Thinkery & Verse present

S02 Ep. 01: AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica -- Suppressive Fire

March 20, 2021 Thinkery & Verse, Karen Alvarado, Jenny Pacanowski, Lisa Carrington Firmin, Erin Bogert, Estrella Saldana, Christina Romero, Diana Guizado, Idellise Collazo, David Segura, Victor Hugo Jaramillo, David DeMaris, Paul Del Bosque, Jose Lozano, Art Spark Texas Season 2 Episode 1
Thinkery & Verse present
S02 Ep. 01: AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica -- Suppressive Fire
Chapters
3:25
Audio Scenes by Actors
8:24
Jenny Pacanowski's "Combat Dick"
16:57
Discussion with Jenny and Lisa
1:06:48
Closing Thoughts from Karen Alvarado
Thinkery & Verse present
S02 Ep. 01: AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica -- Suppressive Fire
Mar 20, 2021 Season 2 Episode 1
Thinkery & Verse, Karen Alvarado, Jenny Pacanowski, Lisa Carrington Firmin, Erin Bogert, Estrella Saldana, Christina Romero, Diana Guizado, Idellise Collazo, David Segura, Victor Hugo Jaramillo, David DeMaris, Paul Del Bosque, Jose Lozano, Art Spark Texas

Episode One explores Latinx Identity and Women in War. Our Tejana host, Karen Alvarado, shares audio-adapted Latinx stories from the 2019 stage play AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica. Alvarado then interviews combat veterans Colonel Lisa Carrington Firmin and Jenny Pacanoswki about their personal experiences with identity, gender and culture in the US Armed Services.

***Warning: This episode contains references to sexual trauma and gender/ cultural discrimination. There are sounds of gunfire, explosions and adult language***

Audio Scenes from AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica:
“I want to be a US Soldier” written by Mary Alice Carnes and Thinkery & Verse, performed by:
David Segura as “Padre”
Victor Hugo Jaramillo as “Hijo”
Estrella Grace Saldena as “Perez”
Christina Tiffany Romero as “Rodriguez”
Idelisse Collazo Guzman as “Martin”
Diana Guizado as “Esposa”
and
“Combat Dick” written by Jenny Pacanowski, performed by Estrella Grace Saldena as Perez

 Guests:
US Army Veteran and Poet, Jenny Pacanowski
Lisa Carrington Firmin, MS, Colonel, USAF Ret

Resources:
Women Veterans Empowered and Thriving
Poetic Theatre Productions Veteran Voices
Office of Veteran and Military Affairs, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Hispanic Veterans Leadership Alliance Board of Directors
Military Times, Article: A call to Action: Sexual Assault and Harassment in the Military
Voces Oral History Center
Teatro Vivo
Thinkery & Verse
Art Spark Texas

This podcast was produced by Art Spark Texas and made possible by grants from National Endowment for the Arts and Texas Commission on the Arts. AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica PODCAST is a collaboration by Thinkery & Verse and Celia Hughes of Art Spark Texas. 

Direction and hosting by Karen Alvarado, management and sound engineering by Erin Bogert, original sound design by David Demaris, image design by Paul Del Bosque, video trailer by Jose Lozano of Magic Spoon Productions, guitar by Estrella Saldana and Ulises Ortega Escalante, and vocals by Estrella Saldana and Diana Guizado. Marketing assistance by Susan Slattery and April Sullivan.

Special thanks to Mateo Marlowe Alvarado-Meyer, Babylove, Teatro Vivo, Voces Oral History Center and Poetic Theatre Productions.

If you enjoy AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica PODCAST,  click below or go to thinkeryandverse.org to check out Thinkery & Verse’s other FREE content: Decameron 2020 PODCAST: Survival Through Stories, That's How the Story Goes - the Hall-Mills Murders PODCAST and Ghost Hunt: a geocache & audio adventure reimagining the Hall-Mills Double Homicide of 1922. 

Show Notes Chapter Markers

Episode One explores Latinx Identity and Women in War. Our Tejana host, Karen Alvarado, shares audio-adapted Latinx stories from the 2019 stage play AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica. Alvarado then interviews combat veterans Colonel Lisa Carrington Firmin and Jenny Pacanoswki about their personal experiences with identity, gender and culture in the US Armed Services.

***Warning: This episode contains references to sexual trauma and gender/ cultural discrimination. There are sounds of gunfire, explosions and adult language***

Audio Scenes from AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica:
“I want to be a US Soldier” written by Mary Alice Carnes and Thinkery & Verse, performed by:
David Segura as “Padre”
Victor Hugo Jaramillo as “Hijo”
Estrella Grace Saldena as “Perez”
Christina Tiffany Romero as “Rodriguez”
Idelisse Collazo Guzman as “Martin”
Diana Guizado as “Esposa”
and
“Combat Dick” written by Jenny Pacanowski, performed by Estrella Grace Saldena as Perez

 Guests:
US Army Veteran and Poet, Jenny Pacanowski
Lisa Carrington Firmin, MS, Colonel, USAF Ret

Resources:
Women Veterans Empowered and Thriving
Poetic Theatre Productions Veteran Voices
Office of Veteran and Military Affairs, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Hispanic Veterans Leadership Alliance Board of Directors
Military Times, Article: A call to Action: Sexual Assault and Harassment in the Military
Voces Oral History Center
Teatro Vivo
Thinkery & Verse
Art Spark Texas

This podcast was produced by Art Spark Texas and made possible by grants from National Endowment for the Arts and Texas Commission on the Arts. AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica PODCAST is a collaboration by Thinkery & Verse and Celia Hughes of Art Spark Texas. 

Direction and hosting by Karen Alvarado, management and sound engineering by Erin Bogert, original sound design by David Demaris, image design by Paul Del Bosque, video trailer by Jose Lozano of Magic Spoon Productions, guitar by Estrella Saldana and Ulises Ortega Escalante, and vocals by Estrella Saldana and Diana Guizado. Marketing assistance by Susan Slattery and April Sullivan.

Special thanks to Mateo Marlowe Alvarado-Meyer, Babylove, Teatro Vivo, Voces Oral History Center and Poetic Theatre Productions.

If you enjoy AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica PODCAST,  click below or go to thinkeryandverse.org to check out Thinkery & Verse’s other FREE content: Decameron 2020 PODCAST: Survival Through Stories, That's How the Story Goes - the Hall-Mills Murders PODCAST and Ghost Hunt: a geocache & audio adventure reimagining the Hall-Mills Double Homicide of 1922. 

Audio Scenes by Actors
Jenny Pacanowski's "Combat Dick"
Discussion with Jenny and Lisa
Closing Thoughts from Karen Alvarado