Red River Radio Ninth Annual Young Artists Competition 2019

Young Artists Competition 2019 Posted February 4, 2019. Welcome to the Ninth 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 28, 2019, 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.
Please complete the form below, including the signature of one parent or guardian. Please return along with a CD of your performance (accompanied) and a signed teacher approval form. The deadline for entries is 5 p.m. Friday, April 5. Winners will be notified beginning April 8.

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Lt. Gov. Says La. State Parks Visits Up From Shutdown

LT. GOV VISIT- Louisiana’s Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser visited Northwest Louisiana this week.
On Tuesday he spoke at the State Voter Registrars Conference held at the Horseshoe Casino in Bossier. I got a chance to catch up with him and asked about state tourism which his office promotes; AND also about his recent trip to China as part of a U.S. tourism delegation, which included the grand-daughter of famous Louisiana Veteran - General Claire Lee Chennault for whom the Chinese have high...

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Metropolitan Opera: Tchaikovsky's Iolanta & Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle

Airs Saturday, February 9, 2019, at 12 noon. The 2018-19 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a double bill of rarely performed one-act operas, Tchaikovsky’s romantic fairy tale Iolanta and Bartók’s harrowing Bluebeard’s Castle. The performance will be heard live over Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network at 12:00 Noon CT on Saturday, February 9.
Iolanta stars Sonya Yoncheva in the title role of a blind princess and Matthew Polenzani as...

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Grand Teton Music Festival

Grand Teton Music Festival: Orchestral Showpieces

Airs Monday, February 11, 2019, at 1 p.m. Join us for another concert from the Grand Teton Music Festival with Music Director Donald Runnicles who leads the orchestra in our opening concert with performances of Tchaikovsky's Slavonic March, Op. 31, Respighi's Fountains of Rome, and Bernstein's Symphonic Dances from West Side Story.

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Cliff Shackelford

Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford for Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Airs Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 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 . We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show. Join us for Bird Calls...

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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival 2019

Airs Thursday, February 14, 2019, at 1 p.m. The new season of concerts from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival continues as host Kerry Frumkin welcomes Violinists Daniel Hope and Jennifer Frautschi along with violists Paul Neubauer and Eric Kim, and pianist Inon Barnatan to the stage. We'll hear Dvořák's Terzetto in C Major, Op. 74 and the Piano Trio No. 2 in C Major by Brahms.

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Mark Stuart / Mark Stuart

Shreveport House Concert Series: Mark Stuart

Airs Thursday, February 21, 2019, at 8 p.m. From the Shreveport House Concert series we present Mark Stuart in concert.

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Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera

Metropolitan Opera: Mozart's Don Giovanni

Airs Saturday, February 16, 2019, at 12 noon. The 2018-19 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with Don Giovanni, Mozart’s dark comedy based on the legend of Don Juan. Luca Pisaroni stars as the rakish and unrepentant title character, with Ildar Abdrazakov as his put-upon servant Leporello, and Rachel Willis-Sørensen as the wronged noblewoman Donna Anna. Making their network broadcast debuts are Federica Lombardi as Donna Elvira, Aida Garifullina as Zerlina, and Stanislas de...

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Press Image / Langston Hughes: I Too Sing America

Langston Hughes: I Too Sing America

Kermit Poling discusses Skin Cancer & Other Skin Conditions with Dr. Donald Posner from Dermatology & Skin Surgery in Shreveport.

Kermit Poling discusses the Swine Flu with Dr. Raymond Coghlan from Willis Knighton Medical Center.

Kermit Poling discusses diet and nutrition with dietician Amy Yates & Davis Woodard.

Kermit Poling discusses Diabetes and Vision-Related Issues Associated with Diabetes with Dr. Thomas Worgul, and Internal Medicine Physician, Endocrinologist, Diabetologist and Ophthalmologists Dr. Christopher Shelby.



Gary Borders
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Gary Borders: The Perils of Prescriptive Writing

Airs Friday, February 8, 2019, at 7:45 p.m. This week commentator Gary Borders examines The Perils of Prescriptive Writing.

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Shadow Files: William Tell

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History Matters: Winter Quarters.

Treasures Of The Noel

Treasures Of The Noel: Aesop's Fables

Airs Friday, December 7, 2018, at 4:29 p.m. This week on Treasures Of The Noel with Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze and a look at the history of Aesop's Fables and a delightful pocket edition of this famous book which is housed in their collection.

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Red River Radio Vehicle Donation Program

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.

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The Story Of Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford on Red River Radio

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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