KOOP News

Skyline Wranglers
Tuesday 5/26, 9:00am

Under the X in Texas welcomes 2014 The Academy Of Western Artists Pure Country Group of the Year Mike Dart & The Skyline Wranglers in studio performing songs from their AWA nominated album Slippin' Around Tuesday, 5/26, 9-11 a.m.

The Blood And Tissue Center Of Central Texas
Friday 6/5, 2:30pm

On Friday, June 5th The Blood Center of Central Texas will have their Blood Mobile at KOOP Studios from 2:30-5:00PM.  Donating blood makes lifesaving possible because there is NO substitute for human blood.  For more information or to reserve your spot email blood@koop.org.  And be sure to tune in that day to hear Chris, host of The...

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KOOP News Archive

Mon 5/25/2015 1:30 pm

Our guest this week on Reflections of Community Outreach is Larkin Tackett … the Executive Director of Idea Public Schools Austin. Idea’s mission is to prepare students from underserved communities for success in college and citizenship. They are quite good at it, and Larkin will tell us what they do and how they do it. Please join us Monday, May 25 at 1:30 pm at KOOP 91.7 FM and K-O-O-P dot org.

Mon 5/25/2015 1:00 pm

Austin Artists features two guests, Artist Yuliya Lanina and TILT Performance Group.  Yuliya will be discussing her new show at the Blockbox Gallery with her signature mechanical sculptures along with new works on canvas, paper and a short film.  We then focus on a unique production by TILT, a company of specially talented actors, "The Flip Side", a different look at a lot of things.  This production is based on a world wide call for scripts from which six ten minute skits were selected out of over a hundred submitted.  This is a co-production with the Ground... Read more

Mon 5/25/2015 9:00 am

Join Piper on Monday May 25th for a special edition of Rancho Alegre. She'll be talking with mega-talented special guests Felipe Borrero and Fred Soto of Austin's very own Big Band Tejano.

We'll be talking about their current projects and more than likely a little Tejano past, present, and future. We'll also play Big Band Tejano's new material, along with classic Orquesta-style Tejano the entire hour. 

This show is a must-listen if you love the... Read more

Sat 5/23/2015 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes one of Austin's most beloved guitarists and singer/songwriters, Jeff Plankenhorn! Jeff works a lot with the Resentments, Joe Ely, the Purgatory Players, and so many others, and he also has a stellar solo career. He'll perform live with us the whole hour on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, May 23rd

Fri 5/22/2015 1:00 pm

People United speaks with Smadar Lavie about her book Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Mizrahi Single Mothers and Bureaucratic Torture.