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Live Performance: Mark Mandeville and Raianne Richards

May 16, 2020 – 11:05 am | 18 views
From 05/16/2020: Folk duo Mark Mandeville and Raianne Richards performing live from Massachusetts. 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.

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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.

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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!

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

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ASTC Welcome Reception

March 31, 2020 – 12:01 pm | 30 views

Our microphones were rolling on March 4th, 2020 at the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) welcome reception at MuseumLab, as they prepare for the 2020 annual conference to be held in Pittsburgh in October. Hear from industry professionals from across the country about their experiences in ASTC, peer collaboration, and how they’re striving to share what their organization has to offer as many people as possible.

 

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Manchester Academic Charter School – Cult. Studio

February 14, 2020 – 2:07 pm | 247 views
As part of a cultural literacy program, students at MACS host a podcast where they reflect on historical topics and literary themes discussed in school.

Manchester Academic Charter School: Black History Month 2020

February 14, 2020 – 1:56 pm | 74 views
In honor of Black History month, students at MACS feature prominent African American Pittsburghers through poetry.

From There to Here… 2019/2020

February 11, 2020 – 3:00 pm | 103 views
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As part of their Fall 2019 Social Studies unit, thirty-four Winchester Thurston School fifth graders interviewed people who came to the Pittsburgh area from other parts of the world. Here are excerpts from these interviews, and the students’ reflections on …

Streaming Justice Webcast 2020: Students Honor MLK

January 20, 2020 – 4:00 am | 33 views
IMG_1766 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.

Propel Northside: Immigrant Oral History Project

January 1, 2020 – 2:33 pm | 21 views
Listen to Propel Northside middle school students interview Aurora Ortiz about her life in Mexico and her immigration to the United States.

Youth Express Fall 2019 Interns

December 19, 2019 – 3:14 pm | 30 views

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

Winchester Thurston North: From There to Here… 2019/2020

December 18, 2019 – 4:03 pm | 43 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 | 40 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 | 70 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 | 113 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.