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KOOP News Archive

Sun 3/10/2019 2:15 pm

Thank you to everyone who helped make the 2019 Spring Membership Drive one of the most successful ever!

THANK YOU to all the individual and business members who renewed their support, to  those who continued with (or raised) their monthly donations and to those who pledged for the first time and became new KOOP members. Welcome to the family!

THANK YOU to all the volunteers who helped answer the phones and take pledges and to those volunteers who put in extra duty behind the scenes and as pitch buddies. 

THANK YOU to the Austin restaurants who provided lunches, dinners... Read more

Fri 3/8/2019 1:00 pm

People United features Hilary Klein on her book Compañeras: Zapatista Women's Stories, which focuses on female participants in the movement based in Chiapas, Mexico.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Wed 3/6/2019 12:00 pm

The International Folk Bazaar presents live in-studio performances by Cecilia + the Broken Hearts, an Austin-based Afro-Chicano futurism outfit who will be participating in the International Women's Show at the Cactus Cafe on March 8. Wednesday, March 6 (12-1pm).

Mon 3/4/2019 1:30 pm

March 4th! It's the 'Reflections of Community Outreach' International Women's day special w/ Fatima Mann Founder, Director of CommunityAdvocacyHealing.org.  We'll hear about some of the good things they do in the community and much more! Thanks April & Sandra & Fatima !

Tune in to Community ! KOOP Solar powered Radio for the People!

Sat 3/2/2019 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Pauline Reese. Pauline sings and writes pure Texas country music, doing so with an authentic voice and feel for her Texas home. She's the perfect guest for the show on Texas Independence Day, as you will hear when she performs live for us the whole hour on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, March 2nd. 

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with George Ensle and Little Dan can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can for two weeks) at www.radiofreeamerica.com/... Read more

Fri 3/1/2019 1:00 pm

People United features Kali Rubaii of Friends of Sabeel North America, speaking about the detention of Palestinian children by the Israeli military in the occupied West Bank.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Wed 2/27/2019 1:00 pm

Thank you gift alert! On Wednesday, February 27, between 12 and 1pm, the first few callers (512-472-5667) to make a pledge of at least $60 will receive a pair of tickets to see Anoushka Shankar, daughter of the legendary Ravi Shankar, at her March 9 show at the Riverbend Center for the Arts!

Sat 2/23/2019 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes George Ensle. George is what you call the real deal among great Texas singer/songwriters. He's been making music in Texas for decades, and it's all heartfelt and great, as you will hear when he performs live for us the whole hour on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, February 23rd. And yes, that's me singing onstage with George in that photo! Maybe we'll tell that story on air. 

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Little Dan and Honeybeard & Bo Davis can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can for two... Read more

Fri 2/22/2019 1:00 pm

People United features Tommy Wyatt, publisher and editor in chief of The Austin Villager, a community newpaper with an emphasis on African Americans that is distributed across the Texas capital and its suburbs.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Tue 2/19/2019 10:00 am

Thanks to everyone for jam-packing the Austin Central Library rooftop and making the Eggmen Beatles tribute concert such an unforgettable smash!

Watch the performance in full here or listen to a stream of the recording at Radio Free America 

Read about it and view pics at

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