KOOP News

Bernie Sanders
Friday 7/29, 1:00pm

People United presents coverage of US Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), when he spoke at IBEW Local Union 520 in Austin.  Jim Hightower introduced him.

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Sunday 7/31, 11:30pm

When President Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law in July of 1990, since known as the ADA, he ensured the civil rights of people with disabilities. This law established a national mandate of equal opportunity for everyone regardless of their abilities. Under the 26 years of the ADA opportunities for Americans have expanded;

- by establishing criteria that reduces...

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Saturday 10/1, 7:45am

KOOP's 2016 program schedule changes take effect June 1st. Here are the highlights: 

Sundays:
 - no changes -
 
Mondays:
 - no changes -
 
Tuesdays:
2:00 - 3:00pm - ReMIX (moved from Wednesdays at noon)
 
Wednesdays:
12:00 - 1:00pm - International Folk Bazaar (expanded to 1...

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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 7/26/2016 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas speaks with archtop rhythm guitarist World Champion fiddler Joey McKenzie whom with National Swing Fiddle champ Ameripolitan Music Musician of the Year 2016 Nominee Katie Glassman and upright double bassist Gavin Kelso form The Western Flyers whose debut cd Wild Blue Yonder is released this Friday. Tuesday, 7/26, 9-11a.m. 

Sat 7/23/2016 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes a great Austin rock and roll band with a Houston and Nashville history, The Footnotes! These guys are the real deal, with tight, straight-ahead rock and roll, which they will be performing live on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, July 23rd

Fri 7/22/2016 1:00 pm

People United features historian Madeline Y. Hsu on her book The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority, an examination of the relationship between changes in US policies and perceptions of Chinese immigrants.

Wed 7/20/2016 6:00 pm

Wednesday, July 20th at 6pm CST, Writing on the Air welcomes playwright Kirk Lynn, who'll talk about his debut novel, RULES FOR WEREWOLVES (Penguin Random House, 2015)

Tue 7/19/2016 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas welcomes two time Ameripolitan Music Award winner singer songwriter guitarist Rosie Flores performing live in studio with Jim Stringer & The AM Band before Friday's show at Little Longhorn Saloon plus Wednesday's at The Gallery a Blue Moon Jazz Quartet gig .   Tuesday, 7/19, 9-11 a.m.