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Spring Fund Drive 2019 - Current Total = $95,525

Our Spring 2019 fund drive begins Monday, March 11, 2019. Please help us leap into the future with great Public Broadcasting service with your help and support. We have many great drawing items and once again a wide variety of live music to offer you throughout the drive. Please make your contribution early and you will get entered into each upcoming drawing. Please Donate NOW!

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Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford for Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Airs Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at 6 p.m. Once again ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, will be on hand to take your questions about all our feathered friends on "Bird Calls" from Red River Radio. If you have a photo or the recorded sound of a bird that you'd like Cliff to research and identify for the show, please send them to wbeckett@lsus.edu . We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show. Join us for Bird Calls and call in at 800-552-8502 with your questions.

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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival 2019

Airs Thursday, March 28, 2019, at 1 p.m. The new season of concerts from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival continues as host Kerry Frumkin welcomes pianist Juho Pohjonen for a performance of the Vingt-septième ordre from Pièces de clavecin (Book 4) by Couperin, and then the FLUX quartet will present the world premiere of Of embers and Aspen Leaves, the String Quartet No. 2 of Phil Taylor. Finally, pianist Haochen Zhang will be joined by violinists Martin Beaver & Owen Dalby, violist Ida...

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Darrell Scott
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Shreveport House Concert Series: Darrell Scott - Show 1 - March 2019

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Metropolitan Opera: Wagner's Die Walküre

Airs Saturday, March 30, at 11:30 a.m. The 2018-19 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with Die Walküre, the second opera of Wagner’s four-part masterwork Der Ring des Nibelungen. The cast of preeminent Wagnerian singers is led by Christine Goerke as the warrior maiden Brünnhilde, and Greer Grimsley as her father, the god Wotan, who relies on his half-mortal offspring to lift the curse of the ring. The twins, Sieglinde and Siegmund, are Eva-Marie Westbroek and Stuart Skelton....

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Red River Radio News

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Nacogdoches City Council Adds Vaping To Public Smoking Restrictions

VAPING ORDINANCE - Most local and state smoke free laws were enacted before e-cigarettes and vaporizers were on the market. Now there are concerns about the health impact e-cigs and vaping have on public health. The city of Nacogdoches is joining the ranks of cities across Texas that are restricting where someone can vape or use an e-cig. Red River Radio’s Wynter Chauvin has more on this story. Last Tuesday evening, the Nacogdoches, Texas City Council voted to restrict the use of e-cigarettes...

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Three men are still at large after five inmates broke out of a North Carolina jail on Monday afternoon.

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The father of a Sandy Hook shooting victim was found dead this morning in Newtown, Conn., in an apparent suicide.

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Pediatricians have long warned parents about the risks of consuming too many sugary drinks — including the link to Type 2 diabetes and obesity.

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Water levels in overflowed creeks are slowly starting to decline on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

"What used to be a dry creek is now a swelling, raging river," said Peri Pourier, South Dakota state representative for the district that includes Pine Ridge.

The freshman representative has been coordinating relief efforts for the community, where many residents were cut off by flooded roadways. "There are community and tribe members getting on horseback to reach people and get them supplies," Pourier told NPR.

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The community of Parkland, Fla., is reeling from the news this weekend that two young people took their own lives. On Friday, 19-year-old Sydney Aiello was buried, five days after she killed herself. Aiello was a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last year at the time of the mass shooting. A day later, on Saturday, another student took his life. He was a current student, a sophomore whom authorities haven't identified.

The largest solar farm east of the Rocky Mountains could soon be built in Virginia and, depending on whom you ask, it would be either a dangerous eyesore that will destroy the area's rural character or a win-win, boosting the local economy and the environment. The solar panels would be spread across 10 square miles — 1.8 million panels soaking up the sun's rays.

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Singer-Songwriter Scott Walker Dies At 76

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Red River Radio Ninth Annual Young Artists Competition 2019

Young Artists Competition 2019 Posted February 4, 2019. Welcome to the Ninth 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 at 3 p.m. April 28, 2019, 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.
Please complete the form below, including the signature of one parent or guardian. Please return along with a CD of your performance (accompanied) and a signed teacher approval form. The deadline for entries is 5 p.m. Friday, April 5. Winners will be notified beginning April 8.

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Commentaries

Gary Borders: Churchill Walked With Destiny

Airs Friday, March 8, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Borders shares thoughts and insights into Winston Churchill, as presented by Andrew Roberts in his recent biography Churchill: Walking With Destiny.

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Shadow Files: The Marquis de Sade

Published in Harper's Weekly May 10, 1873, page 397 after the Colfax massacre in Colfax on April 13, 1873.
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History Matters: The Colfax Riot

Red River Radio Vehicle Donation Program

The Vehicle Donation Program provides Vehicle Donation Services to Public Radio stations across the country. This is a great way to support this station and get a tax write off for your car. Contact the Vehicle Donation program directly online or if you have any questions about the vehicle donation process, please don't hesitate to reach out to our vehicle experts at 855-277-2346.

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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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