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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Interview: RADical Days, Shannon Musgrave

October 10, 2020 – 8:35 am | 11 views
From 10/10/2020: Shannon Musgrave of the Allegheny Regional Asset District with a preview of upcoming RADical Days events from area arts and cultural organizations.

Youth Express: CLP Teen Media Awards, Amital Leibovich

September 26, 2020 – 10:45 am | 40 views
Amital From 09/26/2020: Amital Leibovich talks about Against the Algorithm, her award-winning entry in the fashion category of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Teen Media Awards.

Youth Express: CLP Teen Media Awards, Ava Wos

September 26, 2020 – 10:35 am | 27 views
Ava-Wos-Costume From 09/26/2020: Ava Wos on her award-winning fashion entry in the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Teen Media Awards.

Youth Express: CLP Teen Media Awards, Graciela León

September 26, 2020 – 10:20 am | 41 views
Music-Stand From 09/26/2020: Graciela León joins us to talk about her award-winning Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh LABSY invention called Attaché Adagio: A New Kind of Music Stand.

Youth Express: CLP Teen Media Awards, Anzu Sekikawa

September 26, 2020 – 10:05 am | 23 views
Anzu From 09/26/2020: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh 2020 Teen Media Award Winner Anzu Sekikawa talks about Fed Up, her award-winning entry in the 2D Art category.

Pop-up Performance: Brad Yoder, Songspace Concert

September 26, 2020 – 8:35 am | 9 views
Songspace-series-09-26-2020 From 09/26/2020: Brian Junker and singer/songwriter Brad Yoder with a preview of a virtual SongSpace concert on 9/26 (7:30pm) featuring Brad Yoder, Morgan Erina and Jason Rafalak. Brad will share a few tunes including his new song Pandemic Upsides.

Youth Express: CLP Teen Media Awards, Ariella Riccobon

September 19, 2020 – 10:35 am | 24 views
2020_Ralph-Munn-Cover From 09/19/2020: Ariella Riccobon discussing her award-winning prose Hip Hop Science as published in the 2020 Ralph Munn Anthology

Youth Express: CLP Teen Media Awards, Hallie Sufrin

September 19, 2020 – 10:20 am | 17 views
Rain-Cover-Art From 09/19/2020: From 09/19/2020: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh 2020 Teen Media Award Winner Hallie Sufrin on her award-winning musical composition, Rain.

Youth Express: CLP Teen Media Awards, Ariel Cameroe

September 19, 2020 – 10:05 am | 26 views
Tuned-Out From 09/19/2020: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh 2020 Teen Media Award Winner Ariel Cameroe on her award-winning film, Tuned out.

Interview: CSA Performance Series, The Dragon of Polish Hill

September 19, 2020 – 8:20 am | 26 views
CSA7_WebGraphics_de-620x443-1 From 09/19/2020: Dave English and Will Schutze discuss The Dragon of Polish Hill, the story of two neighborhood residents who were destined never to know each other until Stanley Onion, a 115-year-old man, and Willy James, a rabbit-eared performance artist, are brought together by a chance encounter. Virtual performances are 9/24 and 9/25 (8 pm) and are presented by New Hazlett Theater as part of its Community Supported Art Performance series.