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July 15, 2017 – 11:05 am | 510 views
From 07/15/2017: The Sean Howard Orchestra in advance of their performance at James Street Gastropub and Speakeasy, today at 5:45. 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.

Woodland Hills Prime Time 2017: On Woodland Hills

February 7, 2017 – 3:15 am | 389 views
IMG_4242 This week 7th graders at Woodland Hills were asked two questions by resident radio personality and Children's Museum "Volunteen," 10th grader Marvin: "PS4 or Xbox?" and "What is it like living in Woodland Hills?"

Salvation Army Radio Club

February 3, 2017 – 5:00 pm | 475 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 | 408 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 | 315 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 | 436 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 | 295 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 | 265 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 | 396 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 | 346 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 | 344 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.