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: Future Careers

December 3, 2009 – 10:39 am | 1,728 views
eswmillerelementary2 What did you want to be when you grew up? A fire fighter? A cop? The bearded lady at a carnival? Students at Pittsburgh Miller PreK-5 share with us their career choices for the future.

Lincoln Elementary: One Safe Place – Grade 4

December 2, 2009 – 3:07 pm | 2,623 views
4th graders at Pittsburgh Lincoln K-8 discuss their need for a safe place, and how they create their own.

Pittsburgh Stevens Pre-K-8: What Makes Me Angry?

December 1, 2009 – 4:00 pm | 2,160 views
Anger is a strong emotion which we all experience. Pittsburgh Stevens Pre-K-8 students in 4th and 5th grade share with us what makes them angry and why.

Steel City Sing-Along & Postcard to Pete Seeger

November 28, 2009 – 7:52 pm | 4,996 views
newlanders1 Join us live at the Children's Museum on SLB as The Newlanders present a very special Saturday morning sing-along featuring songs about Pittsburgh, the music of legendary Pittsburgh architect and songwriter Robert Schmertz, and a new song about Johnny Appleseed written at the request of Pete Seeger.

Gemini Theatre’s Babes In Toyland

November 28, 2009 – 5:43 pm | 2,170 views
Babes-in-Toyland-Banner-(450x250) The Gemini Theatre produces original, interactive, children's musicals which focus on artistic, cultural and educational themes. We welcome members of the cast of Babes in Toyland as they preview their production of this classic holiday story.

Carrie Naviglia & Little Sister Teonne

November 28, 2009 – 5:19 pm | 1,866 views
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. Listen to the segments as they appeared on The Saturday Light Brigade.

Pittsburgh Stevens Pre-K-8 Thanksgiving

November 25, 2009 – 5:00 pm | 1,648 views

What are you thankful for? After personal reflection, these students from Pittsburgh Stevens Pre-K-8 outlined, wrote and recorded these short essays. Their answers are wide-ranging and uplifting.

Billie [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/esw/2009-11-25-stevensTHANKFUL-Billie.mp3]

Brandon [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/esw/2009-11-25-stevensTHANKFUL-Brandon.mp3]

DeAngelo [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/esw/2009-11-25-stevensTHANKFUL-DeAngelo.mp3]

Paris [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/esw/2009-11-25-stevensTHANKFUL-Paris.mp3]

Raekwon [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/esw/2009-11-25-stevensTHANKFUL-Raekwon.mp3]

Rahjir [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/esw/2009-11-25-stevensTHANKFUL-Rahjir.mp3]

Tylea

Pittsburgh Miller Pre-K-5 Thanksgiving

November 25, 2009 – 4:56 pm | 1,890 views

What are you thankful for? After personal reflection, these students from Pittsburgh Miller Pre-K-5 outlined, wrote and recorded these short essays. Their answers are wide-ranging and uplifting.

Jonathan [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/esw/2009-11-25-millerTHANKFUL-Jonathan.mp3]

Nasan [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/esw/2009-11-25-millerTHANKFUL-Nasan.mp3]

Quentell [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/esw/2009-11-25-millerTHANKFUL-Quentell.mp3]

Tre [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/esw/2009-11-25-millerTHANKFUL-Tre.mp3]

Dalon [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/esw/2009-11-25-millerTHANKFUL-Dalon.mp3]

Desjorda [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/esw/2009-11-25-millerTHANKFUL-Desjorda-turkey-gravy.mp3]

Erin

Pittsburgh Lincoln K-5 Thanksgiving

November 25, 2009 – 4:53 pm | 1,660 views
What are you thankful for? After personal reflection, these students from Pittsburgh Lincoln K-5 outlined, wrote and recorded these short essays. Their answers are wide-ranging and uplifting.

Youth Alive! I’m Thankful

November 25, 2009 – 4:52 pm | 1,983 views

What are you thankful for?   After personal reflection, twenty-three 6th through 8th graders from Pittsburgh Allegheny K-8 outlined, wrote and recorded these short essays during an SLB broadcast workshop as part of the YouthALIVE! afterschool program at the Children’s Museum.