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Podcast and media platform dedicated to conversations and the exchange of ideas from a multi-cultural community in Holyoke, MA. Music, Arts, Storytelling, Performances, Creative projects and randomness.

Podcast and media platform dedicated to conversations and the exchange of ideas from a multi-cultural community in Holyoke, MA. Music, Arts, Storytelling, Performances, Creative projects and randomness.
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Podcast and media platform dedicated to conversations and the exchange of ideas from a multi-cultural community in Holyoke, MA. Music, Arts, Storytelling, Performances, Creative projects and randomness.

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English

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Episodes

LEGENDS, BEATS, AND GROOVES

5/19/2018
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Legends, Beats & Grooves is a Hip-Hop DJ showcase to entertain and educate on the History of the DJ, Turntablism, and Hip-Hop Culture. On this conversation with Gary Thomas, owner of Gees Records, we talked about the relevance of every guest on this event, on the Hip-Hop, Pop, and Music Culture in general. Legends, Beats & Grooves is scheduled for Sunday, May 20th at 3:00 PM at Gateway City Arts

Duration:00:17:30

OLIVIA MAUSEL

5/14/2018
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It's an honor to have Olivia Mausel as our guest, to talk about Holyoke's History, and all the dedication to research, preserve, and educate about the many places, times, resources, and people that are part of the history of the City of Holyoke. As she receives a recognition by The City for her decades of dedication as member of the Historic Commission, we honor Olivia on this episode as well.

Duration:00:30:48

GANDARA IMPACT CENTER

5/13/2018
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This is our very first podcast session from Springfield, MA at the new Gándara Youth Acces Center, named The Impact Center. This is a safe, welcoming space for young adults to receive support, connect to resources for job, housing, education, mentoring, or just having a space where to be, without judgment. Kristine Rodriguez, Carmelo Torres, and Amanda Alicea talk about the services available at this new site, and we do the first official recording at the center's media room that will allow...

Duration:00:31:11

MUSEO CASA CAUTIÑO - INSÚA

5/10/2018
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Radioplasma presents, a special session, recorded after the opening of a museographic comparative architectural installation between Museo Casa Cautiño-Insúa, Guayama, Puerto Rico, and Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA. Our guests are curators, Alvilda Sophia Anaya-Alegría, professor at Cambridge College; and visiting from Puerto Rico, Aníbal Rodriguez Ayala, historian and Museum Curator for el Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña. A conversation about the installation and the process of...

Duration:01:00:27

ROBERT E BARRETT FISHWAY TOUR

5/9/2018
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Welcome to our audio tour of the fishway at the Holyoke Dam! It's the season to see the migration of the fish and witness the power of the Connecticut River, generating the electricity for the City of Holyoke. Kate Sullivan, Director of Marketing and Communications for Holyoke Gas & Electric, and Elizabeth Austin, Coordinator of Public Programs at the Robert E Barrett Fishway, are our hosts on this audio tour and they invite the public to visit the Robert E Barrett fishway from May 2nd...

Duration:00:37:19

ABOUT YOUR CINCO DE MAYO

5/5/2018
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Cinco de Mayo 2018. An editorial about the perception of how the stereotypes, and systemic racism, through ignorance, becomes a problematic issue that not so many seem to even realize it exist. Recorded at the Holyoke Merry Go Round, during the celebration of Cinco de Mayo for Kids

Duration:00:11:37

THE PROBLEM WITH PROMESA

5/3/2018
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As part of the screenings of "PROMESA", a documentary by Michelle Falcon, the audience has been offered the opportunity of having a conversation with the filmmaker and two activists from Puerto Rico, Samantha Medina Figueroa, and Johanyvette Rodriguez Gonzalez. On this bilingual session, we discuss the current events in Puerto Rico, the protests, activist movement, the crisis in Puerto Rico, the corruption in the local government, and the need to address all of these issues inside and out...

Duration:00:33:21

RIVER ROLL AND STROLL 2018

5/2/2018
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We are meeting in the middle, for the River Roll and Stroll, 2018. Cassandra Holden and Kyle Homstead, are the producers in charge of the logistics of the second River Roll and Stroll, happening on May 6th, 2018, at the Veterans Memorial Bridge, between Holyoke and South Hadley. We talked about what is being planned for this ephemeral festival where music, arts, food, and community, will meet to enjoy the view of the Holyoke Dam and the Connecticut River

Duration:00:29:50

PROMESA DOCUMENTARY SCREENING

5/1/2018
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Filmmaker, Michelle Falcón (left), and activist, Nathalie Vicencio (right), are our guests on this session to talk about the screenings of Promesa, a documentary film by Michelle Falcón, telling the stories from families and people from Puerto Rico, and the economic crisis. Named after the acronym of the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act, that also means "promise" in Spanish.

