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The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, August 28, 2014

4th Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Lounge Sounds: Jose C. & 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

“Everything Old is New Again” episode, Binnie Klein and Duo Dickinson are joined by Jason Bischoff-Wurstle, Director of Photo Archives at New Haven Museum, to discuss how we view the old and the new in our living spaces.

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

3 PM: East End Ink

Poet laureates Linda Opyr of Nassau County and Ed Stever of Suffolk read their work. East End Ink programs are archived at eastendink.blogspot.com

4 PM: John Motavalli

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: Blues In The Evening: Bob Shapiro

11 PM: Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM (Friday): Eli Malone

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, August 27, 2014

4th Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile (fill-in for Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski)

2 AM: Adrift In The Airwaves: DJ Darkflow

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Ebong Udoma

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Luis (fill-in for Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein)

4 PM: Rod Ross

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: East End Ink

Poet laureates Linda Opyr of Nassau County and Ed Stever of Suffolk read their work. East End Ink programs are archived at eastendink.blogspot.com

8 PM: Rogue Radio: Scott Thompson (fill-in for The Modern Hippy Show: Kyle Starkey)

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Jose C. & Eddie G.

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, August 26, 2014

4th Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Michael Dunham

2 AM: Dance Mix Radio: DJ Ren

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

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

4 PM: The Quest: Terry Hopper

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: This Way Out: The International Lesbian & Gay Radio Magazine

8 PM: Jim Motavalli

11 PM: CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile (fill-in for Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski)

2 AM (Wednesday): Adrift In The Airwaves: DJ Dark Flow

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, August 25, 2014

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: Johnny Be Good: Johnny Corvino (fill-in for Luis Luna)

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

In our monthly War Report, we discuss the escalation of the war in Iraq, the fighting in Gaza, and paths to peace in Palestine. Website: incontextreport.com. Email: ken@mdrtalk.org.

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

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Feature Story News

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

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Vernellia Randall, Emeritus professor of law at the University of Dayton, Ohio, examines the police shooting death of Michael Brown, public protest in Ferguson, Missouri and elsewhere around the country — and the pattern of police abuse and violence, that has prompted many activists to demand urgent national action to address this decades long crisis.
  2. Investigative journalist Dahr Jamail, who has reported on events in Iraq and across the Middle East, discusses the expanding U.S. war in Iraq since President Obama’s August 7th authorization for U.S. airstrikes targeting ISIS forces in Northern Iraq, and the conflicting and confused set of alliances in a region engulfed by violence and political turmoil.
  3. David Kotz, professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst discusses the increasingly tense situation in Ukraine. Accusations by the U.S. and NATO that Russian artillery is firing on Ukraine forces — and a recent 145-truck Russian humanitarian convoy that crossed into Ukraine without Kiev’s authorization has raised concern about the potential for a Russian-Ukraine war.
  4. John Humphries, steering committee member of the Connecticut Roundtable on Climate and Jobs, talks about the local organizing being done in advance of the People’s Climate March that will be held in New York City on September 21, which is expected to be the largest climate change protest action in U.S., if not world history.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Nell Bernstein discusses her expose of the juvenile criminal justice system, Burning Down The House and poet Kathy Engel talks about using poetry to open a public conversation about Occupied Palestine and Israeli policy.

11 PM: Michael Dunham

2 AM (Tuesday): Dance Mix Radio: Wilfredo “DJ Renaissance” Soto

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, August 24, 2014

4th Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Music My Mother Wouldn’t Like: Bruce Swan (fill-in for Solidarity: Garnett Ankle)

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Latin Music with Luis or Edwin

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, August 23, 2014

4th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko

2 AM: Off-Beat: Rich Kaminsky (fill-in for CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile)

6 AM: It’s A Hit!: Rob Reeves

9 AM: The Forest And The Trees: Melinda Tuhus

9:30 AM: Sustainable East End: Francesca Rheannon: “Saving Accabonac Harbor”

Accabonac Harbor in the hamlet of Springs in East Hampton, New York is a scenic and diverse tidal marsh system. As with many areas of the town, the Harbor, also known as Accabonac Creek, has been under pressure from developers of second homes as well as other environmental threats. Residents of the area formed the Accabonac Protection Committee in 1985. Francesca Rheannon talks with Cile Downs and Jorie Latham of the committee. Programs are archived at eastendreport.blogspot.com

10 AM: Cosmic Perspective: Andy Poniros

  • Interview with Dr Marc Rayman, Mission Director for NASA’s DAWN mission, “A Journey to the Beginning of the Solar System”
  • European Space Agency’s Rosetta Mission, that will land a probe on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
  • Update on the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover & Future Mars Missions
  • Local Astronomy & Space Related Events

11 AM: Barricada: John Lugo

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: Icon In The Domain

6 PM: The Millennial Takeover Show: DJ Millennial

Includes his 8/11/14 interview with talk show host Dr. Katherine Albrecht,founder of CASPIAN (Consumers Against Supermarket Privacy Invasion and Numbering), on how much freedom & liberty we still have; and how the internet is being used to spy on people every day.

