Back Roads Radio- What is American?

You’ll hear the creative and inspiring voices of young thinkers and writers. This show features the collaborative work of Youth Media Project within northern New Mexico schools and colleges, where we teach the craft of digital storytelling and the art of listening for a socially responsible world. Students tackle the complex question, “What is American?” through audio cascades, commentaries, a fable, and a spoken word performance.

What is American?

In this edition of Audio Revolution! hosts Gabriel Rima and Savannah Chapman-Martinez take you into the depths of identity: What does it mean to be American? Who gets to be American and who doesn’t? What are the freedoms and privileges American’s have? And, do all American’s have those freedoms? And what does it mean to be both American and another ethnicity and/or culture?

Unconventional Art

Explore the underground with Audio Revolution!. This show investigates the world of unconventional, underrepresented, and underground arts.  From Hip Hop to art happenings and video games to spoken word poetry, this Audio Revolution! will get you reconsidering what is art and why it might or might not be important. Let hosts Adrian Andre of Santa Fe Community College and Conor Cole in the Master’s program guide you through the unseen and unappreciated.

Enjoy, Believe, Dream

From The Santa Fe Indian School, Kayleen Duran created this piece about why she thinks it’s important to enjoy, believe and dream.  Her short piece is part poem, part rap, and part manifesto about how she chooses to live her life.  From the hip-hop inspired activities she does to enjoy herself, to the dreams of becoming a rapper/producer,  Kayleen’s audio-manifesto is meant to uplift and inspire her fellow native peoples.