Maine Calling

Monday-Thursday, Noon-1 p.m.

Maine Calling is an interactive radio program hosted by MPBN News Director Keith Shortall and Public Affairs Host Jennifer Rooks and produced by Jonathan Smith.

Airing live Monday through Thursday from 12:00 to 1:00 pm and anytime online, the show brings interesting conversations on a wide variety of topics to the people of Maine.

MPBN listeners are strongly encouraged to participate in the program.

Email, tweet @mainecalling, post a message on Facebook or call when the show is live: 1-800-399-3566

Scroll down to access previous programs.

A look at Maine's ski industry.

Guests:  Chad Gregory, President, Powderhouse Hill Ski Club  
  Ethan Austin, Sugarloaf Director of Marketing
  Greg Sweetser, Executive Director, SkiMaine

Discover what's inside the Maine State Library beyond books and periodicals.

Guests:  Linda Lord, Maine State Librarian

Beth Edmonds, Freeport Community Library

Jean Gulliver, Board Member, Friends of the Maine State Library

The Maine Arts Commission is hoping everyone will respond to a survey about the art in their lives and communities, in hopes of shaping the future.  How important are the arts to you?  And what are your hopes for Maine arts in the 21st century?

Guests:  Julie Richard, Executive Director, Maine Arts Commission

Kimberly Callas, Belfast Creative Coalition

Argy Nestor, Director of Arts Education, Maine Arts Commission

Join us for a conversation about UMaine's Climate Change Institute.

Guests:  Paul Mayewski, Director of the UMaine Climate Change Institute
  Sean Birkel, Research Assistant Professor, Climate Change Institute, UMaine (and next State Climatologist)
  Ivan Fernandez, Distinguished Maine Professor, Climate Change Institute & School of Forest Resources  


Policing in Maine

Dec 15, 2014

A conversation about policing in Maine. We'll hear how the profession has changed and learn about the ways new technologies are helping local law enforcement.

Guests:   Robert Schwarz, executive director of the Maine Chiefs of Police Association
  Portland Police Chief Mike Sauschuk