KOOP News Archive

Mon 5/18/2015 1:00 pm

Tune in KOOP's Austin Artists show for a converstion with Dr. James Bruseth, Arcaeological Director for the Texas Historical Commission about De LaSalles's supply ship, and last hope for survival, La Belle.  Dr. Bruseth will describe the find, the excavation, the preservation and La Belle's permanent place at the Bullock Museum.  Monday 1:00 - 1:30 PM CST

Sun 5/17/2015 3:30 pm

On Sunday's show Free Samples be traveling to the beautiful borough of BROOKLYN!

All BK related songs and artists including Digable Planets, Roy Ayers, Mos Def & Talieb Kweli. And, a big batch of tracks by Brooklyn's own Biggie Smalls!

Tune in Sunday at 3:30pm.

Fri 5/15/2015 1:00 pm

People United features Laila Al-Marayati (pictured) and Cate Malek on life in Gaza and the West Bank.

Thu 5/14/2015 9:00 am

Special tribute at the passing of the Dean Of Texas Fiddlers Johnny Gimble, May 9 2015. Grammy winning recordings, historical recordings, Nashville and Texas tracks, even unreleased recordings on the Country, Swing, and Rockabilly Jamboree, Thursday 9-11 am, host Rod Moag gives remembrances of his association with Johnny in the recording studio, in jam sessions, on the air, etc.

Tue 5/12/2015 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas remembers Johnny Gimble with guests Bill Hearne, Al Dressen who also talks up this weekends Annual Texas Western Swing Hall of Fame Show & Dance in San Marcos, Kaz Kazanoff brings his new cd The Texas Horns Blues Gotta Holda Me plus radio debut songs from newly discovered Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys LP Let's Play, Boys! released by OKPOP. Tuesday, 5/12, 9-11a.m.

Tue 5/12/2015 8:00 am

A Blues Groove welcomes blues guitarist Jimmy D. Lane, son of blues guitar legend Jimmy Rogers, for a talk LIVE w/ his album It's Time backed by Double Trouble. Before his show at The Saxon Pub Saturday May 16th. Tuesday, 5/12, 8-9 a.m.Online at koop.org

Mon 5/11/2015 1:00 pm

Discover some of the unique and abundent talent in Austin with KOOP's Austin Artists show when they host Hidden Room Theatre and Metal Work Austin.  Hidden Room will discuss their award winning production of "de Bestrafte Brudermord" which is heading to London for a performance at the Wanamaker Theatre, a candlelit recreation of Shakespeare's indoor playing space.  In addition we will be highlighting the two weekend long fourth annual West Austin Studio Tour by having Metal Work Austin in our studios to discuss their contributions to the tour and their work in Austin.  Monday 11 May, 1:00... Read more

Fri 5/8/2015 1:00 pm

People United features geographer Lauren Martin on immigrant detention in Europe.

Wed 5/6/2015 6:00 pm

"Write Now" with Dean Lofton - a radio segment about writing prompts and writing tips - is debuting May 6, on Writing on the Air, which airs 6-7pm every Wednesday on 91.7 FM KOOP.

Wed 5/6/2015 11:00 am

Tune into Rancho Del Ray this Wednesday as Andrew Austin, co-host of the Graveside Service, fills in for regular host Ted Smouse, with a presentation of Hawaiian and Surf tunes in honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.  Wednesday, May 6th , 11 am - 12 noon