Archives for Voices & Weekend Voices

Voices: Fear No Art 6/22/10

Producer/Host: Cathy Melio

Monthly “Fear No Art” edition

Voices 6/1/10

Producer/Host: Amy Browne

Studio Engineer: Matt Murphy

A special live call-in edition of “Voices”, with listener reactions to the Israelis attack on a humanitarian aid flotilla bound for Gaza.

Voices “Fear No Art” 5/25/10

Producer/Host: Cathy Melio

Weekend Voices 5/22/10

Executive Producer/Host: Amy Browne

Contributor: Meredith DeFrancesco

On Tuesday, the Lamoine Conservation Commission, the Bar Harbor Conservation Commission, the Union River Watershed Coalition, and Food & Water Watch, sponsored a showing of the documentary film “Tapped” and a panel discussion on bottled water and its impacts.   Today we bring you excerpts from the panel discussion and question and answer session.  The panelists are Rep. Jim Schatz of Blue Hill; Emily Posner, Coordinator for Defending Water for Life in Maine; Daphne Loring, Coordinator at the Maine Fair Trade Campaign;  and Willem Brutsaert, an Environmental Engineer Professor at the University of Maine, and expert in groundwater and surface water hydrology.

(Recorded by Meredith DeFrancesco;  Edited by Amy Browne)

Voices 5/18/10

Producer/Host: Matt Murphy

Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

Topic: A live performance by storyteller Bill Raiten, founding director of the New Surry Theater.

Weekend Voices 5/15/10

Executive Producer/Host: Amy Browne

Contributing Producer:  John Greenman

On April 17th, renowned photo-journalist and author David Bacon spoke in Bangor at an event sponsored several local social justice organizations.  David Bacon has spent 20 years as a union organizer, and is the author of a several books, most recently “Illegal People: How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants.” In Bangor, he spoke on the topic of “Immigration, Trade and Community”.

The event was co-sponsored by El Centro Latino Maine, Maine Fair Trade Campaign, Maine Migrant Health Program, Maine People’s Alliance, Mano en Mano, PICA – Power in Community Alliances, Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor, and University of Maine Central America Service Association.   It was recorded by WERU’s John Greenman, and edited slightly for length.

Voices 5/11/10

Producer/Host: Amy Browne

Audio from a radio workshop presented by Amy Browne of  WERU-FM, at the  Mainely Girls Annual Girls’ Conference, which was held on April 16th at Point Look Out.  The participants were middle school aged girls from several area schools.  More information about Mainely Girls is available at

Weekend Voices 5/8/10

Executive Producer/Host/Editor: Amy Browne

Contributing Producer:  John Greenman

Audio from the Bangor Region Chamber-Eaton Peabody gubernatorial debates, featuring the four remaining candidates in the race for the Democratic nomination for governor.  The debate took place on Monday, May 3rd, at Husson University.  Jim Morris, anchor and news director at WABI-TV 5 in Bangor, was the moderator for the forum.

WERU’s John Greenman recorded the event.  It was edited for length (by Amy Browne) in order to fit in this time slot.