KOOP Birthday
Saturday 12/17, 7:00pm

Austin’s independent radio institution is having a birthday blowout, a KOOP BLOWOUT with THREE LEGENDS of Austin music! Every day, KOOP Radio brings you great programming of all types, and now that we’re entrenched in Austin pop culture history, we want to share some of it at our own party. 

We have rounded up three musical acts that made Austin great, and all three will perform at our...

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Photo of ROCO guests from World Radio Day at KOOP 2014
Saturday 12/31, 8:00am

The KOOP Community Council has announced the 2016 historically significant cultural and ethnic celebration events that will each get special emphasis throughout the KOOP day.

1. Martin Luther King, Jr., January 18
2. Lunar New Year (aka Asian Lunar New Year, aka Chinese New Year) (first day of the first lunar month of  Lunar Calendar), February 8
3. World Radio Day, February...

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Saturday 12/31, 12:00pm

KOOP Radio switched over to solar power on March 10, 2016 at high noon in Austin, Texas.  After many volunteer hours and generous equipment contributions, the KOOP broadcasting studio received its first solar electrons!  Several local and international companies collaborated to donate all the solar equipment and the labor required for the solar power system.  We send out a big thanks to: ...

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KOOP News Archive

Fri 12/2/2016 1:00 pm

People United features William W. Goldsmith on his book Saving Our Cities: A Progressive Plan to Transform Urban America.

Wed 11/30/2016 6:00 pm

Wednesday, Nov 30th from 6-7pm CST on Writing on the Air, Maya Perez talks about the new book, On Story: Screenwriters & Film Makers on Their Iconic Films.

Tue 11/29/2016 8:00 am

There is a day for giving thanks: Thanksgiving Day
There is a day for retail therapy: Black Friday
There is a day for online shopping: Cyber Monday
And there is a day for GIVING BACK: November 29th is #GivingTuesday!

Give thanks for KOOP Radio on GivingTuesday!

Mon 11/28/2016 1:30 pm

ROCO’s collaboration with Recognize Good continues Monday, Nov. 28 with guests Carolyn Schwarz from Ronald McDonald House Charities, Penney Berryman … whose family benefited from Ronald McDonald Charities … and Joel Coffman from Recognize Good.

Central Texans likely have driven by the Dell Childrens Hospital and Ronald McDonald House a zillion times, and Carolyn will tell us all about what goes on inside! And it’s quite impressive as Penney will attest! She and her husband stayed at Ronald McDonald Family Room at Dell Children's Medical Center after their son was born prematurely,... Read more

Mon 11/28/2016 1:00 pm

November 28th

Tune in to 
Austin Artists 

91.7 FM locally
KOOP.org worldwide

We'll hear from guests:

~Tara with Experimental Response Cinema 
about the collective and upcoming events.
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Sat 11/26/2016 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes a true legend of Texas music, Jimmy LaFave! Jimmy's songs and voice go straight to the heart, and that's where they come from, too. I am honored to welcome him as he performs live on the radio the whole hour at KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, November 26th

Fri 11/25/2016 1:00 pm

People United features legal scholar Julius G. Getman on his book The Supreme Court on Unions: Why Labor Law Is Failing American Workers.

Wed 11/23/2016 6:00 pm

Author Jade Chang is our guest this week. Her debut novel, THE WANGS Vs. THE WORLD was released last month by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Chang has covered arts and culture as a journalist and editor. She is the recipient of a Sundance Fellowship for Arts Journalism, the AIGA/Winterhouse Award for Design Criticism, and the James D. Houston Memorial scholarship from the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. Tonight, 11/23 at 6pm KOOP 91.7FM Austin or online.

Mon 11/21/2016 1:00 pm

Tune in !
November 21
1:00 pm c
91.7 FM. Locally
KOOP.org World-wide

Radio show 

Guest Artists:

Teruko Nimura 
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Fri 11/18/2016 1:00 pm

People United talks with Robert Cash of the Texas Fair Trade Coalition and Josefina Castillo and Priscilla Luera of Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera about the 13th annual Women and Fair Trade Festival, convening the weekend of November 19-20 at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, and also about free trade and fair trade in general.