Tune in to Reflections of Community Outreach, ROCO, as it kicks off KOOP's Celebration Event for World Radio Day, with special programming to follow all week culminating with Youth Spin. Members of the Austin Amateur Radio Club will be joining ROCO for a discussion of radio's history, future and this years focus, youth in radio. Monday 9 February, 1:30 - 2:00 PM CST
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1:00PM The Austin Artists show. Host 'Art Smith' will have a conversation with Joe Averagi (aka Average Joe) about his above-average talent and capacity for multiple Art forms and simultaneous projects like Sculpture, Painting, Design, Film, Performance Art and Music. We'll try to scratch the surface in this half hour.
Listen to the podcast of this show here!
Thorne Dreyer's guest on Rag Radio Friday, Feb. 6, 2-3 p.m., is author and activist Jonah Raskin. Raskin, a California-based media scholar, was Minister of Information for the Youth International Party (Yippies) and has written biographies of Allen Ginsberg, Abbie Hoffman, and Jack London. His latest book is A Terrible Beauty: The Wilderness of... Read more
What's Your Status?, hosted by DJ Makalah, will be moving to Tuesday afternoons at 2 p.m., effective Feb. 3. The show will now be available on the FM schedule, moving from its previous spot on Monday nights during our internet-only programming block. Each week, Makalah presents three segments:
- The A-Game/Just A Thought" – The A-Game focuses on social issues and features leaders, advocates, and entrepreneurs of all ages who impact their communities. Just A Thought is a segment where Makalah gives a commentary about various topics... Read more
Join us on koop.org for our final Fun Fest interview. Zorch tells us about food substitutions and RPG video games, Monday February 2nd at 10:00 pm.
Look for a few changes to our program schedule starting this week. On Monday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m., we will debut a new internet-only show called Guitar Picks. Hosted by Sonic George, the show will be play artists known for their guitar playing - all styles, all time periods. Listeners can also look forward to some obscure gems by players never heard on the radio.
What's Your Status?, which was previously in this time slot, will move to Tuesday afternoons at 2pm on the FM schedule.
Joining Reflections of Community Outreach, ROCO, are Matthew Flueckiger, President of GlobalAustin along with Kelli Kelly and Katie Jo Dixon of Hand To Hold. GlobalAustin sponsors citizen diplomacy "one handshake at a time" by offering programs that provide home hospitality to foreign visitors. Hand To Hold carefully matches seasoned parents of preemies with parents in need of support. They will also explain their fund raising Austin Marathon run.
People United presents coverage of last Saturday's reproductive-rights rally at the Texas Capitol, celebrating 42 years of the US Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision, yet aware of the continuing struggle in the Lone Star State.