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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RADio: Asset Spotlights from SLB

September 18, 2019 – 10:54 am | 14 views

The Allegheny Regional Asset District (RAD) funds regional assets from one-half of the proceeds of the 1% Allegheny County Sales and Use Tax. RADical Days is an annual event celebrating these assets with free admission, musical and dance performances and …

CLP Teen Media Awards 2019

August 22, 2019 – 3:31 pm | 16 views


Interviews with teen artists and librarians from the 2019 Teen Media Awards at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (Main)

Youth Express Summer 2019 Commentaries

August 20, 2019 – 4:32 pm | 135 views
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Commentaries, spotlights, and more from more than a dozen Western PA area 7th-12th graders participating in the 2019 Youth Express Summer Internship Program.

2019 Propel Braddock Hills Middle School Summer STEM Camp

August 19, 2019 – 10:14 am | 39 views
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During the summer of 2019, students from Propel Braddock Hills Middle School attended a variety of field trips that relate to STEM education. This montage includes interviews and sounds from those trips as well as reflections from the students.

Brashear Association – Gardening Camp

August 8, 2019 – 10:38 am | 28 views
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We joined our friends at the Brashear Association in Allentown as they celebrated their final week of summer programming with Gardening Camp! Campers reflected some the fun they had and things they learned throughout the week, and even planted their …

Higher Achievement Pittsburgh Summer Program 2019

June 28, 2019 – 1:41 pm | 43 views
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ONYX Youth Council 2018-2019

June 13, 2019 – 1:56 pm | 58 views
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One Northside Youth eXcel (ONYX) is a collaborative effort of afterschool providers on the Northside. These afterschool programs have identified a need for youth to have an outlet to develop their leadership skills and use their voices to express …

Winchester Thurston North – Changemakers

June 6, 2019 – 11:14 am | 54 views
As part of a year-long inquiry into the personal meaning of the school credo, "Think also of the comfort and rights of others," fifth-grade students from Winchester Thurston North interviewed individuals who are making a difference in their community. After the interviews, the students reflected on the things they learned.

Streaming the Future 2019 Webcast

May 18, 2019 – 5:00 pm | 29 views
IMG_9045 On May 18, 2019, teens from Pittsburgh Brashear and Perry, Urban Pathways Charter School, and Manchester Academic Charter School discussed their outlooks, hopes, and concerns for the future in this live stream podcast. Listen to the hour-by-hour segments below!

Brashear Kids Afterschool – Interviews with Zone 3 Police Officers

May 8, 2019 – 12:00 pm | 107 views
Nora-Roberts-Foundation Logo In Spring of 2019, students at the Brashear Kids Afterschool Program interviewed officers of Pittsburgh Police Zone 3. These students then reflected on their experience.