People United features Michael Davis, a founding member of the Jewish Voice for Peace Rabbinical Council, on Jewish identification, Palestinian solidarity, and human rights.
As part of the Community Council's efforts to promote Cultural Sensitivity and Diversity on behalf of KOOP Radio throughout the KOOP community, the following 2017 Annual Monthly Celebration Calendar events is as follows. The list below includes the name of the liaison responsible for organizing KOOP's participation in each event. You can contact them for more information using the Community...read more
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The International Folk Bazaar welcomes Julia Barnett Tracy, the International Operations Director for the African Children's Choir, who will be performing at the Rock the Brazos fundraiser at Brazos Hall on New Year's Eve.
On Around the Town Sounds, Austin-based guitarist and songwriter Randy Reynolds will play some songs live and talk about his soon-to-be released album Positiveness.
The International Folk Bazaar welcomes Ragtime Willie to the show on Wed. Dec. 6 to spin some of the more interesting ethnic 78s from his impressive collection.
This Friday on The Last Round Up, big show featuring David Yow's "Track Of The Month" plus from The Clash's "Rock The Casbah" video, shot here in Austin, The Sheik (Titos Manchaca) live in studio. Starts at 3:30PM CST.
People United talks about the 2017 Women and Fair Trade Festival with Lata Karna, the owner of the clothing store Marigold - Gateway to India, one of the festival's vendors; Josefina Castillo, a co-founder of Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera, the festival's sponsor; and Mauricio Callejas, a musician scheduled to perform there. This year's festival is being held on Friday, December 1st, from 6 pm until 9 pm, and Saturday, December 2nd, from 9 am until 7 pm, at St. James' Episcopal Church, 1941 Webberville Rd. in East Austin... Read more
Under the X in Texas welcomes Texas Folklife executive director Charlie Lockwood in studio with their new cd of musicians performing during this Satrurday's all day 3rd Annual Festival of Texas Fidding at Historic Twin Sisters Dancehall in Blanco and a night dance follows by Bobby Flores and the Yellow Rose Band. Tuesday, 11/28, 9-11am.
KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, November 13 at 1:30pm CDT (1330 hrs). This month we celebrate Veterans Day by welcoming vets of different eras and different conflicts to discuss our military experiences “over there” and our post-service lives “back here.”
If you are a US military veteran, this program is for you. Join former Army First Sergeant Perry Jefferies, former Army Specialist 4 Michael A. Brown, and KOOP’s Greg Ciotti for veterans news and good conversations with people and organizations dedicated to veterans’ well-being. Tune to 91.7 FM in Austin, worldwide... Read more