KOOP News Archive

Tue 5/26/2015 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas welcomes 2014 The Academy Of Western Artists Pure Country Group of the Year Mike Dart & The Skyline Wranglers in studio performing songs from their AWA nominated album Slippin' Around Tuesday, 5/26, 9-11 a.m.

Mon 5/25/2015 1:30 pm

Our guest this week on Reflections of Community Outreach is Larkin Tackett … the Executive Director of Idea Public Schools Austin. Idea’s mission is to prepare students from underserved communities for success in college and citizenship. They are quite good at it, and Larkin will tell us what they do and how they do it. Please join us Monday, May 25 at 1:30 pm at KOOP 91.7 FM and K-O-O-P dot org.

Mon 5/25/2015 1:00 pm

Austin Artists features two guests, Artist Yuliya Lanina and TILT Performance Group.  Yuliya will be discussing her new show at the Blockbox Gallery with her signature mechanical sculptures along with new works on canvas, paper and a short film.  We then focus on a unique production by TILT, a company of specially talented actors, "The Flip Side", a different look at a lot of things.  This production is based on a world wide call for scripts from which six ten minute skits were selected out of over a hundred submitted.  This is a co-production with the Ground... Read more

Mon 5/25/2015 9:00 am

Join Piper on Monday May 25th for a special edition of Rancho Alegre. She'll be talking with mega-talented special guests Felipe Borrero and Fred Soto of Austin's very own Big Band Tejano.

We'll be talking about their current projects and more than likely a little Tejano past, present, and future. We'll also play Big Band Tejano's new material, along with classic Orquesta-style Tejano the entire hour. 

This show is a must-listen if you love the... Read more

Sat 5/23/2015 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes one of Austin's most beloved guitarists and singer/songwriters, Jeff Plankenhorn! Jeff works a lot with the Resentments, Joe Ely, the Purgatory Players, and so many others, and he also has a stellar solo career. He'll perform live with us the whole hour on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, May 23rd

Fri 5/22/2015 1:00 pm

People United speaks with Smadar Lavie about her book Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Mizrahi Single Mothers and Bureaucratic Torture.

Thu 5/21/2015 9:00 am

Tripleheader on Country, Swing, and Rockabilly Jamboree, 9-11 am Thursday. Live rockabilly performance by Ruby Dee and The Snake Handlers; Al Dressen presents plaque to Rod Moag; radio debut of new CD by Hot Texas Swing Band.

Mon 5/18/2015 1:30 pm

Reflections of Community Outreach, ROCO, is proud to host Linda Phan, Executive Director of the Asian Family Support Services of Austin, AFSSA.  She will explain why such an ethnically specific organization is necessary in Austin and how it is working to promote healthy, abuse-free Asian communities in Central TX.

We will also welcome Julie Smith of Leadership Austin to shed some light on a new program designed to get into our community and identify issues and possible solutions through small conversational groups across Austin.... Read more

Mon 5/18/2015 1:00 pm

Tune in KOOP's Austin Artists show for a converstion with Dr. James Bruseth, Arcaeological Director for the Texas Historical Commission about De LaSalles's supply ship, and last hope for survival, La Belle.  Dr. Bruseth will describe the find, the excavation, the preservation and La Belle's permanent place at the Bullock Museum.  Monday 1:00 - 1:30 PM CST

Sun 5/17/2015 3:30 pm

On Sunday's show Free Samples be traveling to the beautiful borough of BROOKLYN!

All BK related songs and artists including Digable Planets, Roy Ayers, Mos Def & Talieb Kweli. And, a big batch of tracks by Brooklyn's own Biggie Smalls!

Tune in Sunday at 3:30pm.