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February 11, 2017 – 11:05 am | 160 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.

Streaming Justice Webcast 2017: Students Honor MLK

January 16, 2017 – 12:00 pm | 113 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.

Jeannette After School: About Jeannette

January 12, 2017 – 5:18 pm | 87 views
P1030993 We're back at Jeannette Senior High School this year and excited to be working with after school students. Week one is in the books, and while we learned a lot about each other and what we'll be working on together, the after school cohort also gave us a glimpse of what being a part of their Westmoreland community is like.

Brashear After School: MLK Day

January 11, 2017 – 12:58 pm | 66 views
P1030988 With Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the horizon Brashear After School students did some writing, reflecting, and had discussions about the civil rights leader. What would MLK think of progress in the United States if he were here today?

Brashear After School: Introductions & Round Table Discussions

January 4, 2017 – 11:20 am | 85 views
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We’re very excited to be back at Brashear for After School programming! Two years ago we captured some great conversations and round table discussions of students on social issues, current events, and things that were happening in their …

CMP: Countdown to Noon

December 31, 2016 – 12:05 pm | 274 views
Countdown-to-Noon-02 From 12/31/2016: A live broadcast from the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh early-bird New Year's Eve party with live jazz from Lee Robinson & ISKA, interviews with kids and adults, actor Tim Hartman and the museum's annual Countdown to Noon.

Woodland Hills Prime Time, 2016: Casablanca

December 15, 2016 – 11:39 am | 186 views
Casa_SLB Students at Woodland Hills performed one of the many famous scenes from the 1942 cinematic classic "Casablanca."

Propel Pitcairn After School: Snow Storm

December 13, 2016 – 2:56 pm | 95 views
P1030967 It was the first real snow accumulation of the season and with the majesty and excitement of the first snow, we asked Propel Pitcairn students to imagine a wild hypothetical in which they must survive being snowed inside the school. Though all parties agreed that they were going to need heat, the other necessities (and means of escape) spanned a long and creative expanse!

Propel Hazelwood After School: Monsters

December 7, 2016 – 5:58 pm | 89 views
P1030918 We asked After Schoolers at Propel Hazelwood to dream up a fantastical creature that lives behind their school. There were a few different approaches to monster creation; some classically scary, some misunderstood, and some friendly.

Propel Pitcairn After School: Over/Underrated

December 6, 2016 – 1:11 pm | 139 views
P1030904 We asked after school students at Propel Pitcairn what things they thought were overrated, as well as some things they thought didn't quite get the recognition they deserved (like tea, for example).

Crossing Fences: 2016 Garfield

December 1, 2016 – 3:13 pm | 379 views
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Garfield Voices features first-person reflections from eleven men as collected by fifteen boys. Project activities were conducted in collaboration with Brothers and Sisters Emerging. Listen below for each man’s story as well as reflections from the interviewers.…