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March 17, 2018 – 11:05 am | 22 views

From 03/17/2018: Live performance with violinist Abby Adams in advance of her 3/17 (8 pm) performance at the Park House

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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.


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.


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!


Audio replays from the hundreds of arts, human services and other non-profit organizations interviewed by SLB each year.

Play it Forward

January 10, 2018 – 12:48 pm | 142 views
Play-it-forward Play It Forward Pittsburgh is a citywide collaboration to register organ, eye and tissue donors on the National Donate Life Registry, raise awareness about organ donation and transplantation, raise funds to improve pediatric transplant outcomes, and encourage relevant policy updates. Individuals, businesses, non-profit organizations and other groups can join Play It Forward Pittsburgh.

Perry After School 2017-18

December 19, 2017 – 6:22 pm | 124 views
20171212_152412 We've had some great After School sessions so far with the students at Perry High School. Check out some of their ideas, opinions, and conversations thus far this school year - and be sure to check back as work is added to their playlist!

Spartan Express 2017 – 2018

December 19, 2017 – 5:01 pm | 196 views

Check out some of the great new tracks on the Spartan Express playlist. These student-produced pieces cover lots of topics – from holiday traditions to the natural (and sometimes awkward) transition from middle school to high school.

Ronald McDonald House Charities: 2017 Red Shoe Ball

December 4, 2017 – 7:50 pm | 209 views
Print On Saturday, November 4th, 2017, Ronald McDonald House Charities supporters gathered at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh hotel to celebrate the night in black and white and to raise funds. Attendees recorded messages of hope to let RMHC children and families know that a large community is rooting for them.

Holy Family Academy 2017-2018

December 1, 2017 – 11:05 am | 293 views
IMG_4825 In Fall 2017, Holy Family Academy students visited the Saturday Light Brigade studios for a weekly class about radio production. These students learned about the background of radio storytelling and developed their skills in interviewing, audio production, and podcasting. Below are some of the works from these students:

Propel Braddock Hills Middle School 2017-2018

November 21, 2017 – 12:00 pm | 255 views
Students from Ms. Neal's class at Propel Braddock Hills Middle School share their thoughts, advocate for causes, and edit their own audio in the first trimester of radio club.

Propel Montour Middle School 2017-2018

November 21, 2017 – 12:00 pm | 327 views
IMG_0831 Students from Mr. Pippen's podcast group share their opinions, thoughts and more during radio club.

Believe Brashear 2017

November 20, 2017 – 4:48 pm | 181 views
P1040770 Occurring annually, Believe Brashear is an event the showcases the magnet programs, sports teams, and clubs Brashear has to offer prospective eighth grade students, as they make the important decision of selecting a high school.

Veteran’s Appreciation Luncheon at Brashear

November 9, 2017 – 3:59 pm | 143 views

On Thursday, November 9th, Brashear students welcomed local veterans to the school’s library for lunch, conversation, and recognition of their service. The event was organized by members of The Future is Mine club.

Sherman Alexie Visits Pittsburgh Perry

October 16, 2017 – 3:50 pm | 172 views

On October 16th, renowned author Sherman Alexie visited Pittsburgh Perry for a Q&A forum with students and read selections his #1 New York Times bestselling novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary. …