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RARE WOODPECKER- This next story is for the birds or actually about one bird in particular. The Ivory Billed Woodpecker has been thought to have been extinct for more than 40 years but there have been reports of sightings recently and if you listen carefully – what you’re about to hear is what some experts say is the sound of this rare bird. That sound was recorded by Matt Courtman, Executive Director of Louisiana Wilds Project, Matt is a former president of the Louisiana Ornithological...
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 at 3 p.m. April 26, 2020, 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 Monday, February 24, 2020, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Nicole Ginsberg, Co-owner & Creator of the Museum of Intrigue, about the new interactive exhibit and adventure at Sci-Port called Adventure of Intrigue. The interactive show features “A New Way to Explore” with props, sets, puzzles, and narratives that take you through different environments, mysteries, and challenges. It is designed to bring children and adults together as they solve mysteries. For complete detail you can...
Airs Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Rabbi Jana De Benedetti, from B'nai Zion Congregation, who joined him in our Noel Foundation Studios to discuss this year’s Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance Services and a Literary Competition for Middle and High School students with an entry deadline of Sunday March 1, 2020, at 12 noon. Complete contest details and guidelines are available at the holocaustremembranceservice.org
Airs Thursday, February 27, 2020, at 1 p.m. Join us again for another series of 13 concerts recorded at the Grand Teton Music Festival under music director Donald Runnicles. On this concert we feature two takes on the classic romantic tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, with Tchaikovsky's Fantasy-Overture to Romeo and Juliet followed by the Suite from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 with Prokofiev.
Airs Friday, February 28, 2020, at 9 p.m. A lively ride through the story of the soul star’s all-too-brief career but long-enduring legacy. We’ll hear from other musicians, music writers, fans and family of Otis Redding plus plenty of his most important music. Hour One can stand on its own. Hour Two is a deeper dive into Redding's music and story.
Guests include: Redding's daughter Karla Redding-Andrews, Steve Cropper (Booker T & the MG's), Paul Janeway (lead singer of St. Paul ...
Airs Saturday, February 29, 2020, at 12 noon. The 2019-20 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with its first-ever Saturday matinee broadcast of Agrippina, Handel’s satire about the lust for power in ancient Rome. The work dates from 1709, making it the oldest opera ever broadcast from the Met. Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato stars in the title role as the Empress who will stop at nothing to make sure her son inherits the throne. Brenda Rae makes her network...
Airs, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at 7 p.m. NPR and Red River Radio will provide live special coverage as the results come in from 14 state, Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Virginia will all hold their presidential primaries on that date. NPR will follow the day’s developments and bring you results as they come in.
Airs Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Joiner looks back at the important role that steamboats played in the development of America’s interior.
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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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