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The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, January 24, 2015

4th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: It’s A Hit!: Rob Reeves

9 AM: Mark Mushin

11 AM: Barricada: con John Lugo

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: Icon In The Domain

6 PM: The Millennials Take Over: DJ Millennial

7 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol

10 PM: Mikki’s Room: Reggae/Africa, and I call the program Rivers

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, January 23, 2014

4th Friday

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

2 AM: Elijah Malone

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 LIVE in the studio with-

special guests the great folk/Americana band, Bobtown and their current album, “A History of Ghosts.” I’ll be chatting with band members about their upcoming tour schedule, future projects, and tonight’s concert at The Buttonwood Tree Theater.

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 (debut)

Tonight: “Spinning out of Control.” Economist Richard Wolff comments on Obama’s State of the Union speech, European Central Bank pumps up money supply to stimulate Europe, forgiving Greece’s (just like Germany’s) debts, and U.S. housing extremes. Also, response to questions on global wealth inequality and Switzerland’s currency maneuvers.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Bob Chamenko

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, January 22, 2015

4th Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): DJ Mondavi

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

“Let There Be Light” – an episode about the befuddling array of new lighting fixtures. Can energy efficiency be combined with aesthetics? And in the midst of winter – the lack of sunlight and shorter days can cause emotional and physical disruption, sometimes leading to “Seasonal Affective Disorder. – Hosts Binnie Klein and Duo Dickinson will talk with researcher Jennifer R. DuBose, who studies the effect of built environments on healthcare outcomes.

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 Mushin (fill-in for Mark Muller’s New Music Network)

2 AM (Friday): Eli Malone

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, January 21, 2015

3rd Wednesday

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

2 AM: Adrift In The Airwaves: DJ Dark Flow

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: Kathy’s Corner: Kathy Connor

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 The Forest And The Trees: Melinda Tuhus

8 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

11 PM: DJ Mondavi

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, January 20, 2015

3rd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

2 AM: Dance Mix Radio: DJ Grey Wolf (FM)

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 Indigenous Radio

Host John Kane talks with Linda Hogan. Linda’s new luminous book of poetry is Dark. Sweet. New and Selected Poems. Linda is a major American writer and recipient of the 2007 Mountains and Plains Booksellers Spirit of the West Literary Achievement Award. Linda is a Chickasaw poet, novelist, essayist, playwright, teacher and activist who has spent most of her life in Oklahoma and Colorado. Her fiction has garnered many honors, including a Pulitzer Prize nomination and her poetry collections have received the American Book Award, Colorado Book Award. She has been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. A volunteer and consultant for wildlife rehabilitation and endangered species programs, Linda has also published essays with the Nature Conservancy and Sierra Club.

1 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

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

8: Justin Shay: playlist at JMS JAMS (fill-in for Five String Circus: Pete Kaufman)

11 PM: For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, January 19, 2015

3rd Monday

12 AM: Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. (fill-in for The A List: Sam Hopkins)

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Mark Mushin

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 Noon: Special Programming – The Arts Council of Greater New Haven: Matthew Reiniger

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Pete Stewart

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. Coleen Rowley, a retired FBI agent who wrote a critical memo and testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the FBI’s pre 9-11 failures, assesses the international response to the massacre of journalists at Charlie Hebdo with a focus on how the recent terrorist attacks in France and elsewhere could derail efforts to reform the NSA’s warrantless surveillance program — and other threats to privacy and civil liberties.
  2. Mike Leyba, Director of Communications with the group United for a Fair Economy discusses UFE’s just released Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day annual report, of which he is the principle author, titled, “State of the Dream 2015: Underbanked and Overcharged,” which sheds light on the racial aspects of the 93 million unbanked and underbanked adults and children in the U.S.
  3. Jonah Minkoff-Zern, co-director of Public Citizen’s Democracy Is for People campaign, talks about the 5th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United & McCutcheon rulings, the ongoing campaign to overturn it via a Constitutional amendment and the SCOTUS decision’s impact on the flood of unlimited and unaccountable money in the 2014 mid-term election.
  4. Ron Pinciaro, Executive Director for the group, Connecticut Against Gun Violence, who discusses the nearly one dozen bills being proposed in the Connecticut legislature this year related to either strengthening or weakening the state’s regulation of firearms.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Suki Kim talks about her fascinating book, Without You, There Is No Us. She went undercover in North Korea to bring a more humanized view of North Koreans to the West. Also, cartoonist Ted Rall comments on the slaughter at the offices of Charlie Hebdo.

