Airs Thursday, May 16, 2019, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with PR Chair Maggie Malone, along with Event Chair Sandra Harrold, about “ The Centennial 100 Year Anniversary Celebration of The Woman’s Department Club of Shreveport ,” which takes place this Saturday, beginning at 6 p.m. with a social hour at the Women’s Department Club, located at 802 Margaret Place in Shreveport. For reservations, call 318-222-4186 .
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LOCAL MINIMUM WAGE OPTION - $7.25 an hour is the current minimum wage set by the federal government, which Louisiana follows because the state doesn’t have a minimum wage of its own. Since taking office three years ago - Governor John Bel Edwards has been urging the State Legislature to set and raise the state minimum wage, but such a move has yet to gain enough support from lawmakers. A bill by Representative Royce Duplessis (D-New Orleans) would have stripped a 1997 law that restricts...
Airs Saturday, May 18, 2019, at 12 noon. Once again the WFMT Fine Arts Networks bring us a summer filled with opera beginning with nine presentations from the Royal Opera House and the BBC. Their series opens with Giuseppe Verdi's Falstaff featuring Sir Bryn Terfel as Sir John Falstaff, with Ana Maria Martínez as Alice Ford, Simon Keenlyside as Ford, Anna Prohaska as Nanetta, and Frédéric Antoun as Fenton. This production also features Marie McLaughlin, Peter Hoare, Craig Colclough, and...
Airs Monday, May 20, 2019, at 1 p.m. Join us for another concert from the Grand Teton Music Festival when Music Director Donald Runnicles leads the festival orchestra movemnets 2 & 3 from the Violin Concerto by Brahms with violinist James Ehnes followed by the final movement of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. To open Jeannette Sorrell will lead the orchestra from the harpsichord in the first movement from Bach's Brandenburg No. 5.
Airs Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 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.
Airs Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 1 p.m. Join us as Carnegie Hall Live launches a brand new season of concerts beginning with and Opening Night Gala concert featuring the San Francisco Symphony and superstar soloists Renée Fleming and Audra McDonald, led by Michael Tilson Thomas. They will be featured in Gershwin's "Summertime" from Porgy and Bess along with broadway selections from She Loves Me, South Pacific, and other favorites. Also on the concert we'll hear the Aria from Bachianas...
Airs Friday, May 17, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Borders takes us down the long, straight, flat terrain that leads to Palo Duro, the ‘Grand Canyon of Texas’
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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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