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Wed 12/6/2017 12:00 pm

The International Folk Bazaar welcomes Ragtime Willie to the show on Wed. Dec. 6 to spin some of the more interesting ethnic 78s from his impressive collection.

Fri 12/1/2017 3:30 pm

This Friday on The Last Round Up, big show featuring David Yow's "Track Of The Month" plus from The Clash's "Rock The Casbah" video, shot here in Austin, The Sheik (Titos Manchaca) live in studio. Starts at 3:30PM CST.

Fri 12/1/2017 1:00 pm

People United talks about the 2017 Women and Fair Trade Festival with Lata Karna, the owner of the clothing store Marigold - Gateway to India, one of the festival's vendors; Josefina Castillo, a co-founder of Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera, the festival's sponsor; and Mauricio Callejas, a musician scheduled to perform there.  This year's festival is being held on Friday, December 1st, from 6 pm until 9 pm, and Saturday, December 2nd, from 9 am until 7 pm, at St. James' Episcopal Church, 1941 Webberville Rd. in East Austin.

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Tue 11/28/2017 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas welcomes Texas Folklife executive director Charlie Lockwood in studio with their new cd of musicians performing during this Satrurday's all day 3rd Annual Festival of Texas Fidding at Historic Twin Sisters Dancehall in Blanco and a night dance follows by Bobby Flores and the Yellow Rose Band. Tuesday, 11/28, 9-11am.

Fri 11/24/2017 1:00 pm

People United features historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz on her book An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States.

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Fri 11/17/2017 1:00 pm

People United speaks with activist and geneticist Mazin B. Qumsiyeh on human rights, ethnic conflict, and the Israeli-Palestinian struggle.

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Mon 11/13/2017 1:30 pm

KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, November 13 at 1:30pm CDT (1330 hrs). This month we celebrate Veterans Day by welcoming vets of different eras and different conflicts to discuss our military experiences “over there” and our post-service lives “back here.”

If you are a US military veteran, this program is for you. Join former Army First Sergeant Perry Jefferies, former Army Specialist 4 Michael A. Brown, and KOOP’s Greg Ciotti for veterans news and good conversations with people and organizations dedicated to veterans’ well-being. Tune to 91.7 FM in Austin, worldwide... Read more

Sun 11/12/2017 3:30 pm

For some people, just seeing this record cover or hearing the first few notes, makes something... just....happen! On Sunday's show we'll dig up loads of samples that made 1987's "Pump up the Volume" by M|A|R|R|S!

Fri 11/10/2017 1:00 pm

People United presents coverage of the teach-in "Policing in America," moderated by Karma Chávez, and featuring Jesús I. Valles, C. J. Alvarez, Lewis Conway, Sofia Casini, Eman Nabulsi, and Hana Masri.

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Fri 11/3/2017 3:30 pm

David Yow of the Jesus Lizard & Scratch Acid phones in with a track from his back catalog.