Cyber Day Total = $4,720

Our Cyber Day ended with a total of $4,720 raised for Red River Radio . Our Drive starts Monday, September 25. Please help make this the best drive ever by contributing early.

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StoryCorps Coming to Shreveport-Bossier

From October 13 through November 12. Red River Radio is excited to partner with StoryCorps as we host their visit to the Shreveport-Bossier City area starting October 12. They will park their mobile Airstream recording studio for an entire month at the Broadmoor branch of the Shreve Memorial Library, recording stories from our region for posterity. StoryCorps is creating an invaluable archive for future generations by preserving and sharing humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world. It’s a reminder of our shared humanity, strengthening and building the connections between people, teaching the value of listening, and weaving into the fabric of our culture the understanding that everyone’s story matters. Information about reserving interview/recording time will be coming soon.

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El Dorado, Arkansas' Murphy Arts District Opens Next Week

EL DORADO GOES MAD - If you haven't heard already, Something really big is happening in El Dorado, Arkansas, it's a thing called MAD, which stands for Murphy Arts District, aimed at revitalizing downtown El Dorado. And here to explain more is Bob Tarren, MAD's Chief Marketing Officer. "We are building ultimately a $100 million-dollar project in downtown El Dorado. It's going to consist in phase 1 an 8,000-plus person outdoor amphitheater complete with a farmers market kiosk, and a beautiful...

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Red River Radio Spotlight: The Renzi Center's 12th annual Bunco Bash and Silent Auction

Airs Thursday, September 21, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Christie Rodriguez, Executive Director if the Renzi Education and Art Center, about their 12th annual Bunco Bash and Silent Auction Fundraiser on Friday, September 29 at 6 p.m., at the Eldorado Resort Casino in Shreveport. For more information visit The Renzi Education and Art Center or call 318-222-1414 .

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Red River Radio Spotlight: The 9th annual Louisiana Studies Conference

Bill Beckett spoke with Shane Rasmussen, the Director of the Louisiana Folk Life Center and an Associate Professors of English at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches about the 9th annual Louisiana Studies Conference which will take place this Weekend, September 22 & 23, at Northwestern State University. If you’d like more information about the conference you can visit the Louisiana Folk Life Center or call the center at (318)-357-4332.

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San Francisco Opera: Umberto Giordano Andrea Chénier

Airs Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 12 noon. The American Opera Series from WFMT continues with the San Francisco Opera and a production of Umberto Giordano's Andrea Chénier starring Yonghoon Lee as Andrea Chénier, Anna Pirozzi as Maddalena, George Gagnize as Gérard, J’Nai Bridges as Bersi, Joel Sorensen as The Incredible, Jill Grove as Madelon, David Pershall as Roucher, and Catherine Cook as Contessa di Coigny. Also apprearing are Robert Pomakov, Alex Boyer, Edward Nelson, Anthony Reed,...

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Reverend Charley's Patent Medicine Show Live

Airs Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at 8 p.m. Join us for an up-tempo show featuring Reverend Charley's Patent Medicine Show with a unique blending of folk, bluegrass, and old tyme music that will start your feet shuffling. we also hope you'll help out and support Red River Radio during our end of the year membership campaign so we can continue to bring you the widest variety of great shows week after week. Call in at 800-552-8502 or pledge online. DONATE NOW! Members of the Patent Medicine...

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Music for the High Holidays

Airs Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at 1 p.m. Music for the High Holidays from WQXR is a new one-hour program for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. The show has both traditional and composed music from Jewish services-- including a brand new recording of Kol Nidre featuring violinist Itzhak Perlman -- as well as concert music based on High Holidays melodies. Written and hosted by WQXR afternoon announcer Naomi Lewin, Music for the High Holidays also explains a bit about the Jewish new year and its...

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The Jewish New Year: Music and Inspirational Teachings from the Kabbalah

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As the nation has debated the GOP proposals to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, NPR member station reporters have been talking to people around the country about how the proposed changes in the health law would affect them.

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Officials continued to urge tens of thousands of people living downstream from a precarious, slowly failing dam in northwestern Puerto Rico to evacuate Saturday. But the U.S. territory's severely compromised communications infrastructure meant it was not immediately clear how successful the warnings would be.

Charles Bradley, the "Screaming Eagle of Soul," whose late-blossoming career was built on fiery performances that evoked his idol, James Brown, died in Brooklyn on Saturday, Sept. 23, according to a statement by his publicist. In 2016, Bradley was diagnosed with stomach cancer, which spread to his liver. He was 68 yeas old.

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Gary Borders: The Sunday Puzzle Master

Airs Friday, September 22, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. This week commentator Gary Borders is both charmed and confounded by Will Shorts, the NPR Puzzle Master on Weekend Edition Sunday.

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High Holy Days Schedule

Birthday of the World Part 1 - Airs Monday, September 18, at 8 p.m.
Music and Liturgy for Rosh Hashanah, (The Jewish New Year) Sung by The Western Wind with Guest Cantors, Narrated by Leonard Nimoy. In this classic performance, Leonard Nimoy and The Western Wind Vocal Ensemble join forces to explore the rich and profound musical and spiritual traditions of the Jewish High Holy Days. The Birthday of the World presents some of the most inspiring music in the Jewish liturgical tradition,...

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