Religion http://redriverradio.org en Passover Dreams http://redriverradio.org/post/passover-dreams-1 <div><strong>Airs Monday, April 14 at 2:00 p.m.&nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Fasten your seat belts and pass the chicken soup! Passover Dreams takes us from the </span>Seder<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> table to the edge of the universe. Audio magician Jim </span>Metzner<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> conjures up Albert Einstein, Frederick Douglass, Lenny Bruce and host of other </span>Seder<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> guests to plumb the depths of one of the world's oldest holidays in this Gabriel Award-winning program. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 42673 at http://redriverradio.org Passover Dreams The Passover Story with the Western Winds http://redriverradio.org/post/passover-story-western-winds-1 <p><strong>Airs Monday, April 14 at 1 p.m.&nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Renowned actor Theodore Bikel and The Western Wind, America's pre-eminent vocal ensemble, present 25 eclectic selections that, along with an inspiring narration, serve as musical documentary of Passover. Music includes Hebrew folk melodies, classical European liturgical music, ancient Sephardic chants, Klezmer-style improvisations, and traditional songs from the Seder. This program is designed for listeners of any religious background and provides a good introduction to a holiday whose lessons of redemption and faith are universal. "The music is an eclectic compilation of songs and compositions from many sources reflecting the tremendous diversity of Jewish cultures. Selections include Hebrew folk melodies, classical European liturgical music, ancient Sephardic chants, Klezmer-style improvisations, and traditional songs from the Seder, including the 'adopted' song of slavery, the Negro spiritual "Go Down Moses"--all sung with the superb musicianship and zest that are hallmarks of Western Wind performances."</span></p><p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:00:00 +0000 42672 at http://redriverradio.org The Passover Story with the Western Winds Centenary College to host discussions on public school science education http://redriverradio.org/post/centenary-college-host-discussions-public-school-science-education <p>Centenary College’s annual symposium called "<a href="http://www.centenary.edu/forum/">Forum</a>" gets underway this week with a focus on science and religion in public schools.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Three events are planned to spark a community conversation.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:48:02 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 39325 at http://redriverradio.org Centenary College to host discussions on public school science education The Long Game: Texas’ Ongoing Battle for the Direction of the Classroom http://redriverradio.org/post/long-game-texas-ongoing-battle-direction-classroom <p><strong>Airs Sunday, October 27 at 6 p.m. </strong>From KUT,&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Austin Public Radio,</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;the world premiere of a new radio documentary, The Long Game: Texas’ Ongoing Battle for the Direction of the Classroom. Produced by Peabody award winner&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Trey Kay,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Long Game delves into the culture war battles over public school curriculum content, which have ebbed and flowed in the Lone Star State for the past fifty years.</span></p><div>For more than a half a century, citizens of the Lone Star State have had intense, emotional battles over what children should and should not be taught in public school classrooms. While there have been fights over just about every academic subject, debates over history, evolution, God and country generate the most heat.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><strong><a href="https://soundcloud.com/treykay-1/long-game-texas-ongoing" target="_blank">Listen again here</a></strong>.</div><p> Sun, 27 Oct 2013 23:00:00 +0000 35078 at http://redriverradio.org The Long Game: Texas’ Ongoing Battle for the Direction of the Classroom Music for Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur http://redriverradio.org/post/music-rosh-hashanah-yom-kippur <p><strong>Airs Wednesday, September 11 at 2 p.m.</strong> Music for the High Holidays is a one-hour program for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.&nbsp; The show includes both traditional and composed music from Jewish liturgy (with a recording of Kol Nidre that features violinist Itzhak Perlman), as well as concert music based on High Holidays melodies.&nbsp; Written and hosted by Naomi Lewin, Music for the High Holidays also explains a bit about the Jewish new year and its traditions -- there’s even a website recipe! Wed, 11 Sep 2013 19:00:00 +0000 33163 at http://redriverradio.org Music for Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur