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Fall Fund Drive 2018 - Current Total = $ 62,505

Our Fall fundraising drive begins Monday, October 1, 2018. Please help us leap into the future with great Public Broadcasting service with your help and support. We have many great drawing items and once again a wide variety of live music to offer you throughout the drive. Please make your contribution early and you will get entered into each upcoming drawing. Donate NOW!

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Beaux Atkins Live On Red River Radio

Airs Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at 8 p.m. Join us for a concert featuring Beaux Atkins Live along with Ruston native son Monty Russell. Beaux will bring his original southern fried sounds to the Red River Radio Studios straight from the Louisiana heartlands. Monty Russell will join him and add his own flavors to the Gumbo and you never know who they might bring along. You can show your love for live music on Red River Radio by making a pledge during the show and help us during our pledge drive. Call and pledges at 800-552-8502 or pledge online now: DONATE NOW !

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Nick Brumley & Mus Gillum Live From Red River Radio

Airs Thursday, October 11, 2018, at 8 p.m. Join us for a folk infused live music performance with Guitarist Nick Brumley who has been on in the past with Maggie Koerner and the Mansion Family. He will be joined by Mus Gillum live in our studios for a night of live music and original songwriting. Tune in a help support the arts on Red River Radio at 800-552-8502 or online here. DONATE NOW!

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Caravan - The Music of Time - Jamaica from the BBC

Airs Friday, October 12, 2018, at 9 p.m. Dr. Carolyn Cooper, from the University of West Indies, explores how Jamaican music has given a voice to resistance against oppression, from Nyabinghi drumming during slavery, through 1970s reggae, the dancehall sound of the 1980s and 1990s, to the modern-day reggae revival. Cooper explores how the sounds of this Caribbean island have shaped its people and politics. As ethnomusicologist Dennis Howard says, in Jamaica, "Music is more than for enjoyment....

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San Francisco Opera: Giordano's Andrea Chénier

Airs Saturday, October 13, 2018, at 12 noon. This week we open a new season of Opera's from the San Francisco Opera with Giordano's Andrea Chénier starring Yonghoon Lee as Chénier, Anna Pirozzi as Maddalena, George Gagnize as Gérard, and J’Nai Bridges as Bersi, with Joel Sorensen, Jill Grove, David Pershall, Catherine Cook, Robert Pomakov, Alex Boyer, Edward Nelson, Anthony Reed, Matthew Stump, Brad Walker, and Anders Frölich. The San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus are conducted by...

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Gustav Mahler: Turmoil and Triumph

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Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford for Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Airs Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 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 wbeckett@lsus.edu. We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show. Join us for Bird Calls...

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La. Medical Marijuana Program Allows More Patient Access

LA MEDICAL POT: It’s been three years since the Louisiana Legislature approved medical marijuana as a treatment option for certain health conditions. University agriculture centers are growing the plants to be processed into oils, edibles or pills and will be available to patients this year. A previous rule by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners limited doctors to recommending medical marijuana to just 100 patients each. However less than 50 La. doctors applied to be allowed to...

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"You're bouncing off the atmosphere."

Early in director Damien Chazelle's First Man, this is one of the cautions given to Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling) during his pilot training, years before he walked on the moon. That idea of the barrier between Earth and space, the violence of making the journey through it and the almost mystical experience of being on the other side of it forms the spine of the film.

Alyssa Edwards (née Justin Dwayne Lee Johnson) is a lot.

She has to be; she's a drag queen. Being a lot comes with the lace-front wig. A drag queen who isn't a lot is no drag queen at all; she's food without flavor, art without color, Cher without Auto-tune. It's the difference, more specifically, between a fierce and fabulous queen like RuPaul and that one jock in high school who slapped on a Halloween store wig and stuffed himself into his girlfriend's cheerleading outfit for school spirit day.

In the aftermath of the Kavanaugh hearings, Pieter Hanson's mother took to Twitter. In a viral tweet, she claimed that he wouldn't go on solo dates with women because of "the current climate of false sexual accusations by radical feminists with an axe to grind."

She then ended the tweet with #HimToo, a hashtag that gained popularity over the weekend among those who believe that men such as Brett Kavanaugh are victims of false accusations.

There was just one issue: Her son didn't agree with the #HimToo movement.

President Trump warned at his rally in Pennsylvania on Wednesday night that if his party loses in November's midterm elections, the "radical Democrat mob" will take away everything he's achieved since his election, while encouraging crime and socialism.

It was an echo of a tweet he sent over the weekend and used again at a rally in Iowa on Tuesday — giving rise to a line that Republicans have been quick to seize upon as they try to sustain a newly-enthused GOP base in the wake of the divisive confirmation battle for now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

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Stocks plunged on Wall Street today. U.S. stocks saw their biggest sell-off in six months. The Dow fell 831 points, which is a 3 percent decline. Here to talk about exactly what happened is NPR's John Ydstie. Hey, John.

JOHN YDSTIE, BYLINE: Hi, Ailsa.

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Stocks plunged on Wall Street today. U.S. stocks saw their biggest sell-off in six months. The Dow fell 831 points, which is a 3 percent decline. Here to talk about exactly what happened is NPR's John Ydstie. Hey, John.

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Stocks plunged on Wall Street today. U.S. stocks saw their biggest sell-off in six months. The Dow fell 831 points, which is a 3 percent decline. Here to talk about exactly what happened is NPR's John Ydstie. Hey, John.

Jokes aside about flying squirrels, nuts served on planes and bushy-tailed passengers, squirrels and planes do not actually mix. At least not on Tuesday at Orlando International Airport, where an unidentified passenger hadn't gotten the memo.

Rising rates of homicides and drug violence have created an overflow at Mexico's morgues. So much so, that several cities have resorted to storing dead bodies in refrigerated trailers.

This sparked a national scandal after some residents complained about the stench coming from one of the trailers parked in their neighborhood in the western city of Guadalajara.

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Gary Borders: Overly Smart Phones

Airs Friday, September 28, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. This week Gary Borders shares his trepidations over how "Overly Smart" his phone has become and the creepy feeling it gives him.

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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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