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.

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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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Gemini Children’s Theater previews Sleeping Beauty

August 28, 2010 – 1:37 pm | 2,194 views
Sleeping-Beauty-Web-Banner-2010 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 Sleeping Beauty as they preview their production of this classic story.

Sasha Voinov

August 21, 2010 – 12:57 pm | 2,779 views
Sasha Voinov We were pleased to welcome the very talented, young pianist and songwriter Sasha Voinov, live in our studios.

Kindergarten Here I Come

August 14, 2010 – 11:20 am | 1,738 views
Organizers, students, parents and teachers join us during this exciting event celebrating the transition from preschool to kindergarten.

The Green Compass: Cosmetics & Park Violence

August 7, 2010 – 3:21 pm | 2,191 views
2010-08-07-Sat Show Pics 001 Breanna Evans-Potter and Chalese Floyd from the Heinz Endowments Youth Philanthropy Program join us to discuss their experiences producing environmentally themed radio broadcasts at The Saturday Light Brigade.

Claire & Elliot Pullen

July 31, 2010 – 10:26 am | 3,995 views
2010-07-31-SaturdayShow 002 This week we're joined by twelve year-old pianist Claire and her eight year-old brother, Elliot Pullen, on classical guitar

Sophie Claypole

July 24, 2010 – 4:38 pm | 2,036 views
2010-07-24-SAT-Show-pics-002 Young writer and twelve year-old Quaker Valley Middle School student, Sophie Claypole, joins us to read excerpts from some her orignial story, The Problem with Wishes.

Shoemanity

July 24, 2010 – 4:21 pm | 3,729 views
2010-07-24-SAT-Show-pics-001 NC State sophomore and Upper St. Clair High School grad Brian Gaudio, along with friends, join us to discuss their unique organization, Shoemanity, which aims to design sustainable solutions that improve quality of life in the rural Dominican Republic and Haiti, through the lens of cultural collaboration.

Coach Holder & The Stingrays

July 10, 2010 – 11:14 am | 4,946 views
2010-07-10-Sat Show pics We're pleased to welcome the legendary swimming coach, Hosea Holder, who has been inspiring and creating opportunities for kids ages 6-18 to learn to swim and compete for over 40 years. His team, The Stingrays, are a year-round, competitive program based at the Kingsley Center, East Liberty. Coach will be joined by a few of his past and present students, live on SLB.

Rachel Tobin’s Cure by Design

June 26, 2010 – 11:52 am | 2,749 views
Rachel Tobin When Rachel Tobin, now a seventeen year-old from Churchill, was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of twelve, she came up with the idea to design and sell bracelets and donate the proceeds to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. To date, she has donated over $29,000 to the charity, starting her own business, Rachel's Cure by Design. She joins us to discuss.

Lynn & Molly Urbina

June 19, 2010 – 4:12 pm | 2,225 views
2010-06-19-Sat Show pics 001 Two young siblings from Point Breeze, Lynn & Molly Urbina, share their musical talents with us, live on SLB!