Meet our Big Brother/Big Sister of the month.
This segment is created in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh and is made possible with support from SUPERCUTS.
When Rachel Tobin, now a seventeen year-old from Churchill, was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of twelve, she came up with the idea to design and sell bracelets and donate the proceeds to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. To date, she has donated over $29,000 to the charity, starting her own business, Rachel's Cure by Design. She joins us to discuss.
We are proud to welcome the very talented Joy Ike back to our studios. A skillful singer and pianist, Joy's music is sure to please fans of soul, pop and jazz alike.
Local, old-time quartet The Armadillos stop down with accordion, upright bass, mandolin and acoustic guitar to share a little backwoods sing-song with us. Live on SLB!
Two young siblings from Point Breeze, Lynn & Molly Urbina, share their musical talents with us, live on SLB!
Thank you to everyone who connected with The Saturday Light Brigade during this year's Three Rivers Arts Festival.
We're pleased to welcome Earl Dingus, Cherokee artist, silversmith, storyteller and flute player, live in our studios.
This week's installment of our Youth Music Series with the Center for Young Musicians features young and talented CYM guitarists, live on SLB.
Mac Howison of the Sprout fund joins us, along with fellow project managers, to discuss how Spark unleashes the innovative potential of Southwestern Pennsylvania and transforms our region into one of the best places on earth to be a kid. Spark supports projects that connect technology to the real life experiences of children. Tune in to hear about the exciting new projects underway this summer.
We are extremely lucky to have a bona fide country music "legend" living in Pittsburgh. Centenarian Slim Bryant resides in Dormont and is an historic figure in C&W, who's illustrious career includes having written the Jimmie Rodgers' classic, Mother, the Queen of My Heart. Bryant's Wildcats were a radio staple in the Fifties, with frequent performances on KDKA's "The Farm Show."