Kristen Link (director of education) joins us along with youth playwrights, Hannah Tobin, John Marabello, Isabel D’Angelo and Hannah Newman whose scripts are being produced by City Theater this season.
City Theater actors, Erik Gaden, Coty Warn and Kelly McKenna …
Benjamin Wagner joins us to talk about the making of this film and share some of his personal memories of this much beloved Pittsburgh native.
In partnership with Pittsburgh Public Schools, SLB is leading workshops as part of the ELECT Student Works afterschool programs conducted at Greenfield, Lincoln, Manchester, Miller, Roosevelt and Sunnyside schools.
During the 2007-2008 school year, SLB will visit these K-through-8 schools …
The cast of Aladdin, now at The Gemini Theater, are LIVE in the SLB studio for a sneak-peek of opening night and this season’s other upcoming productions.
Cast members on-hand are: Jay Regalado – Aladdin, Jessica Nola – Ensemble, Lauren …
Newly published young author, Hassan Howze, stops by to talk about his book: "Life Tips: Everything a Child Should Know." Hassan is a freshman at City High Charter School and lives in Pittsburgh's Hill District.
The Saturday Light Brigade airs live from 6 am to noon Eastern on Saturday mornings. SLB is available to non-commercial radio stations in weekly free-standing increments of one to six hours for live or time-delayed broadcast. A variety of program distribution technologies are available.
Tashaya Brown, Ny'Azsha Eyth and Kennedy Rainey will read their winning essays and talk about why they participated in Dinwiddie Community Alliance "Who is Your Hero Essay Contest". Marlene L. Jackson also joins us.
Rory McCarthy (Hazelwood YMCA), Sara Dora (Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Hazelwood Branch) and Beth Snyder (Hip Hop on L.O.C.K.) preview their upcoming Youth Voices Poetry Slam.
Hip Hop On L.O.C.K. [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/interviews/2009-08-08-Hip-Hop-On-Lock.mp3]
"Exploring the road to a better Pittsburgh - Where we are and where we are going." 21 students about to enter their first year of college created these eleven radio documentaries as part of their position as Summer Interns at The Heinz Endowments.
SLB helps 8th graders prepare audio essays on their reflections as they leave Manchester Academic Charter School in a project funded by the Dominion Foundation.