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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…

An Extraordinary Place Film Screening
An Extraordinary Place Film Screening

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…

WMPG Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Poster
WMPG Mardi Gras Party - Feb 13th USM McGoldrick Center

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…

Black History Month
Black History Monthy

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…

Schedule changes January 1st

WMPG’s schedule is doing some more changes starting January 1st. See a preview of the new schedule here.  WMPG new January schedule The highlighted green are shows moving or new shows.

WMPG AT 50
WMPG AT 50

WMPG and Foulmouthed’s Face for Radio now available

Foulmouthed Brewing , a much loved local craft brewery, and WMPG, your innovative community radio station, are excited to announce a unique partnership that will culminate in the launch of Face for Radio lager. This collaboration celebrates WMPG’s 50th anniversary, the spirit of community, craft and creativity.    Craig Dilger, owner and brewer says “We brewed this lager to be clear like a transmission from your local radio station. It has a delicious pilsner style malt base and…

WMPG welcomes 2 new part-time staff

We are excited to announce 2 new staff.  Carly takes over as WMPG’s Blunt Youth Co-Ordinator and David Rogers Berry takes over as Technical Director Carly Peruccio (pictured) is our new Blunt Youth Radio Program Coordinator. Carly is an audio reporter and producer. She graduated from, then taught at, Salt. You can also find Carly at Portland Public Library (Teen Library). I’m also happy to have a fellow soccer fan at WMPG! Listen out for…

David-Rogers-Berry
David-Rogers-Berry

Maine Author Ford Reiche Guests on the Night Train

On Friday, December 1, at 5:30 pm, you can jump on board The Night Train with Southern Maine’s dynamic duo for a very special Friday evening stroll through The History of Rock & Roll. Rockin’ Rick Scala and your Rock & Roll Rebel, Bill Audette, will have two very special guests on board The Night Train .  Bill, Rick and special guest Art from Windham (long-time friend of The Night Train Show) will be interviewing prominent Maine author Ford…

Ford Reiche's new book, A Long, Long Time Ago