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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 6/28/20

Bad Moves: Local Radio – Untenable (Don Giovanni, 2020) Bettye Lavette: Strange Fruit – Blackbirds (Verve, 2020) Rudresh Mahanthappa: The Windup – Hero Trio (Whirlwind, 2020) Jon Hassell: Fearless – Seeing Through Sound (Pentimento ...

By |June 28th, 2020|

WPKNs Favorite Tracks of the Week – 5/25/20

Arlo Parks: Black Dog – single (Transgressive, 2020) Martha Wainwright: Wolves (feat. Rufus Wainwright) – single (Cooking Vinyl, 2020) Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads: Boom Flick (The Naked Truth) – Boom Flick (The Naked Truth) EP (Mystic Bowie, ...

By |May 25th, 2020|

News and Public Affairs

Counterpoint with Scott Harris This week’s guests on Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris: Dr. James G. Kahn, emeritus professor at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, at the Department of Epidemiology ...

By |May 25th, 2020|

News and Public Affairs

Counterpoint with Scott Harris This week’s guests on Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris: Marge Baker, Executive Vice President for Policy and Program with People For the American Way assesses the testimony of Rick Bright, ...

By |May 18th, 2020|

Music, Culture, Arts and Entertainment

Writer’s Voice with Francesca Rheannon The 2020 presidential election is looming on the horizon. Many fear the outcome will be hotly disputed. And the U.S. Constitution probably won’t help us out of the mess. ...

By |May 18th, 2020|

WPKNs Favorite Tracks of the Week – 5/17/20

Lucy Dacus: In The Air Tonight – 2019 (Matador, 2019) Butch Walker: Gridlock – American Love Story (Ruby Red, 2020) HoodCelebrityy: Run Di Road – single (Female Shotta, 2020) Ashley McBryde: Never Will – Never Will (Warner Music ...

By |May 17th, 2020|

Play My Tribute

‘MY TRIBUTE’ How to record & send your personal ‘My Tribute’ message about what and/or why you like WPKN (please keep your message between 1-2 minutes), then send it to “mytribute@wpkn.org” for broadcast on the air. ...

By |May 17th, 2020|

WPKN May 2020 News from Our GM

Note from the WPKN General Manager We are a community, non-profit radio station, dedicated to providing you with music and other entertainment, public affairs, news and some companionship during this time of disruption. ...

By |May 7th, 2020|

Music, Culture, Arts and Entertainment

Writer's Voice with Francesca Rheannon: We’re all used to narrative that’s told with words. But what about narrative that’s told through art? Book art? We talk with book artist Barry McCallion about book art ...

By |April 6th, 2020|

News and Public Affairs

This week's guests on Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris: Bandy X. Lee, M.D., M.Div, Assistant Clinical Professor in Law and Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine and author of the book, "The Dangerous ...

By |April 6th, 2020|