Podcasts From The Strand

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 11:56am

Come backstage at the Strand and find out what it takes to put on a concert. Listen to the journey, which begins with a booker and ends with the Strand staff cleaning up the house. This episode includes interviews with executive director, Jessie Davis; marketing manager, Jana Herbener; technical director, Paul LaPorte; and house manager, Liz McLeod. And don't forget! If you have any questions you hope to have answered, email us at [email protected]. Enjoy!

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 10:27pm

Learn what keeps the Strand's heart beating & how the Strand is Rockland's heartbeat. Featuring an interview with Strand member, Nancy Baker about what membership means to her & an interview with the Barn Arts Collective about their Shakespeare day on February 17. Tune in to find out what's happening at the Strand.

Friday, January 15, 2016 - 3:39pm

Have you ever wondered who works behind the scenes at the Strand? Learn who works at the Strand, what they do, and which film they like the most. Also, learn about the box office from house manager, Liz McLeod. She explains where the bottlenecks in the Strand's box office software. And enjoy an original song by David Hynd at minute 12! Thanks for tuning in!

Friday, January 1, 2016 - 1:12pm

It's a new year! Find out how the Strand hopes to grow this year. Listen to executive director, Jessie Davis, share the Strand's New Year's Resolution. And, get a look backstage with house manager, Liz McLeod. Learn about the keys she needs to unlock films so we can enjoy an unencrypted movie on the big screen.

Friday, December 25, 2015 - 6:46pm

This week's backstage pass reveals what brought our executive director, Jessie Davis, and our house manager, Liz McLeod, to the Strand. On this beautiful holdiay, learn more about the Strand's family.

Friday, December 18, 2015 - 2:31pm

What happened to Rockland's trolleys? This episode looks at how technology has evolved at and around the Rockland Strand. It focuses mostly on our projectors and the switch from film prints to encoded hard drives.

Friday, December 11, 2015 - 1:55pm

All movies need a place to be shown. This episode focuses on the Strand building: its history, its maintenance, and how it fits intot he community. Also, find out why the December calendar has been missing from the Strand lobby.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 10:45pm

Ever wonder why the Strand has such great popcorn? Find out how the Strand concessions worker, Kelsea Wotton, makes the best popcorn in town. Listen to house manager, Liz McLeod, explain how the Strand gets its operas, ballets, and more. Plus, listen to a jingle created just for the Strand about the life of a popcorn kernel.

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