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Saturday 7/20, 7:30pm

KOOP Radio and Barrel O' Fun at Alamo Drafthouse Mueller are proud to present Alice Cooper tribute Pretties For You on Saturday, July 20th at 7:30PM. Come out for a free evening of outstanding music from this powerhouse rock band and meet some of your favorite KOOP Deejays.  Barrel O' Fun is located inside of Alamo Drafthouse Mueller at 1911 Aldrich St.

Artwork by Grace Reyer

Smadar Lavie
Friday 7/26, 1:00pm

People United speaks with Smadar Lavie about her book Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Mizrahi Single Mothers and Bureaucratic Torture.

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Fri 7/19/2019 7:00 pm

Mobile Loaves & Fishes and KOOP Radio invite you to a free movie night at Community First! Village.

Grab chairs and a blanket, bring family and friends, and enjoy this special screening in partnership with KOOP!

Come explore Community First! Village, pick your spot, and enjoy your favorite movie snacks from the Community Grille. Burgers, french fries, snacks, and drinks will be available for purchase (cards only, cash no longer accepted).

We encourage you to support the Community Grille rather than bringing outside food and drinks.

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Fri 7/19/2019 1:00 pm

People United airs the second in its two-part coverage of Austin Young Democrats' panel on Black Lives Matter and policing in Austin, moderated by Vincent Harding of the Travis County Democratic Party, and featuring Yannis Banks of the Texas NAACP, Barry James of the Austin Justice Coalition, Margaret Haule of Black Lives Matter Austin, and Sareta Davis of both the City of Austin Human Rights Commission and Black Austin Democrats.

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Wed 7/17/2019 11:45 am

Album: Ancient Cat Society | Artist: Ancient Cat Society | Genre: Americana | Label: Splice

Houston trio mixes folk and Americana with occasional minor flourishes of electronica or indie rock effects. Lead (usually Haley Barnes) and harmony vocals are outstanding. Strong writing and playing. Standout tracks include "The Loneliest Pursuit" (Tr. 2); "Do You Feel" (Tr. 4); and the popish outlier "Why Are You Getting Married" (Tr. 7). - Rob Carter (Around The Town Sounds)

Fri 7/12/2019 1:00 pm

People United features the first in its two-part coverage of Austin Young Democrats' panel on Black Lives Matter and policing in Austin, which opened with a poem by Amanda Johnston of Black Poets Speak Out before going to moderator Vincent Harding of the Travis County Democratic Party and panelists Yannis Banks of the Texas NAACP, Barry James of the Austin Justice Coalition, Margaret Haule of Black Lives Matter Austin, and Sareta Davis of the City of Austin Human Rights Commission.

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Tue 7/9/2019 1:00 pm

Undercover Greg welcomes the Austin-Oita Sister City Committee to talk about their festival happening on Saturday, 7/13 from 12-4 at the Asian American Resource Center. He will also be featuring ukulele prodigies Sho & Shin, who will be part of the festival where Undercover Greg will be an emcee and where KOOP will be tabling. Tuesday, 7/9, 1pm.

Mon 7/8/2019 1:00 pm

Mindy Reed is all about books. She is a librarian, editor, narrator, writer, educator, and reader. The founder of The Authors Assistant holds a Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of Texas at Austin, a Master of Liberal Arts degree in Humanities from Southern Methodist University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Business from Kansas State UniversityWe'll hear about writing 'Women of a certain age' and her new Novel ‘This is the Dawning,  a Woodstock Love Story' + The Authors assistant & much more!

Fri 7/5/2019 1:00 pm

People United features community organizer Lisa Fithian on the role of nonviolent civil disobedience in movements for change.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Mon 7/1/2019 3:00 pm

July 26, 2019 marks the 29th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) signed by President George H.W. Bush in 1990. The ADA and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) give civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. The ADA and ADAAA also assure equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities for access to businesses, employment, transportation, state and local government programs and services, and telecommunications. "Nearly 57 million people in... Read more

Sun 6/30/2019 3:15 pm

Join us this Month as we Celebrate Juneteenth 2019 at KOOP Radio. Juneteenth, held this year on Wednesday, June 19th, is a state holiday in Texas and the oldest known continuous celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Slavery has been a part of Texas history as Tejas, a Mexican state, an independent republic, from1836-1845 and as the twenty-eighth US state before seceding as the seventh state to join the confederacy in 1861.

President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation in January of 1863 declaring that "all persons held as slaves" within the... Read more

Sun 6/30/2019 12:00 pm

Album: A Saucerful of Secrets | Artist: Pink Floyd | Genre: Rock | Label: Capitol

Pink Floyd were late 60s pioneers of the then-new psychedelic and space-rock sound in London before they became prog/classic-rock stars after their famous Dark Side of the Moon in 1973. This is Floyd's 1968 2nd album (and the first w/o founder Syd Barrett and with then-new guitarist David Gilmour). The band became more exploratory and psychedelic with this album with Roger Waters and new guitarist David Gilmour having to step up to fill the void left by Syd's absence. - Professor Ted (... Read more

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