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Red River Radio Spotlight: From The Top at the Belcher Center

Airs Monday, March 20, 2017 at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Cynthia Hellen, Senior Director of the Belcher Center at LeTourneau University about From The Top, the award winning National Public Radio program about your artists. The show will be recorded at the Belcher Center this Saturday night, March 25, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. For complete details visit online the Belcher Center or call 903-233-3073. Belcher Center Virtual Tour from LeTourneau University on Vimeo .

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From The Top Coming to the Belcher Center

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Red River Radio along with The Belcher Center are co-sponsoring "From The Top" which is coming to LeTourneau University's Belcher Center on March 25, 2017. From the Top is America’s largest national platform dedicated to celebrating the stories, talents, and character of classically-trained young musicians. Great kids. Great music. Hope for the future. For complete details and ticket information visit the Belcher Center. Join the Red River Radio Staff at the Belcher Center and let's Celebrate today's most talented youth

The performance will feature 12-year-old pianist Antonio “Nio” Ajero from Nacogdoches, Texas, performing Caprice á la Scarlatti in G major by Ignacy Jan Paderewski. Additional performers include 16-year-old flutist Olivia Elerson from Waxahachie, Texas; Quartet Diamant, winners of the 2016 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition; 14-year-old violinist Sena Cho from Irvine, California; 17-year-old cellist David Kaplan from Skokie, Illinois. David Kaplan and Olivia Elerson will also receive From the Top’s Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award in conjunction with their performances on the show. The $10,000 Award is given to deserving young musicians to help further their musical studies. To learn more about From the Top visit their web site here. From The Top .

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Texas Legislators Propose Bill To Fix Child Protective Services

Texas lawmakers met Monday at the Capitol to consider changes to Child Protective Services which is a top priority this legislative session. A federal judge ruled the state agency violates children’s constitutional rights. A new bill, HB 1549, is aimed at improving prevention and early intervention for vulnerable children. It would call on the agency to implement a new evidence-based program that would determine the frequency of in-home visits with families based on their history of abuse or...

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Carnegie Hall Live: A Vienna Festival with The Philadelphia Orchestra

Airs Monday, March 20, 2017, at 1 p.m. This week on Carnegie Hall Live The Philadelphia Orchestra will take the stage under the direction of Yannick Nézet-Séguin. The concert will open with Tales from the Vienna Woods by J. Strauss Sr. and will also feature Beethoven's String Quartet in F Major, Op 95 arranged for Orchestra by Mahler as well as Charivari by Gruber. In the middle, pianist Jan Lisiecki will be soloist in the Piano Concerto No. 4 by Beethoven.

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Harmonia: Women in Music from the Baroque

Airs, Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 11 a.m. Harmonia celebrates some of the remarkable women in music from the Baroque, including works by Barbara Strozzi, Chiara Margarita Cozzolani, Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, and Isabella Leonarda. Hosted by Angela Mariani.

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Jazz Night In America: Celebrating Betty Carter

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Shreveport House Concert Series: Chuck Pyle in concert - Part 2

Airs Thursday, March 23, 2017, at 8 p.m. From the Shreveport House Concert series archives we present the Part 2 of Chuck Pyle in concert.

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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.

Commentator Gary Joiner remembers the 75th anniversary of the Spanish Civil War.

Commentator Archie McDonald compiles a short list of journalists he admires. 

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain shares his views on appropriate language from across the cultural divide. 

Commentator Gary Joiner relates the historical significance of the Lone Star State.

Commentator Archie McDonald makes a shopping confession. 

"For the past 50 years the Community Foundation of North Louisiana has been a vital force in improving the quality of life in our community. From their support of the arts to their efforts at reducing poverty and the underlying issues, to improving the education of our children, they have been engaged on all fronts. Join us for a look at their efforts today as we speak with some of the organizations who are improving lives through the generous support of the Community Foundation."

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain shares his views on how racial discrimination and relationships 

Commentator Gary Joiner profiles a nontraditional Civil War soldier.

Commentator Archie McDonald pens a commentary about Independence Day. 

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Gary Borders: The Chess Board Project

Airs Friday, March 17, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Borders shares thoughts on the Chess Board Project.

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Shadow Files: Foretelling the Titanic Sinking

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History Matters: Presidential Legacies

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Welcome The Car Talk 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 CarTalk Vehicle Donation program directly via the web or call for more information: (866) 789-8627

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