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Live Music: Curtis McMurtry

April 14, 2018 – 11:05 am | 14 views
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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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Inclusive Innovation Feature on Youth Express

April 4, 2018 – 2:00 pm | 6 views

 

On 4/4, SLB Radio was proud to partner with the City of Pittsburgh for its third annual Inclusive Innovation Week. Here are excerpts from our live Youth Express webcast during which we welcomed children, youth and adults to our studios to talk with each other about play, pastimes and more. Special thanks to Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Playful Pittsburgh Collaborative, Age-Friendly Greater Pittsburgh, CLP Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse and Fine Art Miracles, Inc. for collaborating on this multigenerational project.

 

Propel Schools: Career Exploration

April 3, 2018 – 4:00 pm | 8 views
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Sixth through eighth grade students at Propel Schools explore job and career opportunities that interest them. Through career research and interviews with people in the work force, these students gain insights to help inform career decisions.

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Woodland Hills Prime Time 2017-2018

March 1, 2018 – 3:15 am | 312 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. February has begun! Scroll down in the embedded player and listen to our Radio Clubbers interview their teacher, Mr. Mike Chancy!

Faison After School 2018

February 27, 2018 – 12:57 pm | 41 views
20180306_173207_Crop_Low We're very excited to be back at Pittsburgh Faison for After School!

It Takes A Village at Brashear High School

February 22, 2018 – 1:03 pm | 88 views
P1040904 An audio recap of a fantastic evening at Brashear that celebrated and shared the various cultures of the school's African students.

Digital Storytelling – Podcasts, Radio, and More

February 21, 2018 – 8:30 am | 66 views
AlleghenyIntermediateUnit On February 21, 2018, SLB welcomed eleven teachers from multiple districts for a half-day workshop focused on creating and publishing radio and audio programs and classroom applications. This audio montage is culled from our icebreaker activity and features participants reflecting on their careers in teaching.

Pittsburgh Public Schools: “Whose Streets” Film Preview

February 15, 2018 – 5:00 pm | 149 views
P1040864-1 Pittsburgh Public students who lead Black student unions, gender-sexuality alliances, and feminist student unions preview the documentary "Whose Streets".

From There to Here… 2017/2018

February 13, 2018 – 6:00 pm | 115 views
Editing11 As part of their Fall 2017 Social Studies unit, thirty-six Winchester Thurston School fifth graders interviewed people who came to the Pittsburgh area from other parts of the world. Here are excerpts from these interviews, and the students’ reflections on this project.

Sister Thea Bowman Catholic Academy 2017-2018

February 2, 2018 – 12:16 pm | 129 views
File Feb 02, 10 54 27 AM In the 2017/2018 school year, students at the Sr. Thea Bowman Catholic Academy radio club learned how to write and record features for radio.

2018 GRAMMY Nominee: Justin Roberts

January 27, 2018 – 8:05 am | 272 views
Justin-Roberts_Lemonade From 01/27/2018: Justin Roberts on his album, Lemonade, nominated for this year's GRAMMY Award for Best Children's Album.

2018 WQED Writer’s Contest Promos

January 23, 2018 – 4:11 pm | 121 views
writeon_soundcloud-01 Listen to promos for the 2018 WQED PBS Kids Writer's Contest recorded by past winners!