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70th Annual 2023 Holyoke St. Patrick’s Parade

Western Mass News Photo Galleries:

By Ryan Trowbridge, Published: Mar. 19, 2023 | Updated: Mar. 19, 2023

Sights from the Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade, held on March 19, 2023(Western Mass News)

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WWLP 22News, Live Broadcast of the 70th Annual Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade,

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2023 Holyoke St. Patrick’s Parade: Holyoke contingent will share ‘Treasure of the city’

By Keith O'Connor | Special to The Republican, Updated: Mar. 15, 2023, 8:02 a.m. | Published: Mar. 15, 2023, 8:00 a.m.,

“The float is a combination 150th Anniversary Celebration and the efforts of MIFA/ Victory Theatre with a film projector, movie theater seats and various signs on board,” Quesnel said.

Victory Theatre Mural Exhibition at Wistariahurst Museum

Arts Beat with host Donnabelle Casis, on Talk The Talk with Bill Newman & Buz Eisenberg, WHMP radio - 101.5FM/ 1240 & 1400AM, March 10, 2023

Guest Don Sanders of MIFA: Start at 43:00 minute - 53:00 minutes

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Western Mass News, Town by Town: T-birds awards a local school, restored mural at Victory Theater, Aging and Enrichment Center, By Raegan Loughrey and Abigail Murillo Villacorta, Published: Mar. 9, 2023 at 7:59 PM EST

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This muralist lifted Holyoke’s spirits during World War II; the fight today is to bring his works back to life, By Dennis Hohenberger | Special to The Republican, Updated: Mar. 10, 2023, 11:31 a.m. | Published: Mar. 08, 2023, 6:41 p.m.,

Donald Sanders, executive artistic director of the MIFA Victory Theatre in Holyoke, talks with Gillian Randall, an arts conservator with EverGreene Architectural Arts. They are discussing the restoration progress of murals that used to hang in the theater. A restored panel can be seen at the Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke. (Don Treeger / The Republican) 3/8/2023

Photo Gallery: Victory Theatre restored mural panel on display at Wistariahurst Museum

By Don Treeger |,, March 8, 2023


Holiday Pub Crawl

Holiday Pub Crawl looks to fundraise for Victory Theatre

By Trent Levakis | Dec. 12, 2022, The Reminder


"Angela Davis, A History of The United States"

US tour of "Angela Davis, a history of the United States" written by Faustine Noguès, Villa Albertine, September 22 - October 1st, 2022

Stagestruck: Angela and Lefty by Chris Rohmann | Sep 19, 2022

Arts Beat: International plays coming to UMass, Mount Holyoke campuses, By

Mark G. Auerbach | Special to The Westfield News, Aug. 22, 2022


Press Releases

MIFA, NEPM and GBH Music announce new digital series of contemporary chamber music inspired by Puerto Rico , New England Public Media Published May 20, 2022


Grease, Holyoke High School

Holyoke High School to present ‘Grease', By Cori Urban, Published: Apr. 19, 2022, Special to The Republican


MIFA Victory Theater continues efforts to bring compelling artistic performances, Lynn Daris, Jan. 18, 2022, The Reminder.


“El Puerto Rico 4: The Rich Port,” is a series of 10 contemporary classical works inspired by Puerto Rico, By Mark G. Auerbach, Jun. 06, 2022, Special to The Westfield News


A Survivor’s Odyssey: The Journey Of Penelope And Circe, This Week In New York, September 21, 2021

White Snake Projects Announces A SURVIVOR'S ODYSSEY - The Third Virtual Opera in Their Pandemic Trilogy, by Chloe Rabinowitz, Jun. 25, 2021,


Doors Open Holyoke aims to highlight local city landmarks, by Carolyn Noel, Sept. 17, 2021, The Reminder.


Victory Players Residency 2021 Holyoke/Boston

Victory Players Return with El Puerto Rico IV | by Zydalis Bauer | Connecting Point | June 4, 2021


"El Puerto Rico 3 - Identity Duets"

MIFA Victory Theatre and New England Public Media (NEPM) are partnering to present El Puerto Rico 3: Identity Duets to audiences across the region, by Mark G. Auerbach, January 19, 2021, ArtsBeat, The Westfield News


"Death By Life"

White Snake Projects Announces Three Online Events Leading Up to New Virtual Opera ‘Death By Life’, By Chris Ruel, MAR 29, 2021,

Death by Life: White Snake Projects Amplifies Incarcerated Artists, by LANA NORRIS, June 1, 2021,


El Perito Rico 3: Identity Duets

The Massachusetts International Festival of the Arts (MIFA) Victory Theatre and New England Public Media (NEPM) are partnering to present El Puerto Rico 3: Identity Duets, Arts Beat, Westfield News, January 19, 2021, By Mark G. Auerbach


Victory Theatre's 100th Birthday Celebration

Victory Theater celebrates birthday as it prepares to reopen, Feb. 15, 2021, by Miasha Lee, The Reminder.

SVOG Spotlight: Massachusetts International Festival of the Arts, by


Alice in the Pandemic

Review: ALICE IN THE PANDEMIC at White Snake Projects, by Andrew Child, Oct. 25, 2020,


A Winter Wonderland Fundraiser ft. dancers Sabi Varga & Emily Entingh

January 17, 2020, The Holyoke Sun


5th Annual Yuletree Jubile

Yuletide Jubilee tradition returns to West Springfield

Nov. 12, 2019 | Danielle Eaton -

Dozens of organizations and inviduals each year donate beautifully decorated holiday trees for the annual Yuletide Jubliee in West Springfield. Reminder Publishing submitted photo

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DAVID BOWERMAN Paintings, Drawings & Sculptures

Photo of the David Bowerman Paintings, Drawings & Sculptures Exhibition at Wistariahurst Museum by Brendon Holland & Josué Vazquez of Focus Springfield, Springfield Community Access Television.

New exhibit at Wistariahurst Museum, Arts Previews, Daily Hampshire Gazette, November 13, 2019

Holyoke Exhibits/Events: Paintings, Drawings & Sculptures, The Valley Arts Newsletter, November 5, 2019


“NOT FOR SALE” UrbanTheater Company of Chicago

Special offer for PVTN subscribers: Get $5 off your tickets for NOT FOR SALE…, Pioneer Valley Theatre Newsletter, October 17 – November 6, 2019

Stagestruck: Forced to the Border, Valley Advocate, by Chris Rohmann, Oct 1, 2019