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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Propel East – 4th Grade – It’s Cool to Care

June 7, 2013 – 8:25 am | 2,849 views
As part of a 6-week Creative Arts program in Spring of 2013, fourth graders at Propel East learned about the technology used to make recordings for radio, while discovering the impact of their own voice and opinion. They identified social issues that concerned them and researched caring organizations that address these concerns. They then developed a script and recorded these public service announcements, which are also schedule for distribution via The Saturday Light Brigade radio program.

Propel East – Kindergarten – Favorite Animals

June 6, 2013 – 3:48 pm | 2,272 views

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As part of a 12-week Creative Arts program in the Spring of 2013, Kindergartners worked with SLB and Staycee Pearl Dance Project to discover their voices, their bodies, and their on-stage selves. They recorded radio pieces …

Propel East – Radio and Journalism Class – 6th Grade

November 18, 2011 – 9:47 am | 1,984 views
6th In Fall 2011, 6th grade students at Propel East in Turtle Creek took part in a Radio Journalism class taught by SLB Radio Productions as part of their Creative Arts curriculum. Participating students learned to use microphones, digital recorders and mixers while also sharpening speaking and interviewing skills. During their time in class, students used these acquired skills to interview their peers and write creatively in order to produce professional radio pieces.

Propel East – Radio and Journalism Class – 7th and 8th Grade

November 18, 2011 – 7:41 am | 1,668 views
IMG_2446 In Fall 2011, 7th and 8th grade students at Propel East in Turtle Creek took part in a Radio Journalism class taught by SLB Radio Productions as part of their Creative Arts curriculum. Participating students learned to use microphones, digital recorders and mixers while also sharpening speaking and interviewing skills. During their time in class, students used these acquired skills to interview their peers and teachers and write creatively in order to produce professional radio pieces.

Propel East – Radio and Journalism Class – 5th grade

September 29, 2011 – 6:12 pm | 1,829 views
IMG_2198 In Fall 2011, 5th grade students at Propel East in Turtle Creek took part in a Radio Journalism class taught by SLB Radio Productions as part of their Creative Arts curriculum. Participating students learned to use microphones, digital recorders and mixers while also sharpening speaking and interviewing skills. During their time in class, students used these acquired skills to interview their teachers and each other in order to create professional radio pieces.