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LA MEDICAID EXPANSION ANNIVERSARY - While the Republican -majority Congress moves to repeal the Affordable Care Act in Washington D.C., Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards appeared at University Medical Center in New Orleans along with several people who shared their stories on how the Medicaid Expansion program affected their lives. The event underscored the one-year anniversary of the program in Louisiana as it was the first thing Edwards acted upon after his inauguration as Louisiana...
Aired Friday, January 13, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Conductor is John Caputo, who is also director of the Austin TX Brass Band along with Craig Pratt, music minister at Kings Highway Christian Church, about a Brass Band concert that will take place this Sunday, January 15, at 3 pm, at Kings Highway Christian Church. For more information you can call 318-676-8958.
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Airs Friday, January 13, 2017, at 9:00 pm. This week on the Caravan we have a mellow show with music by the Sons of the Never Wrong, Garrison Doles, Yael Meyer, The Lackadaisies, and Ollabelle plus some blues by, Scott Ainslie, Buddy Flett with AJ Casio, Keb Mo, and AJ & The Two Tone Blues band. For our live set ... Mountain Dulcimer meets Mandolin and bass in a lively concert featuring the Aaron O'Rourke Trio, and for our final hour we'll wander a bit Out West Somewhere.
Airs Saturday, January 14, at 12 noon: The 2016-17 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Puccini’s La Bohème, the most-performed opera in the company’s history, starring Ailyn Pérez as Mimì, Michael Fabiano as Rodolfo, Susanna Phillips as Musetta, and Alessio Arduini as Marcello. Carlo Rizzi leads the cast which also features Alexey Lavrov in the role of Schaunard, Christian Van Horn as Colline, and Paul Plishka as Benoit/Alcindoro. La Bohème will be...
Airs Monday, January 16, at 11 a.m. In this hour-long special from WQXR and WNYC, host Terrance McKnight interweaves musical examples with Dr. King's own speeches and sermons to illustrate the powerful place that music held in his work--and examines how the musical community responded to and participated in Dr. King's cause. Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up listening to and singing church songs, and saw gospel and folk music as natural tools to further the civil rights movement. In this hour...
Airs, Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 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...
Airs Friday, January 13, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Borders offers an appreciation for Fast Eddie Overhultz.
From The Top Coming to the Belcher Center
From The Top will be coming to LeTourneau University's Belcher Center on March 25, 2017 and we encourage all of our area's music students to apply for the program. From the Top is America’s largest national platform dedicated to celebrating the stories, talents, and character of classically-trained young musicians. Great kids. Great music. Hope for the future.
To learn more about From the Top and how to apply visit their web site here. From The Top .
2017 Tiny Desk Contest
NPR Music is once again asking unknown bands and musicians all over the country to film themselves performing one song at a desk of their choice. The contest will be sponsored for the third year by Lagunitas Brewing Company, and the winner will play NPR’s famous Tiny Desk in Washington, D.C., before embarking on a U.S. tour that includes appearances at a taping of NPR’s Ask Me Another and at events hosted by NPR Music and Lagunitas, in partnership with...
CarTalk Vehicle Donation Program
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