The KLDN Transmitter is finally operating at full power. Thank you to all of you in Central East Texas who have been very patient while a key part of the transmitter was sent to Nevada for a lengthy and, evidently, troublesome repair. We appreciate all of you who continue supporting Red River Radio, especially over these many weeks. Over the coming months, we will continue to make improvements at our Lufkin site so that our equipment will be less vulnerable to issues relating to electricy at the site. Again, thank you for your support!
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TEXAS TEACHER'S PAY - A study released this week finds more teachers in the Lone Star state are taking second jobs to supplement their income. The Texas State Teachers Association, or TSTA, conducted the survey of nearly 1-thousand educators. Four-in-ten said they needed second jobs to make ends meet. TSTA president Noel Candelaria expects thisnumber to grow. “Based on conversations I’ve had with teachers across the state there are more and more that are looking at taking second jobs when...
Airs Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Director Robert Alford, Mary Jarzabek, and Kelly Vaden about the new production of Clybourne Park featuring the The Drama Club at LSU Shreveport, Centenary College’s Department of Theatre, and the Mahogany Ensemble Theatre. The show opens Friday, August 10 at 8 p.m. For complete details, call 318-797-5283.
Airs Friday, August 10, 2018, at 12 noon. The Marshall Symphony is featured this week with guest cellist Tina Guo for a concert that opens with Mikhail Glinka's overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila. Next cellist Tina Guo takes the stage for the Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33 by Saint-Saens and the concert concludes with Antonín Dvořák's Symphony No. 9 in E minor, "From The New World." Kermit Poling conducts.
Airs Friday, August 10, 2018, at 9 pm. This week on the Caravan we’ll feature a lot of new tracks from bands like Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, and Black Prairie, the Alabama Shakes and the Be Good Tanyas as well as some new blues from Dr. John, Mavis Staples and Shreveport’s own Professor Porkchop and the dishes. During our live set in the second hour, we’ll feature First Aid Kit, recorded live, and in our final hour we'll follow the Wind River.
Airs Monday, August 13, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Michael Tilson Thomas performs Mahler monumental Symphony No. 9 in D major. The program will conclude with an encore performance of La Mer by Debussy.
Airs WEDNESDAY, August 15, 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 email@example.com . We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show. Join us for Bird Calls and call in at 800-552-8502 with your questions. PLEASE NOTE SPECIAL DAY - WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2018
Airs Thursday, August 16, 2018, at 1 p.m. This season opener conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin features the music of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue and Bernstein's symphonic arrangements of his music for On the Waterfront and West Side Story. Soloists are pianists Lang Lang and Chick Corea, as well as 14-year-old Maxim Lando. The young pianist joined in on a two-piano arrangement of Rhapsody. Program :
Leonard Bernstein : On the Waterfront Symphonic Suite George
Gershwin : Rhapsody...
Airs Friday, August 10, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. This week Gary Borders delves into the newspaper archives and examines Longview in 1933.
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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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