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 (Unexpected News) Show 028 Aired: Sunday, November 26, 2017

    This month, due to unexpected circumstances, Rochester's "youngest journalist" was unable to make it for an intended collaboration. WAYO Play show host Ray Ray Mitrano reads from previously bookmarked news articles, saved for future reading, off his web browser.

    Music from Marchel Duchamp: Erratum Musical, performed by Stephane Ginsburgh, "Make Another Mistake" by Sun Ra and His Arkestra, and ขอให้เหมือนเดิม (สุนทราภรณ์ - Remastered Version)

  • WAYO Play (Neighbors) Show 027 Aired: Sunday, October 29, 2017

    What is a neighbor? Who is your neighbor? Do you know your neighbors? How do neighbors act together? Do they have to have a house? Do they live near each other because of what they do near each other? What are WAYO neighbors?

  • WAYO Play (Luz Verde NY) Show 026 Aired: Sunday, October 1, 2017

    Do you think undocumented immigrants should be able to drive?

    This month Luz Verde NY ( Green Light NY ) is explored with Alianza Agricola, a group of undocumented Western NY farmworkers and allies organizing to obtain limited purpose driver's licenses statewide.

    Similar to a dozen other states, a limited purpose driver's license is State issued and an accepted form of ID that can also be used to legally operate and insure a vehicle. It is not accepted for federal purposes, such as flying, entering federal buildings, or voting at any level.

  • WAYO Play (Colin Shellard) Show 025 Aired: Sunday, September 3, 2017

    Recent West Irondequoit Highschool graduate and current MCC student Colin Shellard joins to look at his movies, music, and creative processes. Screenwriting, media literacy, artistic approaches, and unexpected video art are delved into throughout the hour.

    More from Colin on Instagram @colin_shellard

  • 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