Youth Media Advocacy students at Carlow University reflect on the American education system, issues in their high schools, and talk about what it means to be an advocate for equity and youth voice.
The Squirrel Hillbillies join The Saturday Light Brigade as we feature songs from their 2021 release On the Loose.
From 01/09/2021: Inori Sakai, Rice University graduate student and violin performer, provides an update on her recent work and performances after her 5/2/2009 performance on the Saturday Light Brigade.
From 12/19/2020: Pittsburgh Musical Theater Conservatory Director Brady Patsy joins us live to talk about the origins and traditions of A Lyrical Christmas Carol, a musical version of Dickens’ classic tale of redemption. Created in 1991 by Ken and Jane Gargaro, Scrooge continues to delight audiences every year with a wealth of emotion and humor.
From 12/19/2020: Slim Forsythe with details on "A Country Christmas", a live-streamed benefit for North Hills Community Outreach on 12/19 (7 pm) organized by Jim Nied and Slim Forsythe.
From 12/12/2020: Shane McLaughlin and Lucy Clabby from Buffalo Rose with a preview of the the group's 12/12 (7:30 pm) livestream performance from SongSpace along with Brian Junker.
From 12/05/2020: From the Center for Young Musicians, live performances from The Sewickley Trio featuring Sewickley Academy 9th graders Abby Bojalad (piano), Andrew Caridad (cello) & Alena Gurevich (violin) and The Wexford Trio featuring 8th graders Clara Yuo (piano, Providence Heights Alpha School), Yazan Alissa (cello, Winchester Thurston) & Alexa Bronkaj (violin, Mary Queen of Apostles, New Kensington).
From 11/28/2020: Youth business owners from Whitehall Elementary School, South Saint Marys Street Elementary School, and Carmichaels Area School District talk about their work with the EdCorps program of Real World Scholars, including products they'll have for sale at Handmade Arcade, a virtual artisan marketplace,11/28 to 12/6
Nina Friedman of ProjectArt Pittsburgh and Josh Whiteside of The Education Partnership with details on their efforts to acquire and distribute school and art supplies for local students in the Sheraden and other West End neighborhoods at Pittsburgh Classical Academy.
From 11/14/2020: A remote performance by Geña y Peña (Geña María Eugenia Nieves Escoriaza and guitarist Carlos Peña) as they preview their 11/14/2020 (7:30 pm) SongSpace livestream concert