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The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, April 13, 2016

2nd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): The Relay: Jason Bischoff-Wurstle

2 AM: 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: Music Sacred And Profane: Nick Jacobs

4 PM: Mark Naftalin

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: Tidings from Hazel Kahan

Tom Rawinski is a botanist with the USDA Forest Service in Durham, New Hampshire. Specializing in the impact of the overabundant white-tailed deer population on native vegetation in America’s northeast region, he is committed to protecting our ecosystem through wildlife management policy and practices. Rawinski applies his beliefs as a conservationist and follower of Aldo Leopold to his work educating towns and communities across the northeast region about how their forests, their deer and their hunters are interrelated. Tidings is archived at hazelkahan.com.

8 PM: The Kitchen Sink: Catherine Conroy (fill-in for Jeff Wignall)

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM (Thursday): Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli)

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, April 12, 2016

2nd 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: 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

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: national and international news

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

8 PM: Jim Motavalli

11 PM: The Relay: Jason Bischoff Wurstle

2 AM (Wednesday): DJ DaySix

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, April 11, 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

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

Featured Guests:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, April 10, 2016

2nd Sunday

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

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: 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: 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 9, 2016

2nd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): DJ Mondavi

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: It’s A Hit!: Rob Reeves

9 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

10 AM: Cosmic Perspective: Andy Poniros

11 AM: Barricada: John Lugo

1 PM: Second Saturday Magazine: Bob Johnson

4 PM: A Little Bit Of Everything: Bob Anderson (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

7 PM: FM Mutations: Allyson McCabe

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “The Teachers”

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, April 8, 2016

2nd Friday

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

2 AM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

9 AM: 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: 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

Efficiency: Capitalist vs Human – Updates on tax issues: Panama Papers, corp tax rates, tax-avoiding “inversions” and Yale’s tax avoidance.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: DJ Mondavi

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, April 7, 2016

1st Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): DJ Mondavi

2 AM: Sean Corvino (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: The Organic Farm Stand: Guy Beardsley and friends

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

4 PM: Dave Hogan

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening 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): Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, April 6, 2016

1st Wednesday

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

2 AM: Panda Melbourne Madness: 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: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: Wednesday Night Fish Fry: Early Bird Edition: Rod Ross (fill-in for Mike Horyczun)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: national and international news

7:30 PM: North Fork Works: Hazel Kahan

This month, Hazel’s guest on North Fork Works is Diana (Dinni) Gordon, Greenport resident and author of Village of Immigrants, Latinos in an Emerging America in which she places the relatively recent wave of Latino immigration to the Long Island’s North Fork in historical context and then, through intimate profiles of Latino residents and their adaptation to Greenport life, provides a healthy antidote to the grim immigration debates of this election year. North Fork Works produced by Tony Ernst. North Fork Works programs are archived.

8 PM: Liz Becker

11 PM: DJ Mondavi

2 AM (Thursday): Sean Corvino (fill-in for Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli)

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, April 5, 2016

1st Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Elijah Malone (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: The New Haven Mavens: Todd Lyon and Nancy Shea

1 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening 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

  • 8:30 PM — Interview with Jack Beatty national news analyst with On Point Radio, who will provide his take on the 2016 election landscape.
  • 9:15 PM — Interview with Mohamed Shehk, Communications director for Critical Resistance, a national grassroots prison reform organization, who will discuss the current state of the prison industrial complex in light of the Black Lives Matter movement and the national conversation about criminal justice reform.
  • 10:00 PM — Post-Bop and Beyond: current and classic Jazz gems that push the harmonic and rhythmic envelope.

11 PM: For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, April 4, 2016

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: Report To The Listeners: General Manager Steve di Costanzo

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

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

  1. Alejandro Mendoza a fast food worker and Kevin Burgos a member of the National Organizing Committee of the national group “Fight For $15,” talk about their ongoing campaign to move the country toward establishing a $15 minimum wage. They’ll discuss their recent victory in California and prospects for a win in New York state, as well as organizing nationwide for the movement’s global strike and protest scheduled for April 14.
  2. Journalist Ted Snider discusses his recent article, “A ‘Silent Coup’ for Brazil?” and the current political crisis and economic downturn in South America’s most powerful nation, where Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff is facing impeachment over corruption allegations, resulting from investigations that have implicated politicians from most of the nation’s political parties.
  3. Dune Lankard, Senior Alaska Representative with the Center for Biological Diversity, one of the groups that has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for approving AquaBounty Technologies, Inc.’s first-ever genetically engineered food animal, an Atlantic Salmon. He talks about why some scientists and a growing number of consumers oppose genetically altering animal species.
  4. Matt O’Connor, communications coordinator with the Connecticut chapter of the American Federation of Teachers discusses Governor Malloy’s threatened layoff of state employees, the union’s response — and alternatives available to state government to raise additional revenue and avert deep cuts to state social programs.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Ellen Meeropol talks about her new novel, On Hurricane Island. It’s about what happens when an innocent American citizen is abducted to a domestic black site and tortured. She also discusses how being married to one of the sons of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg has influenced her writing. Then, a look back at one of the greatest writers and critics of America’s first Gilded Age and his relevance for today. Cecelia Tichi talks about her biography of the great writer and democratic socialist, Jack London, Jack London: A Writer’s Fight For a Better America.

11 PM: Elijah Malone (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, April 3, 2016

1st Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room – “Gill & Marvin”

It only happens once a year! Just Marvin Gaye, and Gil Scott Heron, into the early morning. I’ve been doing this since Marvin was killed on the 1st of April, 1984- He was born on the 2nd of April, 1939. Gil Scott was born on the 1st of April, 1949, and he died in 2011, on 27th of May. Linger a while and remember with me…

2 AM: Bertho Joseph (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Maud Joseph & Bertho Joseph (fill-in for Solidarity: 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: Mic Check: 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: 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 2, 201

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: A Little Bit Of Everything:Bob Anderson

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

Caroline Doctorow presents a tribute to Pete Seeger featuring his music, his songs covered by others, and a bit about his extraordinary life. Songtrails with folk and roots-based music is heard each month on the first Saturday.

8 PM: The A List: Vinny (fill-in for Soca Showcase: Icon)

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Gill & Marvin”

It only happens once a year! Just Marvin Gaye, and Gil Scott Heron, into the early morning. I’ve been doing this since Marvin was killed on the 1st of April, 1984- He was born on the 2nd of April, 1939. Gil Scott was born on the 1st of April, 1949, and he died in 2011, on 27th of May. Linger a while and remember with me…

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