Thank you for your support during our Spring 2017 Fundraiser

Thank you so much for all your support during our Spring 2017 Fundraiser. We raised $ 119,925. Your support is what keeps Red River Radio on the air. You can still make a contribution anytime by calling 800-552-8502 during regular business hours or anytime online by clicking here. DONATE NOW!

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Health Matters: Sexual Assault - You are Invited to Attend

Airs Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 6 p.m. Red River Radio will host a panel on sexual assault during Health Matters, Thursday, April 27, at 6 p.m. in the Red River Radio performance hall at 8675 Youree Drive in Shreveport. Guests include Grace Nickels, LSUS Director of Student Advocacy & Accountability/Title IX Coordinator; Angie Pellerin, LSUS Mental Health Counselor, Counseling Services; Angela Henderson, Project Celebration Sexual Assault Program Director; Melanie Hubbard, Sexual Assault...

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La. Students Say High Tuition Makes Them Consider Other Options

STUDENTS LOOK ELSEWHERE - Louisiana higher education been hit hard budget wise the past few years which has caused tuition costs to soar and has strained the popular state-supported college scholarship program known as TOPS, leaving it underfunded. Yesterday was University of Louisiana System Day at the Capitol as school officials and students voiced concerns to the House Appropriations Committee. John Pearce, Student Body President at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, explained...

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Red River Radio Spotlight: Centenary presents "Constellations" at Central Art Station

Airs Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with director Aiden Poling along with Caroline Dopson who plays Marianne and Christian Roberson who plays Roland in this production of “Constellations” by Nick Payne, which opens up at Central Art Station in Downtown Shreveport Friday, April 21, at 7:30 pm with additional performances on Saturday the 22, at 7:30 p.m. and a Matinee on Sunday, April 23, at 2 p.m. For complete detail visit online www.centenary.edu/playhouse or call 318...

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Red River Radio Spotlight: The Longview Symphony Orchestra Presents "Dreams, Passions and Visions"

Aired Monday, April 17, 2017, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Gene Moon, conductor of the Longview Symphony Orchestra concerning their final concert of the season, titled "Dreams, Passions and Visions," featuring Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, Dukas’ Sorcerer’s Apprentice, and the Symphonie Fantastique by Berlioz’s. This concert takes place Friday, December 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Belcher Center on the campus of LeTourneau University. For detail contact the Belcher Center...

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The Caravan: Lyle Lovett

Airs Friday, April 21, 2017, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll start the show of with a lot of brand new tracks Tearjerker and Myung Whun Chung along with Mia Dyson, Tom the Lion, and the Donkey's as well as classic cuts from Crosby Still & Nash, Erica Wheeler and Carlos Nakai. Then in our concert hour we'll go to LA for a Songwriters Summit featuring Lyle Lovett, Guy Clark, Joe Ely, and John Hiatt and for our final hour we'll follow the Road To Red Point.

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Carnegie Hall Live: Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela

Airs Monday, April 24, 2017, at 1 p.m. This week on Carnegie Hall Live we feature Gustavo Dudamel leading the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela in Ravel’s La Valse; Stravinsky’s La Sacre du Printemps; Brahms’ Hungarian Dance no. 5 in g minor; Copland’s “Hoe-Down" from Rodeo; J. Strauss Jr’s Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, op. 214; Ginastera’s "Malambo" from Estancia; Bernstein’s "Mambo" from West Side Story; Gutierrez’ "Alma llanera" from Aires de Venezuela (arr. José Terencio).

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On Point: A Nation Engaged: Power & the Presidency

Airs Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 7 p.m. As the Trump presidency approaches its 100th day, NPR News is launching a new round of the collaborative project A Nation Engaged, to help foster conversation on the topic of Power & the Presidency with this framing question: How powerful should any American president be?" During the week leading up to the 100th day (April 29), four NPR Member stations will pose this question to live audiences with panel discussions and town-hall style events in...

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Shreveport House Concert Series: Hendrix & Maines

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. 

Brian O'Nuanain shares his views about the deficit, the debt, consumerism, smelly diapers, and other serious topics. 

Trail commentator Gary Joiner on Gen. Custer's Last Stand.

   Commentator Archie McDonald has a gentleman's guide to wearing hats.

Commentator Gary Joiner has the history of the railroad.

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Gary Borders: Cremation on the Installment Plan

Airs Friday, April 21 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Borders ponder end of life issues and his decision to pay for his Cremation on the Installment Plan.

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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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