Tuesday, August 11, 2009

This Week on WPKN/WPKM/wpkn.org

August 11, 2009 Arts, Culture, and Entertainment Friday at 4PM Pat Hennessey interviews Brantley Senn, bassist with Dead Confederate. Then at 5:00 PM he speaks with Mel Thomas, former member of UConn women's basketball team. Friday, August 14 at 4 & 5 PM. Dave Golden's Morning Maniac Music: The Ed Palermo Big Band is known for its performances of the Zappa repertoire. Arranger Ed Palermo joins us for a conversation about their new CD "Eddy Loves Frank" and some upcoming shows in the area. Sunday, August 16 at 11:00 AM. On the next Backstage Buzz -- WPKN's guide to the theater -- program hosts Dolly Curtis and Leo Meyer's guest will be Michael Price. Price is the Executive Director of the Goodspeed Opera House. Under his direction the Goodspeed Opera House became known for its dedication to the American musical and the Development of new works of this genre, including Annie and Shenandoah. Sunday, August 16 at 10:00 PM. Public Affairs Between The Lines Radio news magazine: 1) Some Single Payer Advocates Want Obama Health Care Plan to Fail. Interview with Russell Mokhiber, founder of Single Payer Action, conducted by Scott Harris. 2) Military Spending Needs to be Re-directed to Climate Security. Interview with Miriam Pemberton, research fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, conducted by Melinda Tuhus. 3) Honduran Coup Government Represses Dissent, While Running Out the Clock. Interview with Father Luis Barrios, chair and professor of Latin America and Latina Studies at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, conducted by Scott Harris. Tuesday, August 11 at 5:30 PM Patrick Hennessey talks to Anne Foley, Senior Policy Advisor of the Connecticut Office of Policy and Management, on the Child Poverty and Prevention Council Report. Friday, August 14 at 3:00 PM. Save the Date A benefit concert for WPKN at Martha Clara Vineyards, 6025 Sound Ave. Riverhead, New York, featuring a mix of Long Island's greatest Grateful Dead tribute and original bands:
  • Movement
  • The Point
  • Reckoning
  • The Electrix
Tickets are available at the door for $10, children 12 and under are free. Rain or shine. Sunday, August 30 12:00 Noon to 6pm Technorati tags: ,