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The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, November 13, 2015

2nd Friday

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

2 AM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

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

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

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

Economic Power Struggles – Updates on Greek and Portuguese austerity struggles, obesity and Coca Cola, importance of U of Missouri, JC Penney’s fake sales, and Macy’s urgent sales. Response to listeners on politics, economics of TPP.

8 PM: Colette Rossignol (fill-in for Ray Terlaga)

10 PM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, November 12, 2015

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

11 AM: An interview with conservationist and ecologist Carl Safina. His new book Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel has been highly praised. “Safina somehow manages to produce a view of animal intelligence that is genuinely new, and truly enlightening.” He is an endowed chair for nature and humanity at Stony Brook University.

12 Noon: Sustainable East End: Francesca Rheannon

An interview with beekeeper Mary Woltz about biodynamic beekeeping, the role of bees in what we eat, reasons for bee colony collapse and what we can do to help the survival of the bees. Sustainable East End is heard on the 2nd Thursday each month and is archived at sustainableeastend.blogspot.com

12:30 PM: Making Contact: Special

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

4 PM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli (fill-in for The Modern Hippy: Kyle Starkey)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening 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): Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, November 11, 2015

2nd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Monsoon Radio: Daniel Bass

2 AM: DJ DaySix

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: Music, Sacred And Profane: Nick Jacobs

4 PM: Scott Thompson

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: Tidings from Hazel Kahan

In this month’s Tidings, Hazel Kahan has a conversation with author Christine Nicol about her novel Waiting for the Electricity, first published in 2014 by Overlook Press and available in paperback this year. Set in post-Soviet Georgia, this is a most unusual story about a strange, fascinating country. If like Hazel you knew almost nothing about the republic of Georgia, you’ll know a lot more after you’ve listened to Christina Nicol. Like Hazel, you may be making plans to go there! Tidings is archived at hazelkahan.com.

8 PM: Jeff Wignall

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, November 10, 2015

2nd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. (fill-in for 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 Indigenous Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

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

4 PM: The Quest: Terry Hopper

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

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

8 PM: Jim Motavalli

11 PM: Monsoon Radio: Daniel Bass

2 AM (Wednesday): DJ DaySix

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, November 9, 2015

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: Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 Noon: Special Community Programming: Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County

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. Jessa Boehner, International Program Associate with Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, discusses the release of the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement, with a focus on the previously leaked chapters’ rules and regulations that have galvanized opposition by labor, environmental and consumer groups.
  2. Jon Rainwater, Executive Director with Peace Action West & The Peace Education Fund, discusses President Obama’s recent decision to deploy U.S. ground troops to Syria with the risk of escalation in a dangerous conflict that involves major powers with conflicting goals.
  3. Kevin Burgos, a Hartford, Connecticut, Dunkin Donuts worker who is a part of the Fight for $15 movement talks about the organizing being done across the U.S. for the November 10th national day of action to support $15 an hour and union rights.
  4. Melinda Tuhus, journalist, climate justice activist, and WPKN Radio/Between The Lines producer previews her upcoming talk: “Report Back on Fast for the Climate, and Looking Ahead to the Road through Paris,” Monday, Nov. 16th, 7:00 PM, Unitarian Society of New Haven, 700 Hartford, Turnpike, Hamden, CT.
  5. Kalin Jordan, co-founder of UnKochMyCampus.org, discusses his group’s work to expose and challenge the Koch brother’s funding of hundreds of colleges and universities across the U.S. in an effort to promote their right wing political agenda.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

On this week’s show, two allegorical novels. First, Michael Golding‘s tale of a Sufi spiritual journey in 13th century Persia, A Poet Of The Invisible World. Then a new medical thriller from Robin Cook. This time he tackles biologics within the context of a for-profit medical system gone mad.

