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Live Music: Terry Goulding

October 1, 2022 – 11:05 am | 22 views
From 10/01/2022: Live music and conversation with folk rock singer-songwriter Terry Goulding. Read the full story »
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.

Pittsburgh Youth Radio Corps »

Small Seeds Development Camp Summer 2022

August 15, 2022 – 11:28 am | 34 views

Students in 3rd-5th grade from Small Seeds Development visited SLB’s Youth Media Center for one week this summer to learn the basics of audio recording and podcasting! They were able to build their own functional radios and spent time in our new booths interviewing each other and recording music. They also created their own radio commercials. Check out some of their creations!

Will Allen Foundation at the YMC

July 28, 2022 – 4:02 pm | 34 views
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Crossroads Foundation Summer 2022

July 22, 2022 – 11:05 am | 35 views
Scholars from Crossroads Foundation visited SLB's Youth Media Center this summer to learn about podcast production and to create their own podcast pilot episodes.

Woodland Hills Opportunity Camp 2022

July 5, 2022 – 3:17 pm | 75 views
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3rd, 4th, and 5th graders attending the Woodland Hills Opportunity Camp at Turtle Creek Elementary STEAM Academy learned the basics of audio production with us at “Youth Express: You’re On The Air!”, a Summer program dedicated to the amplification of …

PPS BOOST 2022: Pittsburgh Langley

July 5, 2022 – 12:55 pm | 61 views
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Summer BOOST 2022 is underway! At Pittsburgh Langley 6th and 7th grade students from across the district are joining SLB and Youth Express. Students will learn how to tell their stories through the basics of audio recording, electricity basics, and …

PPS BOOST 2022: Pittsburgh Obama

July 5, 2022 – 12:54 pm | 63 views
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Summer BOOST 2022 is underway! At Pittsburgh Obama, 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th grade students from across the district are joining SLB and Youth Express. Students will learn how to tell their stories through the basics of audio recording, electricity …

PPS BOOST 2022: Pittsburgh Arlington

July 5, 2022 – 12:52 pm | 58 views
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Summer BOOST 2022 is underway! Rising 4th grade students at PPS Arlington are attending ‘Youth Express: You’re On The Air!’, a radio-focused camp were they will learn the basics of audio recording and technology and record their own stories about …

Youth Events: Art As Liberation

June 23, 2022 – 4:54 pm | 55 views
On Saturday June 18, SLB Radio youth reporters Jules Smalis and Lance Wilhelm covered Art As Liberation, an outdoor celebration to honor Juneteenth. The event was a collaboration of 1Hood Media, Mikael Owunna Studios, The Redd Studio, and the Pittsburgh Pirates. Listen to their coverage of the event.

Pittsburgh Westinghouse Visits the YMC

June 23, 2022 – 4:15 pm | 52 views

On June 1st, we welcomed a group of Pittsburgh Westinghouse 9th graders to our newly expanded Youth Media Center! Students recorded round table discussions, podcasts, and were even able to interview notable Westinghouse alumni. Take a listen to all the …

Jeannette Seniors 2022

June 16, 2022 – 2:22 pm | 30 views
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Six seniors from Jeannette Senior High School discuss a variety of topics; the qualities that make a great teacher, advice for upcoming seniors, and what makes being a Jayhawk so special.

Also — two young men were recently celebrated with …

Manchester Academic Charter School: Interview with Melvin Hubbard El and Chrisarah Johnson

June 2, 2022 – 2:27 pm | 68 views
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On Tuesday, May 17, SLB Radio welcomed visitors from the Office of the Mayor to the Youth Media Center: Melvin Hubbard El, Community Advisor to the Mayor, and Chrisarah Johnson, Community Liaison for Neighborhood Services. Melvin and Chrisarah were interviewed …