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.

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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 Girl Scouts

October 10, 2009 – 12:22 pm | 4,427 views
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Cori Begg, Promotions Manager for Girl Scouts of Western Pennsylvania along with troop leaders Angela Wright and Rachel Pierce as well as scouts Marna Owens, Taeler Wright and Lindsay Pierce talk about Girl Scout history, current registration drives, and programs

Prime Stage Theater: Our Town

October 10, 2009 – 12:05 pm | 1,757 views
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Prime Stage Theater presents an American Classic: Our Town.

Prime Stage’s founder, Wayne Brinda and some cast members, stop by our studio to read a scene from the play. All perforances of Prime Stage’s 2009/10 season are presented at …

Pittsburgh Author Florance W. Biros

October 10, 2009 – 11:59 am | 2,633 views
Author Florence W. Biros discusses her book-turned-movie, "Dogjack". The feature film is the story of a dog from Pittsburgh who became a Civil War hero. "Dogjack" makes its debut during a special screening at Soldiers and Sailors Hall and Museum in Pittsburgh’s Oakland community.

Franklin Toker previews Pittsburgh: A New Portrait

October 10, 2009 – 11:53 am | 2,644 views
Acclaimed author and professor Franklin Toker joins us to discuss his latest book, Pittsburgh: A New Portrait.

Sleep In For The Homeless

October 3, 2009 – 12:19 pm | 1,486 views
Sleep In For The Homeless David King, volunteer coordinator, stops by to discuss Sleep-In for the Homeless, a fundraising event that assists Pittsburgh's homeless population. David's two sons, Aaron and Austin, are on hand to talk about their experiences from last year's Sleep-In.

Step Trek interview

September 26, 2009 – 1:19 pm | 1,732 views
Steptrek Logo Bev Boggio, Chair of the Step Trek Committee, is on hand to tell us about this fun family event geared toward discovering the many stairways essential to Pittsburgh life.

Three Rivers Youth: The Hub

September 26, 2009 – 1:05 pm | 2,418 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.

It’s Scouting round-up time!

September 19, 2009 – 2:40 pm | 1,898 views
beascoutwebpage It's Scouting round-up time! The Greater Pittsburgh Council Boy Scouts Field Director, Joe Milhacic, pays us a visit--along with several area scouts--to talk about the programs offered and how you can get registered as a scout or volunteer. Boy Scouts of America isn't just for boys anymore! Our guests also share information about their co-ed program, "Ventures."

City Theater’s Young Playwrights Festival

September 19, 2009 – 1:42 pm | 1,732 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 …

The Making of Mister Rogers & Me

September 19, 2009 – 1:29 pm | 1,679 views
Benjamin Wagner joins us to talk about the making of this film and share some of his personal memories of this much beloved Pittsburgh native.