All Asbury, All The Time
Amy & Joe talk with Michael Trusnovec, one of the co-founders of the sold out Asbury Park Dance Festival
This week, with the help of Ming Chen of A Shared Universe PodcaStudio, we talk to Michael Trusnovec, one of the co-founders of the sold out Asbury Park Dance Festival, which will be celebrating its third successful year on October 1. We talk to Michael about about his life in dance, and his journey from Long Island to the Paul Taylor Dance Company, with additional stops at the New York City Ballet, the Joyce Theater, the Metropolitan Opera and now Asbury Park.
Amy & Joe talk with Carrie Turner and Jenn Hampton from the Asbury Park Arts Council
This week we welcome Carrie Turner and Jenn Hampton from the Asbury Park Arts Council, to talk about the new mural project that is underway at the historic Asbury Park Sewage Plant, and other projects coming this fall.
Amy & Joe talk with Michael & George from the Center in Asbury Park
This week we talk to Michael Roland and George Lowe from the Center in Asbury Park about the thirtieth anniversary of the Center, its mission to serve people with HIV/AIDS, its growth from a storefront to residence and community center. They also discuss the twin crises of meth addiction and the current spread of monkeypox in our community -- and what we can do to combat them.
Amy & Special Guest Host Jess Alaimo Welcome Speakers For The Bans Off Our Bodies Rally
This week, with the help of Ming Chen of A Shared Universe PodcaStudio, Amy is joined by a special guest co-host to discuss the upcoming Bans Off our Bodies rally to be held in Springwood Park on Saturday, July 9th at 4PM.
Comedian and fellow Asbury Park Women's Convention founder Jess Alaimo helps Amy welcome community activist Michelle Gladden, Ocean high school student Nevaeh Sickles, and musician/mixed martial artist Angie Sugrim.
They discuss what brought them to this moment and what you can expect from the rally.
Amy & Joe talk with activist Jan Moore
Welcome to Asbury Pod and our first in-person recording since March of 2020. In keeping with our observance of Pride month, this week we welcome LGBTQ icon Jan Moore, whose 52 year relationship with her wife Emily Sonnessa was the subject of Robin Kampf’s award winning documentary Love Wins back in 2018. This was a fun conversation and we covered too many things to list here so give it a listen.
Amy Quinn & Joe Walsh talk with Laura Pople, President & Founder of Jersey Pride
It’s Pride month here in Asbury Park and to celebrate Amy & Joe welcome our first ever guest Laura Pople, back the the podcast, to discuss the the 30th Anniversary of Asbury Pride and its return to in-person events after a two year Covid hiatus with the help of Ming Chen of A Shared Universe PodcaStudio. That’s it! That’s the tweet! Welcome Laura!
Getting Behind the Hype
Like the city itself, this podcast is such an easy way to understand this beachside town. It captures the mish-mash of singular characters seeking to be productive citizens and artists and valuing their best lives