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Timestorm

56 EpisodesProduced by Cocotazo Media and TRAX from PRXWebsite

The Ventura twins are yanked into another dimension where they meet a distant cousin who gives them an extraordinary mission: travel through time to witness their culture’s true history. Alexa and Beni visit three continents across the span of five centuries, meeting people who have left their mark … read more

56 Episodes | 2019 - 2022

Timestorm Series Trailer

June 19th, 2019

2:05

The Ventura twins travel through time to preserve Puerto Rico’s true history.

Trailer content written by Dania Ramos
Audio engineering, sound design, and original music by Michael Aquino
Series art by Hispanic Legacy …

Episode 1: The Storm

August 1st, 2019

19:56

Alexa and Beni Ventura are yanked into a timestorm where they meet a distant cousin who gives them an extraordinary mission: travel through time to …

Episode 2: ...Will Change Everything

August 1st, 2019

22:10

The Venturas learn their family in Puerto Rico will have to brace for a second hurricane in two weeks. Alexa researches about Horacio Méndez in an unlikely place.

Please be advised this episode mentions Hurricane Maria …

Episode 3: Atabey

August 1st, 2019

19:04

The twins return to the timestorm ready to join Horacio’s mission. They meet an incorporeal entity that helps them prepare for their first quest.

Please be advised this episode mentions Hurricane Maria.

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Episode 4: La Maestra

August 8th, 2019

20:43

In San Juan, 1838, Alexa and Beni must retrieve a plea for equality. They meet Maestra Celestina Cordero who is fighting for supplies for her …

Episode 5: Torn

August 8th, 2019

16:16

San Juan, 1838: The twins head to La Fortaleza to confront the Spanish guard officer who has stolen the plea for equality.

EPISODE CREDITS
Written …

Episode 6: Ordinary Lives

August 15th, 2019

20:50

The twins struggle to navigate their ordinary lives while keeping their time-traveling quests a secret.

EPISODE CREDITS
Written and directed by Dania Ramos
Audio engineering, sound design, and music by Michael Aquino

Episode 7: Broken

August 22nd, 2019

24:24

The Ventura twins travel to Ponce during the turn of the twentieth century to retrieve a broken promise. They meet future educator Lola Tizol and …

Episode 8: Changing Times

September 5th, 2019

23:15

The Ventura twins come to terms with their changing neighborhood, friendships, and lives. The library gets critical help with hurricane relief efforts.

EPISODE CREDITS
Written by Andrew Siañez-De La O
Story and …

Episode 9: Invisible

September 12th, 2019

24:59

The Ventura twins travel to 1975 to find an invisible danger at the University of Puerto Rico. They meet Monsi Román, a primary school student …

Episode 10: Answer the Call

September 19th, 2019

24:32

A Newark neighborhood unites to get donated goods shipped to Puerto Rico. The Venturas finally hear word about family on the island.

Please be advised this episode mentions Hurricane Maria.

EPISODE CREDITS
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Minisode: This Is Me

September 30th, 2019

10:07

Several stages of Sonia's songwriting.

EPISODE CREDITS
Script, sound design, and original music by Michael Aquino
Story by Dania Ramos
”This Is Me” written by Michael Aquino (guitar) and Jessica Bracken (vocals)

Minisode: Mysterious Voices

October 10th, 2019

6:37

The twins do some sleuthing about L. J. Ortega and find a strange clue: secret audio with mysterious voices.

EPISODE CREDITS
Written and directed by Dania Ramos
Audio engineering, sound design, and music by Michael …

Minisode: Thad's Deal

October 24th, 2019

10:56

Thad makes an admission, a deal, and an offer.


EPISODE CREDITS
Written and directed by Dania Ramos
Audio engineering, sound design, and music by Michael Aquino
”Yo Soy America” written by Deivis Garcia; performed by …

Bonus: Consolación by Claudio Brindis de Salas

October 31st, 2019

11:05

A behind-the-scenes episode about how the Timestorm team recorded violinist Aurora Méndez performing ”Consolación,” which was composed by Claudio …

Bonus: The Music of Timestorm Season 1

November 7th, 2019

19:22

Michael Aquino shares how he created the music featured in season 1 of Timestorm.

EPISODE CREDITS
Script, audio engineering, sound design, and original music by Michael Aquino
Episode art layout: M. Aquino; original …

Special: The Heart of Newark

November 27th, 2019

21:53

Sonia and Janelly perform in the Heart of Newark fundraiser at the Brick City Cafe. The emcee for the event is Josie Nevarez, the mysterious owner of Taíno Comics and Games.

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Bonus: Actor Chat with Claudio and Leilany

February 17th, 2020

10:35

A brief chat with cast members Claudio Venancio (Beni) and Leilany Figueroa (Alexa).

