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KOOP News Archive

Fri 6/15/2018 3:30 pm

Jon Langford of The Mekons will be calling in to The Last Round Up with his "Track Of The Month".

Fri 6/15/2018 1:00 pm

People United features environmental historian and educator Katie Pace on the historical role of floodplains in racial division and displacement in Austin, particularly Waller Creek's underacknowledged yet foundational status as a racial boundary.  (This episode, originally broadcast in truncated form last September, now has been expanded to address current events.)

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Mon 6/11/2018 1:30 pm

KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, June 11 at 1:30pm CDT (1330 hrs). The June theme is Real Stories of Real Vets Rising Above Adversity. Our guests are Mark Sekaz, the Veterans Outreach Coordinator with Catholic Charities of Central Texas … US Army veteran Jeff Moser, a former Command Sergeant Major, now with Project Hero in the Fort Hood area … and Carrie Sconza, a US Navy veteran and the new Director of the TexVet organization.

If you are a US military veteran, this program is for you. Join former Army First Sergeant Perry Jefferies, former Army Specialist 4 Michael... Read more

Fri 6/8/2018 1:00 pm

People United speaks with Sheldon Darnell about Austin Black Pride, the nonprofit he co-founded in 2016 to serve LGBTQ+ African Americans in the Texas capital.  Austin Black Pride's third annual festival convenes Thursday, June 7, through Sunday, June 10, 2018.  Allan Campbell co-hosts this episode with Suzy Shelor.

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Thu 6/7/2018 12:00 pm

Austin music, Austin acts. No brag, just fact. Join Rockin' Rob for an hour of the real thing, this Thursday at high noon.

Wed 6/6/2018 12:00 pm

The International Folk Bazaar welcomes accordionists Shirley Johnson (pictured) and Jan Flemming, who will be part of the "Not Just Oom-Pah" workshops and concert happening at Texas Folklife over the weekend of June 16-17. Wednesday, June 6 at 12 pm.

Tue 6/5/2018 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas welcomes local singer songwriter guitarist Tish Hinojosa for an in studio performance including songs from her new album West before the release party at One World Theater Friday.  Tuesday,  6/5,  9-11am. 

Sat 6/2/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Colin Gilmore. Colin is an outstanding singer/songwriter from right here in Austin, something that runs in the family, as you will hear when he performs live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, June 2nd.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Dan & Christy Foster and Patricia Vonne can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at www.radiofreeamerica.com/schedule/koop  Check 'em out!

Fri 6/1/2018 1:00 pm

People United features Anna Nguyen of PFLAG Austin on the welcoming as well as the coming out of people that self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or otherwise queer.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Sat 5/26/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Dan and Christy Foster. Dan and Christy are playing a big part in keeping traditional music alive right here in Austin, Texas, and they are both historians and fine practitioners of our musical roots, as you will hear when they perform live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, May 26th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Patricia Vonne and Webb Wilder can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at www.radiofreeamerica.com/... Read more

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