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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Montour Spartan Express 2018-2019

October 2, 2018 – 3:23 pm | 12 views
Spartan Express We're in full swing at Montour High School and excited hear the great audio the Spartan Express students create this year!

B.F. Jones Memorial Library

September 29, 2018 – 4:51 pm | 17 views
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We’re thrilled to be working with young people at the B.F. Jones Memorial Library in Aliquippa! Over the course of our Saturday sessions we’ll be helping area students make thoughtful recordings and learn the basics of audio editing.

Propel Northside Community Wellness Center Opening

September 13, 2018 – 3:38 pm | 29 views
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On September 13th, Propel Northside celebrated the opening of the Propel Northside Community Wellness Center. Our microphones were rolling to find out more about the exciting new initiative.

 

Propel Braddock Hills STEM Camp 2018

August 22, 2018 – 3:35 pm | 51 views
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In the summer of 2018, five Propel Braddock Hills Middle School students participated in field trips to Alcosan, PPG, the FBI, MSA, and Inventionland in Pittsburgh, PA  to learn about their work explore various careers in STEM fields. Upon conclusion, …

Faison Back to School Event

August 20, 2018 – 11:21 am | 16 views
20180820_142014 Youth Express microphones were rolling at Pittsburgh Faison for PPS' Back to School event! Take a listen to students from all over the district to hear about the day's offerings, as well as what they are excited for this school year.

Northside Stories…

August 9, 2018 – 12:22 pm | 60 views
forNV-01 On May 7, 2018,in collaboration with Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation, thirty-four 6th graders from Manchester Academic Charter School interviewed people who live and work on the Northside to learn more about its buildings, history and people. This audio contains excerpts from these interviews.This project was made possible with funding support from the McSwigan Family Foundation.

Summer Reading Extravaganza 2018

June 29, 2018 – 4:57 pm | 25 views
Youth Express microphones were rolling at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's 18 annual Summer Reading Extravaganza!

Special Olympics Unified Track & Field

May 9, 2018 – 4:53 pm | 49 views
20180509_151858 Our microphones were rolling last week at Oliver Citywide Academy for the Special Olympics Unified Track & Field meet! Listen and learn about this incredible event from the athletes, coaches, and administrators.

Heritage Day at Brashear

April 26, 2018 – 4:41 pm | 2 views
20180426_100742 Heritage Day was a celebration full of music and dancing, as Pittsburgh Brashear students shared their unique culture, traditions, and backgrounds with each other.

Spartan Express 2017 – 2018

April 23, 2018 – 5:01 pm | 239 views
20171219_111557 Check out some of the great new tracks on the Spartan Express playlist! These student-produced pieces cover lots of topics like the Montour musical, Record Store Day - even news pieces on some of the school's new initiatives.