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Possibilities Podcast

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In conversation with ideas, people and practices that create possibilities for us all.

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Pandemic Minisode 8 - Possibilities of Regenerative Reciprocity w/ Naty Tremblay
This week’s episode, Possibilities of Regenerative Reciprocity is the last of our minisode series! This episode features Naty Tremblay (@civilcyborg) sharing insights about our collective responsibilities and making connections to create interwoven communities of magic, justice and transformation. Links to Episode, Patreon and Transcript in Bio Listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor and anywhere you listen to podcasts. Music by: Lal Art by: @umang_antariksh ID: White block text on pink background reads "POSSIBILITIES OF REGENERATIVE RECIPROCITY W/NATY TREMBLAY ”. Below, there’s a circular photo of Naty, a metis francophone person smiling head tilted with short hair, shaved on the sides. They are wearing a soft pink shirt and necklace and there’s glitter surrounding them. Blue and pink alternating, text reads: “hosted by KUMARI GILES” "POSSIBILITY SHAPER, CIRCLE KEEPER & COMMUNITY NURTURING ARTIST NATY TREMBLAY REFLECTS ON THE DEEP LESSONS OF THIS PAST YEAR THROUGH OUR PANDEMIC QUESTIONNAIRE" "AVAILABLE NOW WHEREVER YOU LISTEN TO PODCASTS" At the bottom, white block text on pink background reads “EXTENDED VERSIONS OF MINISODES IS AVAILABLE ON OUR PATREON PAGE”.
26:14
June 17, 2021
Pandemic Minisode 7 - Possibilities of Dark Magic w/ Alvis Choi a.k.a. Alvis Parsley
This week’s episode, Possibilities of Dark Magic features Alvis Choi a.k.a. Alvis Parsley (@parsleyparsley) Alvis reflects back on the terrains the pandemic has made them explore - the challenges of moving frontline work to virtual spaces, making space to try new things and culturally rerouting to their authentic self. Links to Episode, Patreon and Transcript: linktr.ee/possibilitiespodcast Listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor and anywhere you listen to podcasts. Music by: LAL & Pantayo Art by: Umang ID: White block text on pink background reads "POSSIBILITIES OF DARK MAGIC W/ ALVIS CHOI A.K.A. ALVIS PARSLEY ”. Below, there’s a circular photo of Alvis, a cantonese person sitting in a furry vest and sparkly belt wearing a blonde wig with bangs, red lipstick and glasses looking upwards. Blue and pink alternating, text reads: “hosted by UMANG ANTARIKSH SAGAR” "BRILLIANT ARTIST & CARING COMMUNITY WORKER, ALVIS REFLECTS WITH VULNERABILITY & REALNESS ON THIS PAST YEAR THROUGH OUR PANDEMIC QUESTIONNAIRE" "AVAILABLE NOW WHEREVER YOU LISTEN TO PODCASTS" At the bottom, white block text on pink background reads “EXTENDED VERSIONS OF MINISODES IS AVAILABLE ON OUR PATREON PAGE”.
18:17
June 3, 2021
Pandemic Minisode 6 - Possibilities of Cultivating Joy w/ kumari giles & Dev Ramsawakh
This week’s episode features the rest of the team, Dev and kumari in Possibilities of Cultivating Joy. Dev and kumari chat about intentional relationships, clearing space for joy and interconnectedness.  Link to Episode, Patreon & Transcript: linktr.ee/possibilitiespodcast Music by: LAL & Pantayo Art by: Umang
39:22
May 20, 2021
Pandemic Minisode 5 - Possibilities of Collective Change w/ Syrus Marcus Ware
In Possibilities of Collective Change with Syrus Marcus Ware (@syrusmarcus), Syrus shares excitement about abolition and disability justice in this moment and reminds us that we are going to take care of each other. This episode is a visionary call to action to create a just world!   Link to Episode, Patreon & Transcript: linktr.ee/possibilitiespodcast Music by: LAL & Pantayo Art by: Umang
19:27
May 6, 2021
Pandemic Minisode 4 - Possibilities of Metamorphosis w/Ravyn Wngz
This week’s episode features another returning guest, Ravyn Wngz (@ravynwngz)! We were honoured to have her after a big year of growth and change. In this minisode she talks about the gift of time, our impacts on each other, generative activism and what keeps her grounded in these times. Link to Patreon Extended Episode and Transcript: linktr.ee/possibilitiespodcast Listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor and anywhere you listen to podcasts. Music by: LAL & Pantayo Photo Credit: Jackie Brown Photography Art by: Umang ID: White block text on pink background reads "POSSIBILITIES OF METAMORPHOSIS W/RAVYN ARIAH WNGZ”. Below, there’s a circular photo of Ravyn, a Black person with a bald head, looking into the camera with bronze eyeshadow. She is wearing a cream knitted sweater and a necklace with a multicoloured raven skull pendant. Blue and pink alternating, text reads: “hosted by UMANG ANTARIKSH SAGAR” "CLARION VOICE OF TRANSFORMATION 7 OUR RETURNING GUEST COMES BACK TO THE SHOW TO SHARE HER JOURNEY THROUGH THIS TIME AS SHE ANSWERS OUR PANDEMIC QUESTIONNAIRE" "AVAILABLE NOW WHEREVER YOU LISTEN TO PODCASTS" At the bottom, white block text on pink background reads “EXTENDED VERSIONS OF MINISODES IS AVAILABLE ON OUR PATREON PAGE”.
