Youth Expression Showcase

Our weekly radio program invites students in Grades K-12 to perform live on the air. Hear young musicians, singer/songwriters, photographers, writers, poets and other people who express themselves through the arts.

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SLB Radio’s Oral History Program connects teens with adult role models in their communities. Click here to listen.

Callers

Since 1978, The Saturday Light Brigade has broadcast LIVE spontaneous on-air phone calls from kids and adults as part of its Saturday morning radio program. Now you can hear some of the most memorable calls from people participating in on-air games and other participatory features or simply calling to tell us about something exciting.

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Join us as we celebrate the original talent in our midst with these weekly archives of in-studio performances by regional and national musicians and artists. Folk, bluegrass, jazz, singer/songwriter, international, storytellers and more!

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Aaron Jentzen

January 11, 2010 – 3:52 pm | 1,579 views
Aaron Jentzen This week we're joined by the very talented Aaron Jenzten and his band, who make beautiful, cinematic pop music. Aaron's voice is deep and soulful, and serves as a wonderful vehicle for his insightful, poetic lyrics.

Greenfield Elementary: Martin Luther King, Jr. Reflections

January 11, 2010 – 2:06 pm | 1,631 views
To commemorate his life and work, Greenfield Elementary students discuss the significance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in both their lives and the lives of others.

Lincoln Elementary: Hopes for 2010

January 6, 2010 – 3:22 pm | 1,698 views
Happy New Year! 4th grade students at Pittsburgh Lincoln K-8 share with us their hopes for 2010.

Greenfield Elementary: Hopes for 2010

January 4, 2010 – 1:34 pm | 1,825 views
greenfield esw 024 small 4th and 5th graders from Greenfield Elementary School in Pittsburgh share their hopes for 2010.

Live music with the Pittsburgh Songwriters Circle

January 2, 2010 – 4:48 pm | 1,711 views
Pittsburgh Songwriters Cirlce The Pittsburgh Songwriters Circle is an independent program of Calliope: the Pittsburgh Folk Music Society, and is dedicated to exploring, promoting and practicing the art and craft of song writing. This week we're joined by members Bruce Hoffman, Mike Strasser and John Hayes, as they share their original, acoustic music and discuss the newly released, Pittsburgh Songwriters Circle: Collection 2010.

Gemini Theater’s production of Beauty & the Beast

January 2, 2010 – 4:38 pm | 2,185 views
Gemini Theater's production of Beauty & the Beast A LIVE preview performance of the always enchanting play -- Beauty & the Beast!

Seth Corbin & Little Brother Nick

January 2, 2010 – 4:15 pm | 2,124 views
Seth Corbin & Little Brother Nick on SLB

Meet our Big Brother/Big Sister of the month.

This segment is created in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh and is made possible with support from SUPERCUTS.

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New Years Hopes

December 30, 2009 – 4:10 pm | 2,603 views
During the last week of 2009, SLB opened its studios for children to tell us about their hopes for 2010. Hear what they had to say.

Sue Powers & Jeff Berman

December 26, 2009 – 6:18 pm | 1,851 views
Jeff Berman We're proud to host the extremely talented duo of Jeff Berman and Sue Powers, whose musical projects include AppalAsia and Devilish Merry. They'll join us live on acoustic guitar, dulcimer and vocals.

Brian O’Neill’s The Paris of Appalachia

December 19, 2009 – 3:46 pm | 2,995 views
BrianOneil We are quite pleased to host acclaimed author and writer Brian O'Neill live in our studios. Mr. O'Neill discusses his new book, "The Paris of Appalachia: Pittsburgh in the Twenty-First Century." An insightful and poetic look at our city, "Paris" is a must read for fans and denizens of the tri-state area.