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.

Oral History

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.

Performance

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!

Interviews

Audio replays from the hundreds of arts, human services and other non-profit organizations interviewed by SLB each year.

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It’s Cool To Care

April 1, 2009 – 4:26 pm | 2,207 views
Cool To Care

In Spring  2009, eighteen third, fourth and fifth graders from Pittsburgh Lincoln and Pittsburgh Stevens (Pittsburgh Public Schools) took part in It’s Cool to Care, a creative project designed to expose young girls to the career opportunities focused on …

Allegheny Voices

March 15, 2009 – 1:30 pm | 3,026 views
Allegheny Voices 2009

Allegheny Voices is a project that was born of a chance meeting and a casual conversation about Andy Warhol’s love of ordinary discourse. Armed with a tape recorder, Andy would record for posterity, the type of conversation that most of …

Brian Trainer & Little Brother Cole

February 28, 2009 – 4:41 pm | 1,302 views

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.

Listen to the segments as they appeared on The Saturday …

Cathy Finch & Little Sister Emily

January 31, 2009 – 4:34 pm | 1,327 views

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.

Listen to the segments as they appeared on The Saturday …

Bill Bothe & Little Brother Taylor

December 27, 2008 – 4:19 pm | 1,783 views

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.

Listen to the segments as they appeared on The Saturday …

Amy Wehn & Little Sister Elaysia

October 25, 2008 – 4:12 pm | 1,821 views

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.

Listen to the segments as they appeared on The Saturday …

Tina Henderson & Little Sister Mariah

September 27, 2008 – 4:10 pm | 1,321 views

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.

Listen to the segments as they appeared on The Saturday …

Cordelia Carter & Little Sister Keona

July 26, 2008 – 4:06 pm | 1,883 views

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.

Listen to the segments as they appeared on The Saturday …

As The Nerd Turns

July 19, 2008 – 5:04 pm | 1,845 views
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Point Park University’s Radio Theatre Camp

Students from Point Park University’s Summer in the City Radio Theatre Camp together with the Children’s Museum wrote and produced an amazing radio drama. They created their own sound effects and characters and with …

Manchester Academic Charter School Graduation 2008

June 8, 2008 – 1:01 pm | 2,127 views
2008 MACS graduating class SLB helps 8th graders from Manchester Academic Charter School prepare audio essays on the transition to High School in a project funded by the Dominion Foundation.