Módulo Lunar

2022-04-02T13:46:33-04:00

Módulo Lunar // The Lunar Module is a monthly program hosted by Luis Luna, producer, host and organizer at the Working Families Party. Luis was born in Quito, Ecuador. From an early age grew up undocumented. This show is a platform for diverse Latinx music from across the American Continent including the U.S. This drapes as the acoustic stage to discuss and elevate social justice issues and themes of collective liberation. Luis brings activists, organizers and members of the community from across Connecticut and the U.S. to amplify our collective struggle. Resilience Behind the Walls is a radio collaboration between Melting the ICE // Derritiendo el Hielo radio project ...

WPKN Local News

2022-03-12T15:55:42-05:00

WPKN Local News Report brings you local news from Connecticut and Long Island airs 6:55 p.m. (Mon-Fri), 11 p.m. (Mon-Thur) and 10 p.m. (Fri). WPKN Local News sources include: CT Mirror, CT News Junkie, CTPost, East End Beacon, Fairfield News, Hartford Courant, Newsday, Newtown Bee, Only in Bridgeport, Riverhead Local, The Suffolk Times, Times Union and 27East. Thanks to WPKN volunteer editors, producers, newsreaders and reporters: Trace Alford, Richard Benton, Thomas Byrne, Tomassina Cicchini, Tony Ernst, Syd Griffin, Charlie Gueli, Dan Hays, John Iannuzzi, Hazel Kahan,  Srishti Puri, Francesca Rheannon, Rod Richardson, Tess Rooney, Maryann Sahulka, Matt Stutterheim, Neil Tolhurst, Melinda Tuhus, Paul Van Acker, Pauline Yeats, & Michael Zweig. To find out about joining our volunteer news team as editor or newsreader while working at home, ...

The Car Bob Show

2022-03-02T06:53:53-05:00

The Car Bob Show with Bob Costanzo is a live call in automotive show on WPKN 89.5FM. The Car Bob Show is on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturdays of the month from 9am - 11am. We talk about all forms of transportation and all are invited to call in at 203-336-9756. The Car Bob Show is: Car Bob Costanzo - An Automotive Professor at Gateway College Diesel Doug Echols - Government regulation expert and general knowledge of everything Mark The Mechanic Mushin - ASE Master Technician George Dragone - Automotive historian extrodinaire Car Bob Costanzo - An Automotive Professor at Gateway College Learn More Mark Mushin ...

Digging in the Dirt

2022-03-02T06:56:59-05:00

Digging in the Dirt with Kevin Gallagher. The show is comprised of four parts: Digging World Jazz airs from 4 to 4:55 pm. At 4:55 pm, become Earth-aware with the weekly feature “GaiaGram environmental headlines from around a planet in crisis.” At 5 pm “Digging in the Dirt” is a half-hour long. Guests on “Digging in the Dirt” are Climate Change experts and activists, promoting organic and regenerative farming techniques, showing the way to grow healthier food in a way that respects the planet’s health. In addition to nationally known movers and shakers in this niche, Kevin loves to feature food authors, local farmers and gardeners pushing the envelope ...

GaiaGram

2022-03-02T06:57:12-05:00

GaiaGram with Kevin Gallagher brings “Environmental headlines for a planet in Crisis” every Monday at 4:55 p.m. – keeping us all informed on what we can’t afford to ignore about the changing eco-systems of our planet. Kevin Gallagher likes to dig. He especially enjoys digging in places he’s never dug before because he never knows what he’ll find. To know Kevin is to know he likes to share his treasures, whether it’s the garlic he dug out of the soil or the music he pulls up out of WPKNs musical well or a new ecological film he has invited all of WPKNs tribe to come and ...

Spirit Matters

2022-03-02T07:03:30-05:00

Spirit Matters with Annette Szczesiul airs every third Wednesday of the month  12- 1 pm. Spirit matters is a monthly program dedicated to meditative sitting and making time for quiet and reflection.  Every third Wednesday listeners are invited to enjoy a slowed-down lunchtime getaway of calm.  Each episode Annette will guide listeners through a period of quiet sitting (no religious bent or denomination required) accompanied by beautiful sounds, music, and thought/feeling provoking readings.  Sometimes pre-recorded, sometimes live in the studio, occasional interviews and guests; always going easy and softly and breathing deeply.  A peaceful break from a chaotic world.  Join me! Annette has been with WPKN ...

My Balagan

2022-03-02T06:57:27-05:00

My Balagan with Kevin Gallagher is heavy on the ’60s & ’70s, new artists, Boogie Blues, Blues-Rock, Alt-country, Folk, Funk, Acid Jazz, World Music and Latin Jazz. Drop-in every other Monday 4-7 pm for musical meanderings with Kevin Gallagher. He’ll drop the bucket down WPKN’s musical well and see what he drags up. “I know where things will start out, but I’m never quite sure where we’ll end up. It’s all about playing any kind of music that fires me up, with the occasional Interview thrown in”. -Kevin On My Balagan, Kevin talks with Musicians, pundits, and activists. Learn More Listen on Soundcloud ...

GM Report to the Listeners

2022-03-02T07:00:06-05:00

GM Report to the Listeners with Steve di Costanzo brings you the information you can use in Bridgeport, CT - with events, sponsors, activities, local celebrities, and more. One of my fondest childhood memories was listening to the Top-40 AM station in Milwaukee- WOKY on a little transistor radio when I was a wee lad of 7. Boy did I love that pop coming from the UK… early Beatles, Hollies, Herman’s Hermits, how about Do the Freddy and Catch us if You Can by the Dave Clark 5. Musically, I came of age in the roaring early and mid-’70s. Learn More Listen on Soundcloud ...

Del ‘In Transition’

2022-03-02T07:02:40-05:00

Del ‘In Transition’  with Del LaPietro. Del ‘in Transition’ was made in 2011, with the first show being 11/11/11 on the overnight with Icon, who, at the time was the volunteer director.  After a few fundraisers while answering phones, he asked the question with his baritone voice: ‘Would you like to do radio?’ ‘in Transition’ is a primetime, drive time show broadcasting out to WPKN’s listening audience Live in the studio each and every Friday from 7 to 9 in the morning. It has become a show loosely based on informing our listeners what comes into the library here at WPKN on a weekly basis, the live shows touring ...

MIC CHECK

2022-03-02T07:01:22-05:00

Mic Check, Sunday, 5:30 PM — WPKN’s ½-hour weekly public affairs and community discussion program. Our diverse roster of hosts presents a wide range of topics for discussion: focusing on global, national, and regional issues and their effect on the local Connecticut community. Just as the phrase “Mic Check” was used to mobilize people to create a human microphone during the Occupy Movement, this weekly program will amplify our local community’s many concerns and voices and bring them to the air-waves. Join the conversation on-air at 203-336-9756. WPKN has been an essential part of my life for more than thirty years. I feel lucky to have moved ...

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