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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Three Rivers Youth: The Hub

September 26, 2009 – 1:05 pm | 2,223 views
ThreeRiversYouthLogo Myrna Powell, Director of Three Rivers Youth's The Hub, is accompanied by some past and present clients to share experiences and highlight services for at-risk and runaway youth. The Three Rivers Youth and Hub House has been offering shelter, food and direction for young people since the late 1800s.

City Theater’s Young Playwrights Festival

September 19, 2009 – 1:42 pm | 1,531 views

Kristen Link (director of education) joins us along with youth playwrights, Hannah Tobin, John Marabello, Isabel D’Angelo and Hannah Newman whose scripts are being produced by City Theater this season.

City Theater actors, Erik Gaden, Coty Warn and Kelly McKenna …

If I Were Mayor

September 15, 2009 – 2:28 pm | 2,563 views
Pittsburgh Public Schools

In partnership with Pittsburgh Public Schools, SLB is leading workshops as part of the ELECT Student Works afterschool programs conducted at Greenfield, Lincoln, Manchester, Miller, Roosevelt and Sunnyside schools.

During the 2007-2008 school year, SLB will visit these K-through-8 schools …

Pittsburgh Youth Radio Corps – Let’s Get Engaged

May 14, 2009 – 3:44 pm | 2,383 views
Pittsburgh Youth Radio Corps

Ten seventh grade students from Manchester Academic Charter School took part in a a fast-paced course in audio production from May 11-20, 2009.

On Day 1:
Students participated in a roundtable discussion to identify community issues of concern resulting

ATA StoryBox!

May 4, 2009 – 2:46 pm | 2,258 views

These personal narratives were written by the Pittsburgh Allegheny K-5 Young Writers’ Club. Participating 3rd and 4th graders met after school on a regular basis, wrote and polished their stories, and recorded them in The Saturday Light Brigade studios in …

It’s Cool To Care

April 1, 2009 – 4:26 pm | 2,174 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 | 2,983 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 …

Manchester Academic Charter School Graduation 2008

June 8, 2008 – 1:01 pm | 2,091 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.