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Playlist: Transom Story Workshop students: Fall 2011

Compiled By: Will Coley

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Work made by participants in the Transom Story Workshop - Fall 2011. Playlist in formation: check back from updates!

Students included:
Lori Ann Brass
Erin Cisewski
Will Coley
JP Davidson
Whitney Jones
Katie Klocksin
Mary Helen Miller
Joel Supple

Teacher extraordinaire Rob Rosenthal, Shunpike Media

Tags: Transom.org, TSW, #radiostory, Transom Story Workshop, Transom, #pubmedia, #pubradio, storytelling

Big Collage

From Erin Cisewski | 04:50

Director of the Big Collage Art Collective, and industrial/punk musician Greta Ribb is a Cape Cod artist down to her core. Her work is as emotionally complex as her surroundings and she wants people to know that, "It doesn't have to have a nautical theme to be Cape Cod art."

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Erincisewski Director of the Big Collage Art Collective, and industrial/punk musician Greta Ribb is a Cape Cod artist down to her core. Her work is as emotionally complex as her surroundings and she wants people to know that, "It doesn't have to have a nautical theme to be Cape Cod art."

Trust and Translation: Community Policing in New Bedford, MA

From Will Coley | 06:13

Will Coley reports on how New Bedford’s police are trying to adapt to the changes in the city's immigrant community.

Trust_translation-willcoley-fall2011photo1_small  The fishing industry in New Bedford has always attracted sailors and workers from Europe, West Africa and beyond.  The city is home to one of the largest Portuguese communities in the United States. But in recent years, more and more Spanish speakers are arriving from Central America. Will Coley reports on how New Bedford’s police are trying to adapt to the change.

Consults Ants

From Erin Cisewski | 05:43

Danger, heartache, a plea for the survival of humanity, and hunting with croissants. A portrait of a myrmecologist named Adam Lazarus.

Erincisewski Danger, heartache, a plea for the survival of humanity, and hunting with croissants. A portrait of a myrmecologist named Adam Lazarus.

Shake What Ya Got

From Katie Klocksin | 04:11

Tara Murphy has studied and performed just about every type of dance -- from ballet to flamenco to Indian. For the past 20 years, Tara has been focusing on African dance. Katie Klocksin brought back this portrait from her class in Brewster, Massachusetts.

Tara_murphy_by__celesete_evans_4 Tara Murphy has studied and performed just about every type of dance -- from ballet to flamenco to Indian. For the past 20 years, Tara has been focusing on African dance. Katie Klocksin brought back this portrait from her class in Brewster, Massachusetts.

Metal Tuna Fish and Abstract Dreams

From Will Coley | 04:38

Syd Ahlstrom makes realistic metal sculptures of sea life. His neighbors in Orleans are snapping them up. But Syd says he’d rather make another kind of art, something that’s a tough sell on Cape Cod.

Metaltunafish_coley_fall2011cl26_small Syd Ahlstrom makes realistic metal sculptures of sea life. His neighbors in Orleans are snapping them up.  But Syd says he’d rather make another kind of art, something that’s a tough sell on Cape Cod. For WCAI’s Creative Life series, Will Coley reports.

The Suspenders Juggling Troupe

From Whitney Jones | 04:35

Snappy, Stretcho, and Criss-Cross are like brothers. Together they are The Suspenders Juggling Troupe from Falmouth, Massachusetts. The Suspenders have been performing together for nearly three decades.

2011__1496_-_version_2_small Snappy, Stretcho, and Criss-Cross are like brothers. Together they are The Suspenders Juggling Troupe from Falmouth, Massachusetts. The Suspenders have been performing together for nearly three decades.

The Mark of a Blacksmith

From JP Davidson | 04:27

Bob Jordan has a 3000-degree forge in his garage. He’s a blacksmith with over 40 years of experience – including work with German, Italian and North American Masters. He's 67 years old now, and a lifetime of hammering is catching up with him.

Bob_jordan_240_small Bob Jordan has a 3000-degree forge in his garage. He’s a blacksmith with over 40 years of experience – including work with German, Italian and North American Masters. He's 67 years old now, and a lifetime of hammering is catching up with him.

Salty Lou’s Local Lobster

From JP Davidson | 07:25

A lobsterman and his girlfriend try to build the market for locally caught and processed lobster, in an increasingly global industry.

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Cape Cod lobsters are shipped all over the world. Some are trucked up to Canada for processing – others become meals for a growing Chinese market.

A couple in Sandwich sees lobstermen getting lost in the shuffle – so they’re working to take back control of their destiny.

Bucky's Dome

From Katie Klocksin | 10:40

In the middle of a town where almost every home is covered in classic New England wood shingles, there's a giant dome. It looks like a three story tall golf ball, and the door was left unlocked.

Katie_klocksin In the middle of a town where almost every home is covered in classic New England wood shingles, there's a giant dome. It looks like a three story tall golf ball, and the door was left unlocked.

The Tail of A Stone Carver's Dream

From Lori Ann Brass | 04:40

Tim Dibble has waited his whole life to work full-time as a sculptor. Now, at 65, he's finally doing what he wants. In his rustic workshop on Cape Cod, he's carving his biggest project yet -- a whale tail from a 6-ton slab of white marble.

Dibbleforprx_small Tim Dibble has waited his whole life to work full-time as a sculptor. Now, at 65, he's finally doing what he wants. In his rustic workshop on Cape Cod, he's carving his biggest project yet -- a whale tail from a 6-ton slab of white marble.

My Feet Won't Stop

From Mary Helen Miller | 03:57

Margaret Rogers has been dancing for a really long time -- 86 years. She's taught all kinds of dance to generations of students in her town, Falmouth, Massachusetts, and she still teaches a couple of tap dance classes.

Rogers_prx_photo_small Margaret Rogers has been dancing for a really long time -- 86 years. She's taught all kinds of dance to generations of students in her town, Falmouth, Massachusetts, and she still teaches a couple of tap dance classes.

Leaving

From Whitney Jones | 14:10

Whitney Jones tells his story of losing faith and finding new ways to connect with the world around him.

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Screen_shot_2012-01-10_at_3 Whitney grew up Mormon. However, when the Mormon church decided to support Proposition 8 to stop same-sex marriage in California, Whitney walked away from the Mormon church. The comfort of knowing his place in the world and the feeling of belonging were gone. As Whitney looks for new ways to connect with the world around him, he ends up on Nantucket and stumbles upon the house of his great-great-great-great-great-grandfather, Silas Paddack.