16:30
April 22, 2021
Pandemic Minisode 3 - Possibilities of Community w/ LeZlie Maria Lee Kam
Our newest minisode features leZlie (@lezlie_trinicarib)! We were excited to touch base with leZlie a year after we recorded The Possibilities of Eldership. In this minisode she talks about caring connections, finding purpose and how to thrive. Link to Episode and Transcript at linktr.ee/possibilitiespodcast Listen to this episode anywhere you listen to podcasts. Music by: LAL & Pantayo Art by: Umang ID: White block text on pink background reads "POSSIBILITIES OF COMMUNITY W/LEZLIE MARIA LEE KAM”. Below, there’s a circular photo of leZlie’s face. A Trini, Carib, Indo-Chinese Callaloo person with short hair wearing a green shirt and rainbow button. She is smiling big towards the camera. Blue and pink alternating, text reads: “hosted by KUMARI GILES” "QUEER COMMUNITY ELDER & POSSIBILITIES PODCAST RETURNING GUEST COMES BACK TO OUR SHOW TO SHARE HER BOUNDLESS WISDOM THROUGH ANSWERING OUR PANDEMIC QUESTIONNAIRE" "AVAILABLE NOW WHEREVER YOU LISTEN TO PODCASTS" At the bottom, white block text on pink background reads “EXTENDED VERSIONS OF MINISODES IS AVAILABLE ON OUR PATREON PAGE”.
29:11
April 8, 2021
Pandemic Minisode 2 - Possibilities of Merendiando w/ Camila Diaz-Valera & Monica Garrido
Our second minisode features Camila and Monica from Aluna Theatre ’s MERENDIANDO podcast! These two are fabulous and we chat about getting honest with yourself and others, creativity and using this time to reflect and practice how we want to be in the world. If you’re looking for deep insight and laughter, this is a must listen to episode!  *This episode is part of a feedswap with MERENDIANDO a podcast that reflects the realities of making art in a complex world from the perspective of two queer artists born in Mexico and Canada, who are Mexican and Canadian in different ways. Hosts Monica Garrido and Camila Diaz-Varela share perspectives from their queer, Latinx, settler, and Spanish, English, Spanglish experience, and discuss the cultural complexities of making art in supposedly one of the most multicultural cities in the world (Tkaronto / Toronto).  MERENDIANDO is a platform to showcase local and international artists engaged in creating their culture, with the intention of grounding the process of making and presenting art in real life conversations. Check out the possibilities podcast episode and all their work at https://www.alunatheatre.ca/programming/introducing-radio-aluna-theatre/  Link to Transcript at linktr.ee/possibilitiespodcast Listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor and anywhere you listen to podcasts.   Music by: Lalforest and Pantayo   Art by: Umang
32:50
March 25, 2021
Pandemic Minisode 1 - Possibilities of Solitude w/ Umang Antariksh Sagar
Today we launch our minisode series with our first guest, Umang! You already have gotten to know and love Umang(@umangwrites) as the host of Podcast Podcast and in this minisode they talk about connection through creativity, intentional relationships and nurturing love. Check out this episode to learn more about the possibilities that are opening for them in this time!   Link to Episode and Transcript at linktr.ee/possibilitiespodcast Listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor and anywhere you listen to podcasts.   Music by: @lalworld and @pantayomusic  Art by: @umangwrites
30:53
March 11, 2021
Process of Fundraising w/kumari, Mari & Umang
A new episode featuring our insights into the process of fundraising! It’s been a big learning curve and we are so grateful for your support. This episode features the team, Umang, kumari and Mari and special voice notes from supporters! This is the final weekend of the campaign! We ask that you share it with folks you know and help us make more episodes containing infinite possibilities for us all!  Fundraiser Link: igg.me/at/possibilities Website: possibilitiespodcast.com Art by Umang Music by Lal & Pantayo
38:24
December 11, 2020
A Special Message from Us
Thank you all for your listenership! We are truly grateful for you! Please help up grow our podcast by donating, buying our merch and sharing our fundraiser: igg,me/at/possibilities. Also check out our brand new website: possibilitiespodcast.com. We love you!
