Governor John Bel Edwards issued new orders and restrictions today due to the continued rise in cases of COVID-19, including a statewide mask mandate in all public places. Press conference video is included below. Press Conference starts at 5 minutes into this facebook video feed.
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SCHOOL REOPENING PLANS – The Caddo Parish School System in Northwest Louisiana announced Monday that the coming school year reopening will be delayed a bit. During a press conference yesterday, School Superintendent Lamar Goree said the district plans are to push back the start date from August 10 th to August 24 th . It’s all due to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. Goree explained this effort is to get kids back to school safely. "There is no perfect plan however we do believe and we...
Airs Thursday, July 9, 2020, at 8 p.m. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. With cases of COVID-19 again on the rise, Dr. G.E. Ghali, Chancellor of LSU Health Shreveport, will join Health Matters host Dr. Randall Brewer to provide updates and discuss the current situation. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.
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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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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)
Airs Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
Airs Saturday, July 18, 2020, at 12 noon. The WFMT Radio Network Opera Series returns with productions from all over the world, following the end of the Metropolitan Opera season. This week we present Christoph Willibald Gluck's Orphée et Eurydice performed by Lyric Opera of Chicago.
Orphée: Dmitry Korchak
Eurydice: Andriana Chuchman
Amour: Lauren Snouffer
ENSEMBLE: Chorus and Orchestra of Lyric Opera of Chicago
CONDUCTOR: Harry Bicket...
Airs Sunday, July 19, 2020, at 6 p.m. From Brexit to “America First,” Modi in India, Erdogan in Turkey, and Bolsonaro in Brazil, nationalism – or allegiance to a nation-state over other affiliations – is on the rise. With the coronavirus pandemic closing borders, the future of global governance and political identity is in question. Nationalism can unite disparate communities under a common identity. Nationalism can also incite anti-immigration policies, promoting violence based on ethnicity....
Airs Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 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 .