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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AIU Summer Camps: Podcasting 101

August 7, 2020 – 2:29 pm | 75 views
AIU Logo Podcasting 101 with the Allegheny Intermediate Unit's End-of-Summer Virtual Camp! Students in grades 6-10 from across the county learned how to write, record, produce, and even make videos for their own original podcasts. Check out some of their cool media creations from the summer of 2020!

Woodland Hills Prime Time – Summer 2020

July 16, 2020 – 1:50 pm | 67 views
It's summertime at Prime Time!

Crossroads Foundation Summer 2020

July 13, 2020 – 7:02 pm | 57 views
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Sophomore scholars at the Crossroads Foundation did a series of interviews. Take a listen to their reflections on the experience!

 

Youth Express · Crossroads Foundation – Summer 2020

Manchester Academic Charter School – Cultural Studios

February 14, 2020 – 2:07 pm | 603 views
As part of a cultural literacy program, students at MACS host a podcast where they reflect on historical topics and literary themes discussed in school.

Manchester Academic Charter School: Black History Month 2020

February 14, 2020 – 1:56 pm | 106 views
In honor of Black History month, students at MACS feature prominent African American Pittsburghers through poetry.

Streaming Justice Webcast 2020: Students Honor MLK

January 20, 2020 – 4:00 am | 75 views
IMG_1766 On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, high school students hosted Streaming Justice, a live four-hour webcast. From 12 p.m. to 4 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.

Propel Northside: Immigrant Oral History Project

January 1, 2020 – 2:33 pm | 57 views
Listen to Propel Northside middle school students interview Aurora Ortiz about her life in Mexico and her immigration to the United States.

Youth Express: Phipps Fairchild Challenge

December 21, 2019 – 10:35 am | 51 views
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From 12/21/2019 -Chloe Karsman (6th grade) from Ingomar Middle School discusses her winning entry in the first  Phipps Fairchild Challenge of the school year, asking students to create a set of bird sculptures made entirely of litter or other …

Youth Express Fall 2019 Interns

December 19, 2019 – 3:14 pm | 49 views

Commentaries, spotlights, and more from Western PA area 7th-12th graders participating in the 2019 Youth Express Fall Internship Program.

P.J.’s Commentary on “The Secret Life of Gym Girls”

December 13, 2019 – 6:13 pm | 66 views
PJ Youth Express intern, P.J., reflects on "The Secret Life of Gym Girls" by Anna Azizzy.