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The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, April 27, 2015

4th Monday

10 PM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson

9 AM: Dave Hogan

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

Join us for the monthly In Context War Report. Russia’s sale of S-300 missiles to Iran may change the military balance in the Mideast. China’s new diplomatic initiatives expand its global influence. NATO’s confrontation with Russia escalates. Yemen’s war explained. Website: incontextreport.com. Email: ken@mdrtalk.org.

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Pete Stewart (fill-in for Kevin Gallagher)

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. Chris Toensing, Executive director of the Middle East Research and Information Project and Editor of Middle East Report, discusses Saudi Arabia’s intervention in the current conflict in Yemen, as well as the resulting humanitarian crisis and the risks of regional escalation.
  2. Sophia Cope, staff attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, assesses the current effort to repeal or reform Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act, that permits government warrantless dragnet surveillance of American’s phone records – a provision that is set to expire on June 1, 2015.
  3. David Lindorff, founding editor of ThisCan’tBeHappening.net, talks about the death of 25-year-old African American, Freddie Gray while in the custody of Baltimore police, and his recent article, “Police Murder by Van Ride,” policy proposals to rein in police violence and hold officers accountable for violations of the law — as well as the potential of the Black Lives Matter movement to effect change.
  4. John Humphries, convener and organizer with the Connecticut Roundtable on Climate and Jobs — and newly appointed member of the Governor’s Council on Climate Change, updates listeners on his group’s work on energy and environment issues in the state, with a focus on current efforts to revise CT’s 2005 Climate Change Action Plan, and recent progress to legislate a $10 cap on fixed electric utility charges.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Tom Butler of the Foundation for Deep Ecology talks about the gorgeous – and disturbing – new coffee table book of photojournalism, Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot (OVER). And women mystery writers have gone from being ignored to being stars of the genre. And we talk with mystery writer Sara Paretsky about women’s changing position in the genre and about her own socially conscious mystery writing.

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

2 AM (Tuesday): Kristi Hall

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, April 26, 2015

4th Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room

4th Saturday of the month – Reggae/Africa, and I call the program Rivers.

2 AM: Soundprint Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for The A List: Vinny)

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Integrative Wellness: Maud Joseph and Dr. Z.

10 AM: Surf Party Apocalypse: Michelle Spinei (fill-in for Morning Maniac Music: David Golden)

1 PM: Surf Party Apocalypse: Michelle Spinei (fill-in for Sunday Brunch 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: Amazon Radio: Pam Smith

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, April 25, 2015

4th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko

2 AM): A Little Bit of Everything: Bob Anderson (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

6 AM: It’s A Hit!: Rob Reeves

9 AM: The Car Bob Show: Earth Day special remote broadcast from Woodbury – Bob Costanzo and the Car Bob Crew

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

Guests:

  1. Artist Ellen Hackl Fagan, who created and runs ODETTA, a gallery in Bushwick, and whose next exhibit “TEXTUAL” opens on April 24th
  2. Marcus Galen Mitchell, Curator of Programs at NO LONGER EMPTY, with Regine Basha, curator of NLE’s forthcoming exhibit “WHEN YOU CUT INTO THE PRESENT THE FUTURE LEAKS OUT” which will inhabit the long-abandoned Old Bronx Borough Courthouse. The exhibition will occupy three floors and include the works of 26 artists and site-specific works. “When You Cut into the Present the Future Leaks Out” echoes approaches attributed to cut-up poetry, early Hip‐Hop, Spoken Word, and the sculptural practice of artist Gordon Matta-Clark, who sliced into urban spaces as social commentary.

12 PM: Earth Day special remote broadcast from Newtown – Gregory McAvoy

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: Icon In The Domain

6 PM: The Millennials Take Over: DJ Millennial

7 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day (fill-in for Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol)

10 PM: Mikki’s Room

4th Saturday of the month – Reggae/Africa, and I call the program Rivers.

2 AM: Soundprint Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for The A List: Vinny)

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, April 24, 2014

4th Friday

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

2 AM: Friday Morning Live: Elijah Malone – & more …WPKN EDMC

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

  • 1:00 Radio FTC on WPKN w/co-host John Reid of Fairfield Theatre Company
  • 2:00 Kerri Powers, LIVE, in the studio playing from her *NEW* album “Kerri Powers
    and taking requests via the WPKN Radio facebook page
  • 3:00 Dan Lotti, from Dangermuffin will be checking in. (Might even have a pair of tickets to give away)

4 PM: Connections: Eric Cocks (fill-in for The Talking Head: Chris Frantz)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff (debut), & at Democracy at work

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Bob Chamenko

2 AM (Saturday): A Little Bit of Everything: Bob Anderson (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, April 23, 2015

4th Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. w/special guest sets by Bryan Schod & Elijah Malone-

Tune in to see what all the fuss is about! Electronic music for your soul. & more …WPKN EDMC

2 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for A Miniature World: Binnie Klein)

12 Noon: Home Page: Binnie Klein and Duo Dickinson

Broadcast LIVE this week from The Institute Library in New Haven! Hosts Binnie Klein and Duo Dickinson welcome a studio audience for “Living With Books” — an episode about how we live with our books — how we display and care for them, and what they mean to us. Special guest author Robin Black (Life Drawing) joins the discussion.