Duration:00:30:36

Carmen Yulin In Holyoke

4/25/2018
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San Juan Mayor, Carmen Yulín Cruz, visited Holyoke during the celebration of Holyoke Innovation Week, and offered a public session of questions and answers with the community at Gateway City Arts, on April 25th, 2018. This is the recording of the event, brought to you by Holyoke Media, and Radioplasma.

Duration:01:38:59

Wayfinders Resident Leadership Program

4/24/2018
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Wayfinders is offering for the Holyoke Community the opportunity of learning leadership skills and get connected with the local elected officials, organizations, and neighbors, through the Resident Leadership Program, being held from May through June. Sarah Page Senior Vice President, Community Building, and Engagement, and Chakai Duany, AmeriCorps VISTA Member with the Holyoke Office of Wayfinders, are our guests, and they share all the information about the program and other Wayfinder's...

Duration:00:34:07

LA BOMBA FRANCESA DE GUAYAMA

4/18/2018
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Puerto Rican Author, Rafael Rodríguez Cruz, offered a lecture at Wistariahurst Museum, about the history and cultural connection with the Bomba of Guayama. This lecture is part of the Installation, Museo Casa Cautiño-Insúa: Romance, Arquitectura y Economía, curated by Alvilda Sophia Anaya-Alegría. Recorded at Wistariahurst Museum on April 17th, 2018.

Duration:01:36:32

N2N HOLYOKE LEGISLATIVE BREAKFAST

4/18/2018
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This is the recording of the Neighbor 2 Neighbor Legislative Breakfast, a public event recorded at El Mercado, 413 Main St. in Holyoke, MA. On this community conversation, State Representative, Aaron Vega; Ward 2 City Councilor, Nelson Roman; City Councilwoman At-Large, Rebecca Lisi; Ward 4 School Committee member, Irene Feliciano-Sims, along with Andrea Nyamekye, Climate Justice Program Director with Neighbor2Neighbor, addressed the priorities for the City of Holyoke, the work being done,...

Duration:01:49:11

HOLYOKE INNOVATION WEEK 2018

4/16/2018
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Our guest is Insiyah Mohammad Bergeron, Holyoke Innovation District Manager, and Transformative Development Initiative Fellow for MassDevelopment. We talk about Holyoke Innovation Week, happening from April 22nd to the 29th, in Downtown Holyoke, and the process of showcasing the assets of Holyoke, for the community to connect with all the potential available in the Paper City.

Duration:00:26:17

NATIONAL POETRY MONTH 2018

4/11/2018
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Enjoy the beautiful and powerful poetry, wrote in seven days, with Fair Housing as core and inspiration point. This event celebrates National Poetry Month and National Fair Housing Month by commemorating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Listen to all participant poets, get moved by the history lessons, true stories of struggle, and an impromptu conversation, remembering the riots after Martin Luther King's assassination, before knowing the winner of this inspiring event at South...

Duration:01:10:44

RACIST, CULTURAL APPROPRIATION BY THE AMHERST CHAMBER OF COMERCE

4/10/2018
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After a series of videos posted on social media by The Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce, depicting a stereotypical and offensive image of Mexican culture, taking them down after the backlash, is not enough to make amends. This is a call out to awareness, respect, and recognition of a disrespectful organization towards People of Color.

Duration:00:07:28

TEEN TOWN HALL AT HCC

4/10/2018
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This is a special event coverage of Radioplasma, in collaboration with The Holyoke High Herald. Staff Reporter, Charlie Brunette, gives us the summary, notes, and comments as a Holyoke High student, on the Teen Town Hall, organized by Youth Rise Together, that took place at Holyoke Community College, on March 31st, 2018. Youth journalism, and analysis of the content, by our own local Holyoke High Herald.

Duration:01:52:08

ONE HOLYOKE CDC

4/9/2018
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Michael Moriarty and Israel Rivera from One Holyoke CDC, share the upcoming presentation of The Great Gatsby in Holyoke, at Holyoke High School and Wistariahurst in May, along with the updates on several projects that include a Basketball court, a Community Center for The Flats, a house relocation, and a series of cleanups.

Duration:00:39:12

NEIGHBOR 2 NEIGHBOR HOLYOKE - JACKIE VELEZ

4/5/2018
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Jackie Velez, from Neighbor 2 Neighbor, Holyoke Chapter is our guest to talk about the work being done at N2N, the current changes to the Criminal Justice Reform Package at the State Level, and an invitation to a Legislative Breakfast on April 18th, 2018 at El Mercado, in Holyoke

Duration:00:32:41

ESMERALDA SANTIAGO IN HOLYOKE

4/3/2018
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Puerto Rican author, Esmeralda Santiago, visited Holyoke on March 29th, 2018. During her visit, she spoke at Holyoke Community College and The Holyoke Public Library. This special coverage features the HCC event.

Duration:00:41:57

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