week of December Dec 14 – Dec 20
Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Tuesday, December 15 at 5:30 PM.
Join Valerie Richardson and her special guests from the group Jazz Folks, back at WPKN to play their blend of swing, folk, Latin, and gypsy jazz on mandolin, guitars and bass. Beautiful shifts of mood from subtle folk to gypsy jazz and everything in between.
Thursday December 17 – from 9am to noon:
Binnie Klein and Cliff Furnald welcome New Haven artist Cynthia Beth Rubin and other organizers of the Orchard Street Shul Cultural Heritage Artists Project.
Saturday, December 19 at 3:00 AM — yes that’s AM.:
It’s that time of year again! Off-Beat proudly presents the 2009 edition of The Caustic Christmas Carols! Three hours of the crudest, rudest, most obnoxious odes to seasonal joy and disfunction ever committed to record will amuse, offend and put the holidays into the right perspective. Put away the kids, and celebrate Xmas with a unique collection of hymns and more, guaranteed to put a lump of coal in every stocking hung with care.
Sunday, December 20 at 10:00 PM:
Backstage buzz is WPKN’s window on the Arts with guests and interviews related to the theater. Hosts Leo B. Meyer and Dolly Curtis bring a wealth of experience and contacts in the arts to the program. On the next Backstage Buzz program Dolly and Leo Talk with Lorraine Warren about spirits and hauntings on the stage and in the theater. Lorraine Warren – With her late Husband Ed Warren, the Warrens founded the New England Society for Psychic Research in 1952 and later opened the Occult Museum. They are the authors of numerous books about the paranormal and their own private investigations into various hauntings. They claimed to have investigated over 10,000 hauntings during their career. The Warrens were among the very first investigators in the controversial Amityville haunting.
Monday December 14 at 8PM
Counterpoint with Scott Harris.
Interviews you wont find in the corporate media: details here
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 at 12:30 PM
Tidings from Hazel Kahan: Should we all be vegans? Part 2
Hazel talks with animal rights activists and explores the connection between the vegan and animal rights movements. First heard in 2008.
Tidings from Hazel Kahan is normally heard on the 2nd Wednesday each month.
Special Events / Save the Date
Saturday, January 16 8:00 PM
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 631-267-3117.