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KOOP News Archive

Fri 5/25/2018 1:00 pm

People United presents the second in its two-part coverage of a panel on solutions to the gentrification crisis in Austin, this time featuring questions from the audience.  Moderated by Austin American-Statesman columnist Alberta Phillips, the panel also includes developer Ed Wendler as well as community activists Nelson Linder, Jane Rivera, Fred McGhee, Susana Amanza, and Carmen Llanes Pulido.  The panelists, all critics of CodeNEXT, instead propose a six-point People's Plan to stop the displacement of residents... Read more

Sat 5/19/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes the lovely and talented Patricia Vonne. Patricia draws musical influences from Mexico, her native San Antonio, and her Austin home. It all comes together as an energetic, castanet-driven musical experience like no other, as you will hear as she and her band perform live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, May 19th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Webb Wilder and Jeff Plankenhorn can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at... Read more

Fri 5/18/2018 1:00 pm

People United presents the first in its two-part coverage of a panel on solutions to the gentrification crisis in Austin.  Moderated by Austin American-Statesman columnist Alberta Phillips, the panel also features community activists Carmen Llanes Pulido, Susana Almanza, Fred McGhee, Jane Rivera, and Nelson Linder as well as developer Ed Wendler.  The panelists, all critics of CodeNEXT, instead propose a six-point People's Plan to stop the displacement of residents in the city, conserve the environment, and make... Read more

Sat 5/12/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes electrifying artist and Last of the Full Grown Men Webb Wilder. There ain't nobody like longtime recording artist Webb Wilder. Sometimes serious, sometimes zany, always rockin', always great. Webb is making a rare Austin appearance this Saturday, and I am honored to have him on the radio as he plays live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, May 12th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Jeff Plankenhorn and Peter More can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at ... Read more

Fri 5/11/2018 1:00 pm

People United features Rebecca Vilkomerson, the executive director of Jewish Voice for Peace, on the 2018 Gaza border protests, a six-week campaign for the Palestinian right of return, as well as on the international movement for boycott, divestment and sanctions against the state of Israel.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Sat 5/5/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Jeff Plankenhorn. Plank is one of Austin's best players, known for his amazing guitar work with Joe Ely, The Resentments, Bob Schneider, and countless others. But he is also a fantastic singer and songwriter in his own right, and he has a cool new record. Jeff will perform for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, May 5th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Peter More and Freddie Steady's Wild Country can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at... Read more

Fri 5/4/2018 1:00 pm

People United speaks with Anne Lewis about her film A Strike and an Uprising (in Texas), an experimental documentary on history, memory, and the struggle for racial and economic justice.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

On Saturday, May 5, 2018, at 2 pm, the documentary screens, with the filmmaker in attendance, at AFS Cinema, as part of the festival... Read more

Thu 5/3/2018 12:00 pm

Join Rockin' Rob Carter for an hour of Austin music on Around the Town Sounds this Thursday at noon! Listen at 91.7 FM and koop.org.

Wed 5/2/2018 12:00 pm

The International Folk Bazaar's annual children's music special happens this Wednesday, May 2 at noon - tune in for some multilingual good cheer!

Tue 5/1/2018 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas hosts singer songwriters Silas Lowe , his cd Wandering Father Forgotten Son with Beth Chrisman of The Frauleins before their Thursday show at the Cactus Cafe plus Cosmic Cowboy Bob Livingston his new cd Up The Flatland Stairs before the release party Cinco de Mayo at The Saxon Pub all performing live in studio Tuesday, 5/1, 9-11am.

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