05:15
November 30, 2020
Possibilities Podcast Trailer
Check out this short and sweet trailer of the first 10 episodes of the podcast!
01:28
October 29, 2020
Process of Possibilities w/ kumari, Mari & Umang
It’s our season finale! This episode is a behind the scene reveal of the process of making this podcast! It features reflections and conversations between our team; kumari , Mari  and Umang.  We talk about the journeys towards this new team, highlights of the season and how this podcast has impacted us. We hope that this episode contains learnings and insights that support creating possibility in your lives. Link to Episode, Patreon and Transcript: lintr.ee/possibilitiespodcast Listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor.fm and anywhere you listen to podcasts. Music by: LAL & Pantayo Art by: Umang Antariksh Sagar ID: Drawn image of kumari, Mari and Umang’s faces on a black starry background. kumari is in the top left corner, a brown person with short shaved side and cheek length wavy hair that is filled with light teal universe images. They are wearing purple glasses and looking forward. Mari is in the top right corner, a brown person with short hair that is filled with dark purple and blue universe images. They are looking forward with a silver septum ring and nose ring. And Umang at the bottom, a brown person with short blue and teal universe filled hair, a gold nose ring and earring, eyes closed angled up towards Mari and kumari. At the top centre in white block text reads: PROCESS OF POSSIBILITIES W/ KUMARI, MARI & UMANG
02:21:10
July 23, 2020
Possibilities of Eldership w/ leZlie maria lee kam
This episode features leZlie maria lee kam, a strong connector and relationship builder in our communities. We talk about supporting queer elders, how disability and age affect desireability, navigating sobriety in queer communitites and advocating for youself and others.  leZlie is a true storyteller and among other gems, recounts a hilarious story about a mango! Link to Episode, Patreon and Transcript: linktr.ee/possibilitiespodcast Listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor.fm and anywhere you listen to podcasts. Music by: LAL & Pantayo Art by: Umang Antariksh Sagar ID: Drawn image of leZlie maria lee kam’s face. A Trini, Carib, Indo-Chinese Callaloo person with short hair filled with deep purple and black universe images. She is smiling into the camera. The background is black and in the upper left corner contains white block text reading: “IF ANYTHING THIS VIRUS TEACHES US IS THAT WE HAVE TO GO BACK TO OUR ROOTS OF SUPPORTING EACH OTHER” - LEZLIE MARIA LEE KAM R
01:48:42
July 16, 2020
Reframing Gender Panel with Tsholo, Gitanjali, Kusha, Jade
This episode was our first live taping and part of the Reframing Gender Exhibit curated by Jason Cyrus. This panel brings together the collective perspectives of Tsholo Khalema (@tsholovisions), Gitanjali Lena(@stringhopperz), Kusha Dadui(@sleeplesbaba) and Jade Da Costa(@bluishgreenflower), to talk about the ways we understand gender within ourselves and the world. We talk about performing gender, diasporic fashion feels, connecting to family and finding people who appreciate our essence. More about Reframing Gender Exhibit can be found at  https://reframinggender.wixsite.com/reframinggender Link to Episode, Patreon and Transcript: linktr.ee/possibilitiespodcast Listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor.fm and anywhere you listen to podcasts. Music by: LAL and Pantayo Art by: Umang
49:45
July 9, 2020
Possibilities of Horror and Community with Patrick Salvani AKA Ms. Nookie Galore
This episode, we chat with the magnificent Patrick Salvani (@santotricks) AKA Ms. Nookie Galore who community builds through drag, food and their love of horror. We talk about the Drag Musical, connecting to your body and sexuality through drag, being your authentic self and getting paid. Patrick is a holder of community knowledge and shares the importance of creating spaces to be our messy selves in order to reveal excellence in us all. Link to Episode, Patreon and Transcript: linktr.ee/possibilitiespodcast Listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor.fm and anywhere you listen to podcasts. Music by: Lal & Pantayo Art by: Umang ID: Drawn image of Patrick aka Ms. Nookie Galore’s face. A Filipinx person wearing a toque hat filled with deep purple and black universe images. They have a short dark brown beard and are wearing white makeup around his eyes. He is looking forward and wearing black lipstick. The background is black and in the upper left corner contains white block text reading: “MY IDEA IS TO REINVENT HORROR STORYTELLING INTO A COMMUNITY BUILDING TOOL” - PATRICK SALVANI AKA MS. NOOKIE GALORE
