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The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, May 30, 2018

5th Wednesday of the month

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

2 AM: The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Icon In The Domain (fill-in for Ebong Udoma)

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: Digging In The Dirt: Kevin Gallagher

1 PM: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: The Music Never Stopped: Martha Nachman

Interview with Olivia Panella and Yamin Alma, including live musical performances. Olivia Panella is the founder of Uma Gaia. She is a certified Reiki Master/teacher, a Metaphysician, meditation leader, as well as an artist. Yamin Alma is a songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist and performer born and raised in the South of France. Yamin has just concluded his first tour of the U.S. with many shows in New York and New England.

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

We present a special session of the East Hampton Poetry Workshop. Area poets meet Monday evenings at the East Hampton Library. Tonight’s session was recorded in September 2017. East End Ink is heard on the fourth and occasional fifth Wednesday each month. East End Ink is archived at http://eastendink.blogspot.com. Podcasts are at soundcloud.com/wpkn895/sets/east-end-ink-on-wpkn

8 PM: Shaki Presents

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, May 29, 2018

5th Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): On The Heir Radio: Prince Letif

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: Lisa Sahulka

4 PM: Jazz It Up: Oscar Gonzalez Barreto

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: Jim Motavalli

11 PM: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, May 28, 2018

4th Monday

10 PM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber

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

12 Noon: Band Together Radio: Andy Kadison & Jerry Vigorito

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Mike Merli (fill-in for 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. Dr. Irwin Redlener, a professor at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University and president emeritus of Children’s Health Fund, is the author of “The Future of Us: What the Dreams of Children Mean for 21st-Century America.” He talks about the Trump administration’s policies that subject children to abuse, who come to the U.S. seeking protection and asylum.
  2. Tim Shorrock, a Washington-based journalist who spent part of his youth living in South Korea, assesses uncertainty surrounding the scheduled U.S.-North Korea summit meeting June 12th, after Pyongyang’s angry reaction to U.S. military exercises and comments made by Vice President Mike Pence and National Security Advisor John Bolton, that contributed to Trump’s short lived cancellation of the summit.
  3. “Maria,” a Nicaraguan activist talks about the clashes between police and demonstrators in the country that have claimed more than 80 lives since protests erupted in mid April, opposing major changes in the Central American nation’s social security system.
  4. Samantha Desire, long time organizer and volunteer-elected board member with the Left Forum, discusses the upcoming Left Forum conference, June 1–3, covering the theme of this year’s gathering, “Towards a New Strategy for the Left,” speakers at the plenary sessions, panel topics — and how listeners can register and attend.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Our eroding democracy. We talk with Stephen Levitsky, co-author of How Democracies Die. Then, we talk with political cartoonist Ted Rall and author Harmon Leon about their book Meet The Deplorables: Infiltrating Trump America.

11 PM: On The Heir Radio: Prince Letif

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, May 27, 2018

4th Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Cheryl Magoveny (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho 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: La Esquina Latina: Edwin o 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, May 26, 2018

4th Saturday

8 PM (Friday): The Annual Frank Zappa Memorial Day Meltdown: Bob Chamenko

2 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 Wilette Lewis – ideas in and around contemporary art

12 PM: What A Story: Ina Chadwick

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

Annette welcomes longtime friend, and poet, Michael Sweeney. Mike, a two-time Pushcart nominee, studied with Allen Ginsberg. His books include In Memory of the Fast Break, Octagon Commonweal, and his current work-in-progress Macsuibhne. Annette and Mike will take turns reading poetry peppered in between and in front of some relevant music honoring the written word, and belatedly celebrate poetry month.

4 PM: Icon In The Domain

7 PM: The A List: ‘Prime Time’ w/Sam Hopkins & Vinny

10 PM: Cheryl Magoveny (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, May 25, 2018

4th Friday

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

2 AM: Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable

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

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

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

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

An Unsustainable System – Updates on decline of cities/private cities, freelancers’ economy, why legalize sports betting now, Fiat-Chrysler-Porsche added to emissions cheating scandal, new federal jobs guarantee, Catholic University attacks tenure.

