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Food For Thought: How Nutrition Affects Mental Health

FOOD AFFECTING MENTAL HEALTH: You’ve heard the saying: You are what you eat.. But have you ever thought about how food can affect your mental health? Dr. Nicole Cotter practices integrative medicine in Shreveport… and she will be having a free lecture at LSUS today focusing on FOOD FOR THOUGHT: How Nutrition Impacts Our Mental Health. She now shares a preview of her presentation. (CLICK AUDIO LINK BELOW) Dr. Cotter’s lecture is Free and open to the public. It’s at 11AM this morning in the...

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KLSA Off Air!

The KLSA Transmitter suffered a power outage and we are busy trying to resolve. We hope it will be back shortly. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience.

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Caravan: Toots and the Maytals

Airs Friday, September 21, 2018, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll feature new music from The Crackling, the Brooklyn Brothers, Sarah Jarosz and the Cranberries as well as the title cut from Hard Bargain by Emmylou Harris. We'll also have a spotlight on Alvin Lee on Blues at the Bottom, a blast from the past from King Curtis, and in our concert, we travel to the Newport Folk Festival for a concert with Reggae Legends Toots and the Maytals, and in our final hour we'll listen for The Cry...

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World Choral Spectacular

Airs Monday, September 24, 2018, at 1 p.m. Join host Brian Newhouse for highlights from the 11th World Choral Symposium in Barcelona, a week-long festival featuring performances by some of the finest choirs in the world. The two-hour program explores a wide variety of repertoire and singing styles. In addition to two of America's finest choirs—Salt Lake Choral Artists, and Westminster Choir—audiences will hear highlights of fantastic ensembles from Sweden, the Philippines, Latvia, Spain,...

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Carnegie Hall Live: Yuja Wang plays Brahms, Schumann, and Beethoven

Airs Thursday, September 27, 2018, at 1 p.m. In this performance recorded live at Carnegie Hall, acclaimed pianist Yuja Wang performed a solo recital weaving together works across the romantic repertory. The program features a pair of ballades by Brahms; Schumann's Kreisleriana (based on the E.T.A. Hoffmann character, the eccentric conductor Johannes Kreisler); and finally Beethoven's deeply moving "Hammerklavier" Sonata. Anthony McGill, principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic,...

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Shreveport House Concert Series: Jonathan Byrd and the Pickup Cowboys

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Watching comedian Gilda Radner in the first years of "Saturday Night Live" was to watch a master shapeshifter who happened to be sidesplittingly funny.

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Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assaulting her in high school, has agreed to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee, her attorneys said Saturday.

Bipartisan negotiators have tentatively agreed to work toward a Thursday hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee with Kavanaugh and Ford, but talks continue on a final agreement, according to multiple congressional sources.

A survivor was rescued from inside a Tanzanian ferry two days after it capsized on Lake Victoria, killing at least 207 people.

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At least 25 people are dead and 60 others wounded after gunmen fired on a military parade in Iran on Saturday, according to Iranian state-run news outlet IRNA.

IRNA reported that civilians, including women and children, who were watching the parade in the southwestern city Ahvaz, are among the dead and injured.

Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

Maggie Gyllenhaal Takes On The Power Imbalance Of Sex Work In 'The Deuce': When the creators of HBO's The Deuce approached Gyllenhaal about starring as a sex worker on the show, she accepted the role — but only if she could produce as well as act.

During hurricanes like Florence, many people find themselves trapped and needing rescue. Sometimes volunteers step in to help — but emergency managers say some may be creating problems of their own.

A rhinoceros born and raised in San Diego is getting used to a new home in Tanzania. The eastern black rhino is one of about 740 of the critically endangered animals left alive, and he recently completed a 68-hour journey to Africa.

"That was quite the feat," said Beverly "Beezie" Burden who works at the African reserve managed by the Singita Grumeti Fund.

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Gary Borders: Longview Landmark Set to Close

Airs Friday, September 21, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. This week Gary Borders laments to loss of a Longview Landmark Set to Close at the End of September.

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Shadow Files: Area 51

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History Matters: Roman Soldiers

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The Story Of Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford on Red River Radio

This video takes you into the studio with Cliff and also through the world of birds that we cover on Bird Calls, which airs the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Please join us and please call in with your questions at 800-552-8502

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