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.
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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.
Grab your chalice and your blade because we are dismantling this house with music! Join us as Schizo Expop celebrates International Women's Day a day late, Monday March 9th at 10pm central on koop.org. What can we say, we're procrastinators.
On Reflections of Community Outreach, we will hear from some Musician advocacy organizations about their history and mission, as well as the programs available to help support Musicians in the Austin area.
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Host 'Art Smith' invited all the organizations from the recent 'Feel the Love' event in for a conversation. On Monday's Austin Artists show, we will hear about the programs and resources available to You! the Austin Musician so you can continue to help keep Austin the Live Music Capital of the World.
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The Singer and the Song welcomes a legendary Texas band, psychedelic pop innovators The Coffee Sergeants! This one's gonna be fun, as the full band will perform live with us the whole hour on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, March 7th
This Friday on The Last Round Up, Cindy Marabito, director of the documentary "The Dicks From Texas" will be stopping by to talk about her film on the legendary Austin Punk band and it's premiere at the RxSM Film Festival.
Thorne Dreyer's guest on Rag Radio Friday, 2-3 p.m., is Jim Hightower, progressive populist writer and radio commentator, publisher of the Hightower Lowdown, and author of Swim Against the Current: Even a Dead Fish Can Go With the Flow. Listen to our earlier Rag Radio interviews with Jim Hightower here.
People United features Raquel Valle-Sentíes performing her collection of poems about Laredo, The Ones Santa Anna Sold.