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The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, February 9, 2017

2nd Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning (fill-in for Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.)

2 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo (fill-in for Cliff Furnald)

10 AM: Mikki’s Room (fill-in for 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: JMS JAMS: Justin Shay (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: Mark Mushin (fill-in for Blues In The Evening: Al Bell)

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. (fill-in for The Temple of Sacred Sounds: Ed Flynn)

2 AM (Friday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, February 8, 2017

2nd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio (fill-in for For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici)

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

As part of Black History Month, Hazel Kahan’s guest is Tamara Winfrey Harris, feminist, educator and author of The Sisters are Alright: Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in America in which she exposes anti-black-woman propaganda and shows how real black women are pushing back against distorted cartoon versions of themselves.

8 PM: Preservation Sound: Chris Ruggiero

11 PM: The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning (Fill-in for Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, February 7, 2017

1st Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham (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: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone (fill-in for Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner)

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

5:00 PM – Valerie Richardson interviews Melissa Barton, curator of prose and drama in the Yale Collection of American Literature at Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, about her new exhibition Gather Out of Star-Dust: The Harlem Renaissance and the Beinecke Library.

5:40 PM – A rebroadcast of Valerie’s 2012 interview with renowned New Haven artist Winfred Rembert and Filmmaker Vivian Ducat who made a film of his life, All Me: The Life and Times of Winfred Rembert.

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

8:30 PMBishop John Selders, founder of Moral Monday CT, will assess the political movement to resist the Trump agenda;

9:30 PMRev. William Barber, leader of Moral Mondays (North Carolina) will share his strategy for forming an multi-ethnic movement to fight for racial and economic justice.

10:00 PMPost-Bop and Beyond: great classic and contemporary African-American classical music

11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio (fill-in for For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, February 6, 2017

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: WPKN Bob Marley Special: Icon

10 AM: WPKN Bob Marley Special: I-Messiah

12 Noon: The New Haven Mavens: Todd Lyon and Nancy Shea

1 PM: WPKN Bob Marley Special: Ebong Udoma

4 PM: WPKN Bob Marley Special: 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. Elliott Mincberg a senior fellow with People for the American Way explains why his group is campaigning to defeat President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the vacancy left on the U.S. Supreme Court after the February 2016 death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
  2. Mongi Dhaouadi, Executive Director of the Connecticut chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, (CAIR) discusses his organization’s response to President Trump’s executive order restricting immigration to the U.S. from seven (7) majority Muslim nations in the Middle East and Africa.
  3. William Hartung, Director of the Arms & Security Project at the Center for International Policy discusses his views on the Trump administration’s recent threats made against the government of Iran in response to that nation’s January 29 ballistic missile test. He’ll also address the prospect that President Trump could follow through on his campaign pledge to undermine or abrogate the international nuclear agreement with Iran — as well as reviewing some of the points raised in his recent article, “Don’t Let Flynn’s Dangerous Fantasies Drive Us To War With Iran.”
  4. Carol Burris, Executive Director of the Network for Public Education shares her views of President Trump’s nominee for Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, and the movement to privatize public education she represents.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Journalist Wesley Lowery talks about his acclaimed book, They Can’t Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America’s Racial Justice Movement. Then Frederick Clarkson of Political Research Associates discusses Betsy de Vos and the Trump administration’s theocratic vision for America.

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, February 5, 2017

1st Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room – “Rivers”

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: WPKN Bob Marley Special: Garnett Ankle

10 AM: WPKN Bob Marley Special: Bob Anderson

1 PM: WPKN Bob Marley Special: Vinny

3 PM: WPKN Bob Marley Special: Ebong Udoma

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, February 4, 2017

1st Saturday

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

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: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: A Little Bit Of Everything: Bob Anderson

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

8 PM: Soca Showcase: Icon

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Black History Month”

2 AM (Sunday): Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, February 3, 2017

1st Friday

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

2 AM: On The Heir Radio: Prince Letif

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for Doug Echols)

9 AM: Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph

12 Noon: State of the Arts: Richard Pheneger & Peggy Nelson

1 PM: ‘PURE’ w/howard thompson

4 PM: Jim Motavalli (fill-in for 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

Women’s Movement Economics – Updates on NFL’s income redistribution, big bucks for Starbucks CEO, US health data, pension benefits cut, Goldman Sachs in Trump’s government.

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

10 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, February 2, 2016

1st 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: The Organic Farmstand: Richard Hill, Guy Beardsley, Bill Duesing and friends

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

4 PM: Dave Hogan

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

A video portrait of Al Bell, The Blues According to Al Bell of WPKN is available courtesy of Mark S. Weiner.

11 PM: Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM (Friday): On The Heir Radio: Prince Letif

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, February 1, 2017

1st Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Connecticut Rocks!: Bob D’Aprile (fill-in for 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: 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: Snap, Crackle, and Pop!: Alec Cumming

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

Hazel Kahan interviews Eleanor Morris Lingo, 89-year old North Fork native, who tells us her story about being an African-American woman living and working through the 1940s,’50s, ’60s—in Southold, Bridgeport, Manhattan, Brooklyn and Greenport—until the present day.

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, January 31, 2017

5th Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): 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 & Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

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: Connecticut Rocks!: Bob D’Aprile (fill-in for Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, January 30, 2017

5th 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: Cooking with Carol: Carol Lentini talks about cooking and entertaining with special guests, family & friends

1 PM: My Other Music: 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. Medea Benjamin, co-founder of the women-led peace group CODEPINK, and the human rights group Global Exchange. She is the author of many books, her latest is titled, “Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.-Saudi Connection.” An advocate for social justice for more than 40 years, Benjamin discusses the future of the growing resistance movement to Donald Trump, the important role of women in this new movement — and assesses the Democratic Party’s response to the mass mobilization.
  2. Center for Constitutional Rights Legal Director Baher Azmy, examines Trump administration policy and executive orders re: the ban on immigration of citizens from 7 majority Muslim nations into the U.S., administration of the Guantanamo detention center, discussion of the re-opening of CIA covert “black” prison sites — and Trump’s advocacy for the renewed use of torture.
  3. Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, Executive Director of the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund, talks about the Washington, D.C., Police Department’s mass arrest of more than 200 people, including journalists and National Lawyers Guild legal observers, during Inauguration Day protests on January 20th, as well as her group’s concerns re: Trump administration policy on civil liberties issues.
  4. Ciro Gutierrez, a Hartford janitor, formerly a government economist in Peru before he left due to political unrest there, now a member of the 32BJ SEIU union. He’ll discuss the massive opposition to President Trump’s executive orders banning entry to the US by citizens of seven (7) majority Muslim nations in the Middle East and Africa- and Connecticut’s labor-community alliance organizing a defiant response locally in the state.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Ralph Nader tells us how build a movement that can bridge left and right to promote real democracy. His new book is Breaking Through Power: It’s Easier Than We Think. Then, Sarah van Gelder of Yes! Magazine tells us why she set out on a 12,000 mile odyssey around America to find models for grassroots action. Her book is The Revolution Where You Live.

11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, January 29, 2017

5th Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room – “Rivers”

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: Sunday Mix:Luis or Edwin

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