This Monday on Reflections of Community Outreach our guest is Shannon Carr, Executive Director of Austin Area Mental Health Consumers. Its Self-Help and Advocacy Center makes a difference for people with lived experiences of mental health, substance use, and homelessness. KOOP apprentice Michelle Boyd speaks with Shannon about the stigma that unfortunately is too often […]
This Tuesday on Civil Rights and Wrongs our guests include two advocates for renters in Austin: Molly Jensen is Executive Director of the Austin Tenants Council (ATC), and Shoshana Krieger is Project Director for Building and Strengthening Tenant Action (BASTA). We discuss tenants’ rights, the eviction process, organizing, and reasons for hope. Our friend Jim […]
Featured artists on this Saturday’s show include Giorgio Moroder, Dickies, D-Day (Austin), Shoes, Dream Syndicate, Flashing Lights, Polysics, Limiñanas, new music by Optic Sink (Memphis), Sweeping Promises (Boston), Smarts (Australia), and Naked Roommate (Berkley), as well as the weekly Dusty Diamond. Let Stronger Than Dirt be your Saturday night quarantine party soundtrack!
On Thursday October 22nd, join resident KOOP DJ Daine Vineyard for a 90 minute journey into Chiptune EDM! From 4:30-6pm Daine will be playing instrumental electronic music made either on actual retro gaming equipment or emulators to recreate the sound from the glory days of 8-bit gaming. During the show you’ll hear electronic dance music […]
Do you know any POC led arts collectives in Austin? Meet Black Mountain Project. Kanya Lyons talks with the three artists behind this collective – Adrian Aguilera, Betelhem Makonnen, and Tammie Rubin – who are making space for other POC artists. We talk about their art collective, their exhibitions, and the upcoming show – people […]
Featured artists on this Saturday’s show include the Creation, Honey Bane, Girls At Our Best, Pink Lincolns, Dead Moon, Sugarfreaks, and Final Solutions, new music by UK Gold (Olympia WA), Sweeping Promises (Boston), Eerie Family (Taylor TX), and Naked Roommate (Berkley), as well as the weekly Dusty Diamond. Let Stronger Than Dirt be your Saturday […]
This Tuesday we have two guests: Gus Bova, staff writer for the Texas Observer, will talk about his recent article on homelessness, “No Place To Be.” Austin Sanders, staff writer for the Austin Chronicle, complements the discussion with observations from his coverage of City Hall. Michelle Manning-Scott will provide another update on drive-up submission of […]
KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, October 12 at 1:30pm CDT / GMT -6. Join US Army vets Michael A. Brown and Perry Jefferies, plus KOOP’s Greg Ciotti for veterans’ news and good conversation about the news. Tune to 91.7 FM in Austin, worldwide at www.KOOP.org.
Featured artists on this Saturday’s show include the Cigarettes, Come On, Scientists, Young Fresh Fellows, Doctor’s Mob (Austin), La Femme, new music by Public Practice (NYC), Oh Sees (LA), Optik Sink (Memphis), C.C.’s Feces (NL), Hearts and Rockets (Australia), Naked Roommate (Berkley), and Prison Affair (Barcelona), as well as the weekly Dusty Diamond. Let Stronger […]
This Tuesday our guest will be Anthony Gutierrez, Executive Director for Common Cause Texas. We’ll be discussing voter suppression, intimidation, and assorted threats to democracy. Michelle Manning-Scott will provide an update on drive-up submission of mail-in ballots – as of Saturday afternoon, anyway. We’re hoping that Governor Abbott’s order that restricts counties to a single […]