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 (Rent) Show 054 Aired: Sunday, April 19, 2020
    Reading aloud a rent strike toolkit from Housing Justice for All and Right to Counsel NYC Coalition amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Follow along at https://bit.ly/RentStrikeNY

    More resources at linktr.ee/housingjustice4all

    https://housingjusticeforall.org
    https://righttocounselnyc.org

  • WAYO Play (Walling) Show 053 Aired: Sunday, March 15, 2020
    A long train ride in the fog while reading from "Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television" by Gerry Mander, 1973 Chapter 3 'Walling of our Awareness'

    8 hours through Switzerland from Relaxing Ambience ASMR: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXCB1zGGFiY

    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 (Gathering Voices) Show 052 Aired: Sunday, February 16, 2020
    Reading of the opening to Gathering Voices: Creating a Community Based Poetry Workshop from Marty McConnell

    Music from Maurice Ravel's album "Maurice Ravel Plays Ravel"

    Thanks to Rachel McKibbens for suggesting this book and Alex Weiser for suggesting this music to be read with it.

    Interested in taking part with a group like this in Rochester, NY? Get in touch!

    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 (Game Magic) Show 051 Aired: Sunday, January 19, 2020
    Reading aloud from Augusto Boal's Theater of the Oppressed "Games for Actors and Non-Actors" forum theater in the 1970's town square of Godrano, Sicily; along with Sam Killermann and Meg Bolger's Preface to "Unlocking the Magic of Facilitation" at a 2015 town hall in rural Washington.

    Music beginning with "The Day Will Come" Canto di Soldati and "A Su Duce Italianu" Ardino Marras from The Secret Museum of Mankind: Vol. 3 & 5 compiled by Pat Conte; and closing with "Helium Life Jacket" Slow Meadow from their Happy Occident

  • WAYO Play (Puppet) Show 050 Aired: Sunday, December 15, 2019
    What does puppeting, tokenism, and checklisting community engagement look and feel like institutionally?

    Calvin Eaton, 540WMain founder and director, joins to share direct experience with being approached by a new local arts organization.

    This is Part 2 of the discussion. Listen to Part 1 for context on artwashing, redlining, and gentrification; recorded at WXIR for the More•than•isms podcast: https://tinyurl.com/semsqp7

  • WAYO Play (Voted?) Show 049 Aired: Sunday, November 17, 2019
    Did you vote this year? Yes? No? Why?

    Responses from folks passing through the City of Rochester's Public Market.

    Monroe County Board of Elections for information on voting in Rochester, NY: https://www2.monroecounty.gov/elections-index.php

    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 (Vote?) Show 048 Aired: Sunday, September 15, 2019

    Will you vote this year? Yes? No? Why?

    Responses on apathy, participation, and disruption from folks passing through the City of Rochester's Public Market.

    Take part in a restorative circle at Small World Books around why you vote, or why you don't? Sat. 9/21 "Whatever Floats Your Vote" 4:30PM with potluck. Co-organized with Citizen Action, NY and circle facilitation by PIRI ( Partners in Restorative Initiatives )

  • WAYO Play (Borrowed) Show 047 Aired: Sunday, August 18, 2019
    Readings from various borrowed books meant to be read someday. Flipped open amidst a tracklist compiled by WAYO FM show host Becky Riedman of Sad Sleepy Slackers.

    Music from Laurel Halo (Dr. Echt) Nikita Quasim (The Way I Felt Today) Actress (Rims) Oneohtrix Point Never (Replica) Gil-Scott Heron- Jamie xx (NY is Killing Me) Chihei Hatakeyama (Light Drizzle) and Christophe Rieger, Jean Louis-Marchand (Les métronomes détraqués)

  • WAYO Play (Shoe Maze) Show 046 Aired: Sunday, July 21, 2019
    Kameron Ackerman joins to read aloud from "Non Binary: Memoirs of Gender and Identity" anthology with his "Making Waves in an Unforgiving Maze"

    Contact pinkfrostchills@hotmail.com to get a copy of the book from him!

    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 (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

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