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Fri 8/3/2018 1:00 pm

People United features community organizers Priscilla Hale, Alejandro Caceres and Paula X. Rojas on the multiple forms of inequity faced by people of color in Austin, including residents that are queer, immigrants, mothers, disabled, and particularly threatened by gentrification.

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Thu 8/2/2018 12:00 pm

On "Around the Town Sounds" Rockin' Rob will treat your ills with an hour of Austin music...side effects to be determined. Thursday, August 2, 12 pm.

Sat 7/28/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Rachel Reese and Jesse LaFave. Rachel has a beautiful new record with great musical support from her partner Jesse (and yes, the musical gift continues, as he is kin to the legendary Jimmy LaFave). Join us as they perform live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, July 28th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Monte Warden and Nichole Wagner can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at www.radiofreeamerica.com/schedule/koop... Read more

Fri 7/27/2018 1:00 pm

People United features community activists Fred L. McGhee and Niran Babalola in a debate about CodeNEXT, the proposed revision of Austin's Land Development Code, and its potential impact on affordable housing on the city's Eastside.

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Tue 7/24/2018 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas hosts singer songwriter, Willie's Roadhouse & Outlaw Radio on-air personality, Heart of Texas recording artist, 2 time Ameripolitan Music Awardee, Hall of Fame DJ, just in from his appearance on the Grand Ole Opry, Mr Dallas Wayne with his new record Songs the Jukebox Taught Me Vol II.  Tuesday 7/24, 9-11am.

Sat 7/21/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Monte Warden. Monte is a Texas music treasure, front man for both The Wagoneers and The Dangerous Few, and he'll share songs from both catalogues as he performs live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, July 21st.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Nichole Wagner and The Belle Sounds can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at www.radiofreeamerica.com/schedule/koop  Check 'em out!
 

Fri 7/20/2018 1:00 pm

People United features geographer Eliot Tretter on the struggle between environmental activists and the business community in Austin and its consequent impact on the development of the city's downtown.

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Fri 7/13/2018 1:00 pm

People United features community activists Jane and Gilbert Rivera on their book Austin's Rosewood Neighborhood, examining the historically African American neighborhood on the city's east side.

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Mon 7/9/2018 1:30 pm

KOOP’s series "Boots On The Air" continues on Monday, July 9 at 1:30pm CDT (1330 hrs) / GMT-6. July guests include Bob Gear of the Texas Workforce Commission with an update on veterans’ employment in central Texas, plus Wes and Judy Pierce and Mike Sharman with the Heroes Night Out organization that recently hosted a bar-b-que for four thousand veterans and active troops! 

If you are a US military veteran, this program is for you. Join US Army veteran Michael A. Brown, KOOP’s Bob Dailey and Greg Ciotti, and Betty Sandefur from TexVet for veterans news and good conversations with... Read more

Sat 7/7/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes The Belle Sounds. This folk/pop band from right here in Austin is fronted by Noelle Hampton and Andre Moran who create lush and thoughtful recordings, as you will hear when they perform live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, July 7.
Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Him and Her and The John Inmon Band can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at www.radiofreeamerica.com/schedule/koop  Check 'em out!
 

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