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Jason Weems

Sat, 2018/10/06 - 2:00pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin's own Jason Weems. Jason is one of our own, an Austin singer/songwriter who writes and plays fine songs that need to be heard, as you will hear when he plays live the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 2-4pm, Saturday, October 6th.

2018 Austin Mayoral Candidates Forum

Fri, 2018/10/05 - 1:00pm

People United presents coverage of a 2018 Austin mayoral candidates forum, featuring incumbent Steve Adler and challengers Travis Duncan and Laura Morrison.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Farah Muscadin on Police Oversight and Accountability

Fri, 2018/09/28 - 1:00pm

People United features Austin Police Monitor Farah Muscadin on police oversight and accountability, shortly before her office, in consultation with other stakeholders, submits a final proposal for improving the effectiveness, transparency and efficiency of the city's current police oversight system to the City Manager and the Austin City Council.

Ronny Cox

Sat, 2018/09/29 - 2:00pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes a wonderful singer/songwriter named Ronny Cox. Ronny has been making great music for years, it's his great passion, just as is his other job from which you already know him well, as he has starred in many beloved films and television shows, from Deliverance and Beverly Hills Cop to Star Trek: Next Generation.

Under the X in Texas w/ Georgia Parker Trio & Al Dressen's Western Swing & BBQ Fest

Tue, 2018/09/25 - 9:00am

Under the X in Texas hosts Georgia Parker Trio live with Al Dressen before The Texas Western Swing Hall of Fame Lockhart Western Swing Music, Dance & BBQ Festival Fri-Sun in Lockhart, Texas.  Tuesday,  9/25, 9-11am.

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.

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