabhain. They will be discussing and performing their work which combines the music of Celtic, and other ancient traditions such as Gregorian chant and the benefits of Celtic spirituality and lore. Some enchanting, peaceful sounds for a troubled world!

4 PM: Icon In The Domain

6 PM: The Millennials Take Over: DJ Millennial

7 PM: The A List: ‘Prime Time’ w/Sam Hopkins & Vinny

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Rivers”

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, November 24, 2017

4th Friday

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

2 AM: FlowwolF

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: Chris Frantz: The Talking Head

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

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

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

Capitalism, Corporations, and Media – Updates on corrupt Congressional “tax reform,” giant corporations’ abuse of power, GE CEO wastes millions, corporate structure and sexual harassment/abuse, Detroit’s fake “renaissance,” dying U.S. malls, unaffordable rents expose fake economic “recovery,” and pharma giant Astra-Zeneca shows how capitalism endangers health.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Bob Chamenko

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, November 23, 2017

4th Thursday

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

2 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for Cliff Furnald)

10 AM: A Miniature World: Binnie Klein

12 Noon: Home Page Radio: Duo Dickinson

1 PM: Mikki’s Room (fill-in for Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau)

4 PM: Snap Crackle and Pop: Alec Cumming (fill-in for The Kitchen Sink: Catherine Conroy)

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): FlowwolF

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, November 22, 2017

4th Wednesday of the month

11 PM (Tuesday): Flowwolf: (fill-in for Mark Mushin)

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 LGBTQ Community Show: Andrew Ross

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

4 PM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino (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

Colson Whitehead reads from his Pulitzer Prize winning novel Underground Railroad. 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): Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, November 21, 2017

3rd Tuesday

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

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

4:30 PM: To celebrate this week of gratitude, Valerie Richardson speaks with Patricia J. Heavren, educator, coach, energy-medicine practitioner, and healer who assists “individual, couples, and groups to remember the natural, immense, and unknowable source of intelligence within them, all around them, and especially right in front of them.” Pat’s new book is Magic in Plain Sight: When Acceptance is the Healing.

5:30 PM: Jess Kaufman artist and co-producer of the Beyond the Wall event. During this coming weekend, she and a group of fellow artists are creating a giant puppet performance around the border wall in Nogales, a town located both in Mexico and the United States.

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: Extensions: Dylan McDonnell

11 PM: Flowwolf: (fill-in for Mark Mushin)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, November 20, 2017

3rd 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: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for Mark Mushin)

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 Noon: To Be Announced (fill-in for Arts on Air – The Arts Council of Greater New Haven)

1 PM: 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. Nancy Altman, President of Social Security Works, Chair of the Strengthen Social Security coalition and author of “The Battle for Social Security: From FDR’s Vision to Bush’s Gamble,” discusses the proposed Trump-GOP tax plan, its impact on the middle class and the little discussed major cuts to Medicare as estimated by the CBO under the PayGo provision. She’ll also assess the likelihood that “chained CPI” will be imposed through the tax reform plan, increasing taxes and reducing social security benefits.
  2. Anthony DiMaggio, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Lehigh University discusses the growing importance of healthcare issues in U.S. electoral politics, as evidenced in polls conducted during the Nov. 7th election campaigns across the U.S.
  3. Craig Aaron, President and CEO of the media democracy group Free Press, discusses the recent FCC vote that removes limits on media ownership, clearing the way for the politically conservative Sinclair Broadcast Group’s proposed merger with Tribune Media, enabling the new TV Network’s combined 233 local TV stations to reach 72% of U.S. households.
  4. Chip Gibbons, Legislative/Policy Counsel with Defending Rights and Dissent talks about the work his group is doing to challenge the threat to free speech and journalism related to the mass arrests of both protesters and reporters during Inauguration Day demonstrations in Washington, D.C. on January 20, 2017.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Katherine Nouri Hughes talks about her novel The Mapmaker’s Daughter. It tells the story of a remarkable historical figure of the 16th century, Queen Mother Nurbanu. We also get advice from book publicist Claire McKinney on how to promote your book. Her book is Do You Know What a Book Publicist Does?: A Guide for Creating Your Own Campaigns.

11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, November 19, 2017

3rd Sunday

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

2 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

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: La Esquina Latina: Edwin o 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: Blues In The Evening: Al Bell (fill-in for Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan)

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

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