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Posts Tagged ‘50 Years of People-Powered Radio’

KCSB Founder Bill Harrison Interviewed on “Real Gauchos” – PODCAST NOW ONLINE!

KCSB Founder Bill Harrison Interviewed on “Real Gauchos” – PODCAST NOW ONLINE!

Today on “Real Gauchos," Paul Rivas interviewed KCSB founder Bill Harrison on: creating the radio station in 1962 out of Anacapa Hall at UCSB but not allowing rock music, the early sixties still being the fifties, his fantastic chldhood in Santa Barbara, having great mentors, getting his start in the La Cumbre Junior High School theater program, [...]

No Alibis 8am 4/25/12:Pakistan on the brink, Palestinian children’s theater, Tucson’s banned books

No Alibis 8am 4/25/12:Pakistan on the brink, Palestinian children’s theater, Tucson’s banned books

Ahmed Rashid, author of Pakistan on the Brink discusses implication of conflict in the region. Abdelfatth Abusrour shares his work teaching peace and human rights with Palestinian children. Bill Bigelow, teacher and founder of Rethinking Schools, talks about the banning of one of his books, Rethinking Columbusby Tucson authorities. They join [...]

KCSB’s ‘ 50 Years of People-Powered Radio’ Is “Back at the Chicken Shack” with Guest KCSB Alumnus GREG DRUST! (Thursday, March 29)

KCSB’s ‘ 50 Years of People-Powered Radio’ Is “Back at the Chicken Shack” with Guest KCSB Alumnus GREG DRUST! (Thursday, March 29)

This Thursday, March 29, from 10am-12Noon, KCSB’s "50 Years of People-Powered Radio" interviews Greg Drust regarding his years at KCSB. Drust was a blues and polka programmer at KCSB for 20 years (best known for his long-running program "Back at the Chicken Shack") and is renowned for his interviews with blues legends and for his compilations [...]

No Alibis 1/25/12,8am: Egyptian elections;Johnny Otis tribute;Solar

No Alibis 1/25/12,8am: Egyptian elections;Johnny Otis tribute;Solar

British media activist, Steve Buckley, has been covering Egyptian elections and their significance since their inception. He joins Elizabeth Robinson at 8:30 following news. At 9:00 Prof. George Lipsitz recounts a bit of Johnny Otis's life and approach to the world. At 9:15 Harvey Wasserman will be talking about critical water issues, [...]

REVISITING SEAN HANNITY Audio/Podcast from KCSB’s “50 Years of People Powered Radio”

REVISITING SEAN HANNITY Audio/Podcast from KCSB’s “50 Years of People Powered Radio”

Sean Hannity has often credited KCSB with launching his media career when the station management removed him from the air in 1989 for making “multiple discriminatory statements based on sexual orientation” on his weekly KCSB radio show in “violation of the University of California Nondiscriminatory Policy.” Hannity has always denied that [...]

‘Revisiting Sean Hannity’, Thursday 12/22/11, 10am-12Noon on “50 Years of People Powered Radio”

‘Revisiting Sean Hannity’, Thursday 12/22/11, 10am-12Noon on “50 Years of People Powered Radio”

Sean Hannity has often credited KCSB with launching his media career when the station management removed him from the air in 1989 for making "multiple discriminatory statements based on sexual orientation" on his weekly KCSB radio show in "violation of the University of California Nondiscriminatory policy." Hannity has always denied that he [...]

Celebrate 50 Years of People Powered Radio: Join KCSB-FM! (KCSB’s Fund Drive Nov. 9-18)

Celebrate 50 Years of People Powered Radio: Join KCSB-FM! (KCSB’s Fund Drive Nov. 9-18)

To mark the Golden Anniversary of KCSB 91.9 FM, the University of California's first radio station, KCSB is presenting a year-long series of radio programs and public events celebrating Santa Barbara’s only community radio station. Founded during the 1961-62 school year at the University of California, Santa Barbara, 50-year strong KCSB is a [...]

CAF Exhibition Honors KCSB’s 50th Anniversary – WIRELESS Opens Saturday, November 5 through Sunday, January 8

CAF Exhibition Honors KCSB’s 50th Anniversary – WIRELESS Opens Saturday, November 5 through Sunday, January 8

KCSB 91.9 FM announces the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum’s presentation of Wireless, an exhibition featuring international artists exploring themes of radio transmission and communications; part of a year-long series of radio programs and public events commemorating the 50th anniversary of Santa Barbara’s only community radio station. [...]

Reverend Billy Talen Podcast Blessing KCSB-FM: Straight Outta Occupy Wall Street to KCSB’s 50th Anniversary Celebration!

Reverend Billy Talen Podcast Blessing KCSB-FM: Straight Outta Occupy Wall Street to KCSB’s 50th Anniversary Celebration!

Friday morning, while preparing for KCSB’s 50th anniversary kick-off party, KCSB Development Coodinator Ted Coe got a surprise call from the award-winning performance artist and activist Reverend Billy Talen, fresh from the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York City. Reverend Billy is the genius behind the anti-consumerist Church of [...]

KCSB 50th Anniversary DESIGN CONTEST: Celebrating 50 Years of People-Powered Radio!

KCSB 50th Anniversary DESIGN CONTEST: Celebrating 50 Years of People-Powered Radio!

KCSB is now accepting design submissions for our 50th anniversary icon/2011-2012 t-shirts for a cash prize of $500 We welcome and encourage ANYONE to participate. The winner will be awarded a cash prize of $500 for their design. (The 2010 contest winner is pictured here.) KCSB will also feature submissions that do not make the final cut, to [...]