Music, Culture, Arts and Entertainment 1-3-2022

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Writer’s Voice with Francesca Rheannon

It’s that time, folks! The time for Ten Best of the year lists. We play excerpts from ten of our favorite episodes in 2021: Hugh Raffles, The Book Of Unconformities; Michael Mann, The New Climate War; Heather McGhee, The Sum Of Us; Elizabeth Kolbert, Under A White Sky; Michaeleen Doucleff, Hunt, Gather, Parent;  Cal Flynn, Islands of Abandonment; Nina Burleigh, Virus; Elizabeth Hinton, America on Fire; Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, The Love Songs of W.E.B. DuBois; Eyal Press, Dirty Work.

Monday, January 3, 10 PM and archived.

First Voices Indigenous Radio with Tiokasin Ghosthorse

First Voices Indigenous Radio host Tiokasin Ghosthorse looks back on music by indigenous artists in 2021.

Tuesday, January 4 at 12:00 noon.

A Shortcut Through 2021 with Peter Bochan

A Shortcut Through 2021, produced by WPKN’s own Peter Bochan, offers a retrospective of the entire year, including the major political and emotional events, with music and celebrations of those who’ve left us. The NY Daily News has called Shortcuts “a stunning stereo mix;” New York Magazine, a “devastating splice of life.”

A retrospective of the entire year, including the major political and emotional events, with music and celebrations of those who’ve left us. The upcoming year marks the fiftieth anniversary of Shortcuts and the events, music and sounds we’ve captured in 2021 make for a dense celebration. A Shortcut Through 2021 features Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Amanda Gorman, Alec Baldwin, Alan Kalter, Andrea Bang, Anne Rice, Anthony Fauci, Anthony Joseph, Abbie Hoffman, Bernadette Peters, Benedict Cumberbatch, Bill St. James, Bob Malone, Brett Goldstein, Brian Williams, B. J. Thomas, Bob Dole, Bob Fass, Byron Berline, Charles Grodin, Charlie Watts, Cicely Tyson, Clarence Williams III, Colin Powell, Dave Chappelle, David Letterman, Dean Stockwell, Dennis Miller, Don Everly, Donald Trump, D’Sound, Pher & Cory Henry, Ed Asner, Gary Negbaur, Grace Jones, Hal Holbrook, Howard Johnson, Jason Sudeikis, Jane Fonda, Jason Bateman, Jay Black, Jean Paul Belmondo, Jessica Walter, Joe Biden, Joe Simon, John Lennon, Johnny Carson, Justice John P. Roberts, Juno Temple, Keith Richards, Labelle, Larry Kert, Lawrence Ferlingetti, Lee Jung-jae, Leonard Bernstein, Leonardo DiCaprio, Lily Tomlin, Lonnie Liston Smith, Mandy Patinkin, Marjorie Taylor Green, Gen. Mark Milley, Mary Wilson, Matt Gaetz, Melvin Van Peebles, Michael Apted, Michael K. Williams, Michael Nesmith, Mitch McConnell, Mitt Romney, Mort Sahl, Norm MacDonald, Paddy Moloney, Pat Martino, Peggy Lipton, Rachel Maddow, Robert Downey, Rosamund Pike, Rostam, Rudy Giuliani, Sam Waterson, Sarah Dash, Sly & Robbie, Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Stonewall Jackson, Sparks, The Chemical Brothers, The Chieftains, The English Beat (Everett Morton), The Firesign Theater, The First National Band, The Jets, The Linda Lindas, The Monkees, The Rolling Stones, Tim Meadows, Tony Hale, Tucker Carlson, Vampire Weekend, Will Hoge, Willard Scott, Yaphet Kotto and Stephen Sondheim.

Thursday, January 6 at 3:00 PM.

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