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Tips for feeding need for culture in a coronavirus lockdown

Enjoying arts, with all due cautions, and how to help makers, displayers

Amy Biancolli
March 18, 2020Updated: March 18, 2020 2:12 p.m.

Local arts in a time of coronavirus: No concerts to hear. No plays to watch. No gallery openings to roam. For all of us, crazy times. For …

COVID-19 Special Coverage

Our intrepid team of Hudson Mohawk Magazine volunteer radio producers has continued to produce the show remotely, since The Sanctuary for Independent Media locked down on Monday, March 16. Our producers are doing an inspiring job of covering the justice and equity aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic that dominant media is not focused on.

Jamel Mosely

Jamel Mosely on the reality of being a freelancer right now

Jamel Mosely is a co-founder of Root3d, Collectiveffort, and Mel eMedia. He’s also a …

frank coughlin

E.R. Doctor Frank Coughlin on COVID-19

Dr. Francis Coughlin is an E.R. doctor working in Troy as well as Western …

Ellen McHale New York Folklore

Ellen McHale of New York Folklore on “Grimm”

Ellen McHale, Executive Director of New York Folklore came by to tell us about …

Miriam Larson, Executive Director of the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center

Miriam Larson is the new Executive Director of the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media …

From WOOC (FM 105.3 Troy, NY) and The Sanctuary for Independent Media: The Spirit of the Suffragettes Rises in Troy’s Freedom Square

Posted on 11 July, 2019 by 

Suffragette Parade in New York City, May 6, 1912.

Suffragettes were out to change the world.  

They fought for the vote; they fought for workers, for sexual and reproductive rights, for abolition.  …

WOOC 105.3 FM

RADIO GA-GA: Sanctuary for Independent Media’s radio station nominated for national award



Given the limited range of WOOC 105.3 / Troy and its sister station WOOS 98.9 /Schenectady, you’d think the weeknight show …

Extinction Rebellion Arrest Strategy

This past Monday several Capital Region eco-activists were in New York City for court …

Join the Sanctuary Sustainer Movement!

If you aren’t already a Sanctuary Sustainer, can you take a moment …

CDPHP Giving With Victoria Baecker

Victoria Baecker, Director of Community Relations & Corporate Events at CDPHP sat down with …

Troy Announces Slate Of Summer Events

WAMC Northeast Report

Mayor Patrick Madden joined officials with Downtown Troy BID and event organizers today to announce summer activities planned in the Collar City.

The calendar of 2019 concerts, cultural celebrations, street festivals, and sporting events kicked off …

Jeff Mirel on the Albany Barn and The Rosenblum Companies

Jeff Mirel is the founder and board president of the Albany Barn. He’s also …

Alliance for Positive Health with Patrick Galli

Patrick Galli of the Alliance for Positive Health sat down with Hudson Mohawk Magazine …

Mary Jane Smith Day at Unity House!

Unity House Volunteer Coordinator, Moira Geracitano, and Board Member, Sam Shipherd, sat down with …

George Bejian Johnstone Supply

George Bejian of Johnstone Supply sat down with Hudson Mohawk Magazine producer, Melissa Bromley, …

How an LPFM Produces an Hour of Hyper-Local News Every Weekday

by  on April 30, 2019 in Community RadioJournalismLPFMPodcast

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Every weekday an all-volunteer reporting staff produces an hour of …

Katie Chao And Mary Panzetta On World Press Freedom Day

Thursday, May 2nd is World Press Freedom Day. Earlier this week Katie Chao and …

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We are The Sanctuary for Independent Media in North Troy, NY. Our mission is to use art and participatory action to promote social and environmental justice and freedom of creative expression. …

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