KOOP News Archive
People United features Taher Herzallah of American Muslims for Palestine on US activism in the global movement for the boycott of, divestment from, and sanctions against, the state of Israel.
Country, Swing, and Rockabilly Jamboree, Thursday March 19, 9-11 am; honoring KOOP's successful Membership drive, St. Patrick's day, and live in-studio performance by Washington DC songstress Karen Collins.
Under the X in Texas welcomes author Joe Nick Patoski in studio spinning Doug Sahm records talking about his directorial debut documentary film Sir Doug and The Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove before it's world premier this week during SXSW. Tuesday, 3/17, 9-10am.
Hey did you know that there is a little music and media fest called South By Southwest? Join Schizo Expop Monday at 10pm central at koop.org and we'll tell you about it.
Guitar Picks salutes Women's History Month with an entire hour of women guitarists you need to hear. Included will be Mary Osborne, Orianthi, Kaki King, Elizabeth Cotten and many more. Hear them all on Guitar Picks, Monday March 16, 7-8 PM, only on KOOP.org
Tune into KOOP's Austin Artists show for a Nowruz Persian Spring Equinox festival special. We will hear about Nowruz and the Ravaan Persian dance company And then we will hear from Kamran Hooshmand. He will tell us about the history of the Instrument called the 'Barbat' and the 'Oud' and play a beautiful traditional song for you. He will be Playing ... Read more
People United features historian and activist Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz on her book Blood on the Border: A Memoir of the Contra War, a look back at the time she spent in Nicaragua during the 1980s when Washington was attempting to militarily and economically destabilize the country.
Under the X in Texas welcomes Austin American Statesman columnist John Kelso with his new book Confessions of a Professional Smartass plus Freda and The Firedogs band member Bobby Earl Smith. Surprise guests, Best Little Cowboy Gathering in Texas ticket giveaways on KOOP's Spring Membership Drive. Tuesday, 3/10, 9-11 a.m.