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Pittsburgh Concert Society’s Young Artist Winner’s Showcase: Hannah Taylor

April 24, 2010 – 11:45 am | 2,475 views
Hannah Taylor As part of our ongoing series, this week we're proud to welcome the very talented singer and Sewickley Academy junior, Hannah Taylor, live in our studios.

Pack 202 Live on The Saturday Light Brigade

April 17, 2010 – 3:53 pm | 1,567 views
Troop 508 Pack 202 joins us to talk about the joys of scouting, live in our studio.

Pittsburgh Concert Society’s Young Artist Winners Showcase: Chelsea Lane

April 17, 2010 – 1:50 pm | 2,301 views
PCS As part of our ongoing series, we welcome harpist Chelsea Lane, a very talented senior high school student from Upper St. Clair, live on SLB.

Prime Stage Theater previews Romeo and Juliet

April 17, 2010 – 1:45 pm | 1,642 views
Romeo and Juliet We're pleased to welcome actors from Prime Stage Theatre as they perform a scene from their latest production of the classic, Romeo & Juliet.

Chris Wells

April 17, 2010 – 12:53 pm | 1,393 views
Plakadis-P1 Chris Wells, PARS president, joins us to discuss the annual Tri-State Antique Radio Festival.

Mustard’s Retreat

April 10, 2010 – 6:03 pm | 1,496 views
Mustards Retreat We're pleased to welcome the wonderful Ann Arbor folk duo, Mustard's Retreat, featuring David Tamulevich and Michael Hough, live in our studios.

Pittsburgh Concert Society’s Young Artist Winner’s Showcase: Teja Badami

April 10, 2010 – 5:54 pm | 4,068 views
Teja Badami

As part of our ongoing series, this week we welcome pianist Teja Badami, a sophomore at Thomas Jefferson High School, live in our studios.

Teja Badami [audio: Badami.mp3]

Pittsburgh Musical Theater’s Fame

April 10, 2010 – 5:30 pm | 1,848 views
PMTfame “Fame—The Musical” is a bittersweet but ultimately inspiring story of a diverse group of students as they commit to four years of grueling artistic and academic work.

Christopher Jones

April 3, 2010 – 3:17 pm | 1,531 views
2010-04-03-Sat Show Pics 009 This week we're joined by singer-songwriter Christopher Jones, who will be playing songs from his latest record, Heartland Variations, an album which explores American rural themes.

Animal Friends visit

April 3, 2010 – 10:34 am | 3,759 views
2010-04-03-Sat Show Pics 002 Ann Ensminger of Animal Friends drops by our studios once again, bringing down a little puppy in hopes of finding it a home. If you'd like to adopt a cuddly little creature, Animal Friends is a great place to start!