KOOP News Archive

Sat 6/15/2019 11:30 am

On Saturday, June 15th from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM join the Austin Refugee Roundtable and the Bullock Museum for a free celebration of World Refugee Day.

Commemorate the United Nations' World Refugee Day at the Bullock Museum with a naturalization ceremony, free samples of world cuisine, live music, and activities for families with kids of all ages. Master of Ceremonies, Greg Ciotti, is representing KOOP Radio's Community Council whose charter is to highlight individuals and organizations that are giving back in our community.

Fri 6/14/2019 1:00 pm

People United features State Rep. Donna Howard (D-District 48) on the 86th Texas Legislature.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Mon 6/10/2019 4:00 pm

Title: All The Young Droogs - 60 Juvenile Delinquent Wrecks, Rock’N’Glam (And A Flavour Of Bubblegum) From The 70’s
Artist: Various Artists
Label: RPM
Genre: Rock

Disc One: Rock Off! 
As the name implies, this CD has a harder rock edge (Rock Block, are you listening?). There are a couple of bands that might be known in the US, most obviously Iggy and the Stooges, but also the Brats (NY Dolls related), Milk 'n' Cookies, Fancy, and Stevie Wright (former Easybeats vocalist with a young Malcolm Young). My faves include: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17,... Read more

Mon 6/10/2019 1:30 pm

KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, June 10 at 1:30pm CST / GMT -6. (1330 hrs). As always, we’ll report and discuss the latest veterans’ news. Then we’ll speak with Charles Catoe from the Texas Veterans’ Commission about TVC’s $23 million dollars in grants to groups that support Texas vets. Next, Tomika Nowlin and Jane Olien will tell about veterans’ services in Bastrop County. If you are a US military veteran, this program is for you. Join US Army vets Michael A. Brown and Perry Jefferies, plus KOOP’s Greg Ciotti and Bob Dailey for veterans’ news and good conversations with... Read more

Sat 6/8/2019 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin's own Savannah Red. This jazz outfit is the musical platform for lovely singer/songwriter Anslee Connell. Anslee and her band have a sweet and soulful take on jazz with Anslee's amazing vocals right out front. Join us as they perform live the whole hour on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, June 8th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Bobby Bridger and Roger Wallace can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can for two weeks) at www.radiofreeamerica.com/... Read more

Fri 6/7/2019 1:00 pm

People United talks with Dean Arms and Michelle Auwae-Lapilio of Austin Pride about the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion, being celebrated with a rally at the Texas Capitol from seven until nine on Wednesday evening, June 12, 2019.  Allan Campbell co-hosts this episode with Suzy Shelor.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Mon 6/3/2019 1:30 pm

Reflections of CommUnity Outreach welcomes guests from Channel Austin who will tell us about the Summer schedule, iYouth Media and the iFilm Camp (for any teen or young adult with disabilities between the ages of 15 and 21), classes, film programs, boot camps, events & much more!  Monday, 6/3, 1:30 pm.

Sat 6/1/2019 1:00 pm

Join us at Big Henry's Vinyl & Gifts (305 E 5th St) on Saturday, June 1st for a special pre-show, in-store performance and the release of Shy Beast’s new album. 1-5 pm with cold drinks and additional DJ sets by our own Dot Matrix (The Girlie Show), Bryan Carroll (The Clear Spot), and DJ Lippy (Free Samples). Stay tuned for details on a giveaway! 

Fri 5/31/2019 1:00 pm

People United features Jim Cullen, editor of The Progressive Populist, on populism in the age of Trump.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Thu 5/30/2019 4:45 pm

Tune in to the Austin Artists "CAD on KOOP" special: Marjorie from Art in Public Places discusses open calls for public art; Simone from the Music and Entertainment Division discusses the Arts Commission and Music Commission joint meeting about the creative space bond; TJ from the African American Cultural Heritage Facility shares some History, news, resources, opportunities, events; and Para from the George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center shares news, programs, events, opportunities & resources for the community and much more!