KOOP News Archive

Fri 12/20/2019 1:00 pm

People United presents coverage of a panel on homelessness, featuring mostly voices of those that have experienced it.  Heidi Sloan of the Austin Democratic Socialists of America moderated the panel, which also included David Wittie, Walter Moreau, Sharae Walker, James Mosley, and Seneca Savoie.

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Fri 12/13/2019 1:00 pm

People United speaks with Stephanie Webb and Jamie DeAngelo about Decipher City, the online resource they created to focus on race, equity and land policy, both in Austin, Texas, and eventually beyond.

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Tue 12/10/2019 6:00 pm

Join KOOP for a live conversation with our District 1 Council Member Natasha Harper-Madison on Tuesday, December 10th at Ground Floor Theatre.  Civil Rights & Wrongs with host Bob Dailey will conduct an interview from 6-7 PM with CM Harper-Madison to be simulcast on KOOP's airwaves at 91.7 FM & www.koop.org.  

Free Admission | 979 Springdale Rd Suite 122 | Doors at 5:30 PM

Mon 12/9/2019 1:30 pm

KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, Dec. 9 at 1:30pm CST / GMT -6. (1330 hrs). We’ll be reporting and discussing several important veterans’ news stories, including about some vets’ difficulties qualifying for and actually receiving their earned benefits. We say hello again to veterans advocate and author Matt Louis, with us for an update on his Mission Transition that helps vets readjust from active duty to the civilian realm. We also welcome Major John Landry and Staff Sergeant William Reinier, to talk about the US Army Futures Command here in Austin.Join US Army vet Michael... Read more

Fri 12/6/2019 1:00 pm

People United presents coverage of a panel discussion about the proposed 2019 revision of the Austin's Land Development Code, featuring urbanist and housing and transportation advocate Chris "Kaz" Wojtewicz and community organizer Carmen Llanes Pulido, and moderated by geographer Eliot Tretter.  (A public hearing on the LDC rewrite is being held by the Austin City Council at City Hall on Saturday, December 7, 2019, beginning at 10 am.  The Council has scheduled a first reading of the revised Code the following Monday, also at 10 am.)

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Tue 12/3/2019 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas hosts live in studio Alaskan Fiddling Poet Ken Waldman with Up Around The Sun Jerry Hagins & visual artist Texas Music Hall of Famer Tim Kerr before their TexAlaskan Holiday Show at Cactus Cafe Wednesday the 4th.  Tuesday , 12/3 ,  9am-11am.

Sun 12/1/2019 11:00 am

Our bring-your-own-vinyl monthly at HOPE Farmers Market returns Sunday, December 1st from 11 AM to 3 PM.  Bring your records, and our own DJ Phildoesit will spin 'em! 

HOPE Farmers Market is located at Plaza Saltillo (5th & Comal).  

Fri 11/29/2019 1:00 pm

People United talks with filmmaker Steve Mims and community organizer Carmen Llanes Pulido about his documentary ZONED OUT: The Legacy of CodeNEXT, where she appears, as well as about the issues the online video covers, including city upzoning and the proposed 2019 revision to Austin's Land Development Code, on which the Austin City Council may vote as soon as Monday, December 9.

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Mon 11/25/2019 1:00 pm

Austin Artists features guests from the Dougherty Arts Center and live music from Mary, Rose and Devin. Monday, 11/25, 1 pm.

Fri 11/22/2019 1:00 pm

People United talks with Leona Calvo and Laura Hoyos of Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera, the organization that is sponsoring the 2019 Women and Fair Trade Festival the weekend of November 23-24 at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, as well as with documentary filmmaker Anne Lewis, who is screening excerpts from her video podcast "Asylum, Terror, and the Future" at the festival on the Saturday of that weekend at 4:00 pm.

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