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Pittsburgh Concert Society’s Young Artist Winner’s Showcase: Stephanie Guo

May 1, 2010 – 2:35 pm | 2,619 views
Stephanie Guo This week, we're proud to welcome Young Artist Winner Stephanie Guo, a talented pianist and sophomore at North Allegheny High School, live in our studios.

Big Sister Krista Connelly and Little Sister Brianna

April 24, 2010 – 12:22 pm | 2,156 views
Big Sister Krista Connelly and Little Sister Brianna

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 …

Pittsburgh Concert Society’s Young Artist Winner’s Showcase: Hannah Taylor

April 24, 2010 – 11:45 am | 2,399 views
Hannah Taylor As part of our ongoing series, this week we're proud to welcome the very talented singer and Sewickley Academy junior, Hannah Taylor, live in our studios.

Pack 202 Live on The Saturday Light Brigade

April 17, 2010 – 3:53 pm | 1,518 views
Troop 508 Pack 202 joins us to talk about the joys of scouting, live in our studio.

Pittsburgh Concert Society’s Young Artist Winners Showcase: Chelsea Lane

April 17, 2010 – 1:50 pm | 2,264 views
PCS As part of our ongoing series, we welcome harpist Chelsea Lane, a very talented senior high school student from Upper St. Clair, live on SLB.

Prime Stage Theater previews Romeo and Juliet

April 17, 2010 – 1:45 pm | 1,609 views
Romeo and Juliet We're pleased to welcome actors from Prime Stage Theatre as they perform a scene from their latest production of the classic, Romeo & Juliet.

Chris Wells

April 17, 2010 – 12:53 pm | 1,365 views
Plakadis-P1 Chris Wells, PARS president, joins us to discuss the annual Tri-State Antique Radio Festival.

Mustard’s Retreat

April 10, 2010 – 6:03 pm | 1,459 views
Mustards Retreat We're pleased to welcome the wonderful Ann Arbor folk duo, Mustard's Retreat, featuring David Tamulevich and Michael Hough, live in our studios.

Pittsburgh Concert Society’s Young Artist Winner’s Showcase: Teja Badami

April 10, 2010 – 5:54 pm | 3,971 views
Teja Badami

As part of our ongoing series, this week we welcome pianist Teja Badami, a sophomore at Thomas Jefferson High School, live in our studios.

Teja Badami [audio: Badami.mp3]

Pittsburgh Musical Theater’s Fame

April 10, 2010 – 5:30 pm | 1,798 views
PMTfame “Fame—The Musical” is a bittersweet but ultimately inspiring story of a diverse group of students as they commit to four years of grueling artistic and academic work.