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Fri 1/11/2019 1:00 pm

People United features State Rep. Gina Hinojosa (D-District 49) on the 86th Texas Legislature, which convenes for regular session from January 8 through May 27, 2019.

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Sat 1/5/2019 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes legendary guitarist and all-around musician John Beland. John spent years in the Flying Burrito Brothers and has played guitar with everyone: Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, Arlo Guthrie, Rick Nelson, and a list you won't believe. He's also the author of a new book on his amazing life and is a great songwriter and artist in his own right. Join us as he tells stories and plays for us the whole time on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, January 5th.

Oh, and by the way, the past FOUR outstanding shows with Walt & Tina Wilkins (... Read more

Fri 1/4/2019 1:00 pm

People United features writer and organizer Bill Fletcher, Jr., on the prospect of unity among the left in the United States.

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Tue 1/1/2019 7:00 pm

Join KOOP Radio at The 13th Floor on Thursday, January 24th for a night of great music spun by DJs Cousin Bryan (The Clear Spot), Grace Reyer (Big Henry's Vinyl & Gifts), Yance-man (Channel Surfing), and DJ Raquiqui (Chulita Vinyl Club).

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Artwork by Grace Reyer
 

Sat 12/29/2018 2:00 pm

The Singer and the Song has another cool doubleheader this week, with great Texas singer/songwriters. First up at 2pm, it's Walt and Tina Wilkins, who make beautiful music both together and apart, as they have for years. And it's Walt's birthday! Then at our usual time, 3-4pm, it's the great Eliza Gilkyson, whose latest album, Secularia, is among her very best. All three of these Texas music legends will play live for us the whole time on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 2-4pm, Saturday, December 29th.

Oh, and by the way, the past THREE outstanding shows with Rosie Flores (2:... Read more

Fri 12/28/2018 1:00 pm

People United presents the second in its two-part coverage of the panel "Borders, Migration, and Crisis: A Critical Conversation," this time with questions being taken from the audience.  The panelists included Nestor Rodriguez, a professor of sociology at the University of Texas at Austin; Sarah Lopez, an assistant professor of architecture at UT-Austin; Ajay Singh Chaudhary, the executive director of the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research; Ana Vidina Hernández, a 2018 recipient of a double-master's in Latin American studies and social... Read more

Sat 12/22/2018 2:30 pm

The Singer and the Song has another cool doubleheader this week, with a bonus Christmas half-hour episode with rockabilly great Rosie Flores from 2:30-3pm! Rosie is an Austin treasure, and she will be sharing Christmas joy before Robert Harrison's amazing Cotton Mather comes in at our usual time, 3-4pm, to share their Beatlesque rock and roll, also with some Christmas cheer! Both acts will be performing live the ho ho whole time on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 2:30-4pm, Saturday, December 22nd.

Oh, and by the way, the past THREE outstanding shows with The Derailers,... Read more

Fri 12/21/2018 1:00 pm

People United presents the first in its two-part coverage of the panel "Borders, Migration, and Crisis: A Critical Conversation," featuring Sarah Lopez, an assistant professor of architecture at the University of Texas at Austin; Ajay Singh Chaudhary, the executive director of the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research; Eduardo Canales, the executive director of the South Texas Human Rights Center; Ana Vidina Hernández, a 2018 recipient of a double-master's in Latin American studies and social work at UT-Austin; and Nestor Rodriguez, a... Read more

Sat 12/15/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes the historic and mighty Derailers. The Derailers merged Buck Owens and The Beatles in equal parts for a rockin' honky tonk sound that ends up all their own, as you will hear when they perform live for us the whole hour on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-04pm, Saturday, December 15th.

Oh, and by the way, the past THREE outstanding shows with Savannah Red (2pm last Saturday, Anslee Connell), Kathy and the Kilowatts, and The Billy Eli Band can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can for two weeks) at ... Read more

Fri 12/14/2018 1:00 pm

People United features journalist Sarah Kendzior on the threat of autocracy in democratic societies, with a focus on the situation in the United States.

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