Saturday, January 16 at 8:00 PM:
WPKN Benefit Concert
The Thunder Bird Sisters from the Shinnecock Nation, Native American Music Award winning folk group are joined by guests Caroline Doctorow and Mick Hargreaves (of WPKN’s Song Trails Radio Hour) for a concert to benefit WPKN at The Stephen Talkhouse 161 Main St. in Amagansett, NY. Admission is $20 at the door, but you can reserve at 631-259-2482.
Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Sunday, January 17 at 12:00 Noon:
SUNDAY BRUNCH CONCERTS
Sunday, January 17th at 12:00 Noon: Organic Soul, LIVE in Studio 207
Next Sunday, January 24th at 12:00 Noon: Sushi Grade Panda, LIVE in Studio 207
Monday, January 11 at 8:00 PM.
This week’s guests on Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris:
1) Heather Booth, long time social justice organizer, currently Director of Americans for Financial Reform, discusses the weakness and flaws in pending financial regulation reform legislation.
2) Annie Shattuck,Policy analyst at Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy and co-author of the book “Food Rebellions! Crisis and the Hunger for Justice,” with Eric Holt-Giménez and Raj Patel, looks at hunger in America and summarizes a new food First study titled, “Food Policy Councils: Lessons Learned.”
3) Mel Goodman, former CIA analyst, now senior fellow at the Center for International Policy and adjunct professor of Government at Johns Hopkins University, assesses Obama administration policy on confronting terrorism.
4) Tim McKee of the Connecticut Green Party and a National Committee Representative, explains why the Greens are now trying to recruit Ralph Nader to run for the U.S. Senate seat that will be vacated by Senator Chris Dodd this November.
There’s also an archive of Counterpoint programs.
Wednesday January 13 at 12:30 pm.
What makes an activist? What makes them different from you and me? Why did they go while we stayed at home? Hazel talks with activists from Long Island to Palestine.
Special Events / Save the Date / Stuff
The 2010 WPKN Pet Pix Calendar is now ready! This limited edition, 8 1/2 inch by 11 inch, color calendar contains over 145 creative photos of pets submitted by listeners. This WPKN Pet Pix Calendar can be yours for a donation of $20. Take a look at the proofs on wpkn.org. Here’s the link for you to make that donation on-line through our WPKN On-Line Store