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The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, March 2, 2016

1st Wednesday

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

2 AM: Panda Melbourne Madness: Alex Panda

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: The Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Music, Sacred And Profane: Nick Jacobs

4 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone (fill-in for Mike Horyczun)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: national and international news

7:30 PM: North Fork Works: Hazel Kahan

Hazel Kahan interviews Laura Klahre, scientist, bee farmer, owner of Blossom Meadow Farm and Southold resident about pollination and the future of native bees, not only on the North Fork but nationwide. With an extraordinary combination of passion and knowledge, Laura explains the existential role of bees and their place in our food web and ecosystem. North Fork Works produced by Tony Ernst. North Fork Works programs are archived.

8 PM: Liz Becker

11 PM: Music My Mother Wouldn’t Like: Bruce Swan (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, March 1, 2016

1st Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Elijah Malone (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: The New Haven Mavens: Todd Lyon and Nancy Shea

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone (fill-in for Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner)

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: national and international news

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

8 PM: First Tuesday Rainy Day Radio: Richard Hill

  • 8:30 PM: Sharon Lewis, executive director of the CT Coalition for Environmental Justice, will talk about the effect of toxic living spaces (housing, schools and workplaces) on urban communities. Ms. Lewis will discuss the economic factors and patterns of racial discrimination that underlie the environmental problems.
  • 10:00 PM — Post-Bop and Beyond: contemporary and classic Jazz gems that push the harmonic and rhythmic envelope.

11 PM: For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici

2 AM (Wednesday): Panda Melbourne Madness: Alex Panda

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, February 29, 2016

5th Monday

10 PM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

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: Band Together Radio: Andy Kadison & Jerry Vigorito

Special Guests: Fuzz and Carrie Sangiovanni, from the band Caravan of Thieves, and Lexi Rodriguez, from the Alzheimer’s Association, CT Chapter.

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. Jim Dean, chair of Democracy for America (DFA), the nation’s largest political action committee discusses his group’s response to President Obama floating the name of Nevada’s GOP Governor Brian Sandoval to replace Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (now withdrawn.) He’ll also talk about DFA’s view on the desired qualities of a SCOTUS nominee and strategies to overcome the Senate Republicans’ pledge to block a confirmation hearing for any nominee President Obama puts forward.
  2. Jennifer G. Loewenstein, Senior Lecturer in Middle Eastern Studies and English at Penn State University, examines the current situation in Syria’s bloody civil war, where international negotiators are attempting to implement a cease-fire.
  3. Mark Potok, Senior Fellow with the Southern Poverty Law Center, discusses his group’s recent report, “The Year in Hate and Extremism,” which provides the political and economic context for better understanding why the number of hate and antigovernment ‘Patriot’ groups grew last year, as terrorist attacks and radical plots proliferated.
  4. Po Murray, Chairwoman Newtown Action Alliance talks about her group’s ongoing work dedicated to reversing escalating gun violence epidemic in the U.S. — and comments on a current lawsuit filed by Sandy Hook victims’ families seeking damages from Remington Arms and its related corporate entities, including Bushmaster Firearms, which manufactured the weapon used by Adam Lanza. The lawsuit also seeks an injunction against future sales of the AR-15.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Jane Mayer discusses her acclaimed book, Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right. And we replay Tia Lessin’s 2013 interview about her documentary about the Koch Brothers and Americans For Prosperity, Citzen Koch.

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

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, February 28, 2015

4th Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room — “Rivers” with Black History: 1848-1920

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: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky (fill-in for Sunday Mix: Edwin or 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, February 27, 2015

4th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: It’s A Hit!: Rob Reeves

9 AM: Tune Into Your Body: Dr. Wendy Leigh White

10 AM: Cosmic Perspective: Andy Poniros

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

12 PM: Ina Chadwick

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: Ebong Udoma (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

6 PM: The Millennials Take Over: DJ Millennial

7 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol

10 PM: Mikki’s Room — “Rivers” with Black History: 1848-1920

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, February 26, 2016

4th Friday

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

2 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

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

4 PM: Dancing Barefoot: Deb Guhl (fill-in for Chris Frantz The Talking Head)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

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

Good for Profits, Bad for Society – Updates on Citibank calls “Recession” for 2016, Robert Gordon’s new book “The Rise and Fall of American Growth,” college students to Europe for free educations, drug and food companies profit at public’s expense, economics of presidential candidates, pension struggles heat up, and why China’s slowdown due to US/Euro/Japan economies.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Bob Chamenko

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, February 25, 2016

4th 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: Home Page: Binnie Klein and Duo Dickinson

Home Scary Home. Frozen Pipes. Exploding Hot Water Heaters. Infested Attics. Mold Run Amok. Radon Rampant. We trust that our homes will protect us, but sometimes homes can grow to infect us. Dream Homes can become nightmares. What was intended to give shelter against dangers natural and human, threatens. Binnie Klein and Duo Dickinson share stories of Domesticated Terrorism — but they need Yours, too. Please tell us! We may not be able to help but we can provide emotional support! You get to tell your nightmare on the radio. Studio # is 203 336-9756.

1 PM: Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau

4 PM: The Kitchen Sink: Catherine Conroy (fill-in for 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): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, February 24, 2016

4th Wednesday

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

2 AM: 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: Wednesday Night Fish Fry: Early Bird Edition: Rod Ross

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: East End Ink

A community read-in of the work of African-American writers. East End Ink, a literary review, is heard on the 4th Wednesday each month. Programs are archived at eastendink.blogspot.com

8 PM: JMS Jams: Justin Shay

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, February 23, 2016

4th 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: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone (fill-in for Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner)

4 PM: The Quest: Terry Hopper

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening 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): DJ DaySix

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, February 22, 2016

4th 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: Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson

9 AM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli

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

Join us for the monthly In Context War Report. Turkey threatens to invade Syria. Update on the Ukraine war. China places new missiles in a South China Sea island. As this is Black History Month, our program includes a discussion of Rev. Martin Luther King’s anti-war campaign and startling facts regarding his murder. Website: www.incontextreport.com. Email: ken@mdrtalk.org.

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

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

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

  1. Doug Henwood, a journalist and financial analyst who publishes two newsletters, Left Business Observer and The Liscio Report — and is host of the nationally-syndicated KPFA radio show “Behind the News.” Doug discusses his recent article titled, “NYT Rounds Up ‘Left-Leaning Economists’ for a Unicorn Hunt,” published on the FAIR.org website, and related election issues covered in his new book “My Turn: Hillary Clinton Targets the White House
  2. Joseph Lorenzo Hall, Chief Technologist with the Center for Democracy and Technology talks about his group’s position on the FBI’s order to Apple to unlock the company’s encryption on an iphone used by one of the perpetrators of the San Bernardino, massacre, essentially compelling the company to build a backdoor that can be used for surveillance by law enforcement, or exploited by hackers.
  3. Kai Newkirk, Campaign Director with the group Democracy Spring discusses plans for non-violent civil disobedience inside the U.S. Capitol this April in protest of big money and corruption in American politics and partisan efforts to suppress voting rights — part of the larger Democracy Awakening mobilization in Washington, D.C. this spring.
  4. Diane Lentakis, an activist with the Connecticut chapters of the Sierra Club and climate change group 350.org offers her perspective on the Bridgeport, CT City Council’s recent approval of a plan to convert Bridgeport’s Harbor Station coal fired electric power plant to natural gas – and continued opposition to that plan which trades one fossil fuel for another.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

We talk with Linda Coleman about her memoir Radical Descent: The Cultivation of an American Revolutionary. Then, we ask Vermont political writer Greg Guma about his take on Bernie Sanders’ presidential bid. He’s been writing about the senator since the late 1980’s. And you’ll find out why Sanders calls himself a socialist – it’ll surprise you.

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, February 21, 2016

3rd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room – “Soul’s Place,” with Black History: 1855-1881

2 AM: Eddie G. (fill-in for Icon)

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud 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: Sunday Mix: Edwin or Luis

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

5:30 PM: Mic Check: 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: 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, February 20, 2016

3rd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): 3rd Friday Night Live Music with Bruce Swan

At 10 PM: 10,000 Maniacs

At 12 AM: Devon Allman Band

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: con John Lugo

1 PM: Dancing Barefoot: Deb Guhl

4 PM: Dave Hogan (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

7 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Soul’s Place,” with Black History: 1855-1881

2 AM (Sunday): In The Domain: Icon