• Now Playing

    schedule
    4:00pm Tom Makucev

On Now

View Extended Schedule

TODAY on WPKN

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, May 4, 2015

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 News

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

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Dr. Brad Braxton, senior pastor of The Open Church, a progressive congregation in West Baltimore, Maryland, discusses the peaceful protest and riots in Baltimore that followed the death of Freddie Gray, focusing on the related issues of poverty and economic inequality as well as the potential of the Black Lives Matter movement to effect change in police-community relations.
  2. Doug Sutherland, member of Democracy for America, who talks about the current campaign to defeat President Obama’s proposed trade promotion authority, known as fast track, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement.
  3. Pratap Chatterjee, Executive Director of CorpWatch, journalist and author of “Halliburton’s Army,” “Iraq Inc.: A Profitable Occupation” and “The Earth Brokers,” discusses his recent Nation article, “American Drone Operators Are Quitting in Record Numbers,” reflecting on the renewed discussion and debate about U.S. drone warfare following President Obama’s admission that a U.S. drone attack killed an American and an Italian hostage in Pakistan in January.
  4. Greg Guma is a long time activist, former editor of the Vermont Vanguard Press and Toward Freedom magazine and executive director of the Pacifica Foundation. The author of “The People’s Republic: Vermont and the Sanders Revolution,” and a recent candidate for Burlington, VT mayor, discusses his unique perspective on Bernie Sanders’ newly launched presidential candidacy, with a focus on Bernie’s history as a progressive leader in Vermont, and the potential of his activist message to gain a substantial following across the U.S.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Catherine Price talks about her book VITAMANIA: Our Obsessive Quest For Nutritional Perfection. Then food psychologist Traci Mann tells us why diets don’t work and how we can get to and stay at our leanest liveable weight. Her book is Secrets from the Eating Lab: The Science of Weight Loss, the Myth of Willpower, and Why You Should Never Diet Again.

11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

2 AM (Tuesday): Kristi Hall

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, May 3, 2015

1st Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room

2 AM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

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

10 AM: A Little Bit of Everything: Bob Anderson (fill-in for Morning Maniac Music: David Golden)

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Música Latina con Edwin o 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, May 2, 2015

1st Saturday

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

2 AM: Preservation Sound: Chris Ruggiero (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

6 AM: The Carousel: Dave Z.

9 AM: Earth Day special remote broadcast from Newtown – Gregory McAvoy

11 AM: Barricada: John Lugo

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: Luis Luna

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

Caroline Doctorow hosts the folk duo HungrytownRebecca Hall and Ken Anderson – in this an encore performance.

8 PM: Soca Showcase: Icon

10 PM: Mikki’s Room

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, May 1, 2015

1st Friday

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

2 AM: Friday Morning Live: Elijah Malone (WPKN EDMC)

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for Doug Echols)

9 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

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff, and Democracy at work

Tonight: “Capitalism’s Other Side.” Updates on May Day holiday, Baltimore uprising, Nepal earthquake/poverty, Varoufakis vs repression, and Bud Light pushing beer by endangering women. Response to listener’s questions on varieties of coops.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

2 AM (Saturday): Preservation Sound: Chris Ruggiero (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, April 30, 2015

5th Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. & Elijah Malone – & more… WPKN EDMC

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

12 Noon: Home Page: Binnie Klein and Duo Dickinson

“Living With Books,” an episode recorded before a live audience at The Institute Library in New Haven. Special guest author Robin Black (Life Drawing).

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

4 PM:Rogue Radio: Scott Thompson (fill-in for The Modern Hippy: Kyle Starkey)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: 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): Friday Morning Live: Elijah Malone – WPKN EDMC

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, April 29, 2015

5th Wednesday

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

2 AM: The Chris and Madeline Show: Chris Cadra and Madeline Horrigan

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: Special Programming: A Conversation with Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras on Her Academy Award-Winning Documentary Film, “Citizen Four”

Edward Snowden via video link from Moscow in a conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras. The moderator of the event, the New York Times media columnist David Carr, sadly passed away shortly after this event concluded. This “TimesTalk” event was held at New School University in New York City on Thursday, February 12, 2015. This program was recorded and produced by WPKN Radio’s Scott Harris.

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

4 PM: Mike Zito

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: Special Programming: Shinnecock Lectures on Wampum, Language, Culture

Members of the Narragansett and Shinnecock Nations talk about Wampum beads made from the quahog shell, their uses in historic treaty belts by the Iroquois tribes, currency by the European settlers and jewelry and art produced in the modern era. Also how today’s natives are working to help preserve our environment and re-discover their Algonquin language. The lectures, presented on 3 Sundays in April, were funded by the Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts and the Suffolk County Office of Cultural Affairs.

8 PM: Rogue Radio: Scott Thompson

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, April 28, 2015

4th Tuesday

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

2 AM: Kristi Hall

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: JMS JAMS: Justin Shay (fill-in for Jim Motavalli)

11 PM: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

2 AM (Wednesday): The Chris and Madeline Show: Chris Cadra and Madeline Horrigan

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, April 27, 2015

4th Monday

10 PM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson

9 AM: Dave Hogan

12 Noon: In Context: Ken and Marchand MacDermotRoe and Gus Cantavero

Join us for the monthly In Context War Report. Russia’s sale of S-300 missiles to Iran may change the military balance in the Mideast. China’s new diplomatic initiatives expand its global influence. NATO’s confrontation with Russia escalates. Yemen’s war explained. Website: incontextreport.com. Email: ken@mdrtalk.org.

