Category: News

“Young Troy filmmakers document Hudson River pollution”


Published: 08/02/2017
Publication: The Alt

Young Troy filmmakers document Hudson River pollution

 

On an overcast mid-July morning, 11-year-old Trayvon Vautrin combs the beach for treasures in the form of broken pottery pieces as he waits for his fellow co-workers of the Uptown Summer program to start their task of the day.

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“StoryHarvest is North Troy’s festival of food, music, poetry and art”


Published: 10/12/2017
Publication: Saratoga Living

StoryHarvest is North Troy’s festival of food, music, poetry and art

Rebecca Whitehead gives a free chair massage.

 

The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy held its seventh annual StoryHarvest: A Celebration of Art and Food from Seed to Table!

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“Sanctuary for Independent Media 2017 fall”


Date Published: 10/12/2017
Publication: All Over Albany
Sanctuary for Independent Media 2017 fall

Among the people making appearances this season (left to right): journalist Chris Hedges, journalist Azmat Khan, and filmmaker Parvez Sharma.

The upcoming fall season of events at the Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy is out.

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“Low-power, high-energy: Grassroots Radio Conference meets in Albany”


Date published: 10/07/2017
Publication: Times Union

Low-power, high-energy: Grassroots Radio Conference meets in Albany

 

ALBANY — In an age when corporate media outlets rule the airwaves and saturate the world, low-power FM radio stations – or LPFM –  are the small-scale, low-budget,

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WOOC 105.3 FM: Troy City Council candidate Anasha Cummings talks about his campaign


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WOOC 105.3 FM: Democratic Troy City Council President candidate Gary Pavlic talks about his campaign


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WOOC 105.3 FM: Kathy Manley speaks about parole in New York State


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WOOC 105.3 FM: Paul Grondahl speaks about the NYS Writers’ Institute event “Telling The Truth In A Post-Truth World”


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WOOC 105.3 FM: Pepe Rossi on the Albany Cuba Solidarity Committee.


Jon Flanders spoke with Pepe Rossi about the Albany Cuba Solidarity Committee on the September 15, 2017 edition of the Hudson Mohawk Evening magazine.

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WOOC 105.3 FM: Uncle Mack on Troy Central Little League


Mack Henderson appeared on the Hudson Mohawk Evening Magazine on September 25, 2017 to discuss his work in the community, including the Troy Central Little League.

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"Taina Asili on the importance of Troy’s Sanctuary for Independent Media"


Date published: 05/24/2017
Publication: The Alt

Taina Asili on the importance of Troy’s Sanctuary for Independent Media
Jaya Sundaresh | Wednesday, May 24 2017

Taina Asili on the importance of Troy’s Sanctuary for Independent Media
Taina Asili y La Banda Rebelde is back in the Capital Region,

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"Activist artist to headline Troy’s Freedom Festival"


Date published: 05/31/2017
Publication: Troy Record

Activist artist to headline Troy’s Freedom Festival
Taina Asili y la Bande Rebelde will perform at the Freedom Festival on Saturday at Freedom Square in Troy.Photo provided

 

POSTED: 05/31/17,

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"Amy Biancolli: Musical homage to Albany's jazz lady"


Date published: 01/19/2017
Publication: Times Union

AMY BIANCOLLI Published 4:45 pm, Thursday, January 19, 2017

I did not know Lee Shaw personally. It grieves me to say this, but I never met her. Never became a regular at her gigs, though I do recall her at the piano in Justin’s.

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"Sanctuary for Independent Media officially launches radio station"


Date published: 02/09/2017
Publication: Troy Record

By newsroom@troyrecord.com,, @troyrecord on Twitter
POSTED: 02/09/17, 1:13 PM EST | UPDATED: ON 02/09/2017

TROY, N.Y. After a more than a year of test broadcasts, The Sanctuary for Independent Media has officially launched a new listener-supported, non-commercial radio station.

WOOC (105.3 FM) is transmitting from studios at the group’s home,

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"Biancolli: The art of Bloomberg-funded 'Breathing Lights'"


Date published: 10/03/2016
Publication: Times Union

By Amy Biancolli Updated 11:54 am, Monday, October 3, 2016

They’re odd. They’re unexpected. They’ll stop you in your tracks, prompting you to hit the brakes and pull to the curb. The abandoned buildings now blinking in the night throughout Albany, Schenectady and Troy resemble sleeping giants,

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"Troy neighborhood comes together for annual anti-violence festival"


Date published: 08/27/2016
Publication: Troy Record

By newsroom@troyrecord.com,, @troyrecord on Twitter
POSTED: 08/27/16, 5:35 PM EDT | UPDATED: ON 08/27/2016

TROY The North Central Neighborhood Community Center, in partnership with several other community organizations, hosted the fifth annual Unity in the Community Anti-Violence Back to School Festival on Saturday afternoon in Freedom Square.

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"Bill Ayers & Bernadine Dohrn: Demanding the Impossible"


Date published: 10/18/2016
Publication: Times Union

By Michael Rivest on October 18, 2016 at 3:36 PM

I once asked the great theologian and activist William Sloane Coffin if he was optimistic about the future. “No, I am hopeful,” he said, explaining that optimism and pessimism are two sides of the same determinist coin.

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"Testing phase for 'Breathing Lights' in vacant buildings"


Date published: 04/06/2016
Publication: Times Union

By Amy Biancolli Updated 10:36 pm, Wednesday, April 6, 2016

A temporary art installation that will soon transform hundreds of vacant buildings in Albany, Schenectady and Troy into sources of gently pulsing light is now in the testing phase, said the artists and organizers behind the project.

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"Breathing Lights announces featured art projects"


Date published: 06/19/2016
Publication: Troy Record

By newsroom@troyrecord.com,, @troyrecord on Twitter
POSTED: 06/19/16, 1:31 PM EDT | UPDATED: ON 06/19/2016

ALBANY Several Troy-based artists were selected for recognition through an innovative regional project that annually illuminates vacant buildings around the three major cities of the Capital Region.

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"Journalist Taibbi to speak at Sanctuary for Independent Media"


Date published: 05/04/2017
Publication: Troy Record

By newsroom@troyrecord.com, @troyrecord on Twitter
POSTED: 05/04/17, 1:14 PM EDT | UPDATED: 4 DAYS AGO

TROY Rolling Stone magazine writer Matt Taibbi will speak about his new, bestselling book, “Insane Clown President,” at 7 p.m. Friday, May 12, at the Sanctuary for Independent Media,

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Upcoming Events
Oct. 21
Art Opening: “Troy Project” with Susan Anthony
Oct. 21
Melissa Aldana Quartet
Botanical pigments process
Oct. 24
NATURE Lab Open Hours for Art & Ecology

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