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The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, October 4, 2016

1st Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Sean Corvino (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: First Voices Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone (fill-in for Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner)

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

Featured Guests:

  • 4:15 PM: Suzanne Kachmar, Executive Director of the City Lights Gallery. Speaking about The Fiber of Her Being, The Art of Karen Loprete, with an opening reception on October 13, 5:30 pm to 8:30 p.m. 855 Main Street, Bridgeport. Karen was a fabric artist who contributed work to almost every WPKN art auction; sadly she died a few weeks ago.
  • 5:00 PM: singer/songwriter and long-time WPKN favorite Dar Williams. She will be at the Ridgefield Playhouse this Thursday night, October 6, in the “Return to MORTAL CITY The 20th Anniversary Tour,” with the full album being played in its entirety. There will also be a reading by noted author and poet Michael Cervas.
  • 6:00 PM: Performance artist, actress, singer Ann Magnuson. Ann will be on the east coast and will be in conversation at Franklin Street Works in Stamford, CT on October 15 from 4 – 6:30 with Douglas Hovey DJing! This is programming for FSW’s current exhibition Danger Came Smiling: Feminist Art and Popular Music.

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: First Tuesday Rainy Day Radio: Richard Hill

Featured segments:

  • 8:30 PM: a conversation with poet Ian Ganassi and visual artist Laura Bell. Ian will read from his just-published book of poems titled Mean Numbers and Laura and Ian will discuss their on-going collaboration on a series of collages which in turn have inspired some of Ian’s poetry. Listeners may go to http://www.thecorpses.com/wpkn-radio-corpses/1 to view the collages in real time as the poems and conversation unfold.
  • 9:30 PM: a celebration of folkloric and popular Latin music as part of WPKN’s observance of Hispanic Heritage Month.

11 PM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, October 3, 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: The New Haven Mavens: Todd Lyon and Nancy Shea

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

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. Adele M. Stan, Senior Washington Editor with Alternet.org, talks about her recent article, “Meet Gary Johnson’s Koch-Network Money Men.” Stan’s piece uncovers important information that should be in the hands of many young people who have been attracted to support Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson.
  2. Jackson Katz, an educator, author, filmmaker and cultural theorist who is internationally renowned for his pioneering scholarship and activism on issues of gender and violence, discusses the 2016 presidential election campaign and the observations featured in his new book, “Man Enough? Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and the Politics of Presidential Masculinity.”
  3. Alex Main, senior associate on international policy with the Center for Economic and Policy Research, discusses the U.S. relationship with Brazil’s post-impeachment government, which took power after the removal of Workers Party President Dilma Rousseff — and Washington’s current support for austerity economic policies in Latin America’s largest nation.
  4. Chris Knestrick, a project support coordinator with Christian Peacemakers’ Colombia Team and Ben Brazil, director of the Ministry of Writing program at the Earlham School of Religion, who leads student trips to Colombia in partnership with Christian Peacemaker Teams, talk about the consequences of Colombian voters rejection, by a narrow margin, of a proposed peace agreement between the government in Bogotá and leftist FARC guerillas that would have ended more than 50 years of war. Chris and Ben recently wrote the article, “In Colombia, the real work of peacebuilding begins now,” for the online publication WagingNonviolence.org

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Is aging inevitable? And if so, why? We talk with Josh Mitteldorf. He talks about his book, co-authored with Dorion Sagan, Cracking The Aging Code (Macmillan, 2016). It’s about why we age and what we can do to slow aging down. Then, in keeping with our theme, we explore a novel about a man who never dies. We talk with Aaron Thier about his new work of fiction, Mr. Eternity.

11 PM: Sean Corvino (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, October 2, 2016

1st Sunday

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

2 AM: Snap, Crackle, and Pop!: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

5 AM: Haitian Program: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Real Music, Real Talk : Michael Dunham (fill-in for Solidarity: Garnett Ankle)

10 AM: Hispanic Heritage Month: Oscar Gonzalez Barreto

2 PM: Sunday Mix: 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: Railroad Dave Radio: 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, October 1, 2016

1st Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: The Carousel: Dave Z.