Audio engineering, sound design, and music by Michael Aquino
Episode art photo and design: M. Aquino.

Timestorm is produced by 

Bonus: Las Maestras

March 10th, 2020

8:48

A bonus episode featuring moments with women teachers: Celestina Cordero, Lolita Tizol, and Monsi Román’s fictional teacher, Señora Ramirez.

EPISODE …

Bonus: Season 1 Recap

April 30th, 2020

18:14

Looking forward to season 2 and revisiting season 1.


EPISODE CREDITS
Written by Dania Ramos and Andrew Siañez-De La O
Directed by Dania Ramos
Audio engineering, sound design, and original music by Michael Aquino

Season 2 Trailer

May 7th, 2020

2:29

The Ventura twins are back! Their new adventures will send them to 3 continents…and 3 centuries.

Trailer content written by Dania Ramos and Andrew Siañez-De La O
Audio engineering, sound design, and music by Michael …

Episode 11: What Is Missing?

June 9th, 2020

16:27

When a spring thunderstorm approaches the city of Newark, the Ventura twins hope they’ll soon be heading back into the timestorm. But first, Beni and Janelly suspect there's something mysterious happening at Taíno …

Episode 12: Naming

June 16th, 2020

19:17

In 1810, the Ventura twins search for the beat of three motherlands in a Wolof village in the Saint-Louis region of Senegal in West Africa. They meet …

Episode 13: Unfinished Business

June 23rd, 2020

18:49

After the Ventura twins return from their journey to nineteenth-century Senegal, they face unfinished business with their friends back home in twenty-first-century Newark.

EPISODE CREDITS
Written and directed by Dania …

Episode 14: Before He Was Cacique

June 30th, 2020

21:19

The Ventura twins are sent to Guaynia, Borikén, in 1488 to carve the beat of three motherlands. They meet Aguey, a teen boy afraid to recite the Taíno creation tale at his village’s areíto.

EPISODE CREDITS
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Episode 15: Keeping Count

July 7th, 2020

20:32

The Venturas spend the day at a music festival in Branch Brook Park. Janelly does some solo investigating at Taíno Comics and Games. Datu joins Josie …

Minisode: Tapestry

July 21st, 2020

8:00

A look back at the moment when Datu learned about Josie's secret tapestry.


EPISODE CREDITS

Written and directed by Dania Ramos
Audio engineering, sound design, and music by Michael Aquino
Episode art layout: M. …

Minisode: Beni's Silence

July 28th, 2020

6:58

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 …

Episode 16: First Impression

August 4th, 2020

21:32

When the Ventura twins land inside La Academia de San Fernando in Madrid in 1852, they must find Francisco Oller, an art student who can help them with their quest.

EPISODE CREDITS
Written and directed by Dania Ramos

Episode 17: Full Circle

August 11th, 2020

18:10

Loiza, Puerto Rico, 1890: The Ventura twins meet a family of storytellers and recognize one member from a previous quest.


EPISODE CREDITS

Written and directed by Dania Ramos
Audio engineering, sound design, and music …

Episode 18: Mistaken Identity

September 1st, 2020

17:28

Janelly finds a mysterious item hidden inside Taíno Comics and Games. Alexa, Beni, and Sonia join her investigation to uncover the identity of the person who hid the secret object.

EPISODE CREDITS
Written by Andrew …

Episode 19: Primos

September 8th, 2020

23:42

The Ventura twins travel to San Juan in 1999 where they find a message from family inside an iconic park.


EPISODE CREDITS

Written and directed by Dania Ramos
Audio engineering, sound design, music by Michael Aquino

Episode 20: Instant

September 15th, 2020

24:30

Josie shows the secret tapestry to Alexa and Beni and plans for the three of them to travel to the other store together…but someone tags along.

EPISODE CREDITS
Written and directed by Dania Ramos
Sound design, audio …

Minisode: Take Up Space

October 13th, 2020

9:11

The Ventura twins make new connections in their family tree.


EPISODE CREDITS

Written and directed by Dania Ramos
Audio engineering, sound design, and music by Michael Aquino
Episode art layout: M. Aquino; original …

Minisode: Rising Sun

October 20th, 2020

9:42

Guaynia, Borikén, 1510: Aguey walks in the woods with his wife Karaya. They recall a simpler time before the Spanish arrived on the island and life as they knew it changed forever.

EPISODE CREDITS
Written and directed …

Bonus: The Beat of Three Motherlands

October 27th, 2020

19:58

Michael Aquino shares how he collaborated with musicians to create the music featured in season 2 of Timestorm.


EPISODE CREDITS

Script, audio …

Special: Treasure

October 30th, 2020

12:22

The Ventura twins meet a mysterious figure and learn the name of the treasure they will soon seek.


