The Bill Newman Show. Weekdays at 9AM (and again at 6PM). Join Bill & Monte Belmonte as they talk with newsmakers, authors, artists,
poets, and ‘fish wrap’ about the day’s headlines.
12.31.15 Josh Silver guest hosts and bids adieu to 2015 with a look at a groundbreaking carbon capture technology, some hope on the political horizon and a Cathedral in The Night.
12.30.15 Natalia Muñoz guest hosts with special guests Comedian Phillip Anthony and Filmmaker Mary Paterno
12.29.15 The Rev. Peter Ives guests hosts and talks First Night with the Penny Burke from The Northampton Center for The Arts and the Rev. Andrea Ayvazian and Jeff Olmstead from Haydenville Congregational Church.
12.28.15 Jeff Napolitano guest hosts with Professor Vijay Prashad, just back from Palestine. Plus a lot of trashing of ‘The Force Awakens’.
12.24.15 Guest Host Buz Eisenberg and Monte Belmonte will be joined by President Peter Jones of the American Council for International Studies chatting about Christmas traditions around the world, and by the Reverend Peter Ives.
12.22.15- Station general manager Dave Musante speaks on the proposed Downtown Northampton Association (DNA). Activist Doug Wight on his recent trip to Paris for the Climate Talks. Peter Blanchette on the Happy Valley Guitar Orchestra performing on First Night.
12.21.15- Shubalananda Kirtan and Lord Russ “Elvis” on their First Night appearance in Northampton and weekly segment Black in the Valley with Smith College Black Lives Matter students.
12/18: Heidi Stemple and Janis Jorgenson on our local National Audubon Christmas Bird Count (especially owls); Ian Watson, Artistic Director of Arcadia Players, on tonight’s performance of Handel’s Messiah at Abbey Chapel; Henry Wheaton and Chris Oakley preview Show Circus Studio’s amazing First Night show.
12.17.15- Penny Burke and Johnny Memphis speak with Bill about Northampton’s First Night. Jazz great Charles Neville also makes an appearance. On the weekly Reverend and the Rabbi segment, The Nields talk about opening for Dar Williams at the Calvin to singing to animals.
12.16.15- Sonia Manzano, also known as Maria from Sesame Street speaks with Bill on her new book. Vaya con Muñoz with Natalia Muñoz brings on Laurie Loisel, once journalist, now Director of Community Outreach and Education of the District Attorney’s office.