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
Michael Benson will have an interview with Martin Barre. Barre is the long time (over 40 years) guitarist for Jethro Tull. He joined Jethro Tull just before the recording of their second album “Stand Up” in 1969 followed by “Benefit” and “Aqualung”. Barre has recorded several solo projects and is touring in support of his latest release entitled “Back to Steel”. He will be appearing in our listening area with his band at The Infinity in Hartford, CT on April 21 and also in Worcester, MA at The Hanover Theater on April 29. We discuss his years with Tull and sharing the bill with acts like Jimi Hendrix, The Grateful Dead, Fleetwood Mac and Joe Cocker just to name a few. He also talks about his solo projects.
9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino (fill-in for My Other Music: Joseph Celli)
12 Noon: Special Community Programming: Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County
1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone
4 PM: Pete Stewart
6:55 PM: WPKN Local News
7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: national and international news
7:30 PM: CounterSpin: weekly news magazine from Fairness And Accuracy In Reporting
8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris
- James S. Henry, Esq., Senior Fellow, Columbia University Center on Sustainable Investment and Senior Advisor with the Tax Justice Network, assesses the importance of the Panama Papers leak of millions of documents from the world’s 4th largest offshore law firm, Mossack Fonseca, that exposed how the world’s wealthiest people hide their money offshore.
- Margrete Strand Rangnes, Public Citizen’s Executive Vice President, talks about the organizing being done for the Spring Awakening convergence in Washington, D.C. April 16-18, where legal protest and non-violent civil disobedience actions will demand Congress take action to enact democracy reforms.
- Kani Xulam, director of the American Kurdish Information Network discusses Turkey’s war against Kurdish groups inside Turkey and in Syria that are struggling for independence, the multi-sided war against ISIS — and the work his group does here in the U.S.
- Martha Klein communications chair of the CT chapter of the Sierra Club talks about the message and goals of the upcoming Rally for Renewable Energy on Weds., April 20th at Connecticut Governor Malloy’s mansion in Hartford, with a focus on new infrastructure being planned and built for natural gas across New England — and many environmentalist’s rejection of natural gas as a “bridge fuel,” to a sustainable/renewable energy future.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
We talk with David and Jean Stiles, authors of 15 books on building useful and beautiful structures with simple tools about their new book, Backyard Building. Then we replay our 2013 interview with Howard Mansfield about his book, Dwelling In Possibility: Searching for the Soul of Shelter.
11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham
2 AM (Tuesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning