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The KOOP Spring Membership Drive is happening now! As your very own community voice, KOOP radio makes your world go round...but only with YOUR support.
Our goal is $65,000, and you can help us to reach that by pledging online pledging online (koop.org/donate) or by phone 512-472-KOOP (5667) or toll free at 888-917-KOOP.
Current Total: $46,600
KOOP asks you to thank our
Spring Business Members 2014
Lori Jo Hansel, Attorney
Reflections Of Community Outreach will be following up on the roll out of the Affordable Care Act in central TX with Elizabeth Colvin, Director of Insure Central Texas and Michael King, News Editor for the Austin Chronicle to include the numbers, demographics, dead lines, publicity and problems. Joining the discussion is a special guest who will share his valued perspective of health care and the ACA including concerns about signing up. Monday, 3/3, 1:30-2pm
Susan Michalski has been creating stories for as long as she could understand words. Because she rarely sleeps, reading and writing have filled the dark hours since childhood. With degrees in literature, drama, creative writing, and secondary education, Susan has been able to find work as an actress, high school teacher, college instructor, web/UI designer, private tutor, online course writer, curriculum designer, technical writer, waitress, and swim coach. This week, during Writing on the Air, she will talk about her first novel, Safe Distances, Book One of the Geodesy Series. Wednesday, 3/5, 6-7pm
Lights, Camera, Austin continues its preview of Austin films that will screen during the SXSW Film Festival (March 7-15). Writer/director Kat Candler discusses how she turned her acclaimed short film Hellion into a feature-length father-son drama starring Aaron Paul and Juliette Lewis. Writer David Zellner and producer Chris Ohlson talk about the journey that's undertaken by Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter. Writer/director Alex R. Johnson reveals the secrets behind his thriller Two Step. Thursday, 3/6, 2-3pm
People United features Southwestern University professor Alison Kafer on her book Feminist, Queer, Crip. Friday, 3/7, 1-2pm
This Great White North celebrates International Women’s Day by playing an entire show of female Canadian artists, including Tegan and Sara, Metric, Vancougar, and The Pack A.D. We’ll also discuss the more than 110 Canadian acts coming to SXSW 2014. Friday, 3/7, 4:30–6pm
The first National Women's Day was observed in 1908 following a women's march through New York City demanding shorter hours, better pay and voting rights. International Women's Day was first honored in 1911 and since then celebrated around the world each year on 8 March. Today thousands of events are held to inspire and celebrate women. In the states March is Women's History Month and KOOP has also designated it a station-wide Celebration Event filling the month with special programming. KOOP is proud of its may women Programmers and Volunteers who contribute to every aspect of our schedule, operations and diversity. Tune in all through March for special programs focused on the history, achievements and artistry of women and stay tuned to KOOP all year for other Celebration Events.
Texas Observer Radio Debuts on KOOP
Hitting the airwaves November 5th, and airing Tuesdays 2:00 - 2:30 p.m., KOOP proudly announces a new partnership with The Texas Observer, an investigative social justice news organization, to air a compelling new program: Texas Observer Radio with host Jonathan McNamara. The weekly program will feature exploration of current statewide news stories with Texas Observer journalists and an in-depth interview on a particularly thorny political issue with a knowledgeable source.
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