Local Activism

  Tonight on Blunt Youth Radio, join hosts Gabby F. and Izzy T. as they discuss activism events local and nationwide. This evening on WMPG from 7:30-8:30 PM, we will investigate some causes Mainers are fighting for everyday, as well as some of the minds behind activism across the country. Join us as we shed light on USM budget cuts here … Continue reading »

Urban Exploring, 11.17.14

  Blunt Youth Radio’s hosts Milena Germon, Matt Osman, and Violet Sulka/Hewes investigate the topic of “Urban Exploring,” the exploration of lost and seldom-visited places. The show includes a feature produced by Leo Hilton and conversations with guests Ryan Prescott, from Abandonment Maine (www.abandonmentofmaine.com), David Fiske, author of Forgotten on the Kennebec: Abandoned Places and … Continue reading »

Net Neutrality — Online Privacy

Net Neutrality — Online Privacy

The internet is a resource that almost all of us rely upon in our daily lives for work, school, and entertainment. Should corporations, the government, or other people be allowed to know everything that you do on the internet? Should ISPs be allowed to choose what information you can see and a what speed? Join … Continue reading »

Public (Dis)Trust of Police

  Join hosts Lucy and Gaby as they discuss the local and national public’s trust of the police. Our guests for the night include: Grainne Dunne, the justice coordinator for the ACLU of Maine Bethany Sack, the leader of a group of Portland citizens working to find alternatives to police and Pious Ali, a Portland … Continue reading »

~~~SPOOKY SHOW!!!~~~

  Ready to be spooked?! Join hosts Sophie and Aidan as they kick off spooky season by talking with guests from Finalrune Productions and the Maine Historical Society about Portland’s Halloween scene and all things spooky! Tonight! 10/27/14 from 7:30-8:30pm listen at 90.9, 104.1, or wmpg.org Strap on your devil horns and grab your pumpkin carving supplies, … Continue reading »

Local Music

  Portland has a thriving and diverse local music scene, with performance arts ranging from traditional Irish contradance to alternative, electric, and a combination of everything in between. Blunt’s guests will be SPACE music programmer Peter McLaughlin, and Leverett band members Penn Chann and Jesse Gertz. Join Moses Small and Lilly Calvert as they explore … Continue reading »

20th Anniversary of Youth Empowerment: Donate to WMPG

20th Anniversary of Youth Empowerment: Donate to WMPG

Join us as we celebrate 20 years of youth empowerment through radio! Tonight we’ll be looking back over the years on past radio pieces and speaking with the Blunt members who made it all happen. Leo and Sophie will be the hosts for the evening.   And Blunt Radio Project couldn’t happen without the support … Continue reading »

Climate Change

Climate Change

Climate change affects everybody. So, how can you get the facts? How can you help? Hosts Helen Cunningham and Aidan Carter discuss with Meaghan LaSala, Ben Lake, Allyson Gross, and Christine Bagliari around the topic of climate change and how we can (and should) be taking care of the lovely planet we call home. Marches, … Continue reading »