KOOP News Archive

Mon 9/9/2019 1:00 pm

'Austin Artists' observes Mental Health awareness month, Self Care awareness month, and Suicide prevention month and will be joined by the good folks from SIMS FOUNDATION and  ART SPARK TEXAS. We'll hear from each organization as they share news, information, resources, upcoming events and opportunities to support the work they do in the community, Plus some laughs with Comedy performances. Monday, September 9 at 1pm.

Sat 9/7/2019 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes a full band performance from the Coffee Sergeants. It's a thrill to have this historic Austin psychedelic band, still making great music as they have for THIRTY YEARS now, in fact, that's what they're celebrating right now! The whole band will play for us the whole hour on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, September 7th. AND HEY: It's KOOP's Membership Drive, and a GREAT way to support this great weekly live performance show is to call DURING it and make a contribution to this amazing community resource! 

Oh, and by the way, the past two... Read more

Fri 9/6/2019 1:00 pm

People United features writer and activist Dylan Eldredge Fitzwater on his book Autonomy Is in Our Hearts: Zapatista Autonomous Government through the Lens of the Tsotsil Language, explaining what he learned about indigenous language and philosophy in the central highlands of Chiapas, Mexico, and how they relate to the revolutionary communities there.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Mon 9/2/2019 1:30 pm

Reflections of Community Outreach features Mauricio Callejas and guest musicians who will perform at this weekend's Centroamericanto Fest 2019 (cacfest.com). Monday, 9/2, 1:30 pm. 

Mon 9/2/2019 12:00 pm

Austin Artists features "CAD (Cultural Arts Division) on KOOP" with Fidencio Duran and guest artists talk about the new Public Art project at Montopolis. News, insights and much more! Monday, September 2, 1pm.

Fri 8/30/2019 1:00 pm

People United features record producer and recording engineer Stuart Sullivan on building and maintaining a music community in Austin.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Mon 8/26/2019 1:00 pm

Austin Artists features Creatives Meet Business Experience (CMBXP.com) and Jamie Orozco & DanzVersity (DanzVersity.com). Monday 8/26 at 1pm.

Fri 8/23/2019 1:00 pm

People United talks with Leti Garza, a singer-songwriter as well as an activist, and Cat Yuracka, the founder of the Resistance Choir of South Texas, about the struggle against immigrant child detention in the United States.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Sat 8/17/2019 2:00 pm

Austin Public Library & KOOP will share peace, love and air conditioning as we host a special indoor Woodstock tribute concert from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 17 at the Austin Central Library to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the iconic celebration that took place in August 1969 in Bethel, New York.  Can't attend in person?  No worries!  The performances will also be broadcast live over the airwaves at 91.7 FM & www.koop.org. 

The local lineup will be headlined by Guy Forsyth and will feature artists from Electric Lady Bird, APL’... Read more

Fri 8/16/2019 1:30 pm

Album: The Sound of Science  |  Artist: Jeffrey Zeigler & Golden Hornet  |  Label: National Sawdust Tracks  |  Genre: Experimental

Unique conception of Austin collective Golden Hornet Project (GHP), tapping 7 musicians of various nationalities to compose pieces inspired by scientists of their own choosing, all performed by Jeffrey Zeigler, formerly of the Kronos Quartet, on cello and electronics on the album's 8 cuts. Local connections: The opening and closing pieces are composed by GHP's Graham Reynolds. Former Austinite Sxip Shirey did the backing tracks for cut #3. The... Read more