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Are you tired of moving those old vinyl LPs and CDs around the house? WMPG can help. Tidy up your house and help WMPG at the same time. We are seeking donations for our 24th Annual WMPG Record Sale. The sale happens on Saturday November 2nd from 10am-3pm at the USM Portland Sullivan Gym. To donate LPs, CDs, turntables, amplifiers or speakers call (207) 780-4424 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements. Interested in setting up a table at the sale then read on!
WMPG Volunteer, Al Brewer, host of “Tuesday Talk,” spoke with USM President Glenn Cummings about many things USM. From scholarships and affordability, enrollment, USM name change and some thoughts about the bright future of USM!
Hello WMPG Friends, we are gathering information about our Youth Programming and could use your help. Currently we have 3 programs which are considered Youth Radio. They are Chickens are People Too (audience: 3-10), Middle School Mic Drop (audience: tweens), Blunt Youth Radio (produced by High School students for a general radio audience). Can you take a couple minutes and complete this brief survey? Thanks in advance from your WMPG crew! Here is the link and feel free to share it with your friends who might be interested in Youth Radio at WMPG. Survey Link.
The 15th annual WMPG Fashion Show was a creative, beautiful night of local design talent struttin’ it’s stuff on the Port City Runway.
If you joined us there, thanks for coming! If you missed it, photos and video are on the way. You may view it here on the website, or on our Facebook page.
WMPG now has a large selection of podcasts for you to enjoy. We feature audio not heard regularly on WMPG’s airwaves. Check it out and maybe become a MPG’ Podcast Follower!
Interested in live music recorded at WMPG’s studio? Lorenzo presents Podcast Open Mic(POM). This pod has over 50 episodes and features local musicians and more. Wonder what is playing at the cinema? Check out Film Time With Cody Curtis. How about what life is like on the road traveling the country? Check in with Mindy and her The Moving Cairn. Curious about what is happening at USM, you can check out USM Now. There’s a ton of interesting recordings waiting for you! Go to https://www.wmpg.org/podcasts/.
We did it! Listeners, volunteers, managers, students!
Spring Begathon was fun, it was a success, and WMPG has the funding we need for another healthy, robust 6 months of free-speech radio.
Your donations, listener by listener, surpassed the fundraising goal and thanks to you, we have refocused our attention back to just making that fabulous radio that is the soundtrack of your day.
Everyday in the month of March WMPG is airing a short audio feature about an influential woman in history. We’ll hear women from Maine to Pakistan who’s fame ranges from Actress, Author to Activist.
Want to learn more about your favorite WMPG DJs? Here is a video look into what makes our DJs so special. First up let’s meet Ad vs EF with DJs Matt Perry and Sean Gear. They talk about their show and then you are taken into the On-Air room and watch them produce the show.
Volunteer DJ Jai has created video profiles of the WMPG DJs.
WMPG Community Radio presented the 24th annual Fat Tuesday Cajun Cookin’ Challenge on the Portland campus of USM on March 5, Mardi Gras Tuesday.
As is annual tradition, WMPG Community Radio offered a day of music, community and food to celebrate Mardi Gras. Rob Sylvain’s Cajun Aces performed Cajun and Acadian music live at midday. Eleven restaurants participated, with a broad variety of Cajun and New Orleans inspired cuisine:
Everyday in the month of February WMPG is airing a short audio feature about an influential Black man or woman in history. We’ll hear about people from Maine to Malawi. We celebrate scientists, radicals, teachers, preachers, musicians, athletes, and those who fought to followed their dreams.