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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Articles in Northside Stories

National Night Out at CLP Woods Run

August 1, 2017 – 1:23 pm | 167 views
P1040605 National Night Out is an annual event that happens in communities across the country with the goal of bringing neighbors, public safety workers, and neighborhoods closer together. On August 1st at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Woods Run branch, North Side residents and their families gathered for a parade, activities, music, and camaraderie.

Voices of Project Destiny

April 7, 2015 – 3:11 pm | 1,317 views
During the 2014- 2015 school year, SLB, in partnership with Project Destiny convened a group of middle and high school students. While learning about digital audio recording, the group also spent time discussing attributes of role models and identifying adults with a connection to the Northside to be interviewed. With support as needed, students then arranged, conducted and edited the interviews.

Crossing Fences: Northside

November 7, 2013 – 3:57 pm | 13,052 views
James_Grayson_Donnell Northside Voices features first-person reflections from ten men as collected by fourteen boys. Project activities were conducted in collaboration with Allegheny Youth Development. Listen below for each man's story as well as reflections from the interviewers.

Allegheny Voices 2

October 4, 2010 – 3:12 pm | 4,030 views
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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 …

Allegheny Voices

March 15, 2009 – 1:30 pm | 3,228 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 …