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.

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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!

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Pittsburgh Youth Radio Corps – Let’s Get Engaged

May 14, 2009 – 3:44 pm | 3,015 views
Pittsburgh Youth Radio Corps

Ten seventh grade students from Manchester Academic Charter School took part in a a fast-paced course in audio production from May 11-20, 2009.

 

 

On Day 1:
Students participated in a roundtable discussion to identify community issues of

Eddie Batcho & Little Brother Raekwon

May 4, 2009 – 5:00 pm | 2,312 views
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh

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.

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ATA StoryBox!

May 4, 2009 – 2:46 pm | 2,617 views

These personal narratives were written by the Pittsburgh Allegheny K-5 Young Writers’ Club. Participating 3rd and 4th graders met after school on a regular basis, wrote and polished their stories, and recorded them in The Saturday Light Brigade studios in …

GirlTalk Radio 2008

April 13, 2009 – 2:36 pm | 2,359 views
girltalk2008CDcover GirlTalk is a youth radio program in which students learn research, interviewing and digital audio editing to create a series of radio broadcasts and podcasts.

Eddie Barry & Little Brother Cayquan

April 4, 2009 – 4:43 pm | 1,825 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.

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Bess Rodgers & Allie Moss

April 4, 2009 – 1:25 pm | 2,382 views
Bess Rodgers This Brooklyn duo harmonizes beautifully and incorporates many different instruments into the mix, adorning their catchy folk/pop songs with winsome orchestration.

It’s Cool To Care

April 1, 2009 – 4:26 pm | 2,527 views
Cool To Care

In Spring  2009, eighteen third, fourth and fifth graders from Pittsburgh Lincoln and Pittsburgh Stevens (Pittsburgh Public Schools) took part in It’s Cool to Care, a creative project designed to expose young girls to the career opportunities focused on …

Allegheny Voices

March 15, 2009 – 1:30 pm | 3,450 views
Allegheny Voices 2009

Allegheny Voices is a project that was born of a chance meeting and a casual conversation about Andy Warhol’s love of ordinary discourse. Armed with a tape recorder, Andy would record for posterity, the type of conversation that most of …

Brian Trainer & Little Brother Cole

February 28, 2009 – 4:41 pm | 1,486 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.

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Cathy Finch & Little Sister Emily

January 31, 2009 – 4:34 pm | 1,519 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 …