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The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, April 10, 2014

2nd Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Lounge Sounds: Jose C. & Eddie G.

2 AM: Rob Merritt

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 Scott Chaskey about his book Seedtime: On the History, Husbandry, Politics and Promise of Seeds. Chaskey is manager of the Quail Hill Farm in Amagansett, New York’s first Community Supported Agriculture organic farm. The farm is owned by the Peconic Land Trust; an organization devoted to preservation of farms and open space on Long Island’s east end. Sustainable East End is a monthly series about issues of land use, water and energy resources and the food industries on the twin forks of Long Island. Programs are archived at eastendreport.blogspot.com

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

1 PM: Radio B&B: Buskin and Batteau

4 PM: John Motavalli

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, CTMirror.org, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com, SoutholdLocal.com and more.

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: Blues In The Evening: Al Bell

11 PM: Ed Flynn

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, April 9, 2014

2nd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Monsoon Radio: Daniel Bass

2 AM: Adrift In The Airwaves: DJ Darkflow

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Solidarity: Garnett Ankle

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: Mike Zito

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, CTMirror.org, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com, SoutholdLocal.com and more.

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: Tidings from Hazel Kahan

In the second of a two-part Tidings program Hazel Kahan and Clare Wigfall, Berlin-based British author of the novel All the Sounds and Nothing, continue the conversation about handwritten letters, how email can never take their place and how difficult it is, in these times, for letter writing to retain its once important place in our lives. Tidings is produced by Tony Ernst and archived at hazelkahan.com

8 PM: Jeff Wignall

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Jose C. & Eddie G.

2 AM (Thursday): Rob Merritt

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, April 8, 2014

2nd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

2 AM: Dance Mix Radio: DJ Ren

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: John Kane (substituting for Tiokasin Ghosthorse)

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

4 PM: The Quest: Terry Hopper

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, CTMirror.org, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com, SoutholdLocal.com and more.

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: Sea Change Radio

8 PM: Jim Motavalli

11 PM: Monsoon Radio: Daniel Bass

2 AM (Wednesday): Adrift In The Airwaves: DJ Darkflow

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, April 7, 2014

as of 8:00am….WPKN-FM is back on air….

1st Monday

Not Broadcast:

12 AM: Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz 2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins 6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

8 AM:  Mark Mushin

9 AM:  John Corvino “Johnny Be Good”

12 Noon: Report To Listener: General Manager Steve di Costanzo  Guests include Mark Mushin on the “WPKN-Car Bob Bus Trip to the New York International Car Show on Friday, April 18;  Joe Rog from the Fairfield Theatre Company; Hayden Bates, Edmund Town Hall Benefit on April 11.

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, CTMirror.org, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com, SoutholdLocal.com and more.

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: This Way Out: The International Lesbian & Gay Radio Magazine

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Jonah Minkoff-Zern, senior coordinator of Public Citizen’s Democracy is For People campaign assesses the consequences of the recent U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the McCutcheon v. FEC case, and organizing among grassroots groups to restore campaign finance laws gutted in this case and the 2010 Citizens United v. FEC decision.
  2. Aaron Glantz, who covers veterans and domestic military issues for The Center for Investigative Reporting, spent more than 10 years covering the Iraq War and the treatment veterans receive when they come home. He is author of three books on the war, the latest is titled, The War Comes Home: Washington’s Battle Against America’s Veterans. Aaron discusses his recent report,“Wrongful Deaths at the VA,” and how the VA’s failure in treating PTSD and other mental illness among returning veterans may have contributed to the recent mass shooting at Fort Hood, Texas.
  3. (WOLA) Washington Office on Latin America’s Senior Associate for Cuba, Marc Hanson talks about his recent article, “USAID’s Cuban Twitter: Democracy Promotion Does More Harm Than Good.” He’ll also review the 50 year history of failed U.S. policy toward Cuba.
  4. Bill Duesing, is an organic farmer, Organic Advocate with the Connecticut chapter of the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) and author of the book, Living on the Earth. He discusses the proposed CT legislative bans on the sale and use of genetically engineered grass — and the use of pesticides where children play. He’ll also review the pending GMO labeling law in CT and surrounding states.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

John Rennie Short talks about dealing with disasters; his book is Stress Testing The USA: Public Policy and Reaction to Disaster Events. And could simple, affordable, appropriate technology be the solution to surviving the post industrial future? John Michael Greer says yes! His book is Green Wizardry: Conservation, Solar Power, Organic Gardening, and Other Hands-On Skills From the Appropriate Tech Toolkit.

