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.

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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!

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International Children’s Painting Competition Exhibition

June 6, 2010 – 3:36 pm | 3,829 views
As we celebrate World Environment Day with Pittsburgh as the North American host city, Rebecca Lucore talks about Pittsburgh's hosting of the International Children's Painting Competition Exhibition, organized annually by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Bayer Corporation and Nikon Corporation. The competition invites children from around the world, ages six to 14, to illustrate their personal view of the environment. More than 75 artworks from North America, including the winning entries and the best from Pittsburgh, are on display 6/4 through 8/1 at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh. This year’s theme is "Biodiversity: Connecting with Nature.”

Tree Climbing Championship

May 15, 2010 – 9:53 am | 2,491 views
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The Penn-Del Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture will host the Western Tree Climbing Championship in Allegheny Commons. The competitive games will provide an opportunity for tree lovers to see professional tree workers perform skills used in the tree …

Prime Theater previews Tuesdays with Morrie

February 20, 2010 – 7:37 pm | 2,216 views
Tuesdays with Morrie We're pleased to welcome actors from Prime Stage Theater as they perform a scene from their latest production, Tuesdays with Morrie, a true story about friendship and life's lessons.

Gemini Theater previews Pinnochio

February 13, 2010 – 5:38 pm | 1,569 views
Gemini Theater The Gemini Theater produces original, interactive, children's musicals which focus on artistic, cultural and educational themes. This week we welcome members of the cast of Pinocchio as they preview their production of this classic story live in our studios!

Rob Stewart: Transit Authority Figures

October 24, 2009 – 2:18 pm | 2,396 views
robstewartgazettepic Northampton, MA resident and graphic designer Rob Stewart joins us to discuss his very unique project, Transit Authority Figures, in which he develops beautiful, yet hypothetical subway maps for unlikely locales.

Gemini Theater: Legend of Sleepy Hollow

October 24, 2009 – 1:45 pm | 2,270 views
Sleepy-Hollow-Banner Gemini Theater produces original, interactive, children's musicals which focus on artistic, cultural and educational themes. This week we welcome members of the cast of Legend of Sleepy Hollow as they preview their production of this classic, spooky tale.

Pittsburgh Musical Theater: Les Misérables

October 24, 2009 – 1:35 pm | 3,062 views
PMT2009-10-24 Pittsburgh Musical Theater previews Les Miserable, the timeless story of revolution and love that has touched lives around the world. This production combines the students of PMT's Richard E. Rauh Conservatory with CAPA's 80-piece student orchestra.

Pittsburgh Girl Scouts

October 10, 2009 – 12:22 pm | 4,432 views
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Cori Begg, Promotions Manager for Girl Scouts of Western Pennsylvania along with troop leaders Angela Wright and Rachel Pierce as well as scouts Marna Owens, Taeler Wright and Lindsay Pierce talk about Girl Scout history, current registration drives, and programs

Prime Stage Theater: Our Town

October 10, 2009 – 12:05 pm | 1,762 views
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Prime Stage Theater presents an American Classic: Our Town.

Prime Stage’s founder, Wayne Brinda and some cast members, stop by our studio to read a scene from the play. All perforances of Prime Stage’s 2009/10 season are presented at …

Pittsburgh Author Florance W. Biros

October 10, 2009 – 11:59 am | 2,645 views
Author Florence W. Biros discusses her book-turned-movie, "Dogjack". The feature film is the story of a dog from Pittsburgh who became a Civil War hero. "Dogjack" makes its debut during a special screening at Soldiers and Sailors Hall and Museum in Pittsburgh’s Oakland community.