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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Pittsburgh Miller Pre-K-5: Twas The Night Before Christmas

December 18, 2009 – 4:10 pm | 1,899 views

Thistles and luster and kerchiefs, oh my! Pittsburgh Miller PreK-5 4th and 5th graders read Clement Clarke Moore’s classic poem, “Twas the Night Before Christmas.”

Twas the Night Before Christmas [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/schools/Miller/2009-12-18-x-mas/Twas-the-Night-Before-X-mas-Erin-Desjordan-Tre-Jonathan-Delon-Quayonte.mp3]
By: Erin, Desjordan, Tre, Jonathan, Delon and

Pittsburgh Stevens Pre-K-8: Holiday Songs

December 15, 2009 – 4:06 pm | 2,489 views
Our Holiday sing-a-long with Pittsburgh Stevens Pre-K-8 students is full of spirit! All tracks engineered by DiAngelo, grade 4.

Lincoln Elementary: Holiday Spirit

December 14, 2009 – 3:14 pm | 1,815 views
As the holidays quickly approach, 4th graders at Pittsburgh Lincoln K-8 discuss what the Christmas spirit means to them, as well as sing a few holiday favorites.

Rosa Colucci’s Holiday Spectacular

December 12, 2009 – 4:46 pm | 3,356 views
rosa The very talented Rosa Colucci brings her all-star group down to our studios for a live holiday performance. Along with veteran musicians Jay Hitt, Dave Cutler, Bob Banerjee, Steve Fisher and Mike Lazzaro, Rosa will perform seasonal favorites with her band's own unique stylings.

Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild Youth & Arts

December 12, 2009 – 4:17 pm | 1,670 views
MCGYouth_180px This week we're joined by Pittsburgh Public School students who participated in the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild after-school Apprenticeship Training Program. Students discuss their experiences working with finger puppetry and giant mask making under the guidance of visiting artists Leat Klingman and Beth Nixon.

Pittsburgh Musical Theatre presents A Lyrical Christmas Carol

December 12, 2009 – 3:29 pm | 3,037 views
PittsburghMusicalTheater Pittsburgh Musical Theatre previews A Lyrical Christmas Carol, a "fun and scary" 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.

Jay Hitt

December 5, 2009 – 3:57 pm | 2,181 views
jayhitt We are proud to host singer-songwriter Jay Hitt in our studios. Combining vivid storytelling, a down to earth folk style and crisp acoustic melodies. Jay's performance is sure to please listeners of all ages.

Collin Ziegler

December 5, 2009 – 3:46 pm | 1,683 views
sax Our Youth Music Showcase features the talented saxophone player Collin Ziegler, a ninth grade student at Shaler High School.

BotsIQ

December 5, 2009 – 3:35 pm | 2,187 views
main Sto-Rox students join us to discuss their participation in BotsIQ, a workforce development program designed to educate young people in the fields of engineering and manufacturing.

Urban Youth Action

December 4, 2009 – 5:45 pm | 1,695 views
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In December 2009, SLB worked with 15 teens at Urban Youth Action, a youth education and development program based in Pittsburgh that has been inspiring youth since 1966. Our workshops involved self-reflection and included student creation of these audio pieces. …