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KBSA is off air as tower crews work on the tower today. It will be at reduced power for a while as the complete work and will return to full power as soon as possible. KTYK had equipment failure but a by-pass has been established to allow us to operate at half power. We are expediting shipment of replacement equipment and will complete repairs as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience.
Streams Live here Monday, December 9, 2019, at 8 a.m. on HD-3 and web Stream Live. The House Judiciary Committee will hold public hearings of the House Impeachment Inquiry into President Trump. Senior Washington Editor and Correspondent Ron Elving and by Congressional Correspondent Susan Davis. Should the hearing continue into the afternoon, Congressional Reporter Tim Mak and National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson will join the coverage. NPR News and Red River Radio will stream this...
Airs Thursday, December 5, 2019, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with playwright George Sewell along with director Richard Folmer about an exciting new production coming to the Eastbank Theatre this weekend. The Bossier Arts Council and the Company Repertoire Theater present the two-act comedy titled “JD,” written by George Sewell. This “Readers Theater” performance takes place Saturday, December 7, at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee performance on Sunday, December 8, at 2 p.m. For details and tickets...
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FATHER OF NW LA. CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT - A driving force behind the civil rights movement in Northwest Louisiana has died. Several media reports indicate Dr. C.O. Simpkins passed away Wednesday evening after reportedly being hospitalized for several days. Born in Mansfield, Louisiana – Simpkins attended Wiley College in Marshall, Texas – Tennessee State University in Nashville, and the Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry. Simpkins served in the Air Force and reached the rank of...
Airs Saturday, December 7, 2019, at 12 noon. The 2019-20 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season opens with Philip Glass’s Akhnaten—the first time the Saturday matinee broadcast season has begun with an opera by a living composer. American countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo stars in the title role of the iconoclastic pharaoh who introduced the concept of monotheism to ancient Egypt. The cast also features J’Nai Bridges as Akhnaten’s wife Nefertiti, Dísella Lárusdóttir as Queen Tye, Aaron...
Airs Monday, December 9, 2019, at 1 p.m. Manuel de Sumaya (1678-1755) is probably the best known composer from colonial Mexico and a shining star of the baroque era. In celebration of the holiday season, A Baroque Christmas in the New World features The Historical Performance Institute of the Jacobs School of Music (Indiana University) under the direction of Dana Marsh in a program of music from 17th- and 18th-century Mexico, Peru and Bolivia, featuring works by Juan de Araujo (1646-1712) and...
Airs Tuesday, December 10, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org . We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show. Join us for Bird Calls...
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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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