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The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, April 24, 2015

4th Sunday

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

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Haitian Program: 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: 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: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, April 23, 2015

4th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: It’s A Hit!: Rob Reeves

9 AM: Tune Into Your Body: Dr. Wendy Leigh White

10 AM: Special Programming: Earth Day (remote broadcast)

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

We’ll be celebrating National Poetry Month with guests Michael Sweeney, teacher, writer and author of In Memory of the Fast Break and Octagon Commonweal and Michele Madigan Somerville author of Wisegal and Black Irish. Both Mike and Michele will be reading from their works during the show!

4 PM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

6 PM: The Millennials Take Over: DJ Millennial

7 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Rivers”

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, April 22, 2016

4th Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Alec Cumming (fill-in for Another Girl, Another Planet: Simon Hunter)

2 AM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer

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

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

Gentrification: The Market Rules – Updates on pay of CEOs that fight $15/hour for workers, workers who get public assistance, facts on taxes paid and evaded, Mitsubishi like VW.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

8:30 PM: Ray talks to Juan Tejeda the curator of the Tejano Conjunto Festival in San Antonio. Now in its 35th year, this year’s festival of border music from Texas to California takes place May 11-15.

10 PM: Bob Chamenko

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, April 21, 2016

3rd Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

2 AM: JMS Jams: Justin Shay (fill-in for 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: Mark Mushin (fill-in for In The Evening: Bob Shapiro)

11 PM: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Another Girl, Another Planet: Simon Hunter)

2 AM (Friday): Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, April 20, 2016

3rd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Mark Mushin

2 AM: Panda Melbourne Madness: 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: Kathy’s Corner: Kathy Connor

1 PM: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: Mike Zito

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

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

7:30 PM: TBA

8 PM: Shaki Presents

11 PM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

2 AM (Thursday): JMS Jams: Justin Shay (fill-in for Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli)

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, April 19, 2016

3rd 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 And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

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: Monsoon Radio: Daniel Bass

11 PM: Mark Mushin

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, April 18, 2016

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: Arts on Air – The Arts Council of Greater New Haven

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

  1. Carl Takei, Staff Attorney with the ACLU’s National Prison Project talks about the ACLU’s lawsuit against the federal Bureau of Prisons for refusing to release requested documents, under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA,) related to the agency’s 2002 approval of a CIA torture site in Afghanistan.
  2. Dana Brown, national teach-ins coordinator with the Democracy Collaborative and The Next System Project, discusses the organization’s nationwide teach-in project, with a focus on analysis of the failures of our current economic and political system, alternative models, and a strategy to move the nation toward implementing change.
  3. Andrew Hanauer, Campaigns Director with the group Jubilee USA Network assesses Puerto Rico’s debt crisis and ongoing Congressional negotiations on finding a fair solution to the economic dislocation that is impacting the island’s citizens.
  4. Sonali Kolhatkar, is host and creator of KPFK Radio’s Rising Up with Sonali; author of “Bleeding Afghanistan: Washington, Warlords, and the Propaganda of Silence“, and co-Director of the non-profit group, Afghan Women’s Mission. She discusses her recent article published at TruthDig.com titled, “Two Weeks Into a Major Uprising, French Activists Still Staying ‘Up All Night’” – with attention on the common economic issues impacting working people in both Europe and the U.S., and the ways in which activists can now communicate directly with each another, bypassing corporate media.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Liza Featherstone talks about the collection of essays she’s edited, False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Rodham Clinton. Then we talk with one of the contributors to False Choices, Rutgers history professor Donna Murch. Her essay is titled, “The Clintons War on Drugs: When Black Lives Didn t Matter.”

11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, April 17, 2016

3rd Sunday

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

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

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Elijah Malone (fill-in for Solidarity: Garnett Ankle)

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

12 noon – Interviews with Mike Wilbur from the band Moon Hooch, and Eddie Roberts from The New Mastersounds.

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert: singer-songwriter Robert C. Fullerton

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: 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: 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 16, 2016

3rd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Annette Szczesiul

2 AM: Alec Cumming (fill-in for 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

4 PM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

7 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Soul’s Place”

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny (fill-in for In The Domain: Icon)

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, April 15, 2016

3rd Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski (fill-in for The Temple of Sacred Sounds: Ed Flynn)

2 AM: Sean Corvino

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

Prisons and Sugar Babies – Updates on IMF, Panama Papers and tax evasion, workers fighting back.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

At 8:30 PM — We’ll talk to Christian Bland of the band Black Angels. He’s also one of the founding members of the Reverberation Appreciation Society, an Austin, Texas collective that since 2008 has hosted the annual psychedelic music festival originally called Austin Psych Fest. It’s now called Levitation, a reference to a classic 13th Floor Elevatiors tune. We’ll discuss this year’s festival and how they’ve grown over the years as well as a musical side project known as Christian Bland and the Revelators.

10 PM: Annette Szczesiul

2 AM (Saturday): Alec Cumming (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, April 14, 2016

2nd Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for 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: Sustainable East End: Francesca Rheannon

We look at “community-supported fishing” with Sean Barrett of Dock to Dish. Inspired by the success of community-supported agriculture, Dock to Dish introduced a new model for the fishing marketplace that they say “strengthens the viability of the Montauk fishing economy with a membership model” for purchasing seafood. Sustainable East End is heard on the 2nd Thursday each month and is archived at sustainableeastend.blogspot.com

12:30 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Host Francesca Rheannon speaks with Norwegian economist, Per Espen Stoknes about his book What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming.

1 PM: Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau

4 PM: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski (fill-in for The Modern Hippy: Kyle Starkey)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening 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: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski (fill-in for The Temple of Sacred Sounds: Ed Flynn)

2 AM (Friday): Sean Corvino

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, April 13, 2016

2nd Wednesday

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

2 AM: 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: Music Sacred And Profane: Nick Jacobs

4 PM: Mark Naftalin

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: Tidings from Hazel Kahan

Tom Rawinski is a botanist with the USDA Forest Service in Durham, New Hampshire. Specializing in the impact of the overabundant white-tailed deer population on native vegetation in America’s northeast region, he is committed to protecting our ecosystem through wildlife management policy and practices. Rawinski applies his beliefs as a conservationist and follower of Aldo Leopold to his work educating towns and communities across the northeast region about how their forests, their deer and their hunters are interrelated. Tidings is archived at hazelkahan.com.

8 PM: The Kitchen Sink: Catherine Conroy (fill-in for Jeff Wignall)

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM (Thursday): Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli)