The dust is still settling after a very busy Friday during our backpack campaign. We will finalize totals on Monday. Thank you so much to all who contributed during this important drive. Total: More than 450 gifts have leveraged over 1350 Backpacks. Less than 150 Gifts to go. You can still make your charitable end-of-year gift in support of Red River Radio and help four organizations at once! Not only will your gift help to bring public radio to the communities we serve, but you will also...
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LA TAX EXEMPTIONS – Property Tax Exemptions are a tool that states use to attract businesses to either locate or expand manufacturing operations. This next story gives you a glimpse at how companies try to get as much property approved to save taxes. Louisiana’s Board of Commerce and Industry advises on the Louisiana tax incentive applications. Yesterday, a galvanizing company tried to get a questionable item through Industry Tax Exemption Proposal application, The company's representative,...
Airs Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 6 p.m. The holidays can be a season of joy, but they can also come along with stress, depression and high expectations. Tune in Thursday for Health Matters at 6 p.m. Dr. Shelley Visconte will host our discussion on “Coping Strategies for the Holidays and Beyond.” She will be joined by Dr. Michelle Yetman, Assistant Professor and Clinical Psychologist at LSU Health in Shreveport. Questions and comments will be taken at 1-800-52-8502 .
Airs Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 11 a.m. The Rose Ensemble’s celestial voices team up with a Baroque band to present this unique seasonal program of glorious 17th-century music from Italy, preserved in the Cathedral archives on the Island of Malta, and now being heard for the first time in hundreds of years.
Airs Friday, December 15, 2017, at 9 p.m. Experience the magic of an Appalachian Christmas with music and readings featuring Brittany Haas on fiddle, Simon Chrisman on hammered dulcimer, percussive dancer Nic Gareiss and piper Christopher Layer. Live acoustic performance from historic Thrall's Opera House in New Harmony, Indiana, in December of 2015.
Airs Monday, December 18, 2017 at 11 a.m. The acclaimed Rose Ensemble returns with a special featuring festive and evocative music from early Peru, Bolivia, Mexico, and beyond. Colonial Latin America was a melting pot of ethnic diversity, when newcomers wrestled with local traditions, and cultural conflict was often reconciled through musical collaboration. Dances from the streets of Mother Spain mingle with African rhythms and indigenous languages, while celebration turns glorious in the...
Airs Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 11 a.m. The Rochester, NY chamber choir Madrigalia, and their Artistic Director Cary Ratcliff return to public radio for Christmas with Madrigalia 2017, a holiday concert that celebrates the excitement and joy of the holiday season.
Airs Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 9 p.m. Lynne Warfel, host of Saturday Cinema, takes you on a one-hour musical retrospective of some of Hollywood's most cherished Christmas-themed movies.
Airs Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Gary Joiner takes us back to the beginning and the mission of the Salvation Army.
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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