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Pete Stewart (fill-in for 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. Chris Toensing, Executive director of the Middle East Research and Information Project and Editor of Middle East Report, discusses Saudi Arabia’s intervention in the current conflict in Yemen, as well as the resulting humanitarian crisis and the risks of regional escalation.
  2. Sophia Cope, staff attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, assesses the current effort to repeal or reform Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act, that permits government warrantless dragnet surveillance of American’s phone records – a provision that is set to expire on June 1, 2015.
  3. David Lindorff, founding editor of ThisCan’tBeHappening.net, talks about the death of 25-year-old African American, Freddie Gray while in the custody of Baltimore police, and his recent article, “Police Murder by Van Ride,” policy proposals to rein in police violence and hold officers accountable for violations of the law — as well as the potential of the Black Lives Matter movement to effect change.
  4. John Humphries, convener and organizer with the Connecticut Roundtable on Climate and Jobs — and newly appointed member of the Governor’s Council on Climate Change, updates listeners on his group’s work on energy and environment issues in the state, with a focus on current efforts to revise CT’s 2005 Climate Change Action Plan, and recent progress to legislate a $10 cap on fixed electric utility charges.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Tom Butler of the Foundation for Deep Ecology talks about the gorgeous – and disturbing – new coffee table book of photojournalism, Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot (OVER). And women mystery writers have gone from being ignored to being stars of the genre. And we talk with mystery writer Sara Paretsky about women’s changing position in the genre and about her own socially conscious mystery writing.

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

2 AM (Tuesday): Kristi Hall

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, April 26, 2015

4th Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room

4th Saturday of the month – Reggae/Africa, and I call the program Rivers.

2 AM: Soundprint Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for The A List: Vinny)

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Integrative Wellness: Maud Joseph and Dr. Z.

10 AM: Surf Party Apocalypse: Michelle Spinei (fill-in for Morning Maniac Music: David Golden)

1 PM: Surf Party Apocalypse: Michelle Spinei (fill-in for Sunday Brunch Concert)

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Música Latina con Edwin o 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: 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, April 25, 2015

4th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko

2 AM): A Little Bit of Everything: Bob Anderson (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

6 AM: It’s A Hit!: Rob Reeves

9 AM: The Car Bob Show: Earth Day special remote broadcast from Woodbury – Bob Costanzo and the Car Bob Crew

11 AM: Live Culture: Martha Lewis – ideas in and around contemporary art

Guests:

  1. Artist Ellen Hackl Fagan, who created and runs ODETTA, a gallery in Bushwick, and whose next exhibit “TEXTUAL” opens on April 24th
  2. Marcus Galen Mitchell, Curator of Programs at NO LONGER EMPTY, with Regine Basha, curator of NLE’s forthcoming exhibit “WHEN YOU CUT INTO THE PRESENT THE FUTURE LEAKS OUT” which will inhabit the long-abandoned Old Bronx Borough Courthouse. The exhibition will occupy three floors and include the works of 26 artists and site-specific works. “When You Cut into the Present the Future Leaks Out” echoes approaches attributed to cut-up poetry, early Hip‐Hop, Spoken Word, and the sculptural practice of artist Gordon Matta-Clark, who sliced into urban spaces as social commentary.

12 PM: Earth Day special remote broadcast from Newtown – Gregory McAvoy

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: 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

4th Saturday of the month – Reggae/Africa, and I call the program Rivers.

2 AM: Soundprint Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for The A List: Vinny)

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, April 24, 2014

4th Friday

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

2 AM: Friday Morning Live: Elijah Malone – & more …WPKN EDMC

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

  • 1:00 Radio FTC on WPKN w/co-host John Reid of Fairfield Theatre Company
  • 2:00 Kerri Powers, LIVE, in the studio playing from her *NEW* album “Kerri Powers
    and taking requests via the WPKN Radio facebook page
  • 3:00 Dan Lotti, from Dangermuffin will be checking in. (Might even have a pair of tickets to give away)

4 PM: Connections: Eric Cocks (fill-in for The Talking Head: Chris Frantz)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff (debut), & at Democracy at work

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Bob Chamenko

2 AM (Saturday): A Little Bit of Everything: Bob Anderson (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, April 23, 2015

4th Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. w/special guest sets by Bryan Schod & Elijah Malone-

Tune in to see what all the fuss is about! Electronic music for your soul. & more …WPKN EDMC

2 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for A Miniature World: Binnie Klein)

12 Noon: Home Page: Binnie Klein and Duo Dickinson

Broadcast LIVE this week from The Institute Library in New Haven! Hosts Binnie Klein and Duo Dickinson welcome a studio audience for “Living With Books” — an episode about how we live with our books — how we display and care for them, and what they mean to us. Special guest author Robin Black (Life Drawing) joins the discussion.

1 PM: Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau

4 PM: Surf Party Apocalypse: Michelle Spinei

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Evening 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): Friday Morning Live: Elijah Malone – & more …WPKN EDMC