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 (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

  • WAYO Play (How Colonize Nation) Show 013 Aired: Sunday, October 30, 2016

    "How to Colonize a Nation: with minimum resistance and maximum sustainability. A learning tool for neo-imperialists: people or governments who know how to use conflicts to achieve concrete strategic goals". Authored by Karen Hakobian through 'Recipes for an Encounter' 2009 Western Front, edited by Marisa Jahn, Candice Hopkins, and Berin Golonu. Read throughout interludes from Secret Museum Of Mankind Vol. 1-5: Ethnic Music Classics: 1925-48 compiled by Pat Conte.

  • WAYO Play (Skylab IV) Show 013 Aired: Sunday, October 2, 2016

    This month, WAYO Play broadcasted live from Skylab IV, exploring the maiden wreckage of the 1970's NASA orbital workshops. Co-hosts CJ from East Irondequoit Middle School and Robert from Neighborhood of the Arts blasted off in search of the space station remnants to continue the experiments begun decades ago.

    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

    Thanks to Bobby Hoffman in Princeton, West Virgina for ground control guidance.

  • WAYO Play (Exchange) Show 012 Aired: Sunday, September 4, 2016

    CJ from East Irondequoit Middle School and Robert from the Neighborhood of the Arts join WAYO Play this month for a media exchange. Utilizing WAYO 104.3FM studio broadcast equipment, the hour is divided into thirds, with each participant presenting, devising and reacting to one another's audio.

    Thanks to Abandoned Practices for growing the orchestration frameworks of this hour. For more information visit http://abandonedpractices.org/

  • WAYO Play (Following Ourselves Through Our Festival) Show 011 Aired: Sunday, August 7, 2016

    Congregations of walkers, vendors and musicians explored through a scripted radio drama with CJ from East Irondequoit Middle School. Set to the sound of Park Ave. Festival in Rochester, NY and Chinatown streets of Manhattan, NYC. String music from Delhuyar Orozco.

    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 (Phone Operas) Show 010 Aired: Sunday, July 3, 2016

    Studio guest CJ from East Irondequoit Middle School joins to discuss objects, cast throat noises, and telephone for laundry. Meredith Monk's opera, music theater, and site-specific work selections play throughout.

    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 (Keys) Show 009 Aired: Sunday, June 12, 2016

    Morning keyboard works of Rick from Rochester. Phone recorded and sent to his audiences over various seasons. Drawn to live by Ray Ray Mitrano.

    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 (Birthdays) Show 008 Aired: Sunday, May 15, 2016

    The nature of birthdays in relation to stars, candles and upside down bats are explored with studio guest Blair from Chicago, Il.

    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

    Readings from The Braindead Megaphone Essays by George Saunders and The Luminaries: The Psychology of the Sun and Moon in the Horoscope (Seminars in Psychological Astrology) by Liz Greene and Howard Sasportas. Thanks to Ben at Small World Books for unshelving.

  • WAYO Play (Oscar Votes James Brown in Spanish) Show 007 Aired: Sunday, April 17, 2016

    In this hour, votes for a James Brown paper record are spun alongside spanish subtitles. Studio guest Oscar from Lakeshore Elementary joins to discuss school elections, replacing vinyl, and singing in another language.

    Part of WAYO 104.3 FM non-commercial, free-form radio in Rochester, NY. Sundays 10-11am EST monthly or more. Send any drawings, writings or thoughts from listening to wayoplay@wayofm.org

  • WAYO Play (Books, Bees, Singapore and a Lawn: Stories by Richard Brautigan) Show 006 Aired: Sunday, March 20, 2016

    This month we explore the writings of Richard Brautigan, read by Ray Ray Mitrano. Lawns are muddy, bees eat liver, and flowers are grown in windowless hotel rooms by candlelight!

    Part of WAYO 104.3 FM non-commercial, free-form radio in 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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