7 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol

10 PM: Mikki’s Room: 4th Saturday, almost always Reggae/Africa‐ I call the program Rivers

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, August 22, 2014

4th Friday

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

2 AM: Eli Malone

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

10 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: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Bob Chamenko

2 AM (Saturday): Off-Beat: Rich Kaminsky (fill-in for CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile)

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, August 21, 2014

3rd Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): DJ Mondavi

2 AM: Robert Merritt

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Bob Chamenko (fill-in for Cliff Furnald)

10 AM: A Miniature World: Binnie Klein

Author Joanna Rakoff speaks with Binnie Klein about “My Salinger Year,” her memoir about life as a bright young publishing assistant in the mid-1990s, and her task answering JD Salinger’s never-ending piles of fan mail.

12 Noon: The Organic Farmstand: Guy Beardsley and friends

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

4 PM: CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: Blues In The Evening: Bob Shapiro

11 PM: Another Girl, Another Planet: Simon Hunter

2 AM (Friday): Eli Malone

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, August 20, 2014

3rd 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: Ebong Udoma

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

12 Noon: Kathy’s Corner: Kathy Connor

1 PM: Music, Sacred, and Profane: Nick Jacobs

4 PM: Mike Zito special preview of this year’s Rhythm & Roots Festival

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: The Forest And The Trees: Melinda Tuhus

8 PM: Justin Shay (fill-in for Speaking to Your Spirit: Cheryl Palmer)

11 PM: DJ Mondavi

2 AM (Thursday): Robert Merritt

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, August 19, 2014

3rd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Chris Ferrio with some more tasty vinyl for your ears

2 AM: Dance Mix Radio: with Wilfredo “DJ Renaissance” Soto

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

SPECIAL PROGRAMMING & ON-AIR FUNDRAISING: “NEW VOICES OF WPKN”

7 AM: Surf Party Apocalypse: Michelle Spinei

9 AM: Dylan McDonnell

10:30 AM: Luis Luna

11:55 AM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

12 Noon: First Voices Indigenous Radio

1:00 PM: Brian Swan

2:30 PM: The A List: Sam Hopkins & Vinny

4 PM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

5:30 PM: Robert Merritt

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Feature Story News

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

8:00 PM: Justin Shay

9:30 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, August 18, 2014

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: Stephen Grant

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Pete Stewart

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Feature Story News

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

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Activist and author Kevin Alexander Gray discusses the murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri – and the provocative and militarized police response to community outrage and protest, as well as the many unaddressed issues of racism that persist within our nation’s police forces and criminal justice system.
  2. A representative of 350.org, one of the groups with primary responsibility for organizing the September 21 People’s Climate March in New York City, will talk about the goals, related events, actions and logistics of what is expected to be the largest climate change protest in U.S. history.
  3. Gregg Leslie, Legal Defense Director with the group Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, discusses the government’s prosecution of New York Times reporter and author James Risen, where a federal court is attempting to force him to reveal sources of information published in his book, “State of War.” He’ll examine what’s at stake in this case for press freedom generally, and national security reporting in particular.
  4. Sass Brown a designer, author and blogger who is an authority on “Eco-Fashion,” talks about her newest book, “ReFashioned: Cutting-Edge Clothing from Upcycled Materials,” that profiles international designers who work with recycled materials and discarded garments, making an important statement to the fashion world about its wasteful and exploitative practices. Sass will be appearing at a local book signing event on August 23, at Lou & Grey in Westport, CT.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Martin Blank talks about the dangers of cell phones, microwaves and other devices that emit electromagnetic radiation. His book is Overpowered: The Dangers of Electromagnetic Radiation (EMF) and What You Can Do about It. And we re-air our 2011 interview with investigative journalist Greg Palast about his book, Vulture’s Picnic.

11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

2 AM (Tuesday): Dance Mix Radio: Wilfredo “DJ Renaissance” Soto

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, August 17, 2014

3rd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room3rd Saturday – Soul

2 AM: In The Domain: Icon

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

1:00 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Latin Music with Luis or Edwin

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

5:30 PM: Speaking to Your Spirit: Cheryl Palmer (fill-in for Amazon Radio: Pam Smith)

7 PM: Liz Becker (fill-in for Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan)

10:00 PM: David Schwartz

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

2 AM (Monday): The A List: Sam Hopkins