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LA. SCHOOL FUNDING - Louisiana House Republicans blocked passage of a $3.8 billion Louisiana public school financing formula during the House Education Committee meeting in Baton Rouge Tuesday. The K-12 funding proposal is backed by Governor John Bel Edwards. On a party-line vote, GOP members refused next year’s proposal submitted by Louisiana's top school board. Instead, they asked the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to remove $39 million of the $140 million increase. It all...
Airs Friday, April 19, 2019, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Tiffany Nolan Jehorek, Executive Director & Curator of Exhibitions for the Longview Museum of Fine Arts, about two ongoing exhibits at the Museum Of Fine Arts: Backstage Pass, photographs by Baron Wolman, Rolling Stone Magazine's First Photographer: And renowned photographer Laura Wilson's Exhibition, "That Day," Pictures in the American West . To find out more you can visit online the Longview Museum Of Fine Ar ts on line at...
Airs Thursday, April 18, 2019, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with director Richard Folmer about Shreveport Little Theatre’s new production of “The Fantasticks,” a musical by Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones, directed here by Richard Folmer and choreographed by Ginger Folmer with musical direction by Robert Young. For complete details visit online Shreveport Little Theater or call 318-424-4439 .
Airs Friday, April 19, 2019, at 12 noon This past Sunday conductor Michael Butterman lead the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra along with the Centenary College Choir and the PRÍSMA Vocal Ensemble for a performance of Bach's St. Matthew Passion. The concert featured soprano Tess Altiveros, alto Abigail Nims, tenor Brian Wallin; bass Andrew Wilkowske, and as the evangelist we have Derek Chester with Stephen Morscheck as Jesus. The Centenary College Choir was led by director Dr. David Hobson, the...
The 2018-19 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with Mozart’s opera set in ancient Rome, La Clemenza di Tito. Tenor Matthew Polenzani stars in the title role as the compassionate Emperor Tito. Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato sings the trouser role of Sesto, Tito’s devoted friend, and soprano Elza van den Heever is Vitellia, Sesto’s lover, who covets the throne and orders him to assassinate the Emperor. The cast also features mezzo-soprano Emily D’Angelo as Annio, soprano Ying...
Airs Monday, April 22, 2019, at 1 p.m. Join us for another concert from the Grand Teton Music Festival with music director Donald Runnicles leading an all American featuring violinist Nicola Benedetti in the Violin concerto by Korngold and music from the film Schindler’s List by Williams. In between we'll hear guest conductor Jerry Hou in Invisible Mosaic III by Kernis.
Airs Monday, April 22, 2019, at 11 a.m. Cast out of Jerusalem, cast out of Spain. The Spanish Jews in their travels absorbed the colorful musical accents of Italy, Turkey and North Africa, including exotic percussion. This musical journey interweaves Sephardic folk song with the Monteverdi-like Hebrew choral work of Salamone Rossi – the Songs of Solomon. The daily rhythms of life – love, rejection, feasting and celebration – culminate in the mystical prayers of Shabbat. Jeannette Sorrell and...
Airs Wednesday, April 24th, 2019, at 1 p.m. Violinist Itzhak Perlman and Klezmer Conservatory Band founder Hankus Netsky join WCRB's James David Jacobs to share music and memories of Passover from diverse traditions.
The gathering together of Jews every springtime to retell the story of their flight from Egypt might be the longest-running yearly cultural event in the history of humankind, and one that has inspired many different musical traditions. The Four Cups: A Celebration of...
Airs Thursday, April 18, 2019, at 1 p.m. The new season of concerts from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival continues as host Kerry Frumkin welcomes pianist Jon Kimura Parker, violinist Jennifer Frautschi, and cellist Mark Kosower for a performance of Beethoven's Piano Trio in C Minor, Op. 1, No. 3. Then the Orion String Quartet will be joined by violinists Martin Beaver & Owen Dalby, violist Ida Kavafian, and bassist Mark Tatum for the String Octet by Maz Bruch.
Airs Friday, April 19, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Borders takes us through the life of Wendy Reves, a child of Marshall with big dreams, dreams she made come true.
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