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CITY APPROVES SCI-PORT CEA: Sci-Port Discovery Center is a 92,000 square-foot science and entertainment center on Shreveport’s Riverfront, it’s been a popular family attraction for years. However Sci-Port has had problems staying solvent for various reasons stemming from alleged mismanagement and lack of funding. Earlier this week, the Shreveport City Council approved a plan to reorganize Sci-Port and put it on a more stable operating path. It’s a cooperative endeavor agreement between the...
Airs Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at 11 a.m. Kermit Polings spoke with Chris White and Brady Hodgson from Shreveport Little Theatre about their upcoming production of Memphis, the musical which opens Thursday, July 12, at 7:30 p.m. with mutiple performances through July. For tickets contact the Little Theatre on line at Shreveport Little Theatre or call (318) 424-4439.
The KLDN Transmitter suffered damage as a result of a bad compressor on the AC unit which cools the building. We are temporarily operating at mid level power until the return of a piece of equipment from the manufacturer's repair center. If our current power level does not reach your area, KLDN programming does continue to be available online at www.redriverradio.org . We appreciate your patience.
Airs Thursday, July 12, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week on the Grand Teton Music Festival, Music Director Donald Runnicles welcome Cristian Măcelaru as guest conductor for a concert that opens with Mikhail Glinka's overture to Russian and Ludmilla, followed by the Romanian Rhapsody by George Enescu. Then the festival orchestra presents Camille Saint-Säens' Violin Concerto and the Méditation from Thaïs by Jules Massenet. Joshua Bell will be the guest violinist.
Airs Friday, July 13, 2018, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll feature new tracks from Katie Glassman and Snapshot, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, Molly Tuttle and John Mailander, Yarn, and The Royal Oui plus tunes from Steve Earl, J. Wagner, Terra Naomi, Allison Crowe and Sarah Jaroz. Then in our concert hour we feature Rory Block recorded live at the Fur Peace Ranch and in our final hour we are rejoicing in the hands.
Airs Saturday, July 14, 2018, at 12 noon. This week we present The Scottish Opera in a production of Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin starring Samuel Dale Johnson in the title role and Natalya Romaniw as Tatyana, with Peter Auty as Lensky, Sioned Gwen Davies as Olga, and Alison Kettlewell as Madame Larina. The Scottish Opera Orchestra and chorus are under the direction of Stuart Stratford.
Airs Monday, July 16, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra continues its season under Michael Tilson Thomas with a concert featuring Mahler's Symphony No. 7 in E minor and Schumann's Symphony No. 3.
Airs Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at 6 p.m. Once again Dr. Beverly Burden, an Associate Professor of Biology at LSUS and our resident entomologist, joined Bill Beckett to discuss our insect world, both friendly and fiendish. We'll talk about what's new in the insect world and we'll took forward to your calls and questions about "What's Bugging You" at 800-552-8502 .
Airs Thursday, July 12, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Dr. Cheryl White looks at the Old Penal Farm of Caddo Parish and how exploring this legends actually lends support to other historical endeavors.
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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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