KOOP News Archive
The Singer and the Song welcomes two great out-of-state artists for a doubleheader: In from Utah is the sweet and lovely Gigi Love, whose songs celebrate life and the natural beauty around us, as you will hear in the bonus episode at 2pm. Then at 3pm, in from Colorado, it's fantastic and rocking singer/songwriter Roger Len Smith. It's a rare treat to have them both in Austin, as you will hear when they play live on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 2-4pm, Saturday, January 19th.
Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Monte Warden and John Beland can still be... Read more
People United features María Milner on diversity, outreach, and internal work, particularly as they pertain to relations between Unitarian Universalist congregations and people of color. María Milner is a Latinx cultural consultant, a co-founder of the social action group Voces Tejas, and a member of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin.
Listen to an archive of this program here.
The International Folk Bazaar morphs into the International Classical Bazaar, featuring accomplished self-taught composer Nathan Felix, whose "Keep Composers Weird" program brings in emerging composers from all over the world. The show will feature conversation and music from Felix along with Mark FT Gurrola (West Texas), Daniel Fawcett (Chile) and Pamela Martinez aka Teletextiles (Brooklyn, NY). Wednesday, 1/16, 1 pm.
KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, January 14 at 1:30pm CDT / GMT -6. (1330 hrs). As always, we’ll report the latest veterans’ news. Then we will explore how best to respect and honor veterans without excessive adulation and without glorifying militarism and war. Our guest is author and University of Texas History Professor Bill Brands. We’ll also have a feature about George Washington’s troops at Valley Forge.
If you are a US military veteran, this program is for you. Join US Army veterans Michael A. Brown and Perry Jefferies, along with KOOP’s Bob Dailey and Greg... Read more
The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin's own Monte Warden. Monte fronts two great bands, The Wagoneers and Monte Warden and the Dangerous Few, and BOTH of those bands are playing KOOP's Birthday Party this Saturday night at Spider House Ballroom, with the great Peterson Brothers also on the bill! Monte will share songs from both his bands as he gets ready for a big Saturday night and plays for us the whole time on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, January 12th.
Oh, and by the way, the past THREE outstanding shows with John Beland, Walt & Tina Wilkins (2pm... Read more
The Singer and the Song welcomes legendary guitarist and all-around musician John Beland. John spent years in the Flying Burrito Brothers and has played guitar with everyone: Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, Arlo Guthrie, Rick Nelson, and a list you won't believe. He's also the author of a new book on his amazing life and is a great songwriter and artist in his own right. Join us as he tells stories and plays for us the whole time on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, January 5th.
Oh, and by the way, the past FOUR outstanding shows with Walt & Tina Wilkins (... Read more
International Women’s Day, celebrated March 8th each year, is a global celebration of women’s rights. Its roots begin with progressive political movements in Europe in the early 1900s. By then, however, in the United States, the movement for women’s rights was already well underway.
In the 1840s, two well-known female leaders of the American slavery abolitionist movement attended the World Anti-Slavery Convention in London but were denied seating with men – instead they had to sit behind a curtain and be neither seen nor heard. These two women, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia... Read more
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