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 Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM (Friday): Friday Morning Live: Elijah Malone – & more …WPKN EDMC

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, April 22, 2015

4th 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: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Ebong Udoma)

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: The Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: The “Avant Guardians“: Bob Anderson & Joseph Celli

(fill-in for Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein)

4 PM: Rod Ross

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: East End Ink

Philip Schultz reads excerpts from The Wherewithal, a novel in verse. Poet Grace Schulman says: “Schultz takes on the challenge of writing about the Holocaust in a way that affects everyone in our time. Through it, he explores modern warfare, murder, hatred of our enemies, and most painfully of our friends. In short: He makes the unspeakable speakable, eloquently so.”East End Ink programs are archived at eastendink.blogspot.com.

8 PM: Rogue Radio: Scott Thompson

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. w/special guest sets by Bryan Schod & Elijah Malone-

Tune in to see what all the fuss is about! Electronic music for your soul. & more …WPKN EDMC

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, April 21, 2015

3rd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Luis Luna (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM: Kristi Hall

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: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

1:00 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

4:15 PM: ­ An interview with Robin Jaffee Frank, the Wadsworth Atheneum’s Chief Curator and Krieble Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture, about the exhibition Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861–2008, which runs through May 31.

5:15 PM: ­ A discussion with Hank Hoffman of Hamden’s Best Video about their upcoming benefit on April 25. This long-time video store and community arts institution is transitioning to a non-profit status.

5:30 PM: ­ On-air debut of new programmers Maddy Horrigan and Chris Cadra. Maddie is a talented musician, and will be the youngest member of our programming staff at age 16. She works as an environmental reporting intern with Jim Motavalli. Chris is interested in poetry and runs a literary journal. Maddie and Chris will be doing a joint show, probably in the overnight hours.

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

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

8 PM: 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, April 20, 2015

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

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

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

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. Sarah Jaffe, Fellow at The Nation Institute examines the significance of the April 15th coast to coast protests by low wage workers and their supporters seeking higher pay in more than 226 cities across the U.S.
  2. Emma Lui, national water campaigner with the Council of Canadians, assesses the recent actions taken in California to address that state’s water crisis, and the larger issue of unchecked exploitation and degradation of potable water supplies across the globe.
  3. Isaiah Poole, editor of the Campaign for America’s Future blog, OurFuture.org, discusses the progressive agenda and strategies developed at the Populism 2015 conference in Washington, D.C. April 18 -19, and the plan to promote that agenda in the 2016 party primaries and presidential election campaign.
  4. Patrick Johnson, Jr., Interim Executive Director of the Connecticut Association of Nonprofits, talks about Connecticut Governor Malloy’s proposed budget featuring deep cuts to essential services – and opposition to those cuts by human services agencies and labor, that will be the focus of the #PeopleMatter Lobby Day on Wednesday, May 6th at the state capital in Hartford.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Journalist Eric Alterman talks about his new book, Inequality And One City: Bill de Blasio and the New York Experiment, Year One. It’s about how de Blasio is using city government to implement his progressive agenda and the forces arrayed against him.

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

2 AM (Tuesday): Kristi Hall

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, April 19, 2015

3rd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room: Percy Sledge and I, among others, will be holding the door

open for you tonight entering “Soul’s Place” – sweet sounds on the 3rd Saturday of the month for R&B/Soul.

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins (fill-in for In The Domain: Icon)

5 AM: Mizik Ayisyen an ak kilti (Haitian music & culture): Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Bertho Joseph (fill-in for Solidarity: Garnett Ankle)

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch 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: 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): The A List: Sam Hopkins

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, April 18, 2015

3rd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): A Little Bit of Everything: Bob Anderson – Kickin’ off Tonight is a LIVE Concert

featuring The High and Mighty Brass Band‘s March 26th Showcase 61 @ The Palace, Stamford, CT, performance, followed by iconic/eclectic rock & soul music!

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

Deb is joined by four of the five members of the bluegrass band Five in the Chamber live in the studio at 3 p.m. Five in the Chamber is again headlining WPKN’s Annual Bluegrass & Roots Benefit Concert happening on Thursday, May 7th at The Acoustic in Bridgeport. Listen in and get a sample of the great music we will hearing on the 7th!

4 PM: Preservation Sound: Chris Ruggiero

Preservation Sound Presents: A Life in Music: Producer Peter Katis. Best known for his work with rock groups like Interpol and The National, Katis will discuss the changing landscape of pop and rock music over the past 30 years, reflecting on changes in technology, aesthetics, and the industry. But most importantly, we’ll be listening to a ton of great music from Katis’s career of over 100 albums

7 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol (fill-in for Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day)

10 PM: Mikki’s Room: Percy Sledge and I, among others, will be holding the door open for you

tonight entering “Soul’s Place” – sweet sounds on the 3rd Saturday of the month for R&B/Soul.

2 AM (Sunday): In The Domain: Icon

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, April 17, 2015

3rd Friday

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

2 AM: Friday Morning Live: Elijah Malone – WPKN EDMC

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘in Transition’ (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: Connections: Eric Cocks

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff, & at Democracy at work

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: A Little Bit of Everything: Bob Anderson – Kickin’ off Tonight is a LIVE Concert featuring

The High and Mighty Brass Band‘s March 26th Showcase 61 @ The Palace, Stamford, CT, performance, followed by iconic/eclectic rock & soul music!

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, April 16, 2015

3rd 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

10:30 AM: Binnie Klein interviews best-selling memorist Abigail Thomas (A Three Dog Life) about her new book What Comes Next and How To Like It, about which Anne Lamott says ““This may be the most honest book I’ve ever read, by one of the most beautiful writers I know—dizzyingly truthful, often funny, lyrical, wise.”

12 Noon: The Organic Farmstand: Richard Hill, Gregory McAvoy, 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): Friday Morning Live: Elijah Malone – WPKN EDMC