The Hudson Mohawk Magazine is a locally-produced nightly news hour that provides sanctuary for the discussion of a wide range of topics, scaling from the global to the hyper-local. The show is broadcast on WOOC 105.3 FM, The Sanctuary for Independent Media's low-power radio station based in Troy, NY.
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The Fight to Save the Town
Reif Larsen, founder of The Future of Small Cities Institute (FoSCI), will speak with author Michelle Wilde Anderson about four examples of small cities which were re-imagined, revitalized, and rebuilt by a community in an upcoming event. Anderson's book "The Fight to Save the Town" is the subject of the FoSCI upcoming conversation on Thurs, Dec 8. HMM's Sina Basila Hickey got a sneak peek.
The Rise and Fall of Troy Union Rail Station
Robilee Mcintyre is a history buff and the artist behind Troy Bricks. She spoke with David Moore and Caelan McPherson on Hudson Mohawk Magazine about the Troy union rail station that was demolished in 1958.
Chef Jermaine Wright: 8 Count Kitchen, part 3
Personal chef, entrepreneur, and owner of 8 Count Kitchen Jermaine Wright spoke with Marsha Lazarus about his unique and successful business and tips on how Chef Jermaine is able to accomplish so much! This is part 3 of 3.
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Today, on the Hudson Mohawk Magazine:
We begin with Mark Dunlea’s report on the Climate Action Council meeting.
Then, Marsha Lazarus asks chef Jermaine Wright about his business and success.
Later on, Moses Nagel gives us a report from Troy Glow.
After that, we invite Robilee Mcintyre on the show to talk about the old Troy Railroad Station that was torn down in the 50s.
Finally, Thom Frances highlights poet R. M. Englehardt
UTA Pushes For Right To Counsel For Tenants
On Monday, November 21st, the Right to Counsel coalition rallied in Albany to support the Statewide Right to Counsel legislation to guarantee the right to a free lawyer for ALL tenants facing eviction. There are nearly 270,000 active eviction cases across New York State. Carson Ryan of United Tenants of Albany talks with Mark Dunlea of Hudson Mohawk Magazine,
Talking Political Writing, Post-Pandemic Arts, and Finding Home with R.M. Engelhardt
R.M. Engelhardt started sharing his poetry at local open mics in the early-90s and has since been a driving force in keeping the poetry and spoken word alive and well in the area. He has hosted a number of readings and events over the years and continues to welcome writers new and old to the stage.
In this clip, Engelhardt reads "DeGeneration" at the Borders Open Mic on January 25, 1995. This poem was recorded for the CD, "Volume: A Compilation of Poets, Live", produced by Mary Panza and Steve Clark chronicling the poetry scene at the time at such venues as the QE2, Margarita’s, and Borders.
We talk about political poetry, what the arts community looks like in a post-pandemic world, and how he landed at Lark Hall for his monthly open mic.
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