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S02 Ep. 04: AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica - Navigator (Finale)

April 17, 2021 Thinkery & Verse Season 2 Episode 8
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S02 Ep. 04: AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica - Navigator (Finale)
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S02 Ep. 04: AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica - Navigator (Finale)
Apr 17, 2021 Season 2 Episode 8
Thinkery & Verse

Finale: Episode four explores navigating life after war. 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 as well as Latinx educator/artist Oscar Franco about their experiences with PTS, homecoming and how Latinx youth are engaging with veterans.

***Warning: This episode contains references to sexual trauma,  discrimination, post dramatic stress & graphic war imagery. There are sounds of gunfire, explosions and adult language***

Audio Scenes (from AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica:

 “Going Home” by JM Meyer & Alvarado, performed by:
Idelisse Collazo Guzman as "Martin"
Estrella Grace Saldana as "Perez"

"Nerve" Poem by Victor Inzunza, performed by Victor Hugo Jaramillo

“Letter to my Brothers and Sisters of the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq” by Everett Cox, performed by:
David Segura
Victor Hugo Jaramillo
Estrella Grace Saldana
Christina Tiffany Romero
Idelisse Collazo Guzman
Diana Guizado

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

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(Maria Consuelo Arroyo) and Diana Guizado (Cielito Lindo). 

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

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 exploring an unsolved 1920s true crime. 

Show Notes

Finale: Episode four explores navigating life after war. 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 as well as Latinx educator/artist Oscar Franco about their experiences with PTS, homecoming and how Latinx youth are engaging with veterans.

***Warning: This episode contains references to sexual trauma,  discrimination, post dramatic stress & graphic war imagery. There are sounds of gunfire, explosions and adult language***

Audio Scenes (from AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica:

 “Going Home” by JM Meyer & Alvarado, performed by:
Idelisse Collazo Guzman as "Martin"
Estrella Grace Saldana as "Perez"

"Nerve" Poem by Victor Inzunza, performed by Victor Hugo Jaramillo

“Letter to my Brothers and Sisters of the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq” by Everett Cox, performed by:
David Segura
Victor Hugo Jaramillo
Estrella Grace Saldana
Christina Tiffany Romero
Idelisse Collazo Guzman
Diana Guizado

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

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(Maria Consuelo Arroyo) and Diana Guizado (Cielito Lindo). 

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

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 exploring an unsolved 1920s true crime.