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Dining In The Dark Fundraiser Offers Immersive Experience

DINING IN THE DARK - So imagine you’re going to have dinner at an restaurant. There’s going to be 5 courses, an appetizer course, a salad, a first course and so on. There’ll be wine served too. Now imagine having to eat all this while being blind-folded. Such a dinner is planned, it’s called “DINING IN THE DARK” , a special fundraiser dinner to benefit the Louisiana Association for the Blind in Shreveport, it’ll take place February 24 th at Superior Steakhouse Ashley Hebert is Banquet and...

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Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford for February 13, 2018

Airs Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 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 wbeckett@lsus.edu . We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show. Join us for Bird Calls and call in at 800-552-8502 with your questions.

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Health Matters: Early Cancer Detection

Airs Thursday, February 15, 2018, at 6 p.m. Early detection affects cancer treatment outcomes. Tune in Thursday at 6 p.m. for Health Matters. Our host, Dr. Patrick Lavo will be joined by Dr. Shawn Milligan, Dr. Jerry McLarty, and Jenny Green from Feist-Weiller Cancer Center to talk about the importance of early detection and the Feist-Weiller Family Health Day. Your questions will be taken during the show at 1-800-52-8502

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Regional Symphony Broadcast: Pianist Steven Dong with the Marshal Symphony Orchestra

Airs Friday, February 16, 2018, at 12 noon. This week on our Regional Symphony Broadcast pianist Steven Dong, winner of the 2017 Juanita Miller competition of the Texas Association of Symphony Orchestras, will join the Marshal Symphony Orchestra for a concert featuring Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini along with the magnificent Firebird Suite by Igor Stravinsky.

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Crescent City Blues

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Going Black: The Legacy of Philly Soul Radio

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Metropolitan Opera: Wagner's Parsifal

Airs Saturday, February 17, 2018, at 12 noon. The 2017-18 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Wagner’s final opera, Parsifal. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts his first network broadcast as Met Music Director Designate. An acclaimed cast of Wagnerian singers stars in this production by François Girard. Tenor Klaus Florian Vogt sings the title role of a naïve youth who saves the brotherhood of the Holy Grail. Soprano Evelyn Herlitzius makes her network...

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Commentator Archie McDonald Reflects back to August, 1945 and events which changed the world. 

Commentator Brian O’Nuanain gives us a useful rant on the modern scourge of texting.

Commentator Gary Joiner travels for Louisiana highway 8 to a place called Burr’s Ferry 

Commentator Archie McDonald reflects on the dependence we now have on the internet and instant connectivity. 

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain shares his bemused thoughts about marital tests.

Commentator Gary Joiner looks at the life and history of the lessor know of the Lafitte brothers 

The Steve Miller Band On World Cafe

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Some people call him space cowboy, some people call him the gangster of love, but most know him as Steve Miller, the guitarist and vocalist whose laid-back, infectiously catchy tunes have soothed the nation for decades.

Commentator Archie McDonald remembers with some misgivings, his youthful fascination with professional wrestling.
 

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain shares view on punctuation and James Joyce. 

Dr. Sunny Hussain joins Kermit Poling to discuss 'GERD' in Infants. GERD is Gastroesophageal reflux disease and they will look into the causes and solutions to this problem in children.

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Gary Borders: On the other side of the library counter

Airs Friday, February 9, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Borders share his experience as a library volunteer at LeTourneau University.

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Shadow Files: The War Of The Worlds

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History Matters: Panic and Depression

Red River Radio Vehicle Donation Program

The 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 Vehicle Donation program directly online or if you have any questions about the vehicle donation process, please don't hesitate to reach out to our vehicle experts at 855-277-2346 , or you can call our direct line at 401-808-8277.

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The Story Of Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford on Red River Radio

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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