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KOOP is excited to announce some mid-season changes to our on-air schedule!
Starting Mondays at 9:00 - 10:00am, Rancho Alegre joins the KOOP family. Hosts Frank Cuellar and Piper LeMoine celebrate Tejano and Conjunto music, with interviews and more showcasing this true Texas music.
Off the Beatle Path with host Rush Evans moves to Mondays 12:00 - 1:00pm, continuing his journey down the less traveled roads of the former Beatles and Beatles-related artists.
Longtime KOOP mainstay Around the Town Sounds and its cadre of hosts returns to Thursday mornings at 11:00am - 12:00pm with their insight into the upcoming musical offerings of the city.
Check out the current KOOP Program Schedule!
What's New will have an interview with Natalie Ribbons (pictured) of the band Tele Novella. We'll talk about their sound, upcoming tour, and their current fundraising campaign. Also, we'll have an interview with Rick Clark, the Music Editor for The Oxford American. We'll be talking with him about their upcoming Texas Music issue. Monday, 7/28, 10-11am
Austin Artists' host, Art Smith has an in-depth conversation with Sonali about her Art , Inspirations, Creative process, insights, musings, education, charity endeavors and her current event at the new Romani Gallery. Monday, 7/26, 1-1:30pm
Reflection Of Community Outreach welcomes new Collective member, Michael Brown, and his guest, Janeka Rector, Vice Chair of the Mueller Neighborhood Association. Janeka has involved herself in transportation events and issues around Austin and has spoken at Austin City Hall as a Rail Advocate. Join Michael and his guest as they discuss issues and possible answers to what could be Austin growth's third rail, transportation. Monday, 7/28, 1:30-2pm
Under the X in Texas hosts Grammy Award winning musicians Jason Roberts (Asleep at the Wheel) and Rick McRae (George Strait) pickin' songs live off Jason Roberts Band new cd That's My Home before Friday's release party & dance at The Broken Spoke Saloon. Tuesday, 7/29, 9-11am
Lifetime musician Danny Putman returns for an interview on the Country, Swing, And Rockabilly Jamboree. There'l be plenty of road stories and reminiscences. Thursday, 7/31, 9-11am
People United features journalist Max Blumenthal on his book Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel. Friday, 8/1, 1-2pm
On July 26, 1990 the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law. The ADA, as it is known, is a wide ranging civil rights law that prohibits, discrimination based on recognized disabilities. This law extended the same protections against discrimination of the fifty-year-old Civil Rights Act to those with “…a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity.”
K-O-O-P is recognizing this anniversary as one of its Celebration Events on much of its News and Public Affairs and music programming, including personal stories of how this law has benefitted K-O-O-P programmers and listeners. We invite you to join K-O-O-P, radio for people, not for profit, all week long in this celebration and recognition of the ADA.
KOOP seeks an experienced event coordinator or team to provide event coordinating services for KOOP’s 20th birthday. Responsibilities include creation of the event look and feel, food (optional), entertainment including bands/performers, venue, lights, sound, and promotion. Preferred timeframe for the event is November 2014. The event may be organized in cooperation with KVRX.
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.
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