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Poet Amanda Johnston on Another Way to Say Enter

Fri, 2018/09/21 - 1:00pm

People United features poet Amanda Johnston talking about, and performing from, her first full-length collection, Another Way to Say Enter.  A co-founder of Black Poets Speak Out, she is also the author of the chapbooks GUAP and Lock & Key.

"Singer and the Song" Double-Header

Sat, 2018/09/22 - 2:00pm

The Singer and the Song has a double-header this weekend, with a bonus episode! First up at 2pm is Austin singer/songwriter Emily Shirley, an Austin singer/songwriter with an indie pop sensibility, and then at our usual 3pm time, it's Jana Pochop and Mark Addison, two longtime talents with a great new project together.

The Prospect of Single-Payer Health Care in Texas

Fri, 2018/09/14 - 1:00pm

People United talks with Jim Hightower of Our Revolution and Martha Kuhl, Judy Lerma and Paula Littles of National Nurses United, all advocates of single-payer health care, about their support of the Healthy Texas Act of 2019 in the 86th Texas State Legislature.

Chicken Songs

Wed, 2018/09/12 - 12:00pm

The International Folk Bazaar struts its stuff on Wednesday with all chicken-themed songs. The first caller to make a KOOP donation for $60 or more between 12 and 1pm on Wednesday gets a 2-for-1: a KOOP chicken T-shirt AND a handsome Flyrite T-shirt courtesy of Austin's own Flyrite Chicken. Wednesday, September 12, 12pm - 1pm.

Celebration of Diez y Seis

Mon, 2018/09/10 - 1:30pm

Reflections of Community Outreach celebrates Diez y Seis this Monday (Sept. 10 at 1:30 PM) with two special guests. First is Linda Crockett, Event Coordinator for the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center.  The ESB-MACC is dedicated to the preservation, creation, presentation, and promotion of the cultural arts of Mexican Americans and Latino cultures.

Arjun Sethi on American Hate

Fri, 2018/09/07 - 1:00pm

People United features lawyer and activist Arjun Singh Sethi on his book American Hate: Survivors Speak Out, which argues that the rhetoric and policies of the Trump Administration have encouraged further discrimination, bullying and violence against already marginalized communities.

Bill Small

Sat, 2018/09/01 - 3:00pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin's own Bill Small. Bill is a member of the outstanding Walt Wilkins and the Mystiqueros, a great band filled with talented artists, and he is also a fine singer/songwriter on his own, as you will hear in his performance with us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, September 1st.

Steve Mims on His Documentary about the 2018 Cruz-O'Rourke Race for US Senate

Fri, 2018/08/31 - 1:00pm

People United talks with filmmaker Steve Mims about his documentary Run Like the Devil, which examines the 2018 US Senate race between Republican incumbent Ted Cruz and his Democratic challenger, US Rep. Beto O'Rourke.

Borders, Migration, and Crisis: A Critical Conversation (Part 2)

Fri, 2018/12/28 - 1:00pm

People United presents the second in its two-part coverage of the panel "Borders, Migration, and Crisis: A Critical Conversation," this time with questions being taken from the audience.

Raph Odell Shapiro

Sat, 2018/08/18 - 3:00pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin musician Raph Odell Shapiro. Raph (rhymes with "safe") is a singer/songwriter originally from Long Island, New York, but his original sound renders him a perfect fit for Austin, as you will hear when he performs live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, August 18th.


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