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One Resistance
Friday 1/20, 1:00pm

People United talks about One Resistance, the march and rally being held Friday, January 20th, 5:00-7:30 pm, at Auditorium Shores in protest of the incoming Trump Administration, with Chris Harris, one of its organizers (and also one of the hosts of KOOP Radio's...

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Tue 1/17/2017 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas hosts members of Don Walser's Pure Texas Band performing live and sharing The Pavarotti of The Plains remembrances before Wednesday's Broken Spoke Saloon #7 Reunion show.  Tuesday, 1/17,  9-11 a.m.
 

Mon 1/16/2017 1:30 pm

In our first Community Council celebration event of 2017 we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., KOOP’s Community Council members were able to sit with Austin Mayor Steve Adler for a conversation regarding the impact the King legacy has had and is having on the growth of Austin.   We will continue the acknowledgment  of King's legacy throughout January on KOOP and extend his messages of unity and civil rights into February as we recognize Black History Month.

Mon 1/16/2017 1:30 pm

In our first Community Council celebration event of 2017 we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., KOOP’s Community Council members were able to sit with Austin Mayor Steve Adler for a conversation regarding the impact the King legacy has had and is having on the growth of Austin.   We will continue the acknowledgment  of King's legacy throughout January on KOOP and extend his messages of unity and civil rights into February as we recognize Black History Month.

Mon 1/16/2017 1:00 pm

Monday January 16th at 1pm central Austin Artists Print Art special with Artists: Brian Johnson, Paloma Mayorga & Cathy Savage. We'll hear about their Art, inspirations and upcoming events. For more information, visit PrintAUSTIN.org

Mon 1/16/2017 9:00 am

Join Rancho Alegre on Monday January 16th for our interview with San Antonio's Roger Arocha!

A student of the one and only, legendary accordionist Don Santiago Jimenez, Roger leads his own conjunto (Roger Arocha Y Su Conjunto) and remains faithful to the traditional style the pioneer taught him. The band has released their first cd, "Canciones... Read more

Sun 1/15/2017 3:30 pm

On Sunday's Free Samples we'll be joined live in-studio by writer & artist Austin Kleon​! Austin has written a few books, including Steal Like an Artist, which delve into how the creative process can be enhanced by borrowing from work that came before you (sound like sampling anyone?). Tune in Sunday for a deeper discussion and some sweet samples!
 

Sat 1/14/2017 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin’s own singer/songwriter, DC Bloom, performing live the whole hour. Onetime political speechwriter Bloom has now turned his writing abilities towards thoughtful and interesting songs. He's bringing another great Austin artist to join him on guitar, too, our pal, Hank Alrich! Hear DC and Hank together on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, January 14th

Fri 1/13/2017 1:00 pm

People United features journalist Gary Younge on his book The Speech: The Story Behind Martin Luther King's Dream.

Wed 1/11/2017 1:30 pm

The KOOP Spring 2017 Membership Drive is right around the corner and we're in need of a new t-shirt design! We already know that we have the most creative listeners on the planet because some of our best t-shirt designs have come from YOU, such as the ever-popular 'Rockin' Rooster' submitted by listeners Sylvia and Steve Weir.

If you are interested in submitting a design for our Spring 2017 t-shirt, please let us know your intent by January 17th by emailing ... Read more

Tue 1/10/2017 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas welcomes Grammy nominated Texas Singer Songwriter David Lee in studio performing live with a new EP Bringin' Hippie Back before his show & panel at Austin Songwriters Group 13th Annual Symposium Wednesday thru Sunday. Tuesday, 1/10, 9 a.m.-11a.m.

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