01:00:13
July 2, 2020
Possibilities of Choosing Yourself with Kiley May
This episode, we chat with the wonderful Kiley May, a space carver that is opening up possibilities for trans and Indigenous people and stories to be shared with the world. We talk about the double edged sword of positivity, straddling worlds, learning to love yourself, navigating the film industry, The May Test and legacy. This episode is a call to action to support the work of trans people and Black, Indigenous and people of colour, affirming that when we do - we are creating the worlds that we want to be in. Link to Episode, Patreon and Transcript at linktr.ee/possibilitiespodcast Listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor.fm and anywhere you listen to podcasts. Music by: Lal & Pantayo Art by: Umang Antariksh Sagar ID: Drawn image of Kiley May’s face. An Indigenous person with wavy hair beyond her shoulders is filled with deep blue and purple universe images. Her hair flows beyond the image frame. She is looking forward with rosy cheeks and a gentle smile. The background is black and in the upper left corner contains white block text reading: “I HAVE TO BE THE ONE TO WRITE MY OWN STORIES” - KILEY MAY
01:05:35
June 25, 2020
Possibilities of Living In Your Power w/ Ravyn Ariah Wngz
This episode, we chat with the incredible Ravyn Wngz (@ravynwngz). Ravyn is a leader and truth teller whose fortitude and grace holds revolutionary power. We talk about grief, transformation through burlesque, working within our communities, finding your voice and how ideas of safety shape how we protect and hurt each other. This episode shares a whole lot of wisdom, learning and power towards our individual and collective liberation. Link to Episode, Patreon and Transcript: linktr.ee/possibilitiespodcast Music by: @lalworld and @pantayomusic Art by: @umangsagar_ ID: Drawn image of Ravyn Wngz’s face. A Black person with hair beyond her shoulders is filled with fuschia and purple universe images. Her hair flows beyond the image frame. She is looking forward with a slight smile. She is wearing a black toque with large yellow letters on the rim that spell L O V E. In the upper left corner contains white block text reading: “THE VALUE OF LIFE BECOMES MORE APPARENT AFTER GRIEF”- RAVYN ARIAH WNGZ
01:54:06
June 18, 2020
Possibilities of Listening w/ Alexis Pauline Gumbs
The first episode of our new season dives into the power of listening, honing interconnectedness, honouring elders, and cultivating ceremony and practices of freedom with the brilliant expansive genius Alexis Pauline Gumbs (@alexispauline). This interview transcends time, as Alexis shares the necessity of knowing and transforming harmful institutions and systems in our lifetimes. This episode is also right on time, as today (June 11) is Alexis’s father’s birthday and tomorrow is Alexis’s birthday. Happy birthday to Clyde Gumbs and happy birthday in advance to Alexis! We are all blessed by the gifts of your being and your listening. Links to Transcripts and Patreon at linktr.ee/possibilitiespodcast Music by: @lalworld and @pantayomusic Art by: @umangsagar_
01:37:31
June 11, 2020
Accountability Buddies w/Elisha Lim
In this episode I chat with renowned graphic novelist and my dear friend Elisha Lim about our weekly accountability practice. We talk about how we hold each other accountable, what we bring to the table and what the practice gives us.  Listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor and anywhere else you listen to podcasts. Music by LAL and Pantayo. Art by @itsumangsagar Follow us on instagram @possibilitiespodcast
01:07:25
September 16, 2019
In Conversation with D'Loco Kid
In this episode I chat with the amazing queer/trans Sri Lankan-American comic, writer and actor D'Loco Kid. We talk about personal storytelling, the ritual of performance and the magic of queer character work, transmasculinity, connecting across continents, connecting with the divine, learning from mentorship, and navigating Hollywood.  #GetDLoANetflixSpecial Music by LAL and Pantayo. Art by @itsumangsagar Follow us on instagram @possibilitiespodcast
01:09:01
July 4, 2019
Pleasure Activism with adrienne maree brown
This episode features a rich, laughter filled conversation with social justice facilitator and New York Times best-selling author of Pleasure Activism, adrienne maree brown!  We talk about the trust, transformation, being satisfiable, radical honesty and rejection, creative practice, god and the healing power of sitting on Octavia Butler's face. Music by LAL and Pantayo. Follow us on instagram @possibilitiespodcast p.s.- book mentioned by adrienne is Fumbling Towards Repair by Mariame Kaba and Shira Hassan.  
01:07:29
June 11, 2019