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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.

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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.

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Fri 12/15/2017 1:00 pm

People United features Michael Davis, a founding member of the Jewish Voice for Peace Rabbinical Council, on Jewish identification, Palestinian solidarity, and human rights.

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Wed 12/13/2017 12:00 pm

The International Folk Bazaar welcomes Julia Barnett Tracy, the International Operations  Director for the African Children's Choir, who will be performing at the Rock the Brazos fundraiser at Brazos Hall on New Year's Eve.

Fri 12/8/2017 1:00 pm

People United features Bree Williams, who directs community housing for ECHO (Ending Community Homelessness Coalition), on how to end homelessness in Austin.

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Thu 12/7/2017 12:00 pm

On Around the Town Sounds, Austin-based guitarist and songwriter Randy Reynolds will play some songs live and talk about his soon-to-be released album Positiveness. 

Wed 12/6/2017 12:00 pm

The International Folk Bazaar welcomes Ragtime Willie to the show on Wed. Dec. 6 to spin some of the more interesting ethnic 78s from his impressive collection.

Fri 12/1/2017 3:30 pm

This Friday on The Last Round Up, big show featuring David Yow's "Track Of The Month" plus from The Clash's "Rock The Casbah" video, shot here in Austin, The Sheik (Titos Manchaca) live in studio. Starts at 3:30PM CST.

Fri 12/1/2017 1:00 pm

People United talks about the 2017 Women and Fair Trade Festival with Lata Karna, the owner of the clothing store Marigold - Gateway to India, one of the festival's vendors; Josefina Castillo, a co-founder of Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera, the festival's sponsor; and Mauricio Callejas, a musician scheduled to perform there.  This year's festival is being held on Friday, December 1st, from 6 pm until 9 pm, and Saturday, December 2nd, from 9 am until 7 pm, at St. James' Episcopal Church, 1941 Webberville Rd. in East Austin.

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Tue 11/28/2017 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas welcomes Texas Folklife executive director Charlie Lockwood in studio with their new cd of musicians performing during this Satrurday's all day 3rd Annual Festival of Texas Fidding at Historic Twin Sisters Dancehall in Blanco and a night dance follows by Bobby Flores and the Yellow Rose Band. Tuesday, 11/28, 9-11am.