9 AM: Cosmic Perspective: Andy Poniros

11 AM: Hispanic Heritage Month: Oscar Gonzalez Barreto

1 PM: Hispanic Heritage Month: Luis Luna

4 PM: Hispanic Heritage Month: Mark Mushin

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

8 PM: Hispanic Heritage Month: Richard Hill

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Blue Roads”

2 AM (Sunday): Snap, Crackle, and Pop!: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, September 30, 2016

5th Friday

11 PM (Thursday): The Temple of Sacred Sounds: Ed Flynn

2 AM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Hispanic Heritage Month: Del ‘In Transition’

9 AM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber

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

1 PM: Ricardo Reyes

4 PM: Drive Time Salsa: John Rivera

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

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

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

Economics and Red States – Updates on Corbyn’s victory in UK, Uber drivers unionize, state retirement systems sued for threatening pensions, hard facts about US medical insurance.

8 PM: Hispanic Heritage Month: Shaki Presents

10 PM: Bob Chamenko

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, September 29, 2016

5th Thursday

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

2 AM: Freeform Frenzy: Bob D’Aprile (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: Seeking Wellness : Our Bodies Explained: Dr. Kulveen Virdee

1 PM: Special Programming: World Music — African & Indian Music

4 PM: The Modern Hippy: 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: Hispanic Heritage Fundraiser — Kickoff: Lou Pomales, Colette Rossignol, and Richard Hill

11 PM: The Temple of Sacred Sounds: Ed Flynn

2 AM (Friday): Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, September 28, 2016

4th Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

2 AM: The Peak of the Night: Alex Panda (fill-in for 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 Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

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

4 PM: Harry Minot (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

Cartoonist, playwright, illustrator and novelist Jules Feiffer talks about his work and writing his latest graphic novel, “Cousin Joseph”, set in the 1930s, but really about today. East End Ink is archived at 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): Connecticut Rocks!: Bob D’Aprile (fill-in for Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli)

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, September 27, 2016

4th 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: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone (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: The Music Never Stopped: Martha Nachman (fill-in for Jim Motavalli)

11 PM: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, September 26, 2016

4th Monday

10 PM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson)

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino (fill-in for My Other Music: Joseph Celli)

12 Noon: In Context: Ken and Marchand MacDermotRoe

Join us for the monthly In Context War Report. U.S. bombing of Syrian base derails ceasefire. Massive Russian drill on Ukraine border. Obama’s Asian trip. North Korea’s latest nuke. And a look at unconventional warfare. Website: www.incontextreport.com. Email: incontext@wpkn.org.

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

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. Diallo Brooks, Director of Outreach and Public Engagement with the group People For the American Way
    discusses the continuing national debate that has followed the most recent police shootings of African American men in North Carolina and Oklahoma.
  2. Kennette Benedict, Senior Advisor and former Executive Director of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, assesses the election year debate and position of the presidential candidates on the whether or not the U.S. should adopt a nuclear weapons no-first use pledge.
  3. Kevin Alexander Gray, author, activist and organizer of the Harriet Tubman Freedom House Project in South Carolina, talks about the Black Lives Matter movement response to recent police shootings in North Carolina and Oklahoma and his recent article, “Charlotte, Football and Black Lives,” published in the September 23rd edition of the Progressive Magazine.
  4. Jason Fredlund of the Connecticut chapter Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) who talks about the group’s mission: to organize White people for racial justice through community mobilization and education. SURJ moves the White community to act as part of a multi-racial majority for justice with passion and accountability.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Jacqueline Woodson talks about her novel Another Brooklyn. It’s a coming of age story set in Bushwick, Brooklyn. It was just long listed for the National Book Award. Then a novel about dependence and getting free by Deborah Levy. Her novel Hot Milk was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize this year.

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, September 25, 2015

4th Sunday

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

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Haitian Program: 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: 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: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM (Monday): The A List: Sam Hopkins

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, September 24, 2016

4th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko

12 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: What A Story: Ina Chadwick

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

6 PM: The Millennials Take Over: DJ Millennial

7 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day (fill-in for Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol)

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Rivers”

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, September 23, 2016

4th Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Mark Mushin (fill-in for Mark Muller’s New Music Network)

2 AM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

9 AM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Irie Feeling Radio: Dave O.)

10:30 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for 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: Connections: Eric Cocks (fill-in for Chris Frantz: The Talking Head)

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

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

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

Higher Ed Class Struggles – Updates on top Corp leaders and top govt officials as tight partners, British wages and Brexit, Goldman Sachs.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Bob Chamenko

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