11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

2 AM (Tuesday): Dance Mix Radio: DJ Grey Wolf (FM)

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, January 18, 2015

3rd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Annette Szczesiul (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM: In The Domain: Icon

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: Special Live Broadcast from the Pequot Library: Mark Naftalin & Friends 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: La Esquina Latina: Música Latina con Edwin (fill-in for Amazon Radio: Pam Smith)

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): Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. (fill-in for The A List: Sam Hopkins)

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, January 17, 2015

3rd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): 3rd Friday Night Live Music: Del ‘In Transition’

New Orleans band, The Dirty Bourbon River Show recorded last night at the Stamford Palace-Showcase 61 by WPKN host Bruce Swan, who was also the MC for the evening. After this 90 minute show Del will curate some very special LIVE performances from the likes of John Lee Hooker from ’76, , Steely Dan in ’74, Derek & the Dominos in ’70, Van Morrison ’70 or ’73, Wilco from ’96, or Brian Setzer Orchestra in ’97/’98. These recordings range from board tapes, or close audience recordings of first tour stuff.

2 AM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

6 AM: The Carousel: Dave Z.

9 AM: The Car Bob Show: Bob Costanzo, Doug Echols and the Car Bob Crew

11 AM: Barricada: con John Lugo

12 PM: Special Live Broadcast from the Pequot Library: Mark Naftalin & Friends concert

1 PM: Dancing Barefoot: Deb Guhl

4 PM: Shaki Presents

7 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

10 PM: Annette Szczesiul (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM (Sunday): In The Domain: Icon

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, January 16, 2015

3rd Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Another Girl, Another Planet: Simon Hunter

2 AM: Mark Mushin (fill-in for Elijah Malone)

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Doug Echols

9 AM: Irie Feeling Radio: Dave O.

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: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: Free Speech Radio News

8 PM: Colette Rossignol (fill-in for Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport)

10 PM: 3rd Friday Night Live Music: Del ‘In Transition’

New Orleans band, The Dirty Bourbon River Show recorded last night at the Stamford Palace-Showcase 61 by WPKN host Bruce Swan, who was also the MC for the evening. After this 90 minute show Del will curate some very special LIVE performances from the likes of John Lee Hooker from ’76, , Steely Dan in ’74, Derek & the Dominos in ’70, Van Morrison ’70 or ’73, Wilco from ’96, or Brian Setzer Orchestra in ’97/’98. These recordings range from board tapes, or close audience recordings of first tour stuff.

2 AM (Saturday): Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, January 15, 2015

3rd Thursday

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

2 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Dave Hogan (fill-in for 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: John Motavalli

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: In The Evening: Bob Shapiro

11 PM: Another Girl, Another Planet: Simon Hunter

2 AM (Friday): Mark Mushin (fill-in for Elijah Malone)

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, January 14, 2015

2nd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Monsoon Radio: Daniel Bass

2 AM: Adrift In The Airwaves: DJ Dark Flow

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: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: Rogue Radio: Scott Thompson

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: Tidings from Hazel Kahan

This is the first of a two-part series on the art, craft and practice of letter writing. An avid letter writer herself, Hazel Kahan invites Jenny Bhatt, a kindred spirit, for a conversation about the significance of letters and the part they have played in each of their lives. Tidings is produced by Tony Ernst and archived at hazelkahan.com.

8 PM: Jeff Wignall and Ken, or the Beppo & Gito Mongul Show -it all depends on who gets up the stairs first

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. – and visit the WPKN EDMC page

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, January 13, 2015

2nd Tuesday

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

2 AM: Dance Mix Radio: DJ Grey Wolf (FM)

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

Host John Kane (Mohawk) talks with Tara Houska, a citizen of Couchiching First Nation and a tribal rights attorney in the Washington D.C. office of Hobbs, Straus, Dean & Walker LLP. She has worked on a wide range of issues affecting Indian Country, including Indian child welfare, land acquisition, language revitalization, and environmental advocacy while at the White House Council on Environmental Quality. She is a founding member of NotYourMascots.org. John and Tara talk about the Keystone XL Pipeline, a major issue in the national and international news.

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: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Jim Motavalli)

10 PM: Jim Motavalli

11 PM: Monsoon Radio: Daniel Bass

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