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Fri 1/16/2015 1:00 pm

People United features poetry and reminiscences from San Antonio-based writer Natalia Treviño.

Mon 1/12/2015 7:00 pm

Young entreprenuer (founder of Austin based photography company Bold Photography) and Austin's youngest professional photographer, Aisha Seay joins Makalah on What's Your Status to talk about her amazing career on the A-Game! Later on, Are You Who You Associate With? featuring Steve Scalise...

Sat 1/10/2015 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes a real Texas music legend, Shake Russell! Shake's amazing songs have been recorded by Clint Black and Waylon Jennings, among others. Shake will perform live with us the whole hour on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, January 10th

Fri 1/9/2015 4:30 pm

Sure, 2015 is only a few days old… but that’s no reason for you to have to listen to last year’s music.

This week on This Great White North, we bring you the latest from Canada’s independent music scene, including tracks so new they’ll be released later in 2015. Along the way, we’ll spin some of the latest tunes (and some of our favorites) from 2014, as well. Plus, we’ve got listener requests and a whole slew of fresh Canadian artists never before heard on the show.

So, tune in this Friday at 4:30 PM to ring in the new year with 90 minutes of new music. You’ll hear artists... Read more

Fri 1/9/2015 1:00 pm

People United features historian and urban theorist Mike Davis with a California perspective on the notion of Texas as the model for our nation's future.

Mike Davis is best known for his 1990 book City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles.  He has served as an editor of The New Left Review and also has written for The NationThe Rag Blog, and other publications.



Mon 1/5/2015 10:00 pm

Celebrate the new year with words and music inspired by the Black Arts Movement. Monday at 10:00pm on koop.org.

Mon 1/5/2015 1:00 pm

Tune in to a special one hour edition of KOOP's Austin Artists for an in depth interview of award winning Austin author James L. Haley.  Haley is a critically acclaimed historian and biographer including the largest and most complete biography of Sam Houston.  Jim will discuss his life as a writer, his latest work "Captive Paradise" and on what he is currently spilling ink.  Monday 1/5, 1- 2:00 PM CST

Mon 1/5/2015 12:00 pm

Off the Beatle Path celebrates producer George Martin, who turned 88 a few days ago! George's body of work goes far beyond the Beatles' core catalogue, and we'll celebrate that for the whole hour. Tune in to KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 12-1pm, Monday, January 5th

Sat 1/3/2015 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes one of Austin's finest singer/songwriters, George Ensle! George is a longtime Austin treasure, and he'll perform live with us the whole hour on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, January 3rd

Fri 1/2/2015 1:00 pm

People United features activists Gilbert Rivera and Susana Almanza on the purpose and legacy of the Brown Berets in Austin.