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HOUSE PASSES HB1 - The Louisiana Legislature has sent a budget bill to Gov. John Bel Edwards that nearly no one believes is adequate to fund state services in the coming year. Lawmakers passed House Bill 1 yesterday, a week after the Senate, reluctantly, advanced the same spending plan that would deeply cut higher education, child welfare, and nearly all state government…. except health care. Governor Edwards had this to say after the house approved the bill. "I will take action, as necessary...
Airs Sunday, May 20, 2018, at 6 p.m. In any relationship, there are always things we don’t say, assumptions we make about people we love. But often those assumptions are wildly, even dangerously wrong. We tell the story of a Taiwanese spy who infiltrates a family, and exposes how little they understand each other. And we meet an extreme daydreamer who has decided to keep her fantasy life a secret from her husband and son.
Airs Monday, May 21, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra, a concert featuring Brett Mitchell leading the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra, with pianist Catharine Baek. The concert opens with music by Joan Tower, her "Made in America." Then the orchestra under Maestro Mitchell are joined by pianist Catharine Baek for the Piano Concerto in G by Ravel and the concert concludes with the Symphony No. 5 in B-flat by Prokofiev.
Airs Tuesday, May 22, 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, May 24, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week on the Grand Teton Music Festival, Music Director Donald Runnicles will lead the Festival Orchestra in Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, music by Benjamin Britten along with the Symphony No. 3 “Pastoral” by Ralph Vaughan Williams.
Airs Saturday, May 26, 2018, at 12 noon. Our opera season continues this summer the Lyric Opera of Chicago's production of Richard Wagner's Die Walküre starring Brandon Jovanovich as Siegmund, Elisabet Strid as Sieglinde, Ain Anger as Hunding, and Eric Owens as Wotan. Christine Goerke takes the roll of Brünnhilde, and Tanja Ariane Baumgartner is Fricka. this production also features Whitney Morrison, Alexandra LoBianco, Catherine Martin, Lauren Decker, Laura Wilde, Deborah Nansteel, Zanda...
The KLDN Transmitter suffered damage as a result of a bad compressor on the AC unit which cools the building. We have partial transmitter restoration and are operating at mid level power. We have contacted the manufacturer of the transmitters for additional information to complete repairs. 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.
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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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