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Live Music: Appalasia

January 20, 2018 – 11:05 am | 52 views
From 01/20/2018: Live music with Appalasia along with details of their performance at the Mattress Factory (1/23, 7 pm, presented by Chamber Music Pittsburgh) in conjunction with a screening of The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble Read the full story »
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.

WQED »

2018 WQED Writer’s Contest Promos

January 23, 2018 – 4:11 pm | 18 views

Check out these promos for the 2018 WQED PBS Kids Writer’s Contest recorded by past winners! To submit your own original illustrated story – or for more details on the contest – visit www.WriteOnKids.org!

Brashear After School 2017-18

January 10, 2018 – 12:58 pm | 74 views
20171129_170346 Check out some of the new audio from Brashear - including an interesting Q&A session about China!

Play it Forward

January 10, 2018 – 12:48 pm | 59 views
Play-it-forward Play It Forward Pittsburgh is a citywide collaboration to register organ, eye and tissue donors on the National Donate Life Registry, raise awareness about organ donation and transplantation, raise funds to improve pediatric transplant outcomes, and encourage relevant policy updates. Individuals, businesses, non-profit organizations and other groups can join Play It Forward Pittsburgh.

Perry After School 2017-18

December 19, 2017 – 6:22 pm | 61 views
20171212_152412 We've had some great After School sessions so far with the students at Perry High School. Check out some of their ideas, opinions, and conversations thus far this school year - and be sure to check back as work is added to their playlist!

Spartan Express 2017 – 2018

December 19, 2017 – 5:01 pm | 106 views
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Check out some of the great new tracks on the Spartan Express playlist. These student-produced pieces cover lots of topics – from holiday traditions to the natural (and sometimes awkward) transition from middle school to high school.

Ronald McDonald House Charities: 2017 Red Shoe Ball

December 4, 2017 – 7:50 pm | 117 views
Print On Saturday, November 4th, 2017, Ronald McDonald House Charities supporters gathered at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh hotel to celebrate the night in black and white and to raise funds. Attendees recorded messages of hope to let RMHC children and families know that a large community is rooting for them.

Woodland Hills Prime Time 2017-2018

December 3, 2017 – 3:15 am | 184 views
wh logo 6th, 7th, and 8th graders at Woodland Hills Jr. High School's Prime Time After School program learn the basics of audio production while expressing and reflecting on their personal experiences. Listen now to these students as they recite an excerpt of Martin Luther King Jr's "I Have a Dream" speech.

Holy Family Academy 2017

December 1, 2017 – 11:05 am | 155 views
IMG_4825 In Fall 2017, Holy Family Academy students visited the Saturday Light Brigade studios for a weekly class about radio production. These students learned about the background of radio storytelling and developed their skills in interviewing, audio production, and podcasting. Below are some of the works from these students:

Propel Braddock Hills Middle School 2017-2018

November 21, 2017 – 12:00 pm | 133 views
Students from Ms. Neal's class at Propel Braddock Hills Middle School share their thoughts, advocate for causes, and edit their own audio in the first trimester of radio club.

Propel Montour Middle School 2017-2018

November 21, 2017 – 12:00 pm | 134 views
IMG_0831 Students from Mr. Pippen's podcast group share their opinions, thoughts and more during radio club.

Believe Brashear 2017

November 20, 2017 – 4:48 pm | 90 views
P1040770 Occurring annually, Believe Brashear is an event the showcases the magnet programs, sports teams, and clubs Brashear has to offer prospective eighth grade students, as they make the important decision of selecting a high school.