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

West Springfield Channel 15:


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

MIFA Victory Theatre & Nueva Esperanza Present Chicago’s UrbanTheater Company in “Not For Sale”, Berkshire On Stage, October 3, 2019


Celebrate Holyoke 2019


El Puerto Rico, The Rich Port 2

El Puerto Rico, The Rich Port 2 Concert Held in Holyoke, El Sol Latino July 2019, Volume 15 No. 8, by Manuel Frau Ramos, page 4 & 5.

Holyoke Cultural Council member Mark Dunlap:

WGBY | Public Television for Western New England, Connecting Point, June 6, 2019


2019 Great Holyoke Brick Race


Around the World in 80 Days

Holyoke students offered free tickets to ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ –, May 2, 2019, By Dennis Hohenberger

Stagestruck: Around the World in 80 Minutes – The Valley Advocate, Apr 29, 2019, By Chris Rohmann

Photos courtesy of National Players

The National Players Return to Holyoke with “Around the World in 80 Days” – Berkshire On Stage, April 22, 2019

MIFA to presents ‘Around the World in 80 days’ – The Reminder, April 16, 2019, by Sarah Heinonen

Around the World in 80 Days Production Photo


90th Birthday Bash For Holyoke’s Own Legendary Rock Drummer Hal Blaine & Screening of American documentary film “The Wrecking Crew”

Keep In Mind, Hal Blaine, Enfield Press, & Hal Blaine, Arts Beat – The Westfield News, February 20, 2019, By Mark G. Auerbach

Drummer Hal Blaine to be celebrated at Holyoke Community College,, February 8, 2019, By Ray Kelly

Rock drummer, Hal Blaine, celebrates 90th birthday, The Holyoke Sun, February 8, 2019


Jazz Latino on Main Street in Holyoke

Connecting Point | Nov. 29, 2018


“In The Heights”

Stagestruck: Latin Roots, Valley Advocate, November 8, 2019, by Chris Rohmann

Holyoke Community College presents ‘In The Heights’, The Holyoke Sun, October 19, 2018, Arts and Entertainment section, Page 16.

El elenco de la produccion teatral de In The Hieghts en HCC. (Foto suministrada por HCC)

Tickets on sale now for HCC production of Lin-Manuel Miranda musical ‘In the Heights’, EL PUEBLO LATINO –, October 15, 2018, by El Pueblo Latino


Dancing In My Cockroach Killers

Mass Appeal, WWLP 22News, October 12, 2018 Host Danny New featuring MIFA’s Don Sanders with Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre’s Founder and Artistic Director, Rosalba Rolón.

Stagestruck: Valley Variations — Celebrating words and music, autumn and murder, Valley Advocate, by Chris Rohmann – Oct 9, 2018

Stagestruck: Valley Variations — Celebrating words and music, autumn and murder


El Puerto Rico, The Rich Port

WGBY | Public Television for Western New England, Connecting Point, June 7, 2018 Host Carrie Saldo featuring MIFA’s Don Sanders with Victory Players conductor Tian Hui Ng and flutist Giovanni Perez.

El Sol Latino,, June 2018 | 14.7  


The Great Gatsby Comes to Holyoke

Holyoke High students delve into ‘The Great Gatsby’ in advance of national theater group performance, May 2, 2018, by Carolyn Robbins, Special to The Republican,

‘Great Gatsby’ performance coming to Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke May 5, Mar 28, 2018, by Mike Plaisance,

The National Players are returning to Holyoke to bring The Great Gatsby to life, old sport, April 2, 2018, by Isabella Courchesne, Holyoke High School Herald.


La Gringa

Off-Broadway hit ‘La Gringa’ coming to Holyoke, Sep 15, 2017,  By Chris Dondoros, Special to The Republican

La Gringa in Holyoke The Urban Theater Company is visiting Holyoke during the weekend of September 22 to 24. As part of the celebration of The 2nd Annual Taste of South Holyoke Festival, they will present ‘La Gringa’ at El Mercado, 413 Main Street in South Holyoke.


Taste of South Holyoke

2nd Annual Taste of South Holyoke Festival set for Sept. 2 By Mike Plaisance, September 5, 2017,


Celebrate Holyoke 2017

Celebrate Holyoke 2017 lineup: FAT, The Sighs and more By Keith O’Connor, Special to The Republican, Aug 21, 2017,


413’s Finest Car Meet

Seen@ 413’s Finest Car Meet in Holyoke, August 06, 2017, photos by Leon’ Nguyen / The Republican


Grapes of Wrath 

Tomorrow @NationalPlayers return to @Holyoke_High to put on “The Grapes of Wrath” – it’s going to be a great show! — Holyoke High Herald (@hhsherald) May 8, 2017


The Wastelands 

Children of the Wild returning to Holyoke to perform walking outdoor opera ‘The Wastelands’, April 20, 2017, By Mike Plaisance,


Titicut Follies 

Titicut_Program Cover_02

Amherst Cinema to screen ‘Titicut Follies,’ host filmmaker Frederick Wiseman, March 29, 2017, By Cori Urban, Special to The Republican/

Cinemadope: Banned in the U.S., Documentary about Massachusetts prison for criminally insane turns 50, April 3, 2017, by By Jack Brown,

Stagestruck: Stage on Screen, April 6, 2017, By Chris Rohmann,


Pioneer Valley Early Music Day – Holyoke Pop-up Concert

What a treat to have MiFA here today. #pioneervalley #earlymusicday #holyokema #bnevents — Barnes & Noble (@BNHolyoke) September 24, 2016


 Kickoff Concert Turlough O’Carolan: A Life in Song

Arts Headliners: ‘Turlough O’Carolan: A Life in Song,’ September 22, 2016, by Dan DeNicola,

MIFA Victory Theatre YouTube channel: Turlough O’Carolan: A Life in Song Kickoff Concert (video 1)


Celebrate Holyoke 2016

by Ellanje Ferguson Seen@ Celebrate Holyoke 2016 in Heritage State Park, By Ellanje Ferguson, August 28, 2016 Slide the City returns to Western Massachusetts for Celebrate Holyoke 2016, By Michelle Williams, August 27, 2016


Brick III  – Third Anniversary Party

Frederick Gore Photo Seen@ Photos from the 3rd Annual Brick Coworkshop Party in Holyoke, By Frederick Gore, August 14, 2016

BUILD A PARTY, BRICK BY BRICK, Take Magazine, August 9, 2016


The 5th Annual Great Holyoke Brick Race 2016

5th Annual Great Holyoke Brick Race, WWLP 22 News, By Ashley Kohl, April 14, 2016


Amor Fati & Motion Focus Opening Reception & Concert

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Love it or leave it, June 3, 2016, By Dan DeNicola, Hampshire Life


The Wastelands Opera

Children of The Wild perform walking outdoor opera in Holyoke (photos, video), April 30, 2016, By Mike Plaisance,



An evening of classic French Theatre, March 30, 2016, By Pam Mastriano,

Répertoires by the Compagnie des Petits-Champs,

Photos by Dan Overton

actor Daniel San Pedro, actress Audrey Bonnet, actor Guillaume Ravoire

Rehearsal at Mt.Holyoke College w/ actor Daniel San Pedro, actress Audrey Bonnet,  and actor Guillaume Ravoire of Compagnie des Petits Champs