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The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, October 7, 2014

1st Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Luis Luna (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM: Dance Mix Radio: Wilfredo “DJ Renaissance” Soto

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: 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

7 PM: Evening News

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

8 PM: First Tuesday Rainy Day Radio: Richard Hill

At 9:15 PM, Richard will interview jazz great Willie Ruff who runs the Ellington Jazz Fellowship at Yale Univesity and has played with everyone from Miles to Elvin Jones, Lionel Hampton and too many more to mention. He tells wonderful stories about his encounters with Horace Silver, Dizzy Gillespie, et al.

11 PM: For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici

2 AM (Wednesday): Adrift In The Airwaves: DJ Dark Flow

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, October 6, 2014

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 Listeners: General Manager Steve di Costanzo

On today’s GM REPORT TO THE LISTENERS, WPKN’s GM, Steve di Costanzo will be talking with: Jane Mills, publicist for this year’s FREE New England Festival of Ibero American Cinema in New Haven, from October 21-26; Helen Kauder, Executive Director of ArtSpace, who will be holding City-Wide Open Studios over the next three weekends in New Haven; the final guest will be Richard Wenning, Executive Director of BeFoundation, who also runs Spread Music Now.

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Evening News

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

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Jonathan Brater, Counsel with the Democracy Program of the Brennan Center for Justice, discusses the recent Supreme Court ruling which upheld Ohio’s right to restrict voting rights in the coming mid term election, as well as summarizing the efforts underway to reverse legislation passed in many other Republican Party controlled states that will make it more difficult for citizens to vote.
  2. Peter Hart, Activism Director and co-producer of the CounterSpin radio program of the media watch group Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, (FAIR) talks about his recent article, “TV Generals and Precision Bombs: Corporate Media Go to War,” assessing corporate media’s response to the Obama administration’s launch of a new U.S. war in Iraq and Syria.
  3. Timothy Kuhner, Associate Professor of law at Georgia State University College of Law, discusses his new book, “Capitalism v. Democracy: Money in Politics and the Free Market Constitution,” which argues that recent Supreme Court rulings unleashing the floodgates of unlimited and unaccountable money in U.S. politics and which decreed “corporate personhood,” damages both democracy and capitalism.
  4. Katherine Emery, Founder and CEO of reSET, Social Enterprise Trust and the Walker Group, talks about the recent establishment of Benefit Corporation status in the state of Connecticut, the law’s unique features, as well her work in the nation’s growing social enterprise movement, which leverages the power of business to create public good.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

On the 50th Anniversary of the Free Speech Movement, Seth Rosenfeld discusses his bestselling book, Subversives: The FBI’s War on Student Radicals, and Reagan’s Rise to Power. Also, we re-play excerpts from our April interview with Betty Medsger about her book, The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI.

11 PM: Luis Luna (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM (Tuesday): Dance Mix Radio: Wilfredo “DJ Renaissance” Soto

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, October 5, 2014

1st Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room: 1st Saturday ‐ Usually, but not always, Blues

2 AM: Off-Beat: Rich Kaminsky

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Bertho Joseph (fill-in for Solidarity: Garnett Ankle)

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert with Agave Ghost

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Música Latina con Edwin/Luis
Si es nueva música (new music): Edwin
y las normas de la vieja escuela (old school standards): Luis

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

5:30 PM: The Modern Hippy: 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, October 4, 2014

1st Saturday

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: In The Domain: Icon (fill-in for Saturday ViBeZ: DJ Dizz-E)

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

Caroline Doctorow talks with Long Island Bluegrass master Buddy Merriam
about his music, his band Back Roads, his work with Bill Monroe and his latest CD, The Farm. Songtrails airs on the first Saturday each month and will be archived at archives.wpkn.org.

8 PM: Soca Showcase: Icon

10 PM: Mikki’s Room: 1st Saturday ‐ Usually, but not always, Blues

2 AM (Sunday): Off-Beat: Rich Kaminsky

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, October 3, 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 w/howard thompson

4 PM: Connections: Eric Cocks

Special guest: Peppy Castro, founding member of The Blues Magoos, Barnaby Bye and Balance. Also known as songwriter covered by Cher, Diana Ross, Aerosmith and many others, Peppy starred in the Broadway version of Hair. The Blues Magoos were featured in the California 66 benefit for WPKN and have a new album coming out in November. Peppy will be sharing personal stories about Jimi Hendrix, The Who, John Lennon, Jack Benny, The Smothers Brothers and many others. Guaranteed laughter in this episode!

