KOOP News

Wednesday 2/19, 7:00pm

IT’S TIME! To gather Together to GET DOWN! 

KOOP Radio Presents: The Dead Animal Get Down III
Wednesday, February 19 at Sahara Lounge!

Featuring performances from:

Amy Annelle
https://highplainssigh.com/

Night Glitter
https://www.nightglittermusic.com/

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Saturday 2/22, 11:00am

The East Austin Handmade Arts Market is back, now at Epoch Coffee - Village location.  Enjoy our casual Austin shopping experience with fantastic hand-made items of all kinds from the best of Austin's artists and artisans!

You will also be entertained by local live musicians (TBA) and KOOP's DJ Baron Mind! 

Don't miss this uniquely Austin event!  
Free Admission! All Ages...

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KOOP News Archive

Fri 2/14/2020 1:00 pm

People United features Blair Imani, author of the illustrated books Making Our Way Home: The Great Migration and the Black American Dream and Modern HERstory: Stories of Women and Nonbinary People Rewriting History, on African American historiography and intersectional pedagogy.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Tue 2/11/2020 6:00 pm

Snap, crackle and pop at The Carpenter Hotel (400 Josephine Street) the second Tuesday of every month with your favorite KOOP Radio DJs.  Bring your own vinyl or choose from the Carpenter's collection, get a drink, and find out about songs that aren't on Spotify.  Recently named Austin American-Statesman's Residency of the Month!

Next Up: Tuesday, February 11th from 6-8 PM | FREE

Mon 2/10/2020 1:30 pm

KOOP's series Boots On The Air continues Monday, Feb. 10 at 1:30pm CST / GMT -6. (1330 hrs.) We’ll be reporting and discussing audio from Army and Air Force troops who were at Al Asad air base in Iraq when Iranian missiles hit; a story about the Navy’s newest aircraft carrier being named for an unlikely Navy hero; and a new report that says the many service-to-civilian transition job programs may be more confusing than helpful for new veterans. In the second half of the show, we’ll feature our interview with Navy veteran Bill Kennedy, about his impressive collection of military memorabilia... Read more

Fri 2/7/2020 1:00 pm

People United presents coverage of "Alchemy: A Night of Poetry," performances at Resistencia Bookstore by Ricardo Tane Ward Ramirez, author of The Maze of Creation: An Alchemist's Guide to the Center, and by Eric Anguamea.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Thu 2/6/2020 9:00 pm

Every first Thursday follow KOOP on up to The 13th Floor

This month: DJ Malligator (Commercial Suicide) & DJ Holla D Day

9 PM until midnight | 1812 E 12th St | FREE | 21+

Artwork by Grace Reyer (The Clear Spot)

Sun 2/2/2020 11:00 am

Every first Sunday at HOPE Farmers Market join KOOP for Wrung What You Brung, a free bring-your-own-vinyl gathering.  Bring a record and have a KOOP DJ spin it!  

11 AM to 3 PM | Plaza Saltillo | https://www.hopefarmersmarket.org/

Fri 1/31/2020 1:00 pm

People United features Gene Randall, co-host (with Marisa Diaz) of Indigenous Freedom Radio on community station KZSM in San Marcos, speaking about American racism in terms of its impact on indigenous communities.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Fri 1/24/2020 1:00 pm

People United features Jeff Travillion, Travis County Commissioner for Precinct One, on government, community, and equity.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Sat 1/18/2020 7:00 pm

En celebración de los 25 años al aire del programa radial “La Hora Andina” y la radio comunitaria KOOP 91.7 FM, la Alianza Culutral Latinoamericana les invita al primer Café con Letras de la década, un concierto extraordinario con música de los diferentes paises que comparten la cordillera de los Andes. Presentando al piano a la maestra y misma productora del programa, la música boliviana Gilka Céspedes, junto a un selecto grupo de músicos de nuestra comunidad, Ana Cantú, Juan Antonio de los Angeles, Eduardo Cassapia, Javier Jara, Juan Cazorla y Jacco Velarde.

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Fri 1/17/2020 1:00 pm

People United presents the second in its two-part coverage of the panel "Too Black to Be Queer, Too Queer to Be Black," convened during Austin Black Pride's third annual festival, and featuring Jeremy Teal, Fum Fum Ko, Constance Upshaw, Fatima Mann, and Sam Davis.  Upshaw, Austin Black Pride's outreach director, moderated the panel.  In this episode, the panelists continue to take questions from the moderator and also begin to take questions from the audience.

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