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Fall 2020 Begathon Online, Mon Oct 19 to to Sun Oct 25

Y’know what’s really cool? When listeners get in touch to ask when Begathon is coming… they want to donate to WMPG!

You can click here to donate.

Hey Listeners! WE LOVE YOU TOO!

For the second time, WMPG needs to have our Begathon online. And you folks totally WOWED us this Spring with your donations and expressions of gratitude and celebration that we were able to keep the broadcast going despite the Covid emergency.

WMPG seeks Listener Reps for our Advisory Board! Apply today - deadline 11/2/20

WMPG’S Advisory Board is seeking WMPG listeners from the Southern Maine Community to act as a representation of WMPG’s audience. Listener Representatives are full board members and as such participate in formulating station policy and long range planning. These are two-year positions with meetings held the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 7-9pm usually on the USM Portland campus but until further notice via Zoom.

WMPG Celebrates Jazz Legend Charlie Parker's 100th Birthday

WMPG Celebrates Jazz Legend Charlie Parker’s 100th Birthday

Ushering in the Be Bop era, with his improvisational lyrical crisp alto saxophone, Charlie Parker’s impact on jazz reverberates to this day.  “Bird’s” songs are timeless.  August 29 would have been his 100th birthday & to honor this giant of jazz WMPG DJ’s will be celebrating Parker’s music the week of August 24.  Here are the shows serving up slices of Bird.

Jazz at the Movies

WMPG’s Jazz movie series (JAM) is co-sponsoring a film with the Portland Museum of Art. Plan to watch “Jazz on a Summer Day” either virtually or in person at Thompson’s Point on August 21 and 22nd. For more info go to: www.portlandmuseum.org/films.

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