Under the X in Texas will be streaming on the INTERNET ONLY "no broadcast signal" due to transmitter electrical work BUT the show will go on at koop.org and radiofreeamerica.com Shelby Eicher fiddler/bandleader for The Tulsa Playboys calls in before their performance at the Bob Wills Fiddle Festival & Contest in Greenville, Texas with a ticket giveaway to see Asleep at the Wheel, Dale...read more
Wed, Sept. 28th, screenwriter, author & photographer, Bill Wittliff talks with Writing on the Air about his new novel, The Devil's Sinkhole. Listen at 6pm CST at WritingOnTheAir.com & Austin's 91.7fm KOOP
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...read more
People United airs the second in its two-part coverage of Austin Young Democrats' panel on Black Lives Matter and policing in Austin, moderated by Vincent Harding of the Travis County Democratic Party, and featuring Yannis Banks of the Texas NAACP, Barry James of the Austin Justice Coalition, Margaret Haule of Black Lives Matter Austin, and Sareta...read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: KOOP Executive Director Taking New Post
August 31, 2016
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...
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: ...read more
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Michael A. Brown, Host of Reflections Of Community Outreach, ROCO, welcomes Julie Ballesteros, Executive Director, Manos de Cristo as part of our joint venture with RecognizeGood. Julie will describe their history, programs of service and mission to empower low-income individuals with a loving hand of assistance.
Undercover Greg will also discuss this year’s Scare for a Cure production with Jarrett Crippen and Rico Costa. Scare for a Cure celebrates its tenth year raising funds through fright for the Breast Cancer Resource Center.
Tune in Monday, 26 September from... Read more
People United features the first in its two-part coverage of Austin Young Democrats' panel on Black Lives Matter and policing in Austin, which opened with a poem by Amanda Johnson of Black Poets Speak Out before going to moderator Vincent Harding of the Travis County Democratic Party and panelists Yannis Banks of the Texas NAACP, Barry James of the Austin Justice Coalition, Margaret Haule of Black Lives Matter Austin, and Sareta Davis of the City of Austin Human Rights Commission
Issues for Your Tissues welcomes Lizz Winstead, co-founder of Lady Parts Justice, Thursday, September 22 6pm to talk about the inaugural Golden Probe Awards being held October 2.
Under the X in Texas welcomes singer songwriter Asleep at the Wheel fiddler vocalist Katie Shore performing live in studio with band before her first solo cd , Fall Away, release party Thursday at The Continental Club. Tuesday, 9/20, 9 a.m.-11a.m.
Attention KOOP listeners! Did you know that KOOP is a true cooperative, run primarily by volunteers and supporters? Now is your chance to take a leadership role in the KOOP radio family. We’re calling for Nominations to KOOP’s Board of Directors and Community Council. If you would like to serve the KOOP community in either of these roles, the time to do so is now. Fill out our online nomination form... Read more