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.


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.


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!


Audio replays from the hundreds of arts, human services and other non-profit organizations interviewed by SLB each year.

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Herbs in Action 2019

November 25, 2019 – 12:00 pm


A program of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, the Botany in Action Fellowship (BIA) provides PhD students from the U.S. who conduct plant-based scientific field research with funding, training and opportunities in public science engagement, placing them at different …

Grow Pittsburgh: Youth Insights 2019

July 17, 2019 – 12:00 pm
ShilohFarm On a rainy, summer day, youth volunteering at the Shiloh farm stand talked about their work with herbs.

Clairton CASTLE Herb Garden: 2015

May 27, 2015 – 1:01 pm
IMG_8681_thumb In the Spring of 2015, students in the CASTLE program at Clairton Middle School worked with Sense of Place Learning and Grow Pittsburgh to build, plant and maintain a raised-bed schoolyard garden.

Grow Pittsburgh and FitWits Family Night

July 5, 2011 – 5:24 pm
IMG_3461 Children attending the Fitwits Family Night at Propel McKeesport discussed their sensory experiences and relationships with herbs. This project was a collaboration between Fitwits, Grow Pittsburgh,  and the Saturday Light Brigade.