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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Schools are closed for the week, and New Orleans residents are urged to park their cars on high ground. It's a familiar routine for the city during hurricane season, but this time the threat wasn't churning in the Gulf of Mexico. Yesterday Louisiana's governor declared a state of emergency in New Orleans as the city's malfunctioning water-pumping system and the threat of more rain left some neighborhoods at greater risk of flooding. The city scrambled to repair fire-damaged...
Airs Saturday, August 12, 2017, at 12 noon. The American Opera Series from WFMT continues this week with Gioachino Rossini's The Barber Of Seville starring Rodion Pogossov as Figaro, René Barbera as Count Almaviva, and Elizabeth DeShong as Rosina. Also featured in this production are Alessandro Corbelli as Doctor Bartolo, Kristinn Sigmundsson as Don Basilio, Lucy Schaufer as Berta, and Jonathan Michie as Fiorello. Grant Gershon is the chorus master and James Conlon leads the LA Opera...
Airs Monday, August 14, 2017, at 1 p.m. The San Francisco Symphony continues its season of broadcast concerts when violinist Alexander Barantschik joins conductor Herbert Blomstedt for the Violin Concerto No. 1 in B-flat major, K.205 by Mozart. The concert will also feature Mozart's Symphony No. 35 in D major, K.385, Haffner; and Mozart's Symphony No. 41 in C major, K.551, Jupiter. To fill out the program from the archives Michael Tilson Thomas will lead the orchestra in Bernstein's Suite...
Airs Tuesday, August 15, 2017, 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, August 17, 2017, at 1 p.m. This week at The BBC Proms, conductor Mark Wigglesworth will be joined by pianist Stephen Hough for the Piano Concerto No. 1 by Brahms in a program that also features Haydn's Symphony No. 99, and The Greatest Happiness Principle, music by David Sawyer.
Airs Thursday, August 17, 2017, at 8 p.m. From the Shreveport House Concert series we present Paper Moonshiners
Airs Friday, August 11, at 7:45 p.m. This week commentator Gary Borders shares a few summer reading choices for your consideration.
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