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What's New will feature interviews with San Antonio band Demitasse, Austin rockers Löwin, Austin City Limits' Terry Lickona, the band Warpaint, as well as interview Eamon & Maximillian from Inspire Pro Wrestling (pictured). Check it all out! Monday, 2/21, 10-11am
Reflections Of Community Outreach hosts a discussion about this year's Fight for Air Climb, with host Blacksmith and guests - KVUE's Jessica Vess and NFL Hall of Fame inductee, Curly Culp. Curley is one of most recent inductees into the 2013 Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, OH. As impressive as it seems, Curley may not have been able to fulfill his dream of playing professional sports because he is a life-long asthma sufferer. The Fight for Air Climb is sponsored by the American Lung Association. Each year participants racing to the top of Austin's Frost Bank Building, in order to draw worthy attention to breathing and lung-related illnesses. Monday, 4/21, 1:30-2pm
Under the X in Texas welcomes Texas Folklife's ladies with info & music from their The Big Squeeze 4-26 on The Bullock's Lone Star Plaza, Austin Federation of Musicians Michael Mordecai with a song arranged by Robert "Beto" Skiles performed 4-27 by The Backyard Symphony Pops 50 piece Orchestra in memory of Maestro Akira Endo , AFM President Freddie "Steady" Krc on their Summer Concert Series at Bullock Texas State History Museum every Sunday plus Floyd Domino & Maryann Price with their NewTex Records new cd Upfront. Tuesday, 4/22, 9-11am
Lights Camera Austin talks with Chateles del campo (Country Kids) director Jason Outenreath (pictured) about his documentary, which examines the rural Nicaragua elementary school system through the eyes of several students. Chateles del campo (Country Kids) screens April 26 during the Cine Las Americas International Film Festival. Writer/director John Sheehan discusses For Serious, a comedy about an unemployed lawyer, which screens April 30 at the Galaxy Highland Theater as part of the Austin Film Festival's Austin Premieres series. Alamo Drafthouse Austin Creative Manager/Programmer R.J. LaForce reveals what's on tap during the Off-Centered Film Festival, the annual celebration of film and craft beer which runs April 24-26 at the Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline and includes appearances by The Lonely Island. Also, host Robert Sims will review Alan Partridge and Brick Mansions. Thursday, 4/24, 2-3pm
People United features David Barsamian, host of the internationally syndicated program Alternative Radio as well as the author of several books, speaking on a variety of subjects, including the news media, US foreign policy, capitalism, the environment, and his latest collection of interviews with Noam Chomsky, Power Systems: Conversations on Global Democratic Uprisings and the New Challenges to U.S. Empire. Friday, 4/25, 1-2pm
Our guest on Rag Radio will be Gregg Barrios, a San Antonio-based playwright, poet, filmmaker, journalist, and critic who serves on the board of directors of the prestigious National Book Critics Circle. A gay Chicano activist since the '60s, Gregg will be here to participate in the Cine Las Americas festival. Friday, 4/25, 2-3pm
The Last Round Up will air a SXSW interview with Damian Abraham & Jonah Falco of the Canadian Band Fu@ked Up, Friday, 4/25, 3:30-4:30pm
Grammy award winners Joel Guzman and Sarah Fox present Squeezebox Mania 8 on Saturday, April 12, at Threadgill's WHQ (301 West Riverside Drive) for performances featuring multiple styles of accordion playing. Joining Joel, Sarah and Los Aztex will be Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys (who are also Grammy winners!) and Ponty Bone & the Squeezetones. The night ends with the annual SqueezeBox jam. Doors open at 7:30 pm, showtime at 8 pm.
Join KOOP 91.7 FM in congratulating its own Ted Branson, Under the X in Texas Tuesday mornings 9:00 – 11:00, for receiving the Academy of Western Artists’ Western Music Media 2013 Cowboy Disc Jockey award. The Cowboy Disc Jockey award is part of the Will Rogers Cowboy Awards which were celebrated Saturday, March 29th, in Irving, Texas...
The Spring Membership Drive is over, with KOOP surpassing its $65,000!
Current Total: $65,915!!!
KOOP would like thank you for your support and asks you to thank our
Spring Business Members 2014
Lori Jo Hansel, Attorney
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