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"Lady Chops" Brings Music And Message Of Empowerment To Shreveport

LADY CHOPS - A one-woman musical performance that took place yesterday at a branch of the Shreve Memorial Library in West Shreveport. Elizabeth Vidos is a professional musician known as "Lady Chops". She's a Louisiana native who travels all across the state each summer to bring the joy of music and sense of empowerment to kids through her performance "Drum Roll Please". Vidos explained "I'm bringing music to our kids because I think it's a very important part of our culture here in Louisiana,...

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Red River Radio Spotlight: Shreveport Little Theatre Presents "Memphis" the musical.

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.

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KLDN Transmitter at mid-power

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.

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Health Matters: Men’s Health and Other Urologic Concerns

Airs Thursday, July 19, 2018, at 6 p.m. Tune in for Health Matters this Thursday at 6 p.m. when Dr. Randall Brewer will be joined by Dr. Kara Babaian, Assistant Professor of Urology at LSU Health Shreveport, to talk about men’s health and other urologic concerns. Your questions will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502.

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Grand Teton Music Festival: France and Russia

Airs Thursday, July 19, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week on the Grand Teton Music Festival guest conductor James Feddeck is joined by duo pianist Christina and Michelle Naughton for Francis Poulenc's Concerto for Two Pianos followed by Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 1.

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Caravan: Magda Hiller Live

Airs Friday, July 20, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we wander with a Midnight Runaway, featuring tracks from Three Dog Night, Simon and Garfunkle, Steppenwolf, Santana, and a healthy dose of Van Morrison. This in our concert hour we travel to the rustic setting of Florida's Nature Coast for Magda Hiller in concert and in our final hour we seek out the Quiet Joys of Brotherhood with tracks by Sandy Denny, Patty Griffin, Sun Kil Moon, Erin Mckeown, Brian Eno, and Rose Polenzani.

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Opera North: Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera

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The San Francisco Symphony: Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 & Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5

Airs Monday, July 23, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra organist Cameron Carpenter joins maestro Michael Tilson Thomas for Ice Field, a new work by H. Brant, commisioned by the San Francisco Symphony for Organ and Orchestra. Then maestro Michael Tilson Thomas leads the orchestra in Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major and the concert conludes with Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Opus 64.

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EU Fines Google $5 Billion

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The European Commission has fined Google $5 billion for violating the European Union's antitrust rules — specifically, by forcing manufacturers of Android phones to install the Google search app and the Chrome Web browser.

"Google has used Android as a vehicle to cement the dominance of its search engine," Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said in a statement. "These practices have denied rivals the chance to innovate and compete on the merits."

The 12 members of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach subsisted on water that flooded the cave where they were trapped for two weeks — and they now regard the divers who saved them as family, they said at a news conference on Wednesday after finally leaving a hospital and preparing to return to their homes in northern Thailand.

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Four years after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine by a Russian-supplied surface-to-air missile, families of the 298 victims are still waiting for Russian President Vladimir Putin to explain what happened.

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Alabama Republican Rep. Martha Roby has won a primary runoff against a former Democrat who challenged her over a pledge she made in 2016 not to vote for then-candidate Trump.

Roby, a four-term incumbent representing Alabama's 2nd congressional district in the state's southeast, defeated Bobby Bright, a former "Blue Dog" conservative Democrat who served in Congress until 2011. Bright later switched parties for the run against Roby, whom he tried to paint as insufficiently supportive of the president.

French butchers say they're under threat from militant vegans. And they've asked the French government for protection. What's at stake, say butchers, is not just the right to eat meat — but a way of life.

Didier and Sandrine Tass run their butcher shop on a busy street in Paris' 15th arrondissement. They've been here for 19 years. They know all their customers and discuss growing children and family vacations as they serve them. The Tasses say it's a great livelihood. But these days, the butcher and his wife are nervous about threats from militant vegans.

Archaeologists Find 14,500-Year-Old Bread

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is warning Russia to not intrude in this year's midterm elections.

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History Matters: Terrorists

Airs Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at 7:45 p.m. Commentator Gary Joiner examines the concept of a terrorist and how we define them.

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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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