KOOP News

Friday 6/28, 1:00pm

People United presents coverage of the Stonewall 50th anniversary rally at the Texas Capitol, organized by Austin Pride, and featuring, among other voices, a multigenerational panel of LGBTQ activists that includes Juan Benitez, Charles Curry, Sheldon Darnell, Toby Johnson, Nico Ramsey, Jessica Soukup, Ash West, Sissi Yado, and KOOP Radio’s own...

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Friday 6/28, 9:30pm

This June marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.  On June 28, 1969 there was a raid at the Stonewall Inn, a popular gay bar in Greenwich Village.  Patrons were fed up with demeaning treatment by the police.  That night the oppressed crowd decided that they were not going to take any more and a riot erupted.   The events of that night led to the first gay pride parades in the US and...

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Saturday 6/29, 4:00pm

On Saturday, June 29th at 4 PM at Alamo Drafthouse Mueller (1911 Aldrich St), Austin Friends of Traditional Music and KOOP are proud to present a screening of music documentary The Shopkeeper.  The screening will feature a live post-film Q&A with documentary subject Mark Hallmam conducted by Strictly Bluegrass's own Gary Mortensen.  More info at ...

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Sunday 6/30, 12:00pm

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...

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Sunday 6/30, 3:15pm

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...

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