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April 22, 2017 – 11:05 am | 91 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.

Salvation Army Radio Club

February 3, 2017 – 5:00 pm | 329 views
Salvation_Army-01 In partnership with the Pittsburgh Northside Salvation Army afterschool program, fifth and seventh grade students from Northside schools learn about audio recording, editing, interviewing, radio broadcasting and journalism topics in radio club.

Woodland Hills Prime Time 2017: On Current Events

January 31, 2017 – 3:15 am | 287 views
IMG_4233 7th graders at Woodland Hills Prime Time discussed recent national news as well as events occurring in their own personal lives.

Jeannette After School: Advice for Freshmen and a Fond Farewell

January 26, 2017 – 1:10 pm | 217 views
P1040068 Jeannette students continued to build on a great start to the after school program with a candid conversation about some misconceptions, pitfalls, and anecdotes about ninth grade.

Woodland Hills Prime Time 2017: “When I Grow Up”

January 26, 2017 – 3:15 am | 302 views
IMG_4227 7th graders at Woodland Hills Prime Time answered the classic prompt, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" Their ambitions ranged from video game designer to a home-building philanthropist.

Brashear After School: Bulls Bucks & Future Plans

January 25, 2017 – 3:18 pm | 174 views
P1040050 For some After Schoolers, the high school experience is almost over. Students looked ahead to what they plan to do after they bid farewell to Brashear.

Jeannette After School: Over/Underrated

January 19, 2017 – 5:36 pm | 159 views
P1040036 New technology. Social media applications. Fashion. Movies. There's always going to be some cultural phenomenons that never quite lands with you. Jeannette's After School cohort had some great responses and explanations of things they think are overrated and underrated.

Brashear After School: Sanctuary Status

January 18, 2017 – 4:02 pm | 277 views
P1040010 With Pittsburgh Public Schools looking like it may declare itself a "sanctuary" school district (which became official shortly thereafter), Brashear students discussed what that status would mean to their school and to their peers - a conversation that is particularly applicable because of Brashear's large population of students who speak English as a second language.

Propel Hazelwood After School: Civil Rights and Radio Programs

January 18, 2017 – 2:14 pm | 227 views
clock4_thumb Students in Radio Club at Propel Hazelwood finished their afterschool sessions with conversations about civil rights activists and positive role models as well as what they would choose to put on their own radio programs.

Woodland Hills Prime Time 2017: “The Arcane Swordsmen”

January 17, 2017 – 3:15 am | 240 views
IMG_4194 6th, 7th and 8th graders at Woodland Hills Prime Time wrote and performed their own original radio play, "The Arcane Swordsmen!" The play follows the time traveling exploits of four displaced warriors, all from different cultures and ages, as they attempt to defeat the villainous Prime and his time-controlling machinations.

Streaming Justice Webcast 2017: Students Honor MLK

January 16, 2017 – 12:00 pm | 239 views
IMG_2981_SJ On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, high school students hosted Streaming Justice, a live five-hour webcast. From 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., participants hosted the live webcast, selected the songs played during their segments and learned about the equipment used in a live broadcast. Discussions covered topics such as civil rights, youth engagement, public education and other matters of justice and equity. Students that participated in Streaming Justice are from area schools including Oakland Catholic, Central Catholic, Baldwin, PA Distance Cyber Charter, CAPA, Perry and Manchester Academic Charter School.