• Now Playing

    schedule
    4:00pm Tom Makucev

DONATE TO WPKN NOW

TODAY on WPKN

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, January 17, 2018

3rd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Mark Mushin

2 AM: The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo (fill-in for 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: The Music Never Stopped: Martha Nachman

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

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

7:30 PM: Sustainable East End: Francesca Rheannon

Host Francesca Rheannon talks with conservation biologist Carl Safina and Peter Stauffer, environmental director for the Surfrider Foundation, about federal plans for off-shore drilling on the Atlantic coast. Sustainable East End is heard monthly on the 3rd Wednesday at this time and is archived at https://sustainableeastend.blogspot.com

8 PM: Shaki Presents

11 PM: FlowwolF (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, January 16, 2018

11 PM (Monday): FlowwolF (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: My Other Music (MOM): Joseph Celli (fill-in for Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner)

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

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: Extensions: Dylan McDonnell

11 PM: Mark Mushin

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, January 15, 2018

3rd 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

1 PM: My Other Music (MOM): Joseph Celli (fill-in for 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. Bandy X. Lee, M.D., M.Div, Assistant Clinical Professor in Law and Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine, discusses her book, “The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump,” her recent briefing to members of Congress — and the troubling, related questions that have emerged with the publication of Michael Wolff’s new book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.”
  2. John Nichols, national correspondent with The Nation magazine, assesses the effectiveness and potential of the resistance movement opposing Donald Trump and the Republican Party agenda, one year after the historic Women’s March actions in hundreds of cities and towns across America.
  3. Pardiss Kebriaei, senior staff attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights, discusses a lawsuit recently filed that challenges the Trump administration’s continued detention of prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba US prison camp, on the basis of Trump’s declaration that no prisoners there, regardless of their individual circumstance, should ever be released.
  4. Jillian Gilchrest, one of the organizers of the January 20th Women’s March, Hartford, CT, will discuss the objectives of this year’s action, one year since the historic 2017 National Women’s March that attracted more than 4 million participants across the U.S.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

We talk with Brian Platzer about his novel Bed-Stuy Is Burning. Then we re-air our interview from 2017 with Peter Moskowitz about his book, How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood. Archives, download.

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

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, January 14, 2018

2nd Sunday

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

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

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: 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, January 13, 2018

2nd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino (fill-in for The Rod Ross Show: Rod Ross)

9 AM: Living The Green Life: Sarah Jane Compton and Lindsay Crum

9:30 AM: The Forest And The Trees: Melinda Tuhus

10 AM: The Resistance Round Table

11 AM: ¡Barricada!: John Lugo

1 PM: Second Saturday Magazine: Bob Johnson

4 PM: Michelle Morgan (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

7 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol

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

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, January 12, 2018

2nd Friday

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

2 AM: Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo (fill-in for Del ‘In Transition’)

9 AM: Del ‘In Transition’ (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: Drive Time Salsa: John Rivera

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

Capitalism and Addiction: The Opioid Epidemic – Updates on U.N. report on poverty in the U.S., Oreos produced in Mexico, U.S. households with zero or negative net worth, Germany’s negative utility prices, Germany’s bold labor strikes, Iceland law on equal pay for equal work, the myth of U.S. economic “recovery,” and Canada’s Tim Horton sabotages rising minimum wage.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, January 11, 2018

2nd 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: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: A Miniature World: Binnie Klein

12 Noon: Report To The Listeners: General Manager Steve di Costanzo

1 PM: Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau

4 PM: Michelle Morgan (fill-in for The Modern Hippie: 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: 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): Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, January 10, 2018

2nd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): The Relay: Jason Bischoff Wurstle

2 AM: 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: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: The Mark Naftalin Show: Mark Naftalin

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

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

7:30 PM: Tidings from Hazel Kahan

This interview was recorded in May, 2015 when 18-year old homeschooled activist Danika Padilla returned to the U.S. after five months of activism in Palestine. She describes what she witnessed and experienced of life under Israeli occupation. Today, three years later, the inexorable reach, cruel depth and attack on human rights, including children’s rights, of the occupation have only intensified.

8 PM: Snap Crackle and Pop: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Preservation Sound: Chris Ruggiero)

11 PM: for Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, January 9, 2018

2nd 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: 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: My Other Music: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Jim Motavalli)

11 PM: The Relay: Jason Bischoff Wurstle

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, January 8, 2018

2nd 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: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson)

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

12 Noon: Special Community Programming: Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County (CAFC)

1 PM: Pete Stewart (fill-in for The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone)

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

5 PM: Digging In The Dirt: Kevin’s guest today is Lebanon, CT, farmer, Bryan O’Hara, of Tobacco Road Farm. Bryan practices no-till, organic farming methods. As a sought-after speaker, he shares his wisdom about growing highly nutritious crops without toxic chemicals, while making a good living doing so.

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. Catherine Killough, Roger L. Hale Fellow with the Ploughshares Fund, talks about negotiations scheduled this week between North and South Korea, focusing on improving the relationship between the two nations, and her recent article,”Olympic Truce: An Opportunity for Diplomacy.”
  2. John Feffer, Director Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute For Policy Studies, discusses his recent article, “Trump and the Neocons Are Exploiting an Iran Protest Movement They Know Nothing About,” and the future of the U.S.-International Iran nuclear agreement.
  3. Frederick Clarkson, senior fellow with Political Research Associates, discusses Religious Freedom Day, January 16th, where the 60-group progressive Coalition for Liberty and Justice highlight religious freedom, declaring what it is and what it isn’t.
  4. Paula Panzarella, coordinator of the Progressive Action Roundtable of New Haven, CT, talks about the project, a forum for progressive groups in the Greater New Haven area, where actions and ideas are publicized so that others are aware of peace, health, justice, energy, environmental, and other issues for the common good.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Jessica Yu tells us about her book Garden of the Lost and Abandoned: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Woman and the Children She Saves. But first, we talk with Katherine Paterson, the best selling author of The Bridge to Terabithia, about her new YA novel, My Brigadista Year. It’s about the Cuban literacy campaign of 1961 and its teenage heroes.

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, January 7, 2018

1st Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Michelle Morgan (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM: JMS JAMS: Justin Shay (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

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: 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, January 6, 2018

1st Saturday

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

3:31 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: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: A Little Bit Of Everything: Bob Anderson

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

Caroline Doctorow hosts Long Island musician and songwriter Fred Raimondo to discuss his latest release titled “Little Flower.” Songtrails is heard on the first Saturday each month and features folk and roots-based music.

8 PM: Soca & Calypso Showcase: Icon

10 PM: Michelle Morgan (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM (Sunday): JMS JAMS: Justin Shay (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)