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Airs Friday, October 15, 2021, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Dr. Shane Rasmussen, a Professor of English at Northwestern State University and Director of Louisiana Folklife Center, along with the Tradition Bearer and Honoree himself, Elvin Shields. Elvin will be honored in a program that takes place Saturday, October 16th, at 2 p.m. in the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame in Natchitoches. This event is free and open to all. More info can be found at www.louisianastatemuseum.org or call (318) 357-2492.
Airs Thursday, October 14, 2021, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with John Daniel and Rick Stovall about a new production by the Shreveport Little Theatre of “The Foreigner”, a fast paced comedy by Larry Shue. Show Times are October 14, 15, & 16 at at 7:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday October 22 and 24 at 7:30 p.m. There will be two Sunday Matinee performance on Sunday October 17 and 24 at 2 p.m. The Shreveport Little Theatre is located at 812 Margaret Place. More information and tickets...
Airs Thursday, October 14, 2021, at 6 p.m. (Repeat Broadcast) Information about COVID-19 and COVID vaccines is all over the Internet, and it can be hard to separate fact from fiction. Dr. Sanford Katz will host as we talk about COVID-19 and vaccine myths and misconceptions, as well as share some of the latest updates Guests will be Dr. Martha Whyte, Regional Medical Director at Louisiana Office of Public Health; Dr. John Vanchiere, Professor of Pediatrics and Infectious Disease Specialist at...
Airs Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 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.
Airs Thursday, October 21, 2021, at 8 p.m. From the Shreveport House Concert series we present Johnny Vidacovich.
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STATE SURPLUS & FEDERAL DOLLARS - The state of Louisiana has a $1 billion dollar budget surplus and another billion dollars in remaining American Rescue Plan funds. This news was shared by Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, the top official at the Louisiana Division of Administration, the management arm of the state government and agency responsible for developing the state’s annual budget. Speaking at the Press Club of Baton Rouge earlier this week, Dardenne said low initial...
Continue the conversation in 2021: StoryCorps Selects Shreveport for National Initiative to Reconnect a Divided America. Shreveport is one of four cities in which StoryCorps is anchoring One Small Step in 2021 with more opportunities to record, share, and preserve conversations that show the country how Louisianians can listen to each other in spite of their differences of opinion. Read about the national effort in The Shreveport Times . Red River Radio led the project in 2020, recording 25...
Dear Esat Texas listeners, You may remember that our Tyler area station suffered storm damage that literally burned a hole through part of the transmitter. Since parts were impossible to find, a generous donor made it possible for us to purchase a brand new, state of the art digital transmitter. We are finishing "tweaking" the installation and will be doing so over the next couple weeks, but the transmitter is on the air at full power. Exciting news! We greatly appreciate your patience and...
Airs Friday, October 15, 2021, at 7:45 p.m. This week commentator Gary Borders has completed his move to the country, and the first chore to be done is the ritual Mowing Of The Five Acres Of Grass.
The Vehicle Donation Program provides Vehicle Donation Services to Public Radio stations across the country. This is a great way to support this station and get a tax write off for your car. Contact the Vehicle Donation program directly online or if you have any questions about the vehicle donation process, please don't hesitate to reach out to our vehicle experts at 855-277-2346.
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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