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Live Music: Pittsburgh Threshold Choir

September 23, 2017 – 11:05 am | 28 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.

Neighborhood Academy »

The Neighborhood Academy 2017: Future Vision Podcast

September 13, 2017 – 12:00 pm | 96 views

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 | 101 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.

Woodland Hills Prime Time 2017-2018

September 12, 2017 – 3:15 am | 91 views
wh logo 6th & 7th graders at Woodland Hills Jr. High School's Prime Time After School program learn the basics of audio production while expressing and reflecting on their personal experiences. A new year of Radio Club has begun! Come and meet our new students through their first audio recordings!  

Pittsburgh Public Schools 2017 Back to School Event

August 23, 2017 – 1:42 pm | 177 views

Pittsburgh Public School students and parents talk about event activities, special guest Antonio Brown and more.

Teen Media Awards 2017

August 12, 2017 – 12:51 pm | 174 views
P1040638_web On August 12th 2017, The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh hosted the 2017 Teen Media Awards at the library's main branch in Oakland. The ceremony honored the works of Pittsburgh area youth through the Labsy Awards and the Ralph Munn Creative Writing Contest. Youth Express microphones were on hand to hear from members of CLP's staff, teen attendees, and community advocates to capture the spirit of the event.

Fountain of Youth Philanthropy, 2017

August 8, 2017 – 4:35 pm | 566 views
IMG_0706 In summer of 2017, the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County launched their first ever Youth Philanthropy Internship Program, welcoming 11 students ranging from 16-19 years old in age as summer interns. The 7-week Youth Philanthropy Internship Program was made possible through a grant from The Heinz Endowments and is based on the successful model of the Heinz Endowments’ own program in Pittsburgh. Throughout the internship’s duration, students assessed community needs and developed two funding opportunities for local non-profits to apply for grants of up to $25,000 to address these needs. In addition to their grantmaking, interns created these radio documentaries around important community issues.

Getting to the Point Season 1

August 8, 2017 – 11:25 am | 520 views
Youth-Philanthropy-Interns-500px In Summer 2017, eleven students created radio features while taking part in The Heinz Endowments Youth Philanthropy Internship Program. The resulting features cover issues identified by the interns during research and field work conducted throughout the summer. While SLB provided training and coaching, the features presented below were conceived and created entirely by the students.

Jeannette Voices

August 3, 2017 – 11:13 am | 175 views
P1040576 In Summer 2017, SLB Radio Productions, Inc., in partnership with Jeannette School District's summer camp, convened a group of students to conduct interviews with Jeannette community members (past and present).

Inclined to Care: Lifting the Alleghenies to New Heights, 2017

August 3, 2017 – 5:55 am | 553 views
IMG_5186 IN SUMMER 2017, the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies welcomed ten Youth Philanthropy Interns. This 8-week program was made possible through a grant from The Heinz Endowments and is based on its long-running similar program in Pittsburgh. Throughout their internship, students assessed community needs and developed two opportunities for local non-profits to apply for grants of up to $25,000 to address these needs. In addition to their grantmaking, interns created the radio documentaries on this CD with training from SLB Radio Productions in Pittsburgh. SLB will air the features across its 10-station network.

CLP Allegheny – Summer 2017

August 2, 2017 – 4:31 pm | 127 views
CLP Allegheny Our cohort of youth created some fantastic podcasts this summer at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Allegheny branch in the North Side. Topics ranged from bullying to the pros and cons of technology to the benefits of the programs CLP Allegheny offers.

National Night Out at CLP Woods Run

August 1, 2017 – 1:23 pm | 162 views
P1040605 National Night Out is an annual event that happens in communities across the country with the goal of bringing neighbors, public safety workers, and neighborhoods closer together. On August 1st at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Woods Run branch, North Side residents and their families gathered for a parade, activities, music, and camaraderie.