KOOP News Archive

Fri 8/10/2018 1:00 pm

People United talks about community spaces and lesbian existence in Austin with Michelle Auwae-Lapilio, who serves on the board of Austin Pride, as well as with Michelle "Mitch" Solorzano Daley and Kelly Frances West, who, as Lesbutante and the Boss, produce monthly ladies' nights at Sellers Underground in addition to the Official WOMXN's Pride Party.  (In 2018, the party convened Friday, August 10th, from 8 pm to 1 am, on the corner of 4th Street and Congress Avenue in downtown Austin, while the Austin Pride Festival... Read more

Thu 8/9/2018 4:30 pm

On Thursday, August 9, from 4:30 to 6pm, Small Cool World with T.J. Masters broadcasts live from BLK Vinyl (2505 E. 6th St.) They are a new record store in town as of this May and have underwritten with KOOP as a sign of community and support! TJ's good friend and label owner Robbie Carroll will spin some tunes in the shop from 6-7, and refreshments are included.

Thu 8/9/2018 12:00 pm

Rockin' Rob quenches your thirst with ice-cold Austin music. Sweetened and unsweetened. Come chill. Thursday, August 9, at 12 pm.

Fri 8/3/2018 5:45 pm

The International Day for Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition is August 23 of each year. It's a day designated by UNESCO to memorialize the transatlantic slave trade, citing “the night of August 22-23rd 1791, in Santo Domingo (today Haiti and the Dominican Republic), as the beginning of the uprising that would play a crucial role in the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade."

By 1789 the French colony St Dominique, later to become Haiti, produced ¾ of the world’s sugar and led the world in coffee, cotton, indigo and rum production. It was off the... Read more

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.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

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.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

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!