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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!
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 !
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!
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....
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...
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 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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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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