Students in 6th through 8th grade at Pittsburgh Manchester Pre-K-8 took time to reflect on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This StoryBox unit presents the resulting spoken essays about his life as well as through verbal interpretations of specific passages from Dr. King's speeches.
We're pleased to host the wonderful a cappella singing group, White Noise, live in our studios. This accomplished group, which has sang with the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra, performs standards and original compositions.
This week we're joined by the very talented Aaron Jenzten and his band, who make beautiful, cinematic pop music. Aaron's voice is deep and soulful, and serves as a wonderful vehicle for his insightful, poetic lyrics.
The Pittsburgh Songwriters Circle is an independent program of Calliope: the Pittsburgh Folk Music Society, and is dedicated to exploring, promoting and practicing the art and craft of song writing. This week we're joined by members Bruce Hoffman, Mike Strasser and John Hayes, as they share their original, acoustic music and discuss the newly released, Pittsburgh Songwriters Circle: Collection 2010.
During the last week of 2009, SLB opened its studios for children to tell us about their hopes for 2010. Hear what they had to say.
We're pleased to be joined by talented singer-songwriter Sue Gartland. Along with Eve Goodman on second guitar and harmony, Sue will perform her lovely folk songs live in our studios.
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.
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.
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.
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.