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LSU RA’S WALK OUT - As college students move into dorms for a fall semester starting as early as next week questions are being raised about whether Louisiana’s largest campus is ready to handle problems if students start testing positive for COVID-19.
For most of the 7,000 or so incoming students at LSU, their first and most frequent point of contact for services will be fellow students hired as residential advisers, called RAs. As reported in THE ADVOCATE, three of the roughly...
Airs Thursday, August 13, 2020, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Shane Rasmussen, professor of English at Northwestern State University and director of the Louisiana Folklife Center about this year’s Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival which will go live with a Virtual Marketplace starting August 17, and running through Jan 31, 2021.
Airs Thursday, August 13, 2020, at 7 p.m. We are in the midst of a pandemic that has led to one of the worst economic crises in our history. Once the public health emergency becomes manageable, this country still faces one of the biggest public issue of our lifetimes: will we go back to business, inequity and the systemic racism we had, or will we draw a blueprint for the economy we want? In this one-hour special, Marketplace Morning Report’s David Brancaccio explores what a new reimagined...
Airs Friday, August 14, 2020, at 12 noon. Since its beginning in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony has been known for innovative programs that offer a spectrum of traditional repertory and new music. Today, the Orchestra’s artistic vitality, recordings, and groundbreaking multimedia educational projects carry its impact throughout American musical life. In this concert the orchestra presents Alban Berg's Seven Early Songs featuring soprano Susanna Phillips followed by Beethoven's Symphony No....
Airs Saturday, August 15, 2020, at 12 noon. The Los Angeles Opera Broadcasts return to this season of the WFMT Radio Network Opera Series. This week we present La Boheme by Giacomo Puccini
Marcello -- Kihun Yoon
Rodolfo -- Samir Pirgu
Colline – Nicholas Brownlee
Airs Sunday, August 16, 2020, at 6 p.m. Hosted by Lulu Garcia-Navarro, this special report features the best of NPR's reporting on the coronavirus crisis over the past week, with a focus on the latest science, wide-scale impacts, and things you can do to stay safe.
Airs Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 7 p.m. A documentary about the much-contested right to vote in America: from slaves freed after the Civil War, to women's suffrage, to the Civil Rights movement, to today's debate over whether voters should be required to show ID at the polls. We trace the long battle over who may participate in democracy's most basic function. Includes coverage of major summer 2016 court rulings.
Airs Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at 6 p.m. Once again Dr. Beverly Burden, an Associate Professor of Biology at LSUS and our resident entomologist, joined Bill Beckett to discuss our insect world, both friendly and fiendish. We'll talk about what's new in the insect world and we'll took forward to your calls and questions about "What's Bugging You" at 800-552-8502.
Our young artist competition has been postponed until fall 2020. The information is below. Welcome to the Tenth Annual Red River Radio Young Artists Competition, open to instrumentalists and vocalists ages 18 and under in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. Winners will be chosen from entries for participation in a radio broadcast to be recorded in the Marion and Donald Weiss Performance Studio at Red River Radio. Each winner will receive a copy of their professionally recorded performance. Winners will be selected based on ability, musicality, and appropriateness of the selection for a radio program. (more)
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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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