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. This event will feature Legendary DJ’s and Hip-Hop pioneers like Grandwizard Theodore (Credited with inventing the scratch), Large Professor (Super Producer, DJ, formerly of Main Source), DJ Tony Tone (Cold Crush Brothers) as well as Rob Swift and Mista Sinista from the X-ecutioners, also known as X-men. … Continue reading LEGENDS, BEATS & GROOVES

Olivia Mausel

It’s an honor to have Olivia Mausel as our guest on this episode, as she is bring recognized by the City of Holyoke for her work and dedication to preserve and share the history of the city. After being at the Holyoke Historical Commission, Olivia continues working on projects that involve the preservation, research. and education of the historical legacy of Holyoke. On this episode, we honor Olivia and we have a fascinating conversation about her work, and an invitation to participate in a workshop on how to safely clean gravestones at the Smith’s Ferry Cemetery, scheduled for May 19th … Continue reading Olivia Mausel


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.  This is the first time in history that a museum has been transposed … Continue reading MUSEO CASA CAUTIÑO-INSÚA: ROMANCE, ARQUITECTURA Y ECONOMÍA

Robert E. Barrett Fishway Tour

Holyoke has power! This episode, recorded in location, is an audio tour of the Robert E. Barrett Fishway, with Kate Sullivan, Director of Marketing and Communications for Holyoke Gas & Electric, and Elizabeth Austin, Coordinator of Public Programs at the Robert E Barrett Fishway. We talked about the fishway, the fish migration, the importance of the Holyoke Dam and the Canal System, and we captured the sounds and energy of the river, on a tour of the facility, as an invitation to the public to visit and tour the Fishway on its current season, from Wednesday through Sunday from 9:00 am … Continue reading Robert E. Barrett Fishway Tour

The problem with PROMESA

As part of the screenings in Holyoke of “PROMESA”, a documentary by Michelle Falcon, the audience attending the Holyoke Community College and the Holyoke Public Library, has been offered the opportunity of engaging in a conversation with the filmmaker and two activists from Puerto Rico, Samantha Medina Figueroa, and Johanyvette Rodriguez Gonzalez. On this bilingual podcast session, we discuss the current events in Puerto Rico, the protests, activist movement, the crisis, the corruption in the local government, and the need to address all of these issues inside and out of the island.     Continue reading The problem with PROMESA

River Roll & Stroll 2018

We are meeting in the middle, for the River Roll & Stroll, 2018. Our guests are Cassandra Holden and Kyle Homstead, and they are the producers in charge of the logistics for 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 street festival where music, arts, food, and community will meet to enjoy the view of the Holyoke Dam and the Connecticut River. For all the details of events, music, performers, food, and organizations present at the River … Continue reading River Roll & Stroll 2018

PROMESA, a documentary film by Michelle Falcón.

Filmmaker, Michelle Falcón (left), and activist, Nathalie Vicencio (right), are our guests on this bilingual 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. This documentary is named after the acronym of the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act, that also means “promise” in Spanish. We discussed the creation of the documentary, and how the need for help to the families relocated to Holyoke and the Pioneer Valley, led Nathalie on taking the initiative of creating a volunteer group to … Continue reading PROMESA, a documentary film by Michelle Falcón.