July 28, 2020

Minisode: Beni's Silence

Minisode: Beni's Silence

Beni recalls an unsettling moment during the music festival that left him speechless.


Beni recalls an unsettling moment during the music festival that left him speechless. This minisode includes a moment of racialized language. Please see below for content resources. EPISODE CREDITS Written and directed by Dania Ramos Audio engineering, sound design, and music by Michael Aquino Episode art layout: M. Aquino; original image: Shutterstock / Alexander_P Leilany Figueroa as Alexa Ventura Claudio Venancio as Beni Ventura Tocador: Wesley Tahsir-Rodriguez Additional voice: Cooper Tate Guest Musician: Luis Diaz Additional original music: Lara Gonzalez, Christopher White Timestorm is produced by Cocotazo Media and is a proud member of TRAX from PRX. Additional support comes from the Google Podcasts creator program. Shout-out to our first listeners for this minisode: Abel, Andrew, Darin, Jennica, Melissa T., Melissa V., Michelle, Tezarah, Yadier, and an anonymous listener. Timestorm is produced by Cocotazo Media and is a proud member of TRAX from PRX. Support for TRAX comes from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Additional support comes from the Google Podcasts creator program and our loyal Patreon community. TimestormSeries.com | TRAX.fm | Kids Listen Twitter & Instagram: @TimestormPod | Facebook: facebook.com/CocotazoM Equipment sponsor: 3DioSound | Series art: Hispanic Legacy Studio Timestorm Patreon Community  Timestorm resources: Episode Guides & Transcripts | More About Puerto Rico | Map Guides Timestorm is produced in Essex County, NJ, which is situated on the traditional territory of the Leni Lenape people. Content Resources Racial Justice Resources | ”Talking to kids about race” (National Geographic, Greenwood) ”Colorism In The Latino Community & Its Generational Impact” (Embracing Diversity, Santana) National Museum of American History - Bomba Drum “Bomba: The Enduring Anthem of Puerto Rico” (NYT, Du Graf/Lyons)