People United features Rebecca Bell-Metereau, a professor of English at Texas State University, on the problems and controversies with the Texas State Board of Education.
The Singer and the Song welcomes the fiery rockabilly of Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers! This fantastic long-running Austin-based band brings together western swing, honky tonk, and roots rock into a uniquely Texas brand of rock and roll. This show is gonna be a blast as they perform live the whole hour on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, October 22nd. Don't miss this one!
On Sunday's Free Samples we're doing all things Questlove! That means tons of The Roots, and sprinkles of production work with Erykah Badu, D'Angelo and more.
?uesto is swinging into town next week, and we'll have a pair of tix for his DJ set at Empire Control Room & Garage
Tune in Monday,
October 24th 1:00 pm c
We have two Guests and Art events.
Jessica Nixon will be our first guest and we'll hear about Eternal Return Art & Wellness event
Then we're joined by
Director and Curator at Gallery 701, a new gallery in the Long Center.
We will hear...read more
KOOP’s October series Boots On The Air continues Monday, October 24. The theme this week is Veterans’ Housing. Our guests include a US Army veteran along with representatives from Center Point Vets and the Central Texas Health Care System.
If you are a US military veteran, this program is for you. Join former Army 1st Sgt Perry Jefferies, former Army SP4 Michael A. Brown and KOOP’s...read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: KOOP Executive Director Taking New Post
August 31, 2016
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
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