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WMPG Celebrates Local Designers on the Fashion Show Runway! Sunday April 28

It’s time for the 15th annual WMPG Fashion Show… the grassroots, quirky, funky, ‘can’t quite believe it’ festival of wearable art created by local designers.

From wild to normal, street to formal, the WMPG Fashion Show presents all styles of clothing, jewelry, accessories and artistic wear for all ages and genders!

WMPG Podcasts Are Now Available For You To Enjoy!

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/.

Spring Begathon April 4 to 10: Celebrating 45 Spins Around the Sun!

Starts Thursday!!

WMPG celebrates 45 years of Community Radio this Begathon, April 4 through 10. Our week-long Begathons are our take on asking for support from the listening community. Rather than viewing fundraising as a chore, we here at WMPG see it as a party for our station! It’s a radio soiree to keep WMPG strong and robust! It’s how we raise the funds to meet our operating budget.

WMPG celebrates Women’s History Month

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.

WMPG DJ Spotlights

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.

DJ Jai interviews WMPG DJs Matt Perry & Sean Greer

WMPG Fat Tuesday Cajun Cookin’ Challenge Results!

WMPG Fat Tuesday Celebration

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:

Black History Month- audio history stories

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.

Martin Luther King Jr. special program

Monday Jan 21st WMPG presented a special 2 hour tribute to the life of Reverend King. WMPG DJ’s Jam, Rio, DJ M., and Don played music and had discussions about how Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. influenced them and the world.

Modern Noise- Student album reviews

Want to know about some great new music? Our USM students are doing weekly reviews of what’s currently charting at the top, this is music you should be in the know about. Join Kirby, Rachel and Madeline as they break down why these albums are so good!

WMPG’s Paul O’Neil bids adieu to the Harp & Bard

One of WMPG’s longest serving volunteers Paul O’Neil has called it a day and retired his Harp & Bard Irish music show. Paul has been with us for more than 30 years! We all at WMPG wish him well on new adventures! Listen to his last show Thanks Paul!