Youth Expression Showcase

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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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In Studio Pop-up: Brawling Bard Theater

April 7, 2018 – 8:35 am | 41 views
20180407_083625 From 04/07/2018: Brawling Bard Theater members Alan Irvine, Anne Rematt, Alexandra Mykita and Michael Mykita with scenes from their performance at the Pittsburgh Fringe Festival, St. Mary's Lyceum, Northside, 4/6 to 4/8

Preview: Deep River

March 17, 2018 – 8:35 am | 38 views
IMG_5512 From 03/17/2018: Gospel singing/songwriting couple Pastor Lamont and Mary Shields on their remarkable life (including being heavily recruited by Barry Gordy and Duke Ellington in the 1960s) and a new recording of Deep River featuring the still-strong voice of Pastor Shields and arrangement by Mary Shields as captured by Center of Life

Preview: Empty Bowls 2018

March 10, 2018 – 8:35 am | 70 views
IMG_5439 From 03/10/2018: Ken Regal with details on this year's Empty Bowls dinner benefiting Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and Just Harvest, Rodef Shalom, Oakland, 3/18 (1 - 6 pm)

In Studio Pop-up: BLOCK Sculpture Series

February 24, 2018 – 8:35 am | 87 views
IMG_5374 From 02/24/2018: Sculptor and ceramic artist Debbie Reichard discusses her upcoming BLOCK sculpture installation (2/26 - 3/17) along with Children's Museum of Pittsburgh art studio manager Carina Kooiman.

In Studio Pop-up: Mary Morgan Smith

December 23, 2017 – 10:05 am | 354 views
From 12/23/2017: Classic stories with Mary Morgan Smith.

Interview: Western Pa. Model Railroad Museum

November 11, 2017 – 7:50 am | 174 views
WPMRM From 11/11/2017: Bill Humphrey of the Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum with details on its upcoming holiday show, Nov. 11 to Jan. 14

In Studio Pop-up: Bulgarian Folk Festival

October 7, 2017 – 8:35 am | 105 views
IMG_4812 From 10/07/2017: Accordionist Vladimir Mollov, Fran Wieloch, and Kathy Maron-Wood with a preview of the upcoming Na Megdana Bulgarian Folk Festival. 10/13 and 10/14, Bulgarian Center & West Mifflin Area Middle School

In Studio Pop-up: Steel City Shakespeare

September 30, 2017 – 8:35 am | 152 views
IMG_4793 From 09/30/2017: Steel City Shakespeare with a preview of a Sinbad, recently translated and adapted from old Persian texts (4 pm on 10/7, 10/8, 10/14 and 10/15, Fineview Overlook, Catoma and Lanark St., Northside)

In-Studio Pop Up: Kindergarten… Here I Come!

August 19, 2017 – 11:05 am | 352 views
IMG_4535_web From 08/19/2017: Rising kindergartners from throughout southwestern Pennsylvania visit our studios as we join the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh and other colleagues for the 13th annual Kindergarten...Here I Come to support members of the Class of 2030.

In-Studio Pop up: Glenn Walsh

August 19, 2017 – 8:35 am | 311 views
IMG_4517 From 08/19/2017: Glenn Walsh with tips and details on Monday's Solar Eclipse