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!

Interviews

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

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Propel Northside: Immigrant Oral History Project

January 1, 2020 – 2:33 pm | 52 views
Listen to Propel Northside middle school students interview Aurora Ortiz about her life in Mexico and her immigration to the United States.

Propel Northside Radio Club: Week 3

July 25, 2016 – 12:00 pm | 985 views
141921 It is the third week of Propel Northside Radio Club! We hear the rising 2nd through 4th graders host their own radio programs and rising 1st and 2nd graders talk about their homes and neighborhoods. Rising 5th through 8th graders review their podcast and try out editing techniques.

Propel Northside Radio Club: Week 2

July 15, 2016 – 4:30 pm | 854 views
IMG_1472 It is the second week of Propel Northside Radio Club! We hear a fresh new podcast from rising 5th through 8th graders, the rising 2nd through 4th graders come up with plans for their own radio program, and rising 1st and 2nd graders talk about their favorite animals.

Propel Northside Radio Club: Week 1

July 8, 2016 – 12:00 pm | 864 views
20160705_142443 As part of the Propel Northside Summer Camp, students rising into first through eighth grades visited our studios to talk about role models, their favorite animals, and tell a collaborative story.

Propel Northside Radio Club: The Importance of Creativity

March 19, 2014 – 1:11 pm | 2,596 views
photo 4_small This week in Radio Club, we finished our time clocks from the previous week and shared with the group what our radio program would sound like. Then we had a discussion about creativity and why it's important for ourselves and for our world.

Propel Northside Radio Club: My Radio Station

March 5, 2014 – 3:32 pm | 1,774 views
IMG_7693_small We had a great time in Radio Club at Propel Northside this week. We talked about what our ideal radio station would sound like and how each "DJ" would put together their time clock for the length of their program. Each student recorded their thoughts about their station and then created a tagline that we put together into a radio show intro, complete with music!

Propel Northside Radio Club: My Neighborhood

February 26, 2014 – 3:43 pm | 1,972 views
photo 1_smaller Students in Radio Club at Propel Northside wrote and recorded these pieces describing their neighborhood and favorite place to hang out. They then recorded these pieces and discussed how they would change their neighborhoods.

Propel Northside Radio Club: A Spoken Self-Portrait

February 19, 2014 – 2:28 pm | 3,368 views
IMG_3250_small Students in Radio Club at Propel Northside wrote and recorded these pieces where they drew a self-portrait to describe themselves. They then recorded these drawings and we even heard some raps!

Propel Northside Radio Club: Three Things About Me

February 12, 2014 – 4:58 pm | 1,464 views
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Students in Radio Club at Propel Northside wrote and recorded these pieces where they describe themselves in three ways.  These pieces are a result of the first of eight weekly sessions in which students will learn about the microphones, …

Propel Northside – Kindergarten – Animals on the Air

November 18, 2012 – 6:58 pm | 1,716 views
Propel Northside Kindergarten As part of a 12-week Creative Arts program, Propel Northside kindergartners shared information about animals through drawing, role play and storytelling, while also learning about the technology used to make audio recordings.  These stories are also scheduled for distribution via The Saturday Light Brigade radio program.