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Jul 20, 2014 10:37 pm

993539_10151918950114164_1319118639_n.jpgWhat's New will air an interview with genre-bending Austin band, Atash.  We'll talk about their new album and their live scoring of the silent film, The UnknownMonday, 7/21, 10-11am

NMACampFlyer2014.jpgAs part of KOOP's Celebration Event recognizing the anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) the Austin Artists show features guests from VSA Texas.  They include students who will discuss various creative camps sponsored by VSA this summer specifically designed for those with disabilities.  Monday, 7/21, 1-1:30pm

pu.JPGPeople United features historian Joseph Massad on Israel, colonialism, and the framing of the Palestinian question.  Friday, 7/25, 1-2pm

PeteMinda.jpgThe Singer and the Song welcomes singer/songwriter, Pete Minda, performing live the whole hour. Pete's another outstanding talent, a gifted writer and singer with a rock and roll heart.  Saturday, 7/26, 3-4pm

KOOP's 2nd Annual Red-Hot Hootenanny and Best-By-Golly Pie Contest and benefit is back!
Hoot_Pie_first_place_winner.jpgWHAT:  2nd Annual Red-Hot Hootenanny & Best-By-Golly Pie Contest
WHEN:  Sunday, July 13, 2014 ~ Doors 6 pm / Music 7 pm
WHERE: Spider House Ballroom, 2906 Fruth Street
WHY:    you know
Tickets $10@ the door / Pie Contest entries are free / Deliver pies by 7 pm

NEW this year – A Pie-Eating Contest!

Enjoy musical performances by: 

Rodney_Henry_with_Pies.jpg2013 Food Network Star Fan Favorite Rodney “Pie Man” Henry of Dangerously Delicious Pies returns to join our panel of judges, which includes Austin faves Tiny Pies and Blue Note Bakery, for the Pie-Baking Contest!


See the T-shirt DesignT-shirts will be custom made on-site by Fine Southern Gentlemen - $10 each. We'll also have tank tops.

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Remembering_Stonewall1.jpeg The anniversary of the Stonewall Riots is an important part of recognizing the efforts of LGBT activists in their fight for equality in the U.S. On June 28th, 1969 the modern gay rights movement was sparked by a Police raid on a gay bar called the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village in New York City. Patrons who’d grown tired of relentless persecution by Police rose up and began spontaneous and violent riots that lasted several days. These riots galvanized the community and were the catalyst for the formation of the some of the very first LGBT rights organizations. A year later in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York marches planned to commemorate the anniversary of the Stonewall riots evolved into what we now know as Gay Pride Parades. Today, June is recognized as LGBT Pride month around the world in recognition of those bar patrons who launched a civil rights movement 45 years ago this month.

K-O-O-P is recognizing this anniversary as one of its Celebration Events with special News and Public Affairs and music programming.   Listen in for this unique programming from K-O-O-P, radio for people, not for profit.


Juneteenth, held this year on Thursday, June 19th, is a state holiday in Texas and the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Slavery played a significant part in Texas, the seventh state to join the confederacy. President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation in January of 1863 declaring, "that all persons held as slaves" within the thirteen rebellious territories "are, and henceforward shall be free." It was not until two and a half years later, on 19 June 1865, when federal troops under General Granger arrived at Galveston Island that the Emancipation Proclamation was enforced.

Since then, Juneteenth has been celebrated in Texas to promote and cultivate knowledge and appreciation of African American history and culture. Here at K-O-O-P we will be recognizing Juneteenth as a celebration event throughout the month of June with special News and Public Affairs and music programming. Mark this important occasion in your own way and listen in all month for great programming from K-O-O-P, radio for people, not for profit.

Jun 04, 2014 11:20 pm

KOOP proudly announces our new 2014-2015 schedule. Help us welcome our new programmers and programs, just added to the KOOP Schedule:

  • Austin Artists
  • Austin Monitor News
  • Capitol Ambitions
  • What's Your Status?

We also moved a few shows around on the schedule – Check out schedule change highlights!

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