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October 13, 2018 – 11:05 am | 36 views
From 10-13-2018: Classical guitar and more with Danny Rectenwald. 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 Public Schools: “Whose Streets” Film Preview

February 15, 2018 – 5:00 pm | 170 views
P1040864-1 Pittsburgh Public students who lead Black student unions, gender-sexuality alliances, and feminist student unions preview the documentary "Whose Streets".

From There to Here… 2017/2018

February 13, 2018 – 6:00 pm | 174 views
Editing11 As part of their Fall 2017 Social Studies unit, thirty-six Winchester Thurston School fifth graders interviewed people who came to the Pittsburgh area from other parts of the world. Here are excerpts from these interviews, and the students’ reflections on this project.

Sister Thea Bowman Catholic Academy 2017-2018

February 2, 2018 – 12:16 pm | 185 views
File Feb 02, 10 54 27 AM In the 2017/2018 school year, students at the Sr. Thea Bowman Catholic Academy radio club learned how to write and record features for radio.

2018 GRAMMY Nominee: Justin Roberts

January 27, 2018 – 8:05 am | 289 views
Justin-Roberts_Lemonade From 01/27/2018: Justin Roberts on his album, Lemonade, nominated for this year's GRAMMY Award for Best Children's Album.

2018 WQED Writer’s Contest Promos

January 23, 2018 – 4:11 pm | 146 views
writeon_soundcloud-01 Listen to promos for the 2018 WQED PBS Kids Writer's Contest recorded by past winners!

Streaming Justice Webcast 2018: Students Honor MLK

January 15, 2018 – 12:00 pm | 125 views
IMG_5203 On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, high school students hosted Streaming Justice, a live five-hour webcast. From 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., participants hosted the live webcast, selected the songs played during their segments and learned about the equipment used in a live broadcast. Discussions covered topics such as civil rights, youth engagement, public education and other matters of justice and equity.

Brashear After School 2017-18

January 10, 2018 – 12:58 pm | 172 views
20171129_170346 Check out some of the new audio from Brashear - including an interesting Q&A session about China!

Play it Forward

January 10, 2018 – 12:48 pm | 163 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 | 141 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!

Ronald McDonald House Charities: 2017 Red Shoe Ball

December 4, 2017 – 7:50 pm | 301 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.