Meet visual artist Mark Guglielmo, who pursued a career in the visual arts as a way to explore his roots. The large scale photo-collages, some of which are one display at the Vermont Center for Photography in Brattleboro, draw inspiration from the artist’s Italian heritage.

Then, the first ever Springfield Pride Parade kicked off in the city’s downtown on June 4, 2022. Founder & CEO Taurean Bethea joins us to recap the inaugural celebration and to share what the event meant for the western Mass LGBTQIA+ community.

And, most people don’t know where the food that makes it to their tables comes from.  But for generations, the produce that ended up on dinner tables was grown by small, local farms like the third generation farmers at E. Cecchi Farms in Agawam, MA.

Finally, This spring, UMass Amherst Professor Elisa Gonzales debuted her original play, Olividads: A Mexican American Corrido. The piece explores immigration and the Latinx experience through an intergenerational lens.