EPISODE CREDITS

Written and directed by Dania Ramos
Audio engineering, sound design, and music by Michael Aquino

Bonus: Timestorm Bloopers

December 30th, 2020

8:38

Bloopers, outtakes, and lots of laughs with the lead actors of Timestorm.


EPISODE CREDITS
Audio engineering, editing, and sound design by Michael Aquino
Writing by Dania Ramos

Actors: Leilany Figueroa and Claudio …

Minisode: Newark Sounds

January 19th, 2021

7:57

After Sonia wins the Newark Sounds contest, the studio version of her original song hits the airwaves.


EPISODE CREDITS

Script, engineering, sound design, and original music by Michael Aquino
Script editing by Dania …

Minisode: The Hidden Past

February 16th, 2021

7:08

Horacio and Atabey prepare the Ventura twins for their upcoming quests—and additional clues are revealed.


EPISODE CREDITS

Written and directed by Dania Ramos
Audio engineering, sound design, and music by Michael Aquino

Bonus: Season 2 Recap

March 2nd, 2021

27:45

A look back at season 2 of Timestorm.



EPISODE CREDITS
Written by Dania Ramos and Andrew Siañez-De La O
Directed by Dania Ramos
Audio engineering, sound design, and original music by Michael Aquino

Main Cast: …

Season 3 Trailer

April 20th, 2021

2:13

The Ventura twins hunt for three sacred artifacts in a thrilling cross-island adventure that takes them from the ruins of a lighthouse to towering heights in a tropical rainforest.

Trailer content written by Dania Ramos

Episode 21: Faro

April 27th, 2021

15:27

The Ventura twins seek a clue for their next quest inside a lighthouse in Aguadilla during the flu pandemic of 1918.

Please be advised this episode briefly depicts an earthquake.

EPISODE CREDITS
Written and directed …

Episode 22: Punta Borinquen

May 4th, 2021

16:12

The Ventura twins return to the lighthouse they visited one hundred years earlier where they find an artifact in an unexpected place.

EPISODE CREDITS
Written and directed by Dania Ramos
Audio engineering, sound design, …

Episode 23: Tibes

May 11th, 2021

13:57

Tibes, 1980: The Ventura twins run into a pair of archeologists while searching for an artifact in an excavation site of a former Taíno village.

Episode 24: Punta de Flecha

May 18th, 2021

15:43

Josie and Janelly join the twins on a trip to the Tibes Indigenous Ceremonial Center to complete the quest. Tensions rise when Janelly and the twins disagree about what to do after the artifact is freed from the stone.

Minisode: Shed

May 25th, 2021

6:48

Horacio recalls when his abuelo gave him a gift for his eleventh birthday.


MINISODE CREDITS
Written and directed by Dania Ramos
Sound design, audio engineering, and music by Michael Aquino
Additional recording by …

Episode 25: El Yunque

June 15th, 2021

15:13

El Yunque, 1938: In the mountainous rainforest, the Ventura twins come across Gael, a Civilian Conservation Corps worker, who hides a metal container in the foundation of a future observation tower.

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Episode 26: Torre Más Alta

June 22nd, 2021

15:59

Josie, Alexa, and Beni head to the El Yunque National Rainforest to retrieve a metal container from the base of an observation tower...unaware that someone else is also searching for it.

EPISODE CREDITS
Written and …

Minisode: Memoria

June 29th, 2021

11:12

Horacio recalls a visit to Old San Juan on the day he left for the School of Infantry.


MINISODE CREDITS
Written and directed by Dania Ramos
Sound …

Episode 27: Clouded

July 6th, 2021

15:58

Lalo helps the Ventura twins locate the arrowhead before Kaylee returns. When an anomaly is triggered, Horacio, Alexa, and Beni find themselves in a murky place.

EPISODE CREDITS
Written and directed by Dania Ramos

Minisode: Adiós

July 13th, 2021

9:27

An anomaly lets Horacio say goodbye.


MINISODE CREDITS
Written and directed by Dania Ramos
Sound design, audio engineering, and music by Michael Aquino
Additional recording by Hediberto Asencio, L. Bermúdez, A. …

Episode 28: Witness Find Remember...

July 29th, 2021

32:52

The Ventura twins create their own quest and return a trio of artifacts to where they belong.


EPISODE CREDITS

Written and directed by Dania Ramos

Introducing Adventure in Atacama

April 26th, 2022

13:56

Introducing Adventure in Atacama from Ochenta Studios.

A flight attendant, a retired pilot, and a luchador must find a missing marine biologist to …

Timestorm Recommends: Live from Mount Olympus

May 10th, 2022

19:04

Live from Mount Olympus is back for season 2, this time telling the story of Persephone, a young goddess who strikes out on her own for the first …

Back-to-School Message

August 24th, 2022

0:58

Welcome new listeners! Be sure to start with episode 1 to follow Alexa and Beni’s time-traveling adventures from the beginning:

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