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...
Airs Friday, December 8, 2017 at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we feature music by Laurie MccLain, the Be Good Tanyas, and Joanna Newsome as well as cuts from Twang Darkly, Otis Taylor, Diana Krall, and Julie Miller. Then in our concert hour we'll remember Guy Clark with a rebroadcast of An Evening With Guy Clark, and this week in our final hour we'll seek the Seeds of Divinity with music by Trout Fishing In America, Bill Miller, The Cowboy Junkies, Calexico, John Trudell and more.
Airs Monday, December 11, 2017, at 11 a.m. Illuminate the Festival of Lights with this fascinating world music program. A Chanukah Celebration Across the Globe is a journey into the rich and varied melodic traditions of countries where Jews have lived and worshiped for centuries, including music from Eastern Europe, the Mediterranean, the Balkans, Central Asia ...and Africa! You'll hear performances from top New York ensembles East of the River, Shashmaqam, and the Marty Levitt Klezmer...
Airs Tuesday, December 12, 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 and call in a 800-552-8502 with your questions.
Airs Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at 11 a.m. The Rose Ensemble is back with another holiday special. Slavic Wonders is a stunning celebration of the season featuring some truly brilliant gems from the libraries and monasteries of Krakow, Prague, and Moscow. The Rose Ensemble of Minnesota has put together a program of dazzling, passionate music for Christmastime in the great variety and range they are known for. Hear everything from soaring soprano lines, to the signature Slavic sound of...
Airs Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 11 a.m . A perennial Christmas favorite from VocalEssence, one of the world's premier choral groups. Join host John Birge for an hour of traditional carols and new discoveries.
Airs Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 1 p.m. Join Jonathan Miller, artistic director of Chicago a cappella and a longtime champion of Jewish choral music, for an inspiring and informative show featuring choral music set to Chanukah texts. Familiar tunes include "I Have a Little Dreidel" (both in its original Yiddish form and in a neo-funk Hebrew/English setting), a swing version of "S'vivon" by Steve Barnett, and a lively setting of the traditional melody for "Al-Hanissim" ("For the Miracles")...
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SCAM PHONE CALLS - So have you ever gotten a phone call from someone who says they’re a law enforcement officer or detective…and they say you need to pay a fine or you’ll go to jail? This would jolt anybody. But According to Lt. Bill Davis with Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office, these calls are scams. "The way they want you to pay that fine is through a pre-paid credit card, like a green-dot card or other means." explained Davis " And the criminals will get their money and be on their merry way...
Airs Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Gary Joiner takes us back to July 14, 1944, and the flight of the Mizpah, and why its history matters. History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.
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