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Sun 1/7/2018 3:30 pm

Mark Rashap's KOOP radio show "Another Bottle Down" won the Austin Food & Wine Alliance's honorable mention at its annual awards ceremony on February 7. Every year, the Alliance recognizes Austin culinary innovators and donates to local food businesses and non-profits.

"Another Bottle Down" airs at 1 p.m. Tuesdays on 91.7 FM.

Sat 1/6/2018 11:15 am

The results are in for KOOP's Silver Mic Awards! This is an annual honor bestowed upon KOOP programmers by their peers, making it extra special.  

Best News & Public Affairs Program:  Mark Rashap, "Another Bottle Down"

Best Music Program: Leah Manners, "Hip Hop Hooray; Jay Robillard, "The Lounge Show"

Keeping Austin Angry:  Chris Zozaski, "The Last Roundup"         

Best Fake News:  Felix Roberts (aka T.J. Masters), "TRUTH Radio Hour" (on the Community Pilot Show)

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Fri 1/5/2018 1:00 pm

People United features the first in a two-part episode with Fred L. McGhee on his book The Black Crop: Slavery and Slave Trading in Nineteenth Century Texas.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Fri 1/5/2018 12:15 am

See all eleven promo videos for the Spring Membership Drive right here!


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Thu 1/4/2018 11:00 am

We've been nominated for an Armadillo Award but we need your vote to win! We've been nominated for Community Champion and Soul of Austin. Vote for us here. This is such an honor to be nominated but when we win (with your votes of course) we'll be immortalized as an Armadillo Award Recipient. The Armadillo Awards celebrate the unique culture of local business in Austin. We invite you to... Read more

Wed 1/3/2018 12:00 pm

A Spring Open House for KOOP Members is happening on Saturday April 7 from Noon to 4 PM at the KOOP studio (3825 Airport Blvd)! Come and pick up your t-shirt, enjoy some snacks, and meet fellow KOOPers and DJs!

Mon 1/1/2018 8:45 pm

KOOP Radio is happy to announce the new Spring 2018 t-shirt design! It will be available in men's sizes small to x-tra large in midnight blue with silver print.

Sun 12/31/2017 11:30 am

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 Council ... Read more

Fri 12/29/2017 1:00 pm

People United features geographer Eliot Tretter on the branding of Austin as "The Live Music Capital of the World" and its relation to race and the politics of urban development.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Fri 12/22/2017 1:00 pm

People United features Noelle George, the executive director of Foundation Beyond Belief, talking about her coming out as both atheist and queer as well as her involvement with a humanist charity.

Listen to an archive of this program here.