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    Party Stains – A Weekly Update From Stronger Than Dirt

    Some FEATURED ARTISTS on this week’s  Stronger Than Dirt (Saturday, 8-10pm) CANADA DAY special include the Guess Who, David Clayton Thomas (Blood, Sweat & Tears) and the Bossmen, Pointed Sticks, Martha and the Muffins, Teenage Head, ‘B’ Girls, Cub, Les Sexareenos, New Pornographers, and the Flashing Lights, as well as the weekly Dusty Diamond. PICTURE SLEEVE […]

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    Local Music Review: Between Us EP by Calliope Musicals

    Calliope Musicals latest EP, Between Us, arrived last month via local indie label, Spaceflight Records. The release blends space age rock and dance floor power pop with four new songs and one remixed version of their 2019 track, “Fear This Body”.  Anthemic choruses and soaring, cathartic high notes from singer Carrie Fussell appear throughout the […]

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    COVID-19 Update

    95% of New COVID Cases among Unvaccinated: Numbers from around the world show that over 95% of new COVID-19 hospitalizations occur among unvaccinated people. New COVID-19 variants sicken mostly unvaccinated people as well. FCC Program to Reduce Internet Bills: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is providing a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying […]

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    KOOP Celebrates Juneteenth

    This month is KOOP Radio’s Juneteenth Celebration Event Month: Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.  Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and […]

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    Bringing Light Into Darkness – Mon, June 21 @ 6pm

    When Progress Is at the Same Time a Lack of Progress: Celebrating Juneteenth by ‘Bringing Light’ to the History of the Different Forms and Methods that Systemic Racism Expresses Its Oppression. Juneteenth became a national holiday on Thursday June 17th, 2021. We dedicate this show to the drastically increasing wealth inequality we have witnessed since […]

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    Dress for Success Austin and the Mental Wellness Network Create Opportunities for Women’s Empowerment and Mental Wellness

    Interview with Mia Johns of Dress for Success Austin “What’s not to love about fashion and female empowerment?” asks Dress for Success Austin (DFSA) Executive Director Mia Johns in this conversation with In Touch Interviews. Dress for Success is a national network of local campuses, like the one in Austin, that empower women to achieve […]

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    Celebrate Juneteenth with Six Square on Saturday, June 19

    With the Juneteenth anniversary celebration coming up this weekend, In Touch Interviews speaks with Regine Malibiran, who is the Director of Innovation at Six Square, a local nonprofit organization that preserves the history and culture of Austin’s Black community. This coming weekend, Six Square is among a coalition of partners organizing Austin’s Juneteenth events this weekend (link […]

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    KOOP State-of-the-Station: A Conversation with General Manager Federico Pacheco

    In the early days of the pandemic, the KOOP community of volunteers and staff rallied together to continue broadcasting safely from our homes. Now, with vaccinations rolling out and infection rates easing, the station is preparing to return to live programming, slowly and with care. With all the change, I wanted to speak to our […]

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    Bringing Light Into Darkness – Mon, 6/14 @ 6pm

    What if the Hegemony of the US Dollar Essentially Allows the US to Dictate what International Law Is & Use Sanctions to Squash Dissent? Bringing Light Into Darkness guest Stan Smith – investigative journalist and publisher of the AFGJ Venezuela and ALBA Weekly News for the past seven years, whose primary focus has been on […]

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    Party Stains – A Weekly Update From Stronger Than Dirt

    Some FEATURED ARTISTS on this week’s  Stronger Than Dirt (Saturday, 8-10pm) include the Monks, Byrds, Glitter Band, Adam and the Ants, Standing Waves (Austin), Toy Dolls, Mystreated, Stereo Total, Cannibale, new music by the Guardian Singles (New Zealand), YORCHH (Spain), Silicone Prairie (Kansas City MO), Qlowski (London/Italy) and Freak Genes (UK), as well as the weekly […]