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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Pittsburgh Stevens Pre-K-8: Future Careers

November 17, 2009 – 3:55 pm | 1,499 views


What do you want to be when you grow up? Students at Pittsburgh Stevens Pre-K-8 share with us their career choices for the future.

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Pittsburgh Stevens Pre-K-8: Personal Profiles

November 10, 2009 – 3:50 pm | 1,476 views
4th and 5th graders from Pittsburgh Stevens Pre-K-8 tell us ''who we are'' in these personal profiles.

Live music with Tommy Davis

November 7, 2009 – 4:39 pm | 3,960 views
Tommy Davis in SLB studio We're proud to host singer-songwriter Tommy Davis, live in our studios. A recent graduate of Drew University, Tommy is now embarking on a career as a professional musician in Washington, DC.

Rick Bruening

November 7, 2009 – 4:34 pm | 19,572 views
acoustic-guitar-small Acoustic folk picker and storyteller Rick Bruening live in our studios.

St. Thomas’ Episcopal School Pipe Band

November 7, 2009 – 4:07 pm | 3,353 views
stthomasschoolpipeband In anticipation of their Balmoral Classic appearance, the award winning St. Thomas' Episcopal School Pipe Band joins us for a live radio performance. This five-time Junior World Champion band electrifies the audience with traditional and contemporary music performed by pipers and drummers, supplemented with keyboard, percussion, fiddle, and guitar.

Lincoln Elementary: Favorite Desserts

November 4, 2009 – 2:59 pm | 1,585 views
Pittsburgh Lincoln K-8 students go into delicious detail about their favorite desserts!

My Favorite Dessert

October 24, 2009 – 3:55 pm | 2,384 views
pyrcGreenLogo-01 Students from Manchester Elementary and Greenfield Elementary school's 4th and 5th grade ESW workshops met for the first time this week and lent their voices to a fun piece about their favorite dessert.

Rob Stewart: Transit Authority Figures

October 24, 2009 – 2:18 pm | 2,276 views
robstewartgazettepic Northampton, MA resident and graphic designer Rob Stewart joins us to discuss his very unique project, Transit Authority Figures, in which he develops beautiful, yet hypothetical subway maps for unlikely locales.

Gemini Theater: Legend of Sleepy Hollow

October 24, 2009 – 1:45 pm | 2,165 views
Sleepy-Hollow-Banner Gemini Theater produces original, interactive, children's musicals which focus on artistic, cultural and educational themes. This week we welcome members of the cast of Legend of Sleepy Hollow as they preview their production of this classic, spooky tale.

Pittsburgh Musical Theater: Les Misérables

October 24, 2009 – 1:35 pm | 2,779 views
PMT2009-10-24 Pittsburgh Musical Theater previews Les Miserable, the timeless story of revolution and love that has touched lives around the world. This production combines the students of PMT's Richard E. Rauh Conservatory with CAPA's 80-piece student orchestra.