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Live Performance: Pierce Dipner and the Shades of Blue

January 25, 2020 – 11:05 am | 47 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.

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Streaming Justice Webcast 2020: Students Honor MLK

January 20, 2020 – 4:00 am | 11 views

 

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, high school students hosted Streaming Justice, a live four-hour webcast. From 12 p.m. to 4 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 Obama Academy, Oakland Catholic, Laurel Springs, Penn Hills High School, Pittsburgh Brashear, Nazareth Prep, CAPA, Winchester Thurston, and Urban Pathways Charter School.

Youth Express Fall 2019 Interns

December 19, 2019 – 3:14 pm | 19 views

Commentaries, spotlights, and more from Western PA area 7th-12th graders participating in the 2019 Youth Express Fall Internship Program.…

From There to Here… 2019/2020

December 18, 2019 – 4:03 pm | 26 views
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Winchester Thurston North

Seeking to understand and learn from different perspectives, fifth-grade students from Winchester Thurston North interviewed individuals who have moved to the Pittsburgh area from other countries.

This collaboration between SLB Radio Productions, Inc. and Winchester Thurston School …

P.J.’s Commentary on “The Secret Life of Gym Girls”

December 13, 2019 – 6:13 pm | 24 views
PJ Youth Express intern, P.J., reflects on "The Secret Life of Gym Girls" by Anna Azizzy. 

YMAP Pitch Party Reflections

December 6, 2019 – 5:21 pm | 59 views
Manchester Academic Charter School (MACS) eighth graders, Keshawn and Naeer, reflect on their YMAP Pitch Party experience.

HundrED: Youth Ambassador and Helsinki Youth Council Reflections on Education

November 27, 2019 – 6:06 pm | 89 views
Ahead of the HundrED Innovation Summit, Youth Express interviewed Helsinki Youth Council members and HundrED Youth Ambassadors about the purpose of education, education issues and their hopes for the future. 

Herbs in Action 2019

November 25, 2019 – 12:00 pm | 38 views
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A program of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, the Botany in Action Fellowship (BIA) provides PhD students from the U.S. who conduct plant-based scientific field research with funding, training and opportunities in public science engagement, placing them at different …

Girl Talk, Volume 1

October 29, 2019 – 2:22 pm | 188 views
Girl Talk CD Insert This edition of Girl Talk served twenty-nine girls between 11 and 17 years of age in the Hill District, Uptown, and Oakland neighborhoods of Pittsburgh. Mentored and guided by SLB Radio staff educators, girls prepared for and conducted interviews. The resulting product includes twenty-five interviews featured in this booklet form, online, and on CD.

Propel McKeesport 2019-2020

October 24, 2019 – 10:46 am | 20 views
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Propel McKeesport middle school students from Ms. Robinson’s ELA class.

The Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh

October 19, 2019 – 12:00 pm | 54 views
MSS379_B004_F07_I03 Founded by six pioneering women in 1894, The Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest arts and cultural organizations in the nation. Since its beginnings 125 years ago, and throughout its history, members have demonstrated a commitment to self-improvement and engaging in activities for the benefit of the community. The tracks below were collected from Aurora's luncheon on April 22nd, 2019.

Pittsburgh Faison K-5 ASA 2019-2020

October 15, 2019 – 11:41 am | 20 views
download Listen to 4th graders at Pittsburgh Faison K-5 ASA share their original writings in audio format!