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 Pittsburgh Youth Radio Corps

Northside Stories…

August 9, 2018 – 12:22 pm | 27 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 | 16 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 | 38 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.

Spartan Express 2017 – 2018

April 23, 2018 – 5:01 pm | 226 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. 

Faison After School 2018

February 27, 2018 – 12:57 pm | 64 views
20180306_173207_Crop_Low We're very excited to be back at Pittsburgh Faison for After School!

It Takes A Village at Brashear High School

February 22, 2018 – 1:03 pm | 107 views
P1040904 An audio recap of a fantastic evening at Brashear that celebrated and shared the various cultures of the school's African students.

Pittsburgh Public Schools: “Whose Streets” Film Preview

February 15, 2018 – 5:00 pm | 166 views
P1040864-1 Pittsburgh Public students who lead Black student unions, gender-sexuality alliances, and feminist student unions preview the documentary "Whose Streets".

Sister Thea Bowman Catholic Academy 2017-2018

February 2, 2018 – 12:16 pm | 163 views
File Feb 02, 10 54 27 AM In the 2017/2018 school year, students at the Sr. Thea Bowman Catholic Academy radio club learned how to write and record features for radio.

Streaming Justice Webcast 2018: Students Honor MLK

January 15, 2018 – 12:00 pm | 123 views
IMG_5203 On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, high school students hosted Streaming Justice, a live five-hour webcast. From 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., participants hosted the live webcast, selected the songs played during their segments and learned about the equipment used in a live broadcast. Discussions covered topics such as civil rights, youth engagement, public education and other matters of justice and equity.

Brashear After School 2017-18

January 10, 2018 – 12:58 pm | 165 views
20171129_170346 Check out some of the new audio from Brashear - including an interesting Q&A session about China!