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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.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

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!
 

Fri 7/6/2018 1:00 pm

People United talks with David Campbell, not just the host's father, but also an environmental economist, a naturalized US citizen of Canadian origin, and a historical witness to major social and political changes from the 1960s onward.

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Thu 7/5/2018 12:00 pm

All Austin acts. No genre restrictions. Some would say no discernable aesthetic whatsoever. But Rockin' Rob knows different. Tune in this Thursday from noon until 1pm at 91.7FM. If you miss the live FM broadcast, which is also live-streamed at koop.org, you can still catch the show for TWO WEEKS at www.radiofreeamerica.com/schedule/koop.

Wed 7/4/2018 12:00 pm

The International Folk Bazaar welcomes the German Austin-based accordionist Jan Flemming, who will be introducing his new band Doppel. Wednesday, July 4, noon.

Sat 6/30/2018 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes a lovely musical duo, Him and Her. Brenda and Michael have a unique and special sound, thanks to Brenda's lovely voice and Michael's fine harmonica playing. Their new album is a celebration of songs written by women in Texas. It's a special collection, as you will hear when they performs live for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, June 30th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with the John Inmon Band and The Footnotes can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can, for two weeks) at ... Read more

Fri 6/29/2018 1:00 pm

People United presents coverage of the teach-in "Policing in America," moderated by UT-Austin Mexican American & Latino/a Studies faculty member Karma Chávez, and featuring performer and secondary school teacher Jesús I. Valles, Chávez's faculty colleague C. J. Alvarez, Lewis Conway Jr. and Sofia Casini of Grassroots Leadership, and Palestinian-rights activists Eman Nabulsi and Hana Masri.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Tue 6/26/2018 2:30 pm

Greg Ciotti speaks with artists Gary Floyd (formerly of legendary punk band The Dicks) and Carlos Lowry. Host Ciotti says of Gary Floyd: "Only after reading Gary's book, Please Bee Nice, My Life Up Till Now that I better understood this unique individual described as 'mentor...maverick...(and) punk Buddah.' "

Please bee nice by listening to The Community Pilot Show airing live at 2:30 PM CST Tuesday 26 June.  

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