'We will thrive as family'

NORTHAMPTON - As images of immigrant families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border continue to emerge in the national media, local efforts are underway to provide assistance to those directly affected by the Trump administration's immigration policies.

Diana Alvarez, PhD, artista cantante y compositora inspira con su arte polifacético

Diana Alvarez cantando en el Luthier Co-Op en Easthampton durante la celebracion del "Cottage Street Cultural Chaos" en la ciudad de Easthampton.Foto por Damaris Perez-Pizarro | El Pueblo Latino Desde cantar con su guitarra sus propias composiciones a crear su...

Vaya Con Muñoz 9.15.18 | WHMP 101.5 & 107.5FM / 1240 & 1400 AM

A conversation with Diana Álvarez, Singer-songwriter, poet, composer, video documentary filmmaker, scholar, Xingona badass. Ariadna Goenaga reseña "Mary Shelley," por la directora Haifaa al-Mansour. Mary solo tenía 18 años cuando escribió "Frankenstein", quizás un reflejo de su vida fracturada, si no únicamente de su imaginación.

Interview: Non-Traditional Multimedia Opera, Quiero Volver

Three musicians who are performing for " Quiero Volver: a Xicanx Ritual Opera", a multimedia performance to honor women, and non-binary and genderqueer people of color joined Raquel Obergon on Tertulia. The opera features original music, scripts and documentary video by vocalist and guitarist Diana Alvarez, lead guitar Pamela Means and vocalist Leykia Nulan, among others.

There Is Way Too Much Good Stuff Going On In The Valley | WHMP 101.5 & 107.5FM / 1240 & 1400 AM

10/20: Rich Michelson and Martin Espada -a special edition of "NPR: Northampton Poetry Radio" -previewing an evening of song and poetry to aid Puerto Rico; Diana Alvarez previews her amazing new performance at Holyoke Community College.

Diana Alvarez & Nicole Young on Tertulia

Tertulia's recent guest was Diana Alvarez, singer, guitarist, poet and video sound artist. She was accompanied by Nicole Young - playwright, poet and theater artist. They spoke about their art, projects and future presentations. They delighted our listeners with their music and poetry.

Latinas con Pluma Organizers on Tertulia

On April 23, actor, Nathalie Vicencio, director, Patricia Sandoval and singer, Diana Alvarez, joined Raquel Obregon on Tertulia to discuss Latinas con Pluma -- a stage reading of poetry, prose and drama by Latina writers along with music written by Latino composers. They will perform at Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke on April 28, at 7 pm.

C&M's Shira Dentz in "Living Poets Musical Theatre" at Evelyn's Cafe June 9 - Department of Communication and Media - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Consultations with Bruja Juana, was published by Toadlily Press in 2009. As a PhD candidate in Electronic Arts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Diana is composing a Mexican ritual opera that descends from and contributes to a lineage of innovative women of color artists.