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February 10, 2018 – 11:05 am | 44 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.

Ronald McDonald House Charities: 2017 Red Shoe Ball

December 4, 2017 – 7:50 pm | 172 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.

Holy Family Academy 2017-2018

December 1, 2017 – 11:05 am | 243 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 | 198 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 | 216 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 | 125 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.

Veteran’s Appreciation Luncheon at Brashear

November 9, 2017 – 3:59 pm | 115 views
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On Thursday, November 9th, Brashear students welcomed local veterans to the school’s library for lunch, conversation, and recognition of their service. The event was organized by members of The Future is Mine club.

Sherman Alexie Visits Pittsburgh Perry

October 16, 2017 – 3:50 pm | 142 views
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On October 16th, renowned author Sherman Alexie visited Pittsburgh Perry for a Q&A forum with students and read selections his #1 New York Times bestselling novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary. …

ProjectArt Launches in Pittsburgh

September 20, 2017 – 2:22 pm | 104 views
20170920_172751 The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh welcomes ProjectArt: a national arts education nonprofit organization that provides free after school programming.

The Neighborhood Academy 2017: Future Vision Podcast

September 13, 2017 – 12:00 pm | 170 views
NeighborhoodAcademy Students from The Neighborhood Academy, in collaboration with the Saturday Light Brigade, learn about interviewing, digital audio recording, and editing in preparation for the creation of their podcast series.

RADio: Asset Spotlights from SLB

September 12, 2017 – 12:00 pm | 178 views
RAD_logo2 The Allegheny Regional Asset District (RAD) funds regional assets from one-half of the proceeds of the 1% Allegheny County Sales and Use Tax. RADical Days is an annual event celebrating these assets with free admission, musical and dance performances and family activities offered by arts and culture organizations, parks and recreation, and sports and regional attractions that are funded by RAD.