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 (Public Market) Show 024 Aired: Sunday, August 6, 2017
    Joining in the studio are local Rochester Public Market musicians George Díaz Muñiz, flamenco guitar, and Leah O's Pipa, chinese lute, exploring their relationship with the weekly gathering of people, music, and unexpected sounds.

    More of Leah O's Pipa: https://ospipa.bandcamp.com/
    More George Díaz Muñiz: Find him at the Saturday Public Market infront of Union St. Bakery

  • WAYO Play (Falling in Love Outward) Show 023 Aired: Sunday, July 9, 2017
    The New Farmer's Almanac 2017 from The Greenhorns is explored through local Poetracy poetry group in Rochester, NY. "Falling in Love Outward" Derrick Jensen in conversation with David Abram is read amidst Tracy St. field recordings and live studio spelling.

    More on David Abrams work at http://wildethics.org/essay/david-abr...

  • WAYO Play (Parcel 5) Show 022 Aired: Sunday, June 11, 2017
    What is the heart of a city? Interviews with Rochesterians envisioning the heart of downtown on Parcel 5 Midtown. A casino? A performing arts center? Luxury condos? Park? Civic space? What is civic space? #freeparcel5 ? How is Parcel 5 Freed?

    More info on the Visonary Square proposal at thisisnotapark.com Search "Parcel 5 Rochester, NY" for various other news bits and perspectives. Find out more at monthly public City Council meetings: cityofrochester.gov

  • WAYO Play (Mother Day) Show 021 Aired: Sunday, May 14, 2017
    Deb-Maisha from Rochester joins the WAYO studio to explore the mother, mother land, mother nature, mother history, mother day. What is mother's day?

    Music from Miles Davis and John Coltrane in concert at Konserthuset, Stockholm 1960, Thelonius Monk "Straight No Chaser" in Tokyo, Japan 1963, and Johnny Guitar Watson "A real mother for ya" 1977

    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 (Tiny Lie for Sale) Show 020 Aired: Sunday, April 16, 2017
    A broadcast of Tiny (Lie) Musical with director Eva Claycomb on the phone to discuss lying. Fake News interviews local performance duo Bloody Noes on their Dada for Business platform.

    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 (WAYODAK) Show 019 Aired: Sunday, March 19, 2017
    Ali from University of Chicago brings live ethnography through anthropology into the studio. Interviews with Kodak employees of past and present explore cultural perspectives through the lens of Rochester's homesake industry. Tremendous amounts of water, approaches to bowling photography, and 13 month calendar nuances are discussed.

    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 (Spinning Circles) Show 018 Aired: Sunday, February 19, 2017
    Spinning vinyl circles at the WAYO 104.3 FM studio this month. How to know what's in the grooves? When to play which ones? What will be heard if we don't know what's next? Happy Birthday, Grandma.

    Music from the vinyl records of Ommie Wise, Hurray for the Riff Raff (Small Town Heroes), Feral Foster, Diane Cluck (Boneset), and Breathe Owl Breathe (The Listeners)

    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 (Wading) Show 017 Aired: Sunday, January 22, 2017
    Skylab IV crew's return to earth is a splashdown. CJ from East Irondequoit Middle School and Robert from Neighborhood of the Arts figure out how to stay afloat with host Commander Ray Ray amidst an unknown sea.

    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 (Santanalia) Show 016 Aired: Sunday, December 25, 2016
    How was Santa born? Who is Economicus? Why are elves so obedient? The eighth annual Santanalia Pageant presented by Bloody Noes is heard with the Ho Ho Horchestra. Host Ray Ray Mitrano interviews the children of an elf and takes calls from listeners.

    More from Rochester, NY based performance duo Bloody Noes: https://www.facebook.com/bloodynoes/

  • WAYO Play (Sounds of Others) Show 014 Aired: Sunday, November 27, 2016
    What is a neighbor? What is a stranger? Is a neighbor that you've never met a stranger? Alexandria from 1115 E. Main St. brings in recordings made from the sounds in her building for discussion. Listeners join in with sounds from their own living situations.

    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

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