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Ryan Lacanilao chats with Pinoys on Parliament to talk about the work they do and their upcoming virtual conference. Some news: What's the Tsismis will be hosting a workshop at their conference in May—join us to sharpen your storytelling and story receiving skills!
Ryan Lacanilao and Nikki Mendiola look back at their favourite Filipino traditions during the holiday season—from decoration, mass, and food!
Check out this bonus FunDrive episode and Play along with your What's the Tsismis producers as they test their knowledge with some Pilipinx trivia!
In this bonus episode, a couple of Season 3 producers share their reflections on what it means to be resilient, and how their definitions of resilience have changed in the last year.
In this week’s episode Arianne Barroma sits down with Ida Beltran-Lucila & Erica Cawagas to discuss the challenges and revelations of representation in the performing arts. With special commentary by Jem Golveo Toribio & Katelyn Cabalo, we take a dive into what’s happening in our arts community, and exactly why representation matters.
In today’s episode, our host, Nikki Mendiola, chats with guests Veronica Tamani, Daphny Budaz, and Ericka Sisgundo about their experiences (or lack thereof) with (pre-Spanish) Filipino spiritualism, mythologies, and superstitions.
In this week’s episode Julia Juco chats with Mara Sy, co-owner of @little.canggu, and Anjo Silvoza, co-owner of @sabongfc to learn more about their transition from a hectic Manila corporate grind to the chill vibes of La Union- a small surf town in the Philippines.
It’s quite common for children in the Philippines to grow up with one or both of their parents working in another country. In this week’s episode, Ryan Lacanilao chats with people who grew up one of their parents working abroad.
In this episode of What’s the Tsismis, Rajah sits down with fellow producers Micah and Arianne to discuss the impact that Filipino femininity and gender roles within the Filipino culture has had on their lives.
In today’s episode, our host, Micah Leonida, talks to Liam Edmondstone and Nikki Mendiola about their experiences with inter-racial dating.
Launching August 9, a new season of What's the Tsismis, a podcast about Pilipinx identity in Edmonton—this season's theme: resilience.
In this bonus episode, the Season 2 producers of What’s the Tsismis connect to look back on the second season.
In this week’s episode, our host, Ryan Lacanilao, talks to Calvin Barroma and Arianne Barroma about the good and bad of sending money to relatives in the Philippines: motivations, what can go wrong, and how it affects relationships.
In today’s episode, host Rajah Maggay dives into the context of activism as a Filipinx individual with her friend and activist D, and the landscape within the Philippines and how it affects us here.
In today’s episode, our host, Micah Leonida, is spilling the tsismis on what it’s like to build communities and create brave spaces in Edmonton with this week’s guest, Ida Beltran-Lucila.
In today’s episode, our host, Julia Juco, dives into migration and how it impacts personal worldviews.
Psst...Did you hear Giselle lent her relatives her vacation money? How much did she lend to them, and did she end up getting her money back? What's utang na loob, and what role does it play when it comes to money? Listen to find out!
In today’s episode, our host, Mishma Mukith, is on a mission to learn about what makes sibling relationships unique.
Launching December 7, a brand new season of What's the Tsismis, a podcast about Pilipinx identity in Edmonton.
Check out this bonus Fundrive episode and meet the three new reporters that will be joining us for Season 2.
In this bonus episode, the Season 1 producers of What’s the Tsismis connect to look back on the first season.
Psst! Have you heard about Canada’s Caregiver Program? In this episode, Jenna Propp chats with her mom, Tess Propp; Cynthia Palmaria from Migrante Alberta; and Maria Monana, a current live-in caregiver under Canada’s Caregiver Program. Their stories take us on a journey as we get to hear the tsismis on what it’s like to come to Canada as a caregiver from the late 80’s until now and how the process and program have changed.
Pssst! Did you hear the Island sisters are Filipina and Cree? Have they figured out how to be both? You’ll have to listen to find out!
In this episode, What's the Tsismis producer Sophia Yang interviews Grace Alarcon-Isla, the program manager of Filipino Language and Culture School. When she learned that the province "was going to develop a K-12 Tagalog curriculum", Sophia wonders what is the Tagalog learning experience like now.
Pssst! Did you hear Gina’s not really a teacher? She actually went into theatre, and now she’s killing it as an artistic director! Listen to find out how it all started!
“I don’t look Filipino, I don’t speak Filipino… and I’m made to feel like I’m not Filipino.” In this episode, Mishma Mukith sits down with fellow production teammate, Jenna Propp, to unpack the big “I” word: identity.
Pssst! Did you hear Michelle punched a car? Whose car did she punch and why? Listen to find out!