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November 11, 2017 – 11:05 am | 13 views
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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.

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.

Jeannette Voices

August 3, 2017 – 11:13 am | 180 views
P1040576 In Summer 2017, SLB Radio Productions, Inc., in partnership with Jeannette School District's summer camp, convened a group of students to conduct interviews with Jeannette community members (past and present).

Inclined to Care: Lifting the Alleghenies to New Heights, 2017

August 3, 2017 – 5:55 am | 568 views
IMG_5186 IN SUMMER 2017, the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies welcomed ten Youth Philanthropy Interns. This 8-week program was made possible through a grant from The Heinz Endowments and is based on its long-running similar program in Pittsburgh. Throughout their internship, students assessed community needs and developed two opportunities for local non-profits to apply for grants of up to $25,000 to address these needs. In addition to their grantmaking, interns created the radio documentaries on this CD with training from SLB Radio Productions in Pittsburgh. SLB will air the features across its 10-station network.

CLP Allegheny – Summer 2017

August 2, 2017 – 4:31 pm | 138 views
CLP Allegheny Our cohort of youth created some fantastic podcasts this summer at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Allegheny branch in the North Side. Topics ranged from bullying to the pros and cons of technology to the benefits of the programs CLP Allegheny offers.

National Night Out at CLP Woods Run

August 1, 2017 – 1:23 pm | 166 views
P1040605 National Night Out is an annual event that happens in communities across the country with the goal of bringing neighbors, public safety workers, and neighborhoods closer together. On August 1st at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Woods Run branch, North Side residents and their families gathered for a parade, activities, music, and camaraderie.

CLP Woods Run – Summer 2017

August 1, 2017 – 11:41 am | 333 views
P1040547 We just wrapped up summer programming at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Woods Run branch! Radio Club members learned about audio and created some great pieces of their own. Also be sure to check out the audio from the National Night Out event which was hosted at CLP Woods Run.

Propel Northside: Veteran Oral History Project

July 20, 2017 – 8:00 am | 265 views
IMG_3736 In Summer of 2017, SLB Radio Productions, Inc., in partnership with Propel Schools and Leadership Pittsburgh, convened a group of 5th through 8th grade students to conduct interviews with local veterans about their military experiences. While learning about digital audio recording, the students also discussed the importance of storytelling through the oral tradition. With support as needed, students arranged and conducted the interviews.

Summer Dreamers Academy 2017 – Radio Camp

July 10, 2017 – 12:15 pm | 473 views
SDA LOGO The Summer Dreamers Academy's 2017 Radio Camp has officially started! Welcome to our blog, where we’ll document all of our educational adventures and store all of the audio we create. We’ve got an exciting five weeks ahead of us--weeks filled to the brim with unbridled awesomeness.

BJWL: Hawkins Village Radio Camp 2017

June 22, 2017 – 5:00 pm | 118 views
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During the summer of 2017, SLB Radio Productions conducted a weekly radio camp at BJWL Hawkins Village (Rankin,PA) with elementary and middle-school students. Recordings include advice on how to be a good friend, custom commercials, and a heart-felt discussion on …

Propel Power – Propel Northside Podcast

June 5, 2017 – 5:59 pm | 358 views
P1040507 A group of departing eighth students at Propel Northside came together to record the inaugural episode of the Propel Power Podcast.

Holy Family Academy MiniMester Podcast: The Bitten Apple

June 1, 2017 – 1:00 am | 169 views

 

As part of an end of the year Minimester (three days of classes/workshops proposed by students), five Holy Family Academy students recorded and edited a podcast on a new release by Kali Uchis, the new Transformers movie, depression and …