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

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, November 8, 2015

2nd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room — “Blue Roads”

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: 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: Surf Party Apocalypse: Michelle Spinei (fill-in for 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, November 7, 2015

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: Dan Correll

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

Caroline features new releases by Grayson Hugh, Jesse Palidofsky, Terry Winchell, Nancy Remkus, and more.

8 PM: Soca Showcase: Icon

10 PM: Mikki’s Room — “Blue Roads”

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, November 6, 2015

1st Friday

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

2 AM: Friday Morning Live: Joe Santiago (fill-in for Elijah Malone)

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for Doug Echols)

9 AM: 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

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

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

How Capitalism Works – Updates on capitalism vs higher education, real costs of apps, how other half banks.

8 PM: 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, November 5, 2015

1st 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

12 Noon: The Organic Farm Stand: 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: Mark Mushin (fill-in for Mark Muller’s New Music Network)

2 AM (Friday): Friday Morning Live: Elijah Malone

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, November 4, 2015

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

9 AM: The Carl J. Frano Show: Carl J. Frano

12 Noon: The Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: 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

Will Paulson, fourth-generation woodworker, talks to Hazel Kahan on North Fork Works about his Swedish heritage, his philosophy about his tools, his craft and his sculptures and how he feels about wood and trees. North Fork Works programs are archived.

8 PM: Liz Becker

11 PM: DJ Mondavi

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, November 3, 2015

1st Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): JMS Jams: Justin Shay (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: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: Mikki’s Room (fill-in for Radio Something: Valerie Richardson)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

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

8 PM: First Tuesday Rainy Day Radio: Richard Hill

  • 8:15 PM — Len Yannielli, author of Hurry Down Gunntown, will be in the studio to discuss his new historical novel about true events that took place during the Revolutionary War in Bethany and Naugatuck.
  • 9:15 PM — Prof. Richard Wolff will be on hand to explain what socialism is and is not; and to discuss the significance of this very taboo ism being raised to the level of a national debate.
  • 10 PM — Hard Bop and Beyond, featuring current and classic Jazz gems.

11 PM: For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, November 2, 2015

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: Report To The Listeners: General Manager Steve di Costanzo

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. Charles Glass, a former ABC News Chief Middle East Correspondent and author of, “Syria Burning: ISIS and the Death of the Arab Spring,” who recently returned from assignments in Syria and Iraq,

 discusses the current situation in Syria re: the expansion of the U.S. role in fighting ISIS, Russian intervention and assessing the prospects for negotiations to end the war.
  2. Richard D. Wolff, professor of economics emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, who is currently a visiting professor in the graduate program in international affairs at New School University. Professor Wolff is the host of a weekly radio show, “Economic Update” heard on WBAI, 99.5 FM and WPKN, Fridays at 7:30 PM. His latest book is titled, “Capitalism’s Crisis Deepens: Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown 2010-2014.” Professor Wolff explores the definition of socialism as discussed by presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, its relevance to today’s U.S. economy — and changing perceptions about capitalism and socialism among a new generation.
  3. Robert Kraig, Executive Director of Citizen Action of Wisconsin discusses the track record of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan and what the country can expect of him as the newly elected GOP Speaker of the House, with a focus on his budget initiatives to weaken or dismantle federal social safety net programs.
  4. Lynn Taborsak, a licensed plumber, former 4-term CT state representative from Danbury’s 109th District from 1984 to 1992, who currently serves as a spokesperson with the Danbury Rising! coalition, talks about her group’s support for healthcare workers at Danbury and New Milford hospitals in advance of a 2nd union election at those facilities — and the larger issue of workers’ right to organize on the job.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Dale Russakoff talks about her acclaimed book, The Prize: Who’s In Charge of America’s Schools. It’s about the top-down attempt to reform Newark’s schools and why it failed. Then Kristina Rizga tells the inspiring story of an inner city high school in San Francisco. It’s called Mission High: One School, How Experts Tried to Fail It, and the Students and Teachers Who Made It Triumph.

11 PM: JMS JAMS: Justin Shay (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

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