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Film festival season for An Extraordinary Place

Have you seen our film, An Extraordinary Place ?  If not, now’s the time. The film, which explores our wonderful station’s history and present day community, has been, and will be playing at multiple film festivals across the country and even internationally! You can find our film nominated and playing at these festivals: June 20th, New York True Venture Film Festival in New York for Official Selection Screening June 20th 12.00 – 12.35pm Producers Club Theatre 3548 W...

WMPG Celebrates Pride today and every day

Happy Pride month! At WMPG, we proudly celebrate the diversity, resilience and vibrant culture of our LGBTQ+ community. We believe that diversity enriches our community and enhances our collective strength through our programming and we are dedicated to creating a safe and supportive space where everyone can express themselves. We aim to educate, inspire, and foster sense of belonging for all individuals regardless of their gender, identity, sexual orientation, or background. Happy Pride today and...

Spotlight on Public Affairs shows on WMPG

Do you know about our amazing Public Affairs shows? WMPG is putting the spotlight on our incredible public affairs shows. Focused on bringing together and informing the Greater Portland Community, these seven shows are connecting us with what’s going on in our community, and we’d love for you to give them a listen. First up in the week is Community Voices for Change, with host Richard Rudolph, airing Mondays at 11:30 AM. In his talk...

Thanks for your Begathon donations

We were truly overwhelmed by your incredible generosity during our recent Spring fundraiser. We faced some challenges due to being off the air during the winter storm but I’m pleased to share that we anticipate reaching $55,000 of our $60,000 goal.  Your support ensures that we can continue to bring you the radio shows you love. Thank you for investing in community radio!  From all the team here at WMPG, a big thank you.

Jazz at the Movies back with a film about Ellis Marsalis Jnr

A Jazz Icon’s Legacy Lives On Our Jazz at the Movies (JAM) DJ’s bring another free screening of a film on jazz. Ellis: The Life and Complicated Times of Pianist, Ellis Marsalis Jnr will be screened at the Portland Conservatory of Music on Saturday, May 18th at 7.00pm This is a story of jazz, a jazz musician, and a city known for its jazz. It is also a story of how one man transcended racial injustices he faced from...

WMPG's Battle of the Bands at USM's Gorham Campus

Last weekend, the University of Southern Maine’s Gorham campus became a hotspot for music enthusiasts as WMPG’s Battle of the Bands contest unfolded, delivering a night of pulsating rhythms and soul-stirring melodies. As an avid supporter of local talent, I was eager to witness the magic, and the event did not disappoint. Here’s a glimpse into the electrifying performances and the standout winners who stole the show. From the first chord to the final encore,...

The War of the Worlds Broadcast on WMPG

If you missed the broadcast of The War of the Worlds tonight on March 22nd you can listen to the full performance here:  The War of the Worlds. The USM Department of Theatre invites the community to a live performance of their first radio theatre production, The War of the Worlds: The 1938 Script.   This infamous radio play, based on the novel by H. G. Wells, vividly tracks a martian invasion through the eyes of a reporter and a scientist...

St. Patrick's Day on WMPG

This year on St. Paddy’s Day tune in for some Irish programming: 8:30-10am: St. Patrick’s Day Craic with Annella ( the Morning Beat ) & Grainne! 10-11:30am: Sham-Rock Lobstah with DJ MA! 2:00-8:00pm: The Harp and Bard Irish Radio Program St. Patrick’s Day Special! with Jim

Women's History Month — Daily Audio Features

In honor of Women’s History Month, WMPG is proud to spotlight remarkable women in our community and around the world. Throughout March, we’re dedicating each day to telling the story of one of the many women trailblazers, activists, artists, leaders, and unsung heroes who have shaped our world. Tune in to hear our daily audio features or listen to them below! Marie Curie Flannery O’Connor Quinta Brunson June Mckenzie Jennifer Roe Gloria Steinem Michelle Zauner  Angela Davis  Michelle Yeoh Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Toni Morrison Jessica Meir Josephine Baker Margaret E. Knight Margaret Chase Smith Tu Youyou Rose Marasco Karen Carpenter...

Dr. Idella Glenn on Intercultural Insights — Read the article here!

On her most recent episode of Intercultural Insights, Dr. Idella Glenn sat with Bob Greene, a former journalist and teacher of Maine’s Black history at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Dr. Glenn is one of four hosts of Intercultural Insights and her segment of the show airs on the third Tuesday of every month. On the first Tuesday, you can hear Rose Barboza on the Black Owned Maine Podcast. On the second Tuesday, Dr. David...

WMPG Film Screening at USM - Feb. 15th

Missed seeing our film?   We are having another screening at USM (Talbot Hall within Luther Bonney Hall) – just across the road from WMPG. Talbot Lecture Hall, USM Portland Campus, Feb. 15th @ 6pm Movie at 6.00pm Movie is 30 minutes long. About the film The documentary takes viewers on a remarkable journey through the lives of the community members and USM students who work tirelessly to make their space truly extraordinary. It highlights the shared...

WMPG's 2024 Annual Mardi Gras Cajun Cookin' Challenge Winner is Bayside American Cafe

Congrats to Bayside American Cafe as they took first place in the WMPG’s Annual Cajun Cookin’ Challenge On Fat Tuesday, February 13th we were so excited to bring back the Cajun Cookin’ Challenge for another year of culinary delight and community celebration. More than 400 people attended and enjoyed this annual event. For the first time we celebrated the party in the new McGoldrick Student Success Center on the Portland Campus of the University of...

Love & Recovery Valentine's Day Show — Feb. 14th 1pm

WMPG and USM’s Recovery Oriented Campus Center (ROCC) are teaming up to bring you some great Valentine’s Day music on Wednesday February 14th from 1-2:30 p.m. Do you have a story or a few words to share about a special someone? Or would like to share what you love about your recovery? Perhaps you want to request a song that has meaning to you? Well, let us know! We will be taking call-ins throughout the...

Black History Month - Daily audio features

WMPG honors and celebrates Black History Month,  You will hear stories about many different people from the Black community. From musicians to writers and actors, you’ll enjoy hearing a bit more about these well known and interesting people. A Tribe Called Quest Eartha Kitt bell hooks Josephine Baker Lewis Latimer Bob the Drag Queen Shirley Chisholm Duke Ellington Leslie Odom Jr. Angela Davis Lead Belly Robert Lewis Beverly Glenn-Copeland Audra McDonald Claudette Colvin John Brown...

NEW SHOW: Intercultural Insights

Intercultural Insights. Every Tuesday, from 11:30 am until noon, Intercultural Insights will feature a rotation of four distinct programs highlighting community events and stories in the Portland area. On the first Tuesday of every month will be the Black Owned Maine Podcast hosted by Rose Barboza. Rose will sit down with Black entrepreneurs in Maine to hear their stories and inspire the next generation of wealth builders. On the second Tuesday of each month, Intercultural...

Special Three-hour Program In Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, WMPG presents a special three-hour program hosted by volunteer Michael Cutting, on Monday, January 15th, from 1 to 4 pm. Join us in paying tribute to the powerful speeches of Martin Luther King Jr. and immerse yourself in the soul-stirring music that defined the Civil Rights era. Explore the links below to access some of MLK Jr.’s longer works, including recordings of his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance...

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