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The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, November 18, 2015

3rd Wednesday

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

2 AM: Panda Melbourne Madness: Alex Panda

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: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: Mike Zito

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: Justice Film Review: Luis Luna

8 PM: Shaki Presents: Rick Omante

11 PM: Dave Hogan (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, November 17, 2015

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 Indigenous Radio: Charlie Uruchima (fill-in for Tiokasin Ghosthorse)

1 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

4:30 PM: Valerie speaks with Aviva Shen, a senior editor at ThinkProgress.org, who writes about her article titled “Fearmongering Against Refugees In The U.S. Begins.”

5:30 PM: Curator Stephen Kobasa and photographer Joy Bush join Valerie to speak about the current exhibition at Hartford’s Charter Oak Cultural Center, Heartbreak Motels: Photos by Joy Bush and Donna Masotti. An exploration of the history and decay of the Berlin Turnpike.

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

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

8 PM: Oscar Gonzalez-Barreto

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM (Wednesday): Panda Melbourne Madness: Alex Panda

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, November 16, 2015

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: Mark Mushin

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 Noon: Arts on Air – The Arts Council of Greater New Haven

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. Ann Jones, is an independent scholar, a journalist, and currently an associate of the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History an Harvard University. She is the author of ten books of nonfiction, including, “Kabul in Winter,” and most recently,”They Were Soldiers: How the Wounded Return from America’s Wars: The Untold Story.” She’ll share her views on the massacre in Paris claimed by ISIS ‐‐ and discuss her important recent article, “Afghanistan After the American War,” and the policy options ahead re: Afghanistan for the Obama administration.
  2. Mat dos Santos, Legal Director with the ACLU of Oregon, will talk about the recent revelation that the Criminal Justice Division of the Oregon Department of Justice has secretly surveilled Oregonians who use the Black Lives Matter hashtag, and the wider issue of political surveillance conducted by government agencies.
  3. Vijay Prashad, is the George and Martha Kellner Chair in South Asian History, and Professor of International Studies at Trinity College, Hartford, CT ‐‐ and author of 17 books, including: “Land of Blue Helmets: The UN in the Arab World,” edited with Karim Makdisi and “The Darker Nations: A People’s History of the Third World.” Prof. Prashad discuss the context for understanding the terrorist attack in Paris, and the policy options to diminish further cycles of violence.
  4. Deirdre Shelley a member of the group Our Generation Our Choice, discusses her group’s recent multi-issue protest in Washington, D.C., demanding justice on race, climate and immigration ‐‐ and the future potential of building multi-issue coalitions addressing public policy issues not being addressed by Congress.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Lesléa Newman (Heather Has Two Mommies) talks about her latest book of poetry, I Carry My Mother (Headmistress Press, 2015). It s a moving elegy to her mother, written during her mother’s last days and after her death. Then poet Martine Bellen reads from and talks about her new collection, This Amazing Cage of Light: New and Selected Poems.

11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, November 15, 2015

3rd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room — “The Teachers”

2 AM: In The Domain: Icon

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Solidarity: Garnett Ankle

9 AM: What’s Your Point?: Garnett Ankle

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

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: Dylan McDonnell (fill-in for 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, November 14, 2015

2nd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): My Other Music: Joseph Celli (fill-in for 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: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

7 PM: FM Mutations: Allyson McCabe

10 PM: Mikki’s Room — “the Teachers”

2 AM (Sunday): Icon In The Domain

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, November 13, 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: 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: 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

Economic Power Struggles – Updates on Greek and Portuguese austerity struggles, obesity and Coca Cola, importance of U of Missouri, JC Penney’s fake sales, and Macy’s urgent sales. Response to listeners on politics, economics of TPP.

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

10 PM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, November 12, 2015

2nd 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: A Miniature World: Binnie Klein

11 AM: An interview with conservationist and ecologist Carl Safina. His new book Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel has been highly praised. “Safina somehow manages to produce a view of animal intelligence that is genuinely new, and truly enlightening.” He is an endowed chair for nature and humanity at Stony Brook University.

12 Noon: Sustainable East End: Francesca Rheannon

An interview with beekeeper Mary Woltz about biodynamic beekeeping, the role of bees in what we eat, reasons for bee colony collapse and what we can do to help the survival of the bees. Sustainable East End is heard on the 2nd Thursday each month and is archived at sustainableeastend.blogspot.com

12:30 PM: Making Contact: Special

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

4 PM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli (fill-in for 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, November 11, 2015

2nd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Monsoon Radio: Daniel Bass

2 AM: DJ DaySix

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

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

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: The Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

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: Tidings from Hazel Kahan

In this month’s Tidings, Hazel Kahan has a conversation with author Christine Nicol about her novel Waiting for the Electricity, first published in 2014 by Overlook Press and available in paperback this year. Set in post-Soviet Georgia, this is a most unusual story about a strange, fascinating country. If like Hazel you knew almost nothing about the republic of Georgia, you’ll know a lot more after you’ve listened to Christina Nicol. Like Hazel, you may be making plans to go there! Tidings is archived at hazelkahan.com.

8 PM: Jeff Wignall

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, November 10, 2015

2nd Tuesday

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

2 AM (Wednesday): DJ DaySix

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, November 9, 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: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

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 News

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

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Jessa Boehner, International Program Associate with Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, discusses the release of the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement, with a focus on the previously leaked chapters’ rules and regulations that have galvanized opposition by labor, environmental and consumer groups.
  2. Jon Rainwater, Executive Director with Peace Action West & The Peace Education Fund, discusses President Obama’s recent decision to deploy U.S. ground troops to Syria with the risk of escalation in a dangerous conflict that involves major powers with conflicting goals.
  3. Kevin Burgos, a Hartford, Connecticut, Dunkin Donuts worker who is a part of the Fight for $15 movement talks about the organizing being done across the U.S. for the November 10th national day of action to support $15 an hour and union rights.
  4. Melinda Tuhus, journalist, climate justice activist, and WPKN Radio/Between The Lines producer previews her upcoming talk: “Report Back on Fast for the Climate, and Looking Ahead to the Road through Paris,” Monday, Nov. 16th, 7:00 PM, Unitarian Society of New Haven, 700 Hartford, Turnpike, Hamden, CT.
  5. Kalin Jordan, co-founder of UnKochMyCampus.org, discusses his group’s work to expose and challenge the Koch brother’s funding of hundreds of colleges and universities across the U.S. in an effort to promote their right wing political agenda.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

On this week’s show, two allegorical novels. First, Michael Golding‘s tale of a Sufi spiritual journey in 13th century Persia, A Poet Of The Invisible World. Then a new medical thriller from Robin Cook. This time he tackles biologics within the context of a for-profit medical system gone mad.

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. (fill-in for Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, November 8, 2015

2nd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room — “Blue Roads”

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: 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: Surf Party Apocalypse: Michelle Spinei (fill-in for 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, November 7, 2015

1st Saturday

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

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: Barricada: John Lugo

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: Dan Correll

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

Caroline features new releases by Grayson Hugh, Jesse Palidofsky, Terry Winchell, Nancy Remkus, and more.

8 PM: Soca Showcase: Icon

10 PM: Mikki’s Room — “Blue Roads”

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny