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HARRAH’S CONTRACT BILL - The only land-based casino in New Orleans Harrah’s-- has a contract with the state of Louisiana that is set to expire in 6 years…— But a bill brought by Speaker of the House Taylor Barras, Republican from New Iberia-- would extend it for decades. In return, Harrah's has agreed improve its facility with several millions in upgrades. Barras explained his reasons for the extension to the House Criminal Justice committee Wednesday. “My interest in it is truly the economic...
Airs Thursday, March 22, 2018, at 6 p.m. It’s officially spring, and cars are covered in the yellow, powdery pollen which produces runny noses and red, itchy eyes. Allergies are nothing to sneeze at. Tune in Thursday at 6 p.m. for Health Matters as Dr. Sanford Katz hosts Dr. Lori A. Lemonnier, LSU Health Assistant Professor–Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery, and Dr. Caroline Caperton, with WK Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Center, to talk about allergy triggers and treatments. Questions will...
Airs Friday, March 23, 2018, at 9 p.m. In the 1960s, as the civil-rights movement and other cultural changes gained momentum, a generation of women artists made their way through a jazz world that had long been less than hospitable to their aims. Singers such as Nina Simone and Jeanne Lee, composer Carla Bley, organist Shirley Scott, harpist Dorothy Ashby and fellow harpist and pianist Alice Coltrane, and trumpeter Barbara Donald all left behind notable recordings from this decade as they...
Airs Monday, March 26, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra, maestro Franz Welser-Möst is joined by tenor Maximilian Schmitt, bass-baritone Andrew Foster-Williams, soprano Lauren Snouffer, countertenor Iestyn Davies, and tenor Nicholas Phan as well as the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus for a performance of the St. John Passion by J.S. Bach.
Airs Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at 1 p.m. Cast out of Jerusalem, cast out of Spain. The Spanish Jews in their travels absorbed the colorful musical accents of Italy, Turkey and North Africa, including exotic percussion. This musical journey interweaves Sephardic folk song with the Monteverdi-like Hebrew choral work of Salamone Rossi – the Songs of Solomon. The daily rhythms of life – love, rejection, feasting and celebration – culminate in the mystical prayers of Shabbat. Jeannette Sorrell...
Airs Thursday, March 29, 2018, at 7 p.m. This special is a new production in a series of a conversation about Passover, one of the most important and most beloved holidays on the Jewish calendar. Larry Josephson, a secular Jew who now wants to know more about the religion of his grandparents, asks Rabbi Ismar Schorsch, Chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary, to explain the meaning of Passover in a post-9/11 world. Dr. Schorsch tells Larry the story of Passover -- its history, rituals...
KLSA will be experiencing outages over the next week. Due to an FCC ruling, some television stations are moving frequencies, and LPB is affected by these changes. Red River Radio’s station KLSA is on the LPB tower at Dry Prong, which is currently undergoing work to accommodate the transition. Tower crews estimate work could last from 3-10 days, depending on the weather and other factors. During this time, we may be off the air or operating at low power. We ask for your patience during this time, and you may stream programming here on the website during outages. We are also in our spring pledge drive and still need your support.
Red River Radio announces our 2018 Annual Young Artists Competition, open to instrumentalists and vocalists ages 18 and under in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. Winners will be chosen from entries for participation in a radio broadcast to be recorded on June 9, 2018, in the Marion and Donald Weiss Performance Studio at Red River Radio. Each winner will receive a copy of their professionally recorded performance. Winners will be selected based on ability, musicality, and appropriateness of the...
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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
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