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La. Governor Declares New Orleans State of Emergency

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...

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LA Opera On The Air: Gioachino Rossini's The Barber Of Seville

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...

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San Francisco Symphony: Mozart's Jupiter Symphony

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...

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What's Bugging You? August 15, 2017

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.

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BBC Proms Series: BBC Philharmonic

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.

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Shreveport House Concert Series: Paper Moonshiners

Airs Thursday, August 17, 2017, at 8 p.m. From the Shreveport House Concert series we present Paper Moonshiners

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

Commentator Gary Joiner has the history of the railroad.

Commentator Archie McDonald examines the Juneteenth celebration 

Brian O'Nuanain shares part two of his upcoming exciting tour of Ireland. 

History Matters

Jun 14, 2011

Commentator Gary Joiner takes us on a journey down the yellow brick road, replete with historical references.

Commentator Archie McDonald salutes Flag Day. 

Brian O'Nuanain shares part one of his upcoming exciting tour of Ireland. 

Elton John And Leon Russell On World Cafe

May 30, 2011

From his start with the band Bluesology in 1961, multi-award winner Elton John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight) has time and time again proven himself to be one of the most iconic singer-songwriters of our day. Rising to international fame by the 1970's with the hit "Your Song," Elton has since released an overwhelming number of studio albums, many of which have climbed their way to the top of the charts.

On Sunday May 8th Red River Radio presented a concert featuring the winners of its second annual Young Artist Competition. These six performers showed their musical talents before a live audience at the LSUS University Center Theater. The concert was originally broadcast on Friday May 28, 2011 on the Regional Symphony Broadcast.  Kermit Poling will be your host and master of ceremonies.

Dr. Randall Brewer from River Cities Interventional Pain Specialists joins Host Kermit Poling to discuss Migraine Headaches and various symptoms and treatments to manage the pain.

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Gary Borders: Summer reading choices

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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Shadow Files: Pope Joan

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History Matters: The Dardanelles and Bosporus Straits

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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