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: Free Speech Radio News

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, October 2, 2014

1st Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): DJ Mondavi

2 AM: Dave Hogan (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 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

7 PM: Feature Story 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): Eli Malone

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, October 1, 2014

1st Wednesday

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

2 AM: Eli Malone (fill-in for Adrift In The Airwaves: DJ Darkflow)

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: Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Music Sacred And Profane: Nick Jacobs

4 PM: Mike Horyczun

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: North Fork Works: Hazel Kahan

In this month’s North Fork Works conversation, farmer Barbara Shinn, co-owner of Shinn Estate Vineyards in Mattituck, Long Island explains the practice, principles and philosophy of biodynamic farming, developed in the early 20th Century by Rudolf Steiner, through which she grows her vineyard. Barbara paints a vivid picture of the vineyard as part of a thriving, vital ecosystem in which she includes herself, leaving us with a profound understanding of what she means when she says: Get to know your wine farmer! North Fork Works programs are produced by Tony Ernst and archived.

8 PM: Liz Becker

11 PM: DJ Mondavi

2 AM (Thursday): Dave Hogan (fill-in for Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli)

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, September 30, 2014

5th Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Jazz Adeventures: Phil Bowler (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM: Dance Mix Radio: Wilfredo “DJ Renaissance” Soto

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

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

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Feature Story News

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

8 PM: Jim Motavalli

11 PM: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

2 AM (Wednesday): Adrift In The Airwaves: DJ Dark Flow

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, September 29, 2014

5th Monday

10 PM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for Mark Mushin)

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 Noon: TBA

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Pete Stewart

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Feature Story News

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

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Ann Wright, a retired Army Reserve colonel and a 29-year veteran of the Army and Army Reserves. Wright who served as a U.S. diplomat in nine nations, resigned from the Department of State on March 19, 2003, in opposition to the Iraq war. Co-author of “Dissent: Voices of Conscience,” Wright shares her views on the expanding U.S. military intervention targeting ISIS forces in both northern Iraq and Syria.
  2. Heidi Boghosian, former director of the National Lawyers Guild and author of the book, “Spying on Democracy,” assesses the record of outgoing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, in areas including: dragnet surveillance of U.S. citizens, drone attacks targeting Americans abroad, holding Wall Street bankers and traders accountable for their behavior which led to the 2008 financial collapse, expanding LGBT rights, criminal justice sentencing reforms, and reigning in police abuse and racial profiling.
  3. Connor Gibson, a researcher with the Greenpeace investigations team talks about his group’s recent report: “Koch on Campus, Polluting Higher Education,” and next steps after the Peoples Climate March for building an effective international climate movement.
  4. Jonathan Pelto served five terms in the Connecticut House of Representatives and was a former Deputy Majority Leader until he left the Legislature in 1993. Most recently he was a candidate for Governor of the newly formed Education and Democracy Party. He discusses his criticism of CT Governor Malloy’s education reforms, the corporate agenda on privatizing our public school system, the charges of political corruption linked with charter school funding and alternative models to improve the quality and effectiveness of education in the state.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Karen Abbott talks about her latest book, Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy. It s about four courageous women spies of the Civil War who made history. And later, we replay our 2013 interview with Lois Leveen about her novel, The Secrets of Mary Bowser. It s about a Union spy right inside the Confederate White House who was an African American ex-slave masquerading as a slave.

11 PM: Jazz Adeventures: Phil Bowler (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM (Tuesday): Dance Mix Radio: Wilfredo “DJ Renaissance” Soto

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, September 28, 2014

4th Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room:
4th Saturday, Almost always Reggae/Africa‐ I call the program Rivers

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: La Esquina Latina: Música Latina con Luis
with Special Guest: Willie Mendoza from The Latin Heartbeat Orchestra

5 PM: Between The Lines ‐ the week’s under-reported 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: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, September 27, 2014

4th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko

2 AM: CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile

6 AM: It’s A Hit!: Rob Reeves

9 AM: Sarah Frasco

10 AM: Cosmic Perspective: Andy Poniros

11 AM: Dennis Quinn

12 Noon: Mouse Muse: Ina Chadwick

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: Surf Party Apocalypse: Michelle Spinei (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

7 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol

10 PM: Mikki’s Room: 4th Saturday, almost always Reggae/Africa‐ I call the program Rivers

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, September 26, 2014

4th 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: Del ‘In Transition’

9 AM: Dave Hogan (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: Eric Cocks (fill-in for Chris Frantz – The Talking Head)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Bob Chamenko

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