Old Cars in the Driveway

2022-09-06T19:50:15-04:00

Old Cars in the Driveway – each month, Jim Motavalli and Peter Bush interview car owners, auto restoration experts, and car enthusiasts from the 1930s to the 1990s. Believe it or not, I’ve been on WPKN since 1973. Over the years, I’ve served as program director, news director, music director and librarian (I think). There are so few stations left that are not strait-jacketed by rules and enforced formats. At WPKN, each programmer is free to create, across genres. The same freedom applies to our news and public affairs programming. Learn More Peter Bush is a veteran radio DJ who’s spun music on WINE, WRKI, ...

Digging in the Dirt

2022-08-20T10:47:45-04:00

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 ...

Live Culture

2022-08-20T10:50:41-04:00

Live Culture is a monthly discussion around contemporary art and cultural events, which later become available as podcasts on Soundcloud, available HERE. Now in it’s the third year, Live Culture has presented a broad range of projects, venues and cultural initiative including conversations with artists, curators, gallerists, composers, writers, and musicians both locally nationally and internationally. The show airs the final Saturday of each month from 11-12 noon. Sign up for monthly announcements about the show HERE, or look for updates on the shows Facebook Page HERE. The logo image "Large and Small Thoughts" is courtesy of Joan Fitzsimmons. Martha Lewis is a visual artist, curator, educator and radio presenter who has ...

GaiaGram

2022-08-20T10:48:03-04:00

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 ...

EMUSE

2022-08-20T10:44:34-04:00

EMUSE with Emma Speer “I feel; therefore I am.”  Emuse is a show composed of curiosity and sustained by song. Each show has a theme, and Emma incorporates songs, speeches, poetry, and stories to explore the theme from as many angles as possible within the three hours. Although the medium is audio, Emuse activates all senses, including humor! Tune in to 89.5 FM every other Friday from 9am-12pm, or listen to Emuse through WPKN archives. Emma was born and bred in Bridgeport. Besides travel and a brief stint in the far away land of ~college~, she has lived in Bridgeport her whole life. She attended Yale University ...

GM Report to the Listeners

2022-08-20T10:55:18-04:00

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 ...

SNM.radio

2022-06-01T18:10:04-04:00

Here on SNM.radio, we dedicate up to 50% of the air-time to playing content made in (or by) Connecticut artists, community organizers, and lovers of the State. Sheneta Nicole is a performing artist, entrepreneur, and radio host on a mission to enlighten and empower their listener to be present and take a moment. Learn More

Counterpoint

2022-03-21T21:13:40-04:00

Each week, host Scott Harris conducts interviews on a wide range of political, economic and social topics with individuals and representatives of organizations not ordinarily accessible in the mainstream media. Counterpoint is heard every Monday night on WPKN 89.5 FM, Bridgeport, Connecticut, at 8:00 PM, ET. You can listen live online at that time at WPKN. Some of the interview segments featured on Counterpoint are edited for re-broadcast on the syndicated Between The Lines radio news magazine. Visit Between The Lines‘ website for free downloadable (or streaming) MP3 audio and subscriptions to podcasts, program summaries and interview transcripts. An archive of past Counterpoint programs presented by segment can be accessed at Counterpoint Radio. The full program is accessible ...

Between The Lines

2022-03-15T18:53:20-04:00

Between The Lines is a weekly syndicated half-hour news magazine featuring progressive perspectives on national and international political, economic and social issues. Because Between The Lines is independent of all publications, media networks or political parties, we are able to bring a diversity of voices to the airwaves. This award-winning program provides a platform for individuals and organizations generally ignored or marginalized in corporate media. Each week, Between The Lines features: ▪   A five-minute summary of some of the week’s under-reported news stories gathered from the alternative press and other sources. ▪   Three in-depth interview segments focusing on significant international, national and regional issues. Our production staff includes journalists and community activists who have ...

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, ...

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