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January 27, 2024 – 11:05 am
From 01/27/2024: Morgantown-based fiddler, guitarist and singer/songwriter Gray Buchanan previewing her SongSpace show at First Unitarian with Bertha and the Belles, 1/27 (7:30 pm), Shadyside. 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.

LIGHT Initiative Woodland Hills 2023 Summit Reflections

April 20, 2023 – 9:00 am
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Students from Woodland Hills High School attended the LIGHT (“Leadership through Innovation in Genocide and Human rights Teaching”) 2023 Summit where they exchanged a multitude of ideas concerning our modern society.

They then visited the Saturday Light Brigade radio studio …

Propel East 2023: Radio Club

April 19, 2023 – 4:15 pm
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Students in grades 3rd through 5th at Propel East share their thoughts on the world as they develop their authentic voices. Throughout this program, students sharpen their writing and critical thinking skills as they gain hands-on experience with recording equipment …

Propel Northside 2023: Radio Club

April 17, 2023 – 4:15 pm
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Students in grades 4th-5th at Propel Northside share their thoughts on the world as they develop their authentic voices. Throughout this program, students sharpen their writing and critical thinking skills as they gain hands-on experience with recording equipment and technology.…

New Hazlett Theater C.S.A Performance, Painting Lessons

April 5, 2023 – 2:36 pm
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From March 23rd, 2023: Local high-school students reflect on their experience attending New Hazlett theater‘s Community Supported Art Program.…

New Hazlett Theater C.S.A. Performance: Ignite

March 14, 2023 – 3:33 pm
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From February 16th, 2023: Local high-school students reflect on their experience attending New Hazlett theater‘s Community Supported Art Program.

Camille, a local high-school student, discusses her experience in attending “Ignite.”…

Environmental Charter School – Climate Action – 2023: Public Service Announcements

March 9, 2023 – 10:00 am
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On March 9th, 2023, 7th grade students from the Environmental Charter School Middle School visited SLB Radio and the new Youth Media Center to research, write, and record a series of public service announcements.

Listen below!

MACS + SLB: A Conversation with Mayor Ed Gainey

February 24, 2023 – 1:00 pm
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On Friday, February 24th 2023, Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey visited Manchester Academic Charter School to speak with 7th and 8th grade students about current issues within the city.

PPS King 2023: Radio Club

February 21, 2023 – 10:15 am
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3rd grade students at PPS King PreK-8 are learning the ins and outs of audio production! Scroll down to listen to their original written and recorded work.

Mt. Ararat After School, Spring 2023

February 17, 2023 – 12:48 pm
LOGO Our microphones are rolling at Mt. Ararat Community Activity Center! Take a listen to some of the creative thoughts and ideas from these after school students as we record together this spring.

Propel Homestead 2023: Career Exploration

February 14, 2023 – 3:10 pm
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Students in grades 4th-5th at Propel Homestead share their thoughts on the world as they develop their authentic voices while thinking and learning about future career possibilities. Throughout this program, students sharpen their writing and critical thinking skills as they …