8 PM: The Annual Frank Zappa Memorial Day Meltdown: Bob Chamenko

Your gateway to the Summer: Six Uninterrupted Hours of Zappa Music (8 PM to 2 AM) — Crank the Frank! This year’s edition of the Frank Zappa Memorial Day Meltdown will showcase SIX Hours of FZ, from the early days of Studio Z to the prophetic period of the Utility Muffin Research Kitchen. No aspect of Zappa’s music will remain untouched as your host Bob Chamenko and Special-Guest-Zappa-Experts: Johnny the Rod Curotto, the Crusher, and Windy the House Floutist, explore the arcane world of the 20th Century’s GREATEST COMPOSER. Join us for an evening of calculated madness, and get your head right for the Summer of ’18!

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, May 24, 2018

4th Thursday of the month

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

2 AM: The Vibes: Ketura Barron (fill-in for Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli)

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Dylan Birthday Special: Steve di Costanzo & Sam Goldenberg

9 AM: Dylan Birthday Special: Bruce Swan

11 AM: Dylan Birthday Special: Mike Merli

12 Noon: Home Page Radio: Duo Dickinson

1 PM: Dylan Birthday Special: DYLAN Vinyl LP Mystery Spin

2 PM: Dylan Birthday Special: Del

4 PM: Dylan Birthday Special: Robin Batteau & Mystery Guest

5 PM: Dylan Birthday Special: Eric Cocks

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: Blues for Bob: Colette Rossignol (fill-in for In The Evening: Bob Shapiro)

11 PM: Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM (Friday): Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, May 23, 2018

4th Wednesday of the month

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

2 AM: The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino (fill-in for Ebong Udoma)

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: The LGBTQ Community Show: Andrew Ross

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

Pulitzer prize winning poet Philip Schultz reads from his latest collection Luxury. He is introduced by poet Grace Schulman. East End Ink is heard on the fourth and occasional fifth Wednesday each month. East End Ink is archived at http://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): The Vibes: Ketura Barron (fill-in for Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli)

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, May 22, 2018

4th 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

12 Noon: First Voices Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

1 PM: Lisa Sahulka

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: Jim Motavalli

11 PM: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, May 21, 2018

3rd Monday

12 AM: Snap, Crackle, POP!: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz)

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: One Step Ahead of the Blues: Mark Mushin

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 Noon: What A Story!: Ina Chadwick, a re-broadcast from April 28, 2018 (fill-in for Arts on Air – The Arts Council of Greater New Haven)

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Pete Stewart

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. Paul Kawika Martin, Senior Director, Policy & Political Affairs with Peace Action, discusses the recent Senate confirmation of Gina Haspel as CIA Director, the issue of her particpation in torture — and the concern here in the U.S. and around the world re: Donald Trump’s newly installed “War Cabinet,” re: possible future U.S. military intervention in international “hot spots” including Iran and North Korea.
  2. Candace Clement, Campaign Director with the media democracy group Free Press, talks about the recent vote in the U.S. Senate to overturn the FCC action that was set to repeal net neutrality rules, and the effort now underway to pass the same legislation in the House.
  3. Alex Main, Senior Associate for International Policy at the Center for Economic and Policy Research, examines the May 20th presidential election in Venezuela, in the midst of that nation’s long running political and economic crisis – as well as the Trump administration’s role in supporting opposition parties’ boycott of the vote.
  4. Elena Tapia, President of the Connecticut State University chapter of the American Association of University Professors union, (AAUP) assesses the plan put forward by Connecticut State Colleges and University President Mark Ojakian to consolidate Connecticut’s 12 community colleges into one institution, which he says was triggered by state budget cuts, and would result in $28 million in savings and layoffs of 200 educators.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Jay Wertz tells us about his book, The World Turns To War. It weaves the stories of combat veterans into an event-by-event history of the war, Illustrated by photographs, full-color images and detailed maps. Then, in the wake of this weeks events in Gaza, we re-air our 2015 interview with Susan Abulhawa about her novel The Blue Between Sky and Water. It’s the story of one Palestinian family from the day of the Naqba or expulsion from Israel, in 1948 to today.

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

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, May 20, 2018

3rd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Colette Rossignol (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM: The A List: Vinny (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: 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: La Esquina Latina: Edwin o 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: Snap, Crackle, POP!: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Railroad Dave Radio: David Schwartz)

12 AM (Monday): Snap, Crackle, POP!: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, May 19, 2018

3rd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Love and Communication: Michelle Morgan

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: Dancing Barefoot: Deb Guhl

4 PM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

7 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

10 PM: Colette Rossignol (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)