11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio 2 AM (Tuesday): Dance Mix Radio: DJ Ren

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, April 6, 2014

1st Sunday

Update (4 PM EDT): due to a local power outage in Bridgeport, WPKN is off the air and unable to stream live. Latest reports indicate that power will not be restored until Monday, April 7. Both our terrestrial broadcast and internet stream will resume as soon as is possible. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Black In Introspectives: Eric Ford

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Latin Music with Luis or Edwin

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

5:30 PM: The Modern Hippy Show: 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

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, April 5, 2014

1st Saturday

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

2 AM: CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile

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: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: Saturday ViBeZ: DJ Dizz-E

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

Caroline features some new music from eastern Long Island based musicians, songwriters and bands plus several folk standards from well established artists.

8 PM: Soca Showcase: Icon

10 PM: Mikki’s Room

2 AM (Sunday): Mark Mushin

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, April 4, 2014

1st Friday

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

2 AM: Eli Malone

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Doug Echols

10 AM: Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph

12 Noon: State of the Arts: Richard Pheneger & Peggy Nelson

1 PM: PURE: howard thompson

4 PM: Connections: Eric Cocks

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, CTMirror.org, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com, SoutholdLocal.com and more.

7 PM: Feature Story News

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

8 PM: Colette Rossignol (fill-in for Ray Terlaga)

10 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

2 AM (Saturday): CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, April 3, 2014

1st Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): DJ Mondavi

2 AM: Dave Hogan

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: Guy Beardsley and friends

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

4 PM: CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, CTMirror.org, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com, SoutholdLocal.com and more.

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: Blues In The Evening: Bob Shapiro

11 PM: Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM (Friday): Eli Malone

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, April 2, 2014

1st Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici

2 AM: Adrift In The Airwaves: DJ Darkflow

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Ebong Udoma

9 AM: Rogue Radio: Scott Thompson (fill-in for The Carl J. Frano Show: Carl J. Frano)

12 Noon: Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Music Sacred And Profane: Nick Jacobs

4 PM: Mike Horyczun

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, CTMirror.org, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com, SoutholdLocal.com and more.

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: North Fork Works: Hazel Kahan

Gail Horton, North Fork Native and Greenport resident, talks about growing up on the North Fork, being a “tradition bearer” and “old-timer” and her work as historian, chronicler, writer and artist (encore). North Fork Works programs are archived at www.hazelkahan.com

8 PM: Liz Becker

11 PM: DJ Mondavi

2 AM (Thursday): Dave Hogan

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, April 1, 2014

1st Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

2 AM: Dance Mix Radio: DJ Ren

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 PM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

12 Noon: Connect, Grow, Influence: Women with Impact – (Women’s Business Development Council Radio Show): Fran Pastore

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

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, CTMirror.org, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com, SoutholdLocal.com and more.

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: Sea Change Radio

8 PM: First Tuesday Rainy Day Radio: Richard Hill

11 PM: For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici

2 AM (Wednesday): Adrift In The Airwaves: DJ Darkflow

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, March 31, 2014

5th 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 (fill-in)

12 Noon: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, CTMirror.org, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com, SoutholdLocal.com and more.

7 PM: Feature Story News

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

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Robert Parry is an author, investigative journalist, founder and editor of ConsortiumNews.com. Parry, who was one of the reporters who helped expose the Iran Contra scandal in the mid-1980s, discusses his recent articles on the crisis in Ukraine, including an assessment of what appears to be a drive by many Neo-Con activists to launch a new Cold War with Russia.
  2. Citizen activist and four-time independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader discusses an event he’ll be participating in at Yale Law School on April 1st titled, “Showdown for Democracy: Obama’s Prosecution of Whistleblowers, Lawyers, and the National Security State,” with panelists, Jesselyn Radack, Bruce Fein and Edgar Cahn. The event is the first of its kind involving high-profile legal critics of the Obama administration’s policies on whistleblowers.
  3. Bob Lederer, an elected member of the WBAI New York Local Board and a producer of the station’s Health Action public affairs program. He’ll talk about the Pacifica Radio Network’s current crisis revolving around management and financial issues, jeopardizing the 5 stations owned by the Pacifica Foundation, the nation’s only progressive non-commercial radio broadcast outlet.
  4. Iris Bloom, lead organizer with the group Protecting Our Waters of Pennsylvania, who talks about her campaign to stop natural gas fracking and protecting the state’s water, air, health, biodiversity and climate. She’ll also explain why POW opposed the privatization of the Philadelphia Gas Works, a public utility, and its sale for $1.9 billion to Connecticut-based United Illuminating Company.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

M.P. Barker talks about her new historical novel for middle readers, Mending Horses. It’s a sequel to her wonderful first novel, A Difficult Boy. And then Ellen Bryson takes P.T. Barnum’s first circus as the setting to explore the outsider in all of us. Her novel is The Transformation of Bartholomew Fortuno.

11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

2 AM (Tuesday): Dance Mix Radio: DJ Ren

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, March 30, 2014

5th Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room

2 AM: DJ Mondavi

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Integrative Wellness: Ameni Harris, Maud Joseph, Dr. Z.

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Latin Music with Luis or Edwin

5 PM: Between The Lines – the week’s under-rerported 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