KOOP News

Wednesday 2/26, 6:00pm

KOOP Presents: Johnny Cash Birthday Tribute with Little Mikey and The Soda Jerks at Spokesman

6-8 PM | FREE | All Ages | 440 E St Elmo Rd A-2

Artwork by Claire Mayberry

Friday 2/28, 9:00pm

KOOP Radio celebrates a special decade with a night of fun and highly danceable 70s music, including glam, disco, funk, and boogie. DJs Dot Matrix (The Girlie Show), TJ Masters (Small Cool World), Scott Gardner (Stronger Than Dirt), and KOOP board member DJ Arlini (Where the Boys Are) will be spinning the tunes for your listening and dancing pleasure. It's all happening on Friday, February 28...

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Sat 2/22/2020 11:00 am

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!  Pets welcome on leash.
Plenty of parking and on an easy bus route. 
See you there!

Fri 2/21/2020 1:00 pm

People United speaks with producer-director Nicol Ragland about her 2020 documentary Trans Pecos: The Story of Stolen Land and the Loss of America's Last Frontier.  The film focuses on the controversial introduction of a pipeline into the Big Bend area of Far West Texas, which had previously been untouched by the oil and gas industry.  On Sunday, February 23, 2020, the film receives a 4:00 reception at the Stateside Theater in downtown Austin, followed by a 5:00 screening and a 6:30 panel discussion with the filmmaker and other... Read more

Wed 2/19/2020 7:00 pm

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/

Abigail und Hansel
https://abigailundhansel.bandcamp.com/

Knife in the Water
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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.

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