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Live Music: Renaissance City Choir

November 25, 2023 – 11:05 am | 52 views
From 11/25/2023: Renaissance City Choir previewing their holiday concert Fire and Ice, 12/9, (7:30 pm), East Liberty Presbyterian Church.  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.


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.


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!


Audio replays from the hundreds of arts, human services and other non-profit organizations interviewed by SLB each year.

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New Hazlett Theater CSA 2023-2024 Student Reviews

November 17, 2023 – 4:09 pm | 11 views

Students from SLB Radio’s Youth Media center after school program share their reviews of the New Hazlett Theater’s CSA productions for the 2023-2024 season.

As the CSA season progresses at the New Hazlett, reviews for the following shows will be included:

Brain Pope: Himbos // Oct. 26 – 27

One-Log Bridge by Yan Pang // Dec 7 – 8

Teaira Whitehead by Melannie Taylor // Feb 15 – 16

UNDERLAND X Alice by Kontara Morphis // March 21 – 22

Apis by Lindsay Goranson // April 18 – 19

Propel Northside 2023-24: Radio Club

November 14, 2023 – 4:15 pm | 6 views

Students in grades 4th-5th at Propel Northside share their thoughts on the world as they develop their authentic voices. Throughout this program, students sharpen their writing and critical thinking skills as they gain hands-on experience with recording equipment and technology.Scroll …

Youth Express: MACS Autumn Reflections

October 28, 2023 – 10:00 am | 18 views
Autumn From 10/28/2023: Students from Manchester Academic Charter School talk about their favorite moments of fall.

PPS King 2023-24, “Youth Express: You’re On the Air!”

October 10, 2023 – 10:30 am | 22 views

4th grade students at PPS King PreK-8 are learning the ins and outs of audio production! Scroll down to listen to their original written and recorded work.

Mixed Media Workshop; Audio Postcards

September 25, 2023 – 3:23 pm | 50 views

SLB Radio’s Youth Media Center hosts free workshops for teens, like this Mixed Media Workshop; Audio Postcards, in which students write, record, and edit an audio piece about a place and experience that’s meaningful to them. They also create a …

Small Seeds Summer Camp

August 28, 2023 – 5:52 am | 26 views
Untitled design-2 This summer, a new group of young men from Small Seeds Summer Camp visited the Youth Media Center. Over the course of a week, they shared personal goals, reflected on family, made music, and conducted interviews. They practiced crucial listening and public speaking skills while learning about recording fundamentals. These students also flexed their collaborative and creative muscles, participating in our first annual radio olympics at the end of the week.

Gwen’s Girls visiting the YMC Summer 2023

August 26, 2023 – 1:10 pm | 49 views

We welcomed some students from Gwen’s Girls into the studio this summer to talk about their takes on self-care, favorite ways to relax, and how they like to “treat” themselves. They also share the values they’ve been learning during their …

Pittsburgh Youth Media Corps Commentaries 2023

August 5, 2023 – 10:05 am | 93 views

This summer, members of SLB Radio’s Pittsburgh Youth Media Corps created audio commentaries on a variety of topics. These commentaries were aired on The Saturday Light Brigade radio show on 7/29 and 8/5. Listen to the commentaries below:

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Crossroads Foundation Summer 2023

August 3, 2023 – 4:23 pm | 59 views
Scholars from Crossroads Foundation worked with SLB radio this summer to learn about podcast production and to create their own podcast pilot episodes. Listen to the pilot episodes below:

Luminari Youth Ambassadors 2023

July 1, 2023 – 2:00 pm | 20 views
Our microphones were rolling at Luminari's I Want to be an Ambassador Camp! Listen to culturally curious teens discuss their learning in diplomacy, communication skills, and advice for future youth ambassadors

Summer BOOST 2023

June 26, 2023 – 12:15 pm | 51 views

Summer BOOST 2023 is underway! 5th, 6th, and 7th grade students from across the district are joining SLB and Youth Express at Pittsburgh King for “Camp Hollywood” where campers will learn the basics of audio production! Join us this summer …