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The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, December 16, 2016

3rd Friday

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

2 AM: Sean Corvino

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: On The Heir Radio: Prince Letif (fill-in for Doug Echols)

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: PURE w/howard thompson

4 PM: Connections: Eric Cocks

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

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

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

Escape from Labor in Capitalism – Updates on U.S. defense spending, French vs U.S. capitalism, Ikea’s U.S. paid family leave, Trump’s economics.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski (fill-in for 3rd Friday Night Live Music)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, December 15, 2016

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: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: A Miniature World: Binnie Klein

12 Noon: The Organic Farmstand: Richard Hill, Guy Beardsley, Bill Duesing and friends

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

4 PM: Luis Luna

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: Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson (fill-in for In The Evening: Bob Shapiro)

11 PM: Another Girl, Another Planet: Simon Hunter

2 AM (Friday): Sean Corvino

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, December 14, 2016

2nd Wednesday

11:30 PM (Tuesday): The Relay: Jason Bischoff Wurstle

2 AM: Keep Driftin’: DJ DaySix

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl (fill-in for 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 month, Hazel Kahan interviews Tim Johnston, co-author of His Own Man: the biography of Otto Peltzer, Champion athlete, Nazi victim and Indian hero, a remarkable story about a gay Olympics athlete living through Germany’s Weimar and Third Reich eras. An exceptional man living in extraordinary times.

8 PM: Preservation Sound: Chris Ruggiero

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, December 13, 2016

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: 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: 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: The Relay: Jason Bischoff Wurstle

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, December 12, 2016

2nd Monday

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

2 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for The A List: Sam Hopkins)

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson)

9 AM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli

10:30 AM: Soundprint:Asia: Joseph Celli

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

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. Michael Corcoran, a Boston based journalist who has written for The Boston Globe, The Nation, The Christian Science Monitor and other publications, discusses his recent article, “Playing Defense: How Progressives Could Push Democrats to Block the Trump Agenda.” He’ll also assess some of Trump’s nominations and appointments in the new administration, as well as preview the most important debates the nation will likely face over the next four years.
  2. Benjamin Schreiber, climate and energy program director with Friends of the Earth, discusses President-elect Donald Trump’s announcement that he has chosen Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, a dedicated supporter of the fossil fuel industry, to head the Environmental Protection Agency.
  3. Stephanie Tsosie, Associate Attorney with Earthjustice, assesses the current status of the campaign to stop the North Dakota Access Pipeline project, and the role Earthjustice played in litigation. She’ll also look ahead re: the options pipeline opponents have if the incoming Trump administration reverses the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers decision to deny the DAPL an easement to cross the Missouri River.
  4. Lacy MacAuley, is a member of the DC Welcoming Committee’s media team, a group which is coordinating protests at Donald Trump’s inauguration in Washington, D.C. on January 20th. She talks about #DisruptJ20’s plans for direct action/ non-violent civil disobedience to disrupt the inauguration ceremonies, parade and celebrations.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Addictions expert Dr. Nicholas Kardaras talks about his book, Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids-and How to Break the Trance.

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, December 11, 2016

2nd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room – The Teachers

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: 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: Railroad Dave Radio: David Schwartz

12 AM (Monday): Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM (Monday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for The A List: Sam Hopkins)

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, December 10, 2016

2nd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

2 AM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

6 AM: The Rod Ross Show: Rod Ross

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

9:30 AM: Sustainable East End: Francesca Rheannon

10 AM: Special Programming: Post-Election Special

2016 Election: Where Do We Go from Here?

11 AM: ¡Barricada!: John Lugo

1 PM: Second Saturday Magazine: Bob Johnson

4 PM: The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

7 PM: FM Mutations: Allyson McCabe

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – The Teachers

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, December 9, 2016

2nd Friday

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

2 AM: On The Heir Radio: Prince Letif

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: Drive Time Salsa: John Rivera

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

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

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

Economics of Women Voting Trump – Updates on Trump gutting estate tax; capitalist outrages; Trump appoints Wall Street billionaires; Green Party victory in Austria; big oil companies’ desperation; Pope Francis on equality of opportunity; Portland, OR acts against inequality..

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

2 AM (Saturday): Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, December 8, 2016

2nd Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Bruce Swan (fill-in for 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: Report To The Listeners: General Manager Steve di Costanzo

1 PM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau)

2:30 PM: Soundprint:Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau)

4 PM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for The Modern Hippy: 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): On the Heir Radio: Prince Letif

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, December 7, 2016

1st Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici)

2 AM: The Peak Of The Night: 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: Mike Horyczun

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

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

7:30 PM: North Fork Works: Hazel Kahan

Laura Klahre, scientist, bee farmer, owner of Blossom Meadow Farm and Southold resident talks 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.

8 PM: Liz Becker

11 PM: Bruce Swan (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, December 6, 2016

1st Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (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: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

Valerie will be hosting a return visit of British artist Peter Liversidge, who will be serving as co-host for the length of the show. Peter will also be welcoming a friend of his, musician Christopher Tignor, as well as colleague Richard Klein, Exhibitions Director at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art.

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: First Tuesday Rainy Day Radio: Richard Hill

8:15 PMWilliam Blum, independent journalist, author and historian, will place the life and passing of Fidel Castro in a refreshingly anti-establishment historical and political context.

9:15 PMBishop John Selders, co-founder of Moral Mondays CT, will assess the new reality faced by working class Americans (of all ethnicities) and social justice activists as the agenda of the Trump administration continues to come into focus.

10:00 PMPost-Bop and Beyond: a sampling of classic and current Jazz that pushes the rhythmic and harmonic envelope.

11 PM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, December 5, 2016

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: The New Haven Mavens: Todd Lyon and Nancy Shea

1 PM: 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. Nancy Altman, co-director Social Security Works talks about President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Rep. Tom Price to become the next Secretary of Health and Human Services — and prospects for the long-term GOP goal of dismantling Obamacare and privatizing Medicare and Social Security.
  2. Louis Perez, Professor of History at the University of North Carolina and Editor: Cuban Journal examines the legacy of the late Cuban leader Fidel Castro, his accomplishments and failures — as well as the future of the Cuban revolution in the face of signals of renewed U.S. aggression from the incoming Trump administration.
  3. Janaye Ingram, a national coordinator for the planned January 20th Women’s March on Washington protest rally, discusses plans and objectives for the march — as well as the origins of the idea and the groups and individuals across the U.S. involved in organizing the event.
  4. A Connecticut activist (TBA) discusses the post-election organizing in Danbury, CT, most recently the December 1st Vigil for Unity and Justice that brought together some 250 local residents, including pastors, students, new immigrants and others, gathered in response to division sown and hate crimes committed in the area and nation since the November 8th election of Donald Trump.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Mark Schapiro talks about his new book The End of Stationarity: Searching for the New Normal in the Age of Carbon Shock. Then, we talk with Greg Palast about his new book and movie, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires and Ballot Bandits.

11 PM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

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