KOOP News

Andrea Eames
Wednesday 8/24, 6:00pm

Andrea Eames joins Writing on the Air Wednesday, August 24th at 6pm Central. She'll be talking about her books, The City of the Go Away Bird and The White Shadow.

Jim Reeves
Thursday 8/25, 8:00am

The first Membership Drive edition of the Country, Swing, and Rockabilly  Jamboree will be a special on the career of superstar Jim Reeves. Host Rod Moag gives his recollections of interviewing Jim in 1957. Thursday, August 25th at 9am.
 

Daoud Nassar
Friday 8/26, 1:00pm

People United features Daoud Nassar on his educational and environmental project, Tent of Nations, located on a century-old Palestinian family farm that has become surrounded by an Israeli settlement bloc in the occupied West Bank.

Mr. Art Smith and Peter Max
Saturday 8/27, 12:00pm

Culminating a week long exhibition, art sale and poster give-away Peter Max greeted visitors at the Russell Gallery on West Sixth Street this weekend.  KOOP and the Austin Artists Show participated in a signed poster give away during the week and congratulates all of those who called in.  We hope to have a few to add to our Fall Membership Drive thank you gifts.  He is seen here holding the...

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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

Tue 8/23/2016 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas welcomes Bill Kirchen in studio 9:30am performing live and airing cuts from his new cd with Austin De Lone Transatlanticana due out Friday plus Dale Watson will stop by with Live At The Big T Roadhouse, Chicken S#!+ Bingo, will they sing & play together?  Tuesday, 8/23, 9-11 a.m.
 

Sun 8/21/2016 3:30 pm

On Sunday's show we'll be whipping out all the loooooooong songs. Expect to hear Fela Kuti, Donny Hathaway, Mos Def and more!
 

Fri 8/19/2016 1:00 pm

People United features educator and postcolonial theorist Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak on training the imagination to pursue equity, empowerment, and global justice.

Fri 8/19/2016 12:00 pm

Check out this article featuring KOOP's own Stephen Rice, host of OutCast (Tuesdays at 6 p.m.) in the August 2016 edition of Austin Monthly! Congrats, Stephen!

http://www.austinmonthly.com/AM/August-2016/Out-With-It-Stephen-Rice/

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Wed 8/17/2016 6:00 pm

Wednesday, Aug 17th Writing on the Air welcomes Golden Globe, Emmy, Peabody & Critics' Choice Award winner, NOAH HAWLEY. Listen 6pm CST online at WritingOnTheAir.com & 91.7fm KOOP