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Holyoke Mayoral Candidates Forum

Listen to the full debate with the four Mayoral Candidates, Michael Siciliano, Jason Ferreira, Paul Bowes, and Mayor Alex Morse, recorded on September 20th, at El Mercado, in South Holyoke, previous to the preliminary election on September 26th, 2017.

This is a special feature of the Radioplasma podcast, in partnership with the Holyoke Neighborhood Associations, El Sol Latino, Holyoke Media, and Councilor Nelson Roman.

The Radioplasma’s audio podcast, and the video, produced by Holyoke Media, are available for the public on this posting.

 

SIGUE PA’LANTE! SUPPORT RESTORATIVE JUSTICE IN HOLYOKE SCHOOLS

 

RIVER ROLL AND STROLL STREET FESTIVAL

On Sunday, May 7th, from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM, the bridge connecting Holyoke and South Hadley on Rt. 116, will be the venue for the very first River Roll and Stroll Street Festival. A free event for all ages.

We talked with Sean Condon, organizer, and creator of this idea of meeting at the bridge for family activities, including music, games, parades, food, and the opportunity to enjoy the view from the bridge. You will know how this event was designed, and what are the activities planned.

You can follow the River Roll and Stroll on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

This is the official map and list of events and scheduled across the bridge.

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Children of the Wild – The Wastelands in Holyoke

The Children of the Wild return to Holyoke to perform “The Wastelands”. An immersive Opera inspired by Dante’s Purgatorio, that engages the community with kinesthetic poetry, music, and the city as the stage. This Opera is scheduled for May 5th, 6th, and 7th at the Holyoke Creative Arts Center, on 384 Dwight Street, Holyoke, MA. This is a FREE event for the community.

You can find more information about this event and all the work and projects by the Children of the Wild on their website: www.childrenofthewild.org

PodCamp Western Mass 9

UPDATE: [March 30th, 2017] Due to snow forecast, the PodCamp was rescheduled for Saturday, April 29th, 2017.

PodCamp Western Mass is an unconference about social media, marketing, podcasting, blogging, social networking, technology, new media, designed to be an open space for sharing and learning. This 9th edition of PodCamp Wester Mass will take place at Holyoke Community College on Saturday

PodCamp Western Mass is an unconference about social media, marketing, podcasting, blogging, social networking, technology, new media, designed to be an open space for sharing and learning. This 9th edition of PodCamp Wester Mass will take place at Holyoke Community College on Saturday, April 1st  April 29th, from 9:00 AM.

Carey Baker talks about PodCamp’s history, evolution, and achievements.

More information about PodCamp West Mass on www.podcampwm.org

Also, you can follow their activity on Facebook

Ginetta Candelario – Cien Años de Feminismos Dominicanos

As a joint effort to build an audio archive of events of social and cultural relevance for our history and communities, El Sol Latino, a local independent newspaper, The Holyoke Public Library and radioplasma, documented this lecture to make it available to the public for future reference. Listen to the entire presentation of “Cien Años de Feminismos Dominicanos”, by Ginetta Candelario, Ph.D. at the City University of New York. This is a collection of primary documents related to the birth and development of feminism in the Dominican Republic. Ginetta Candelario is an Associate Professor of Sociology and of Latin Americans & Latino/a Studies at Smith College.

This reading took place in the Community Room of the Holyoke Public Library, on February 23, 2017.

 

States of Incarceration Exhibit in Holyoke

Follow the activities related to this exhibit listed on the following website:

http://www.PV-SOI.org

http://www.wistariahurst.org

 

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