Red River Radio Spotlight: Sleep Out For Independence 2017

Airs Friday, April 28, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Verni Howard, Executive Director of Providence House, about Sleep Out 4 Independence, …. A community awareness project about homelessness, which takes place this Saturday and Sunday, April 29 and 30, at Independence Stadium in Shreveport. For information or to register visit online Sleep Out 4 Independence or call 318-221-7887 . Watch Providence House Video Here

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Red River Radio Spotlight: Fifth Annual Louisiana Jazz Camp

Airs Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett speaks with Chris Allen, a double bass artists with the Shreveport Summer Music Festival, about their fifth annual Louisiana Jazz Camp which will take place the weeks of June 19 through June 24. Early Bird registration ends Wednesday, May 10. You can learn more by going to Shreveport Summer Music Festival or call 318-626-7996 .

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Moonbot Studios Returning To Shreveport

Moonbot Studios William Joyce announces the return of the Academy Award-winning company in Shreveport, Louisiana.

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Caravan: Don Conoscenti live at Eddie's Attic

Air Friday, April 28, 2017, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll open with two by Maggie Koerner and we'll hear from First aid Kit, Red Bird, Eric Underwood, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Ali Farke Toure, Ry Cooder, Chitravina N. Ravikiran, Charlie Musselwhite, J. Edwards, and AJ & The Two Tone Blues Band. Then in our concert hour we go to Decatur, GA for a concert featuring Don Conoscenti live at Eddie's Attic and in our final hour we go from Bad Nights to Better Days with tunes by Cat Power, Jeffrey Foucault, Robert Deeble, the Hold Steady, Belle & Sebastian, and Joe Walsh.

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Carnegie Hall Live: All Bach with the Accademia Bizantina

Airs Monday, May 1, 2017, at 1 p.m. This week on Carnegie Hall Live violinist Viktoria Mullova will join Ottavio Dantone who conducts the Accademia Bizantina from the Harpsichord in an all Bach program featuring Bach's Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in A Minor; the Concerto for Oboe, Violin, and Continuo in C Minor; the Harpsichord Concerto No. 2 in E Major; and Bach's Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in E Major will close the concert.

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Shreveport House Concert Series: The Laws

Airs Thursday, May 4, at 8 p.m. From the Shreveport House Concert series we present The Laws. in concert from the archives.

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U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, the first Cuban-American elected to Congress and the first congressional Republican to publicly support marriage equality, is retiring next year at the end of her term.

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In the new film adaptation of Dave Eggers' satirical novel The Circle, Tom Hanks says his character is "neither" and "both" a hero and a villain.

Hanks plays Eamon Bailey, co-founder of a giant social media and tech company. In a tech-obsessed culture, the company has a creepy mantra of "Sharing is caring."

Emma Watson stars as Mae Holland, a new hire at the Circle who quickly rises through the ranks and agrees to broadcast her every waking moment to millions of followers on social media.

During a "very friendly" phone conversation, President Donald Trump invited Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to the White House, signaling a massive shift in attitude from the U.S. toward a leader known best for inciting an extrajudicial war on drugs in his country that's killed more than 7,500 people.

When we got up Sunday, we could hope our long national nightmare is over.

Meaning, of course, that we should finally be free of the obsessive chatter over Donald Trump's first 100 days in office.

After all, who cares about Day 101? Especially when, just last night, we witnessed such a marvelous metaphor for the Trump era, so far.

While official Washington was busy with the White House Correspondents Association's annual dinner – sometimes called "the nerd prom" – Trump was on a different stage in a different city with a very different crowd.

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When Donald Trump was inaugurated as president, he started forcefully laying out a plan for his first 100 days that included full repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act, suspension of immigration from specific majority-Muslim countries and the lifting of "roadblocks" to let "infrastructure projects like the Keystone Pipeline move forward."

This month marks 350 years since John Milton sold his publisher the copyright of Paradise Lost for the sum of five pounds.

His great work dramatizes the oldest story in the Bible, whose principal characters we know only too well: God, Adam, Eve, Satan in the form of a talking snake — and an apple.

Except, of course, that Genesis never names the apple but simply refers to "the fruit." To quote from the King James Bible:

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President Trump traveled to Pennsylvania yesterday to celebrate his a hundredth day in the White House. And he reminded his cheering crowd where he could have been instead, back in a Washington ballroom with hundreds of journalists and celebrities.



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Gary Borders: Last Dog on The Hill

Airs Friday, April 28 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Borders shares his joy over the book "Last Dog on the Hill: The Extraordinary Life of Lou.”

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CarTalk Vehicle Donation Program

Welcome The Car Talk 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 CarTalk Vehicle Donation program directly via the web or call for more information: (866) 789-8627

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