KOOP News Archive

Fri 2/1/2019 1:00 pm

People United features legal scholar Tanya Katerí Hernández and historian Minkah Makalani on her book Multiracials and Civil Rights: Mixed-Race Stories of Discrimination, which argues that multiracial people suffer the same kinds of discrimination as other people of color in the United States and benefit from the same civil-rights protections.

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Tue 1/29/2019 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas welcomes honky tonk real country music singer songwriter native Texan Weldon Henson to the mic with a new cd, Texas Made Honky Tonk,  before his longtime residency every Tuesday night in the Broken Spoke Saloon Dancehall.  Tuesday, 1/29, 9-11am.

Sat 1/26/2019 1:45 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Laura Lee. Laura Lee is another great singer/songwriter from right here in Austin, Texas with wonderful songs and a singing style that is uniquely her own, 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, January 26th.

Oh, and by the way, the past THREE outstanding shows with Gigi Love (last Saturday, 2pm), Roger Len Smith, and Monte Warden can still be accessed (as all KOOP shows can for two weeks) at www.radiofreeamerica... Read more

Fri 1/25/2019 1:00 pm

People United presents coverage of the Austin Women's Rally, an intersectional feminist gathering held at the Texas Capitol on January 19, 2019.

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Sat 1/19/2019 2:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes two great out-of-state artists for a doubleheader: In from Utah is the sweet and lovely Gigi Love, whose songs celebrate life and the natural beauty around us, as you will hear in the bonus episode at 2pm. Then at 3pm, in from Colorado, it's fantastic and rocking singer/songwriter Roger Len Smith. It's a rare treat to have them both in Austin, as you will hear when they play live on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 2-4pm, Saturday, January 19th.

Oh, and by the way, the past two outstanding shows with Monte Warden and John Beland can still be... Read more

Fri 1/18/2019 1:00 pm

People United features María Milner on diversity, outreach, and internal work, particularly as they pertain to relations between Unitarian Universalist congregations and people of color.  María Milner is a Latinx cultural consultant, a co-founder of the social action group Voces Tejas, and a member of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin.

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Wed 1/16/2019 12:00 pm

The International Folk Bazaar morphs into the International Classical Bazaar, featuring accomplished self-taught composer Nathan Felix, whose "Keep Composers Weird" program brings in emerging composers from all over the world. The show will feature conversation and music from Felix along with Mark FT Gurrola (West Texas), Daniel Fawcett (Chile) and Pamela Martinez aka Teletextiles (Brooklyn, NY). Wednesday, 1/16, 1 pm.

Mon 1/14/2019 8:45 am

KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, January 14 at 1:30pm CDT / GMT -6. (1330 hrs). As always, we’ll report the latest veterans’ news. Then we will explore how best to respect and honor veterans without excessive adulation and without glorifying militarism and war. Our guest is author and University of Texas History Professor Bill Brands. We’ll also have a feature about George Washington’s troops at Valley Forge.

If you are a US military veteran, this program is for you. Join US Army veterans Michael A. Brown and Perry Jefferies, along with KOOP’s Bob Dailey and Greg... Read more

Sat 1/12/2019 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin's own Monte Warden. Monte fronts two great bands, The Wagoneers and Monte Warden and the Dangerous Few, and BOTH of those bands are playing KOOP's Birthday Party this Saturday night at Spider House Ballroom, with the great Peterson Brothers also on the bill! Monte will share songs from both his bands as he gets ready for a big Saturday night and plays for us the whole time on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, January 12th.

Oh, and by the way, the past THREE outstanding shows with John Beland, Walt & Tina Wilkins (2pm... Read more

Fri 1/11/2019 1:00 pm

People United features State Rep. Gina Hinojosa (D-District 49) on the 86th Texas Legislature, which convenes for regular session from January 8 through May 27, 2019.

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