WAYO Play

An all ages hour of creative activities involving storytelling, interviews and collaboratively themed projects. Hosted by Ray Ray Mitrano. Sundays 10-11am EST monthly or more! Email wayoplay@wayofm.org with drawings made while listening or any other ideas.

Past Episodes

  • WAYO Play (Intersection) Show 045 Aired: Sunday, June 16, 2019
    Listening to the intersection of Mt. Hope and Averill Avenues

    Part of WAYO FM Rochester, NY. Sundays 10-11am EST monthly or more. Send any drawings, writings or thoughts from listening to wayoplay@wayofm.org

  • WAYO Play (Aloud) Show 044 Aired: Sunday, May 19, 2019
    Writings from The New Farmer's Almanacs 2019 and 2017 [ from The Greenhorns ] are read aloud. More at https://greenhorns.org/

    Music from Jonas Bonnetta "All This Here" along with Master Vyas "Jala Tarang" • R. Singh Bikhul "Been" • Jack Armstrong" Chevy Chase/The Cott" • A. Kostis "Kaike Ena Sholio • Aliwal North Sesuto Choir "Setsepise Ngoanan" from the Secret Museum Of Mankind Vol 1-5: 1925-48 compiled by Pat Conte.

  • WAYO Play (ASS) Show 043 Aired: Sunday, April 21, 2019
    Hearing from workings artists in Rochester, NY with Artists Sustainability Survey this month.

    Gary Crocker and Reb Ayse join Ray Ray Mitrano to discuss value in pay, community relationships, space accessibility, and overall experience in our creative workplace.

    Are you a Rochester arts and culture worker? Wanna share your experience and further this discussion? Get in touch!

    ass.roc@protonmail.com
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  • WAYO Play (House Cash Fast) Show 042 Aired: Sunday, March 24, 2019
    Part 3 of 3 shows anchored in the growing "We Buy Houses Fast Cash" sign collection pulled-up and yanked-down by Joey Chaffee of Rochester, NY

    "Why do you want to buy houses so fast?" - asked Joe and Ray Ray calling the numbers.

    Dorian Hall, of PLEX Neighborhood Association, joins to discuss how he wants to buy homes in his long-time neighborhood.

  • WAYO Play (Fast Cash House) Show 041 Aired: Sunday, February 24, 2019
    Part 2 of 3 shows exploring the growing "We Buy Houses Fast Cash" sign collection pulled-up and yanked-down by Joey Chaffee of Rochester, NY

    "Why do you want to buy houses so fast?" - asks Joe and Ray Ray as they call the numbers...

    Varying definitions of "Gentrification", Rochester's history of redlining, racial covenants, subsidized white surburban mortgages, and white disinvestment are presented; along with "new urbanism" and local "affordable housing" developments using regional median incomes.

  • WAYO Play (Fast House Cash) Show 040 Aired: Sunday, January 27, 2019
    Part 1 of 3 shows exploring the growing "We Buy Houses Fast Cash" sign collection pulled-up and yanked-down by Joey Chaffee of Rochester, NY

    "Why do you want to buy houses so fast?" - asks Joe and Ray Ray as they call the numbers...

    Sign hunting dynamics and the practice of "flipping" homes; in a city previously disinvested by whites now looking to return from the suburbs, is questioned within how gentrification is defined, for who new "development" is for, and whome it historically displaces.

  • WAYO Play (Coloring) Show 039 Aired: Sunday, December 23, 2018
    This month, coloring is explored with a book that Rochester artist Casseophia Medlock designed for the station.

    See her work on Instagram @casseophiamedlock

    and a past book "Meet the Treehuggers", 2012: https://www.ebay.com/p/Meet-the-Treehuggers-by-Casseophia-Medlock-2012-Paperback-Large-Type/150695898

  • WAYO Play (Whiteness) Show 038 Aired: Sunday, November 25, 2018
    What is racial literacy? Are you white? Do you consider yourself racially literate?

    White accountability to systemic oppression is explored with WAYO show hosts Fred and Afro of Now's The Time ( Saturdays 3PM EST ) and Black Lives Matter 585

    Essay from Robin DiAngelo "White people are still raised to be racially illiterate. If we don't recognize the system, our inaction will uphold it." NBC News Think

    References from "Segregation and Redlining Rochester" presentation by Shane Wiegand ( City Roots Community Land Trust )

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  • WAYO Play (Counting) Show 037 Aired: Sunday, October 28, 2018
    We're counting to 2,019 amidst our fundraising for next year with WAYO show hosts and their sounds.

    xoxo Kameron Ackerman of Kryptic Pop Thrillz, Dan Gross of Zug Wildlife Survey, Daniel Kushner of You're So Post-Post Rock Right Now, Chris Young of Are Friends Electric? , Becky Riedman of Sad Sleepy Slackers, and Michael Reiss of Live from the Beechnut Warehouse.

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  • WAYO Play (Other Side) Show 036 Aired: Sunday, September 30, 2018
    Writing while listening to Jalopy Records Tape Series: Everybody Has Their Troubles, I Have My Troubles Too, compiled by Nathan Salsburg and produced by Eli Smith; read in between cassette side flips.

    Part of WAYO FM Rochester, NY. Sundays 10-11am EST monthly or more. Send any drawings, writings or thoughts from listening to wayoplay@wayofm.org

    More Jalopy Records: https://jalopyrecords.bandcamp.com/

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