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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.
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.
Fresh from an appearance with the Fifth Avenue Strings at the Governor's Mansion, violin duo Jimmy Cunningham (a fifth grader at Pittsburgh Urban Christian School) and Will Wachter (a seventh grader at Sacred Heart) play holiday selections.
This week we're joined by Pittsburgh Public School students who participated in the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild after-school Apprenticeship Training Program. Students discuss their experiences working with finger puppetry and giant mask making under the guidance of visiting artists Leat Klingman and Beth Nixon.
We are proud to host singer-songwriter Jay Hitt in our studios. Combining vivid storytelling, a down to earth folk style and crisp acoustic melodies. Jay's performance is sure to please listeners of all ages.
Our Youth Music Showcase features the talented saxophone player Collin Ziegler, a ninth grade student at Shaler High School.
In December 2009, SLB worked with 15 teens at Urban Youth Action, a youth education and development program based in Pittsburgh that has been inspiring youth since 1966. Our workshops involved self-reflection and included student creation of these audio pieces. …
What did you want to be when you grew up? A fire fighter? A cop? The bearded lady at a carnival? Students at Pittsburgh Miller PreK-5 share with us their career choices for the future.
Join us live at the Children's Museum on SLB as The Newlanders present a very special Saturday morning sing-along featuring songs about Pittsburgh, the music of legendary Pittsburgh architect and songwriter Robert Schmertz, and a new song about Johnny Appleseed